Casting News : Liv Tyler leaves 9-1-1: Lone Star, Tatiana Maslany gets the role of She-Hulk, …

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Turner & Hooch – Disney+
The serial reboot of the Turner & Hooch movie will feature four additional actors. Anthony Ruivivar (New York 911), Brandon Jay McLaren (Slasher) and Jeremy Maguire (Modern Family) will act as regulars while Becca Tobin (Glee) will be a recurring star. Anthony Ruivivar and Brandon Jay McLarenplay colleagues of Turner (Josh Peck), a US Marshal who inherits a large, undisciplined dog as his partner. Jeremy Maguire will play Scott Turner’s nephew Matthew, while Becca Tobin will play a federal prosecutor and Turner’s ex-girlfriend. (Source)

Manifest – NBC
Holly Taylor (The Americans) joins the Manifest Season 3 cast in a title role. She will play Angela, a passenger on Flight 828 who managed to go unnoticed by Ben and whose emergence will play a vital role in the Stone family’s life.(Source)

9-1-1: Lone Star – FOX
9-1-1: Lone Star is about to lose one of their headliners as Liv Tyler. According to Deadline, this departure was motivated by the restrictions linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, the actress living in the United Kingdom and having to make the trip from London to Los Angeles for the shooting. Tim Minear said in a statement :“What a thrill it was having a movie star of Liv Tyler’s stature to help us launch the first season of 9-1-1: Lone Star. We loved working with Liv and will be forever indebted to her for her haunting, powerful portrayal of Michelle Blake. While we were able to tell a complete chapter in Michelle’s story, as with Connie Britton on our mothership, we also feel like there are more stories to be told. The door here will always be open for a return.”  (Source)

Dopesick – Hulu
The mini-series Dopesick, whose title role was given to Michael Keaton (Birdman), features four actors in its cast: Peter Sarsgaard (Interrogation), Kaitlyn Dever (Last Man Standing), Will Poulter (The Maze Runner) and John Hoogenakker (Jack Ryan). The series will focus on the fight against opiate addiction in the United States through the inhabitants of a small mining town in Virginia. (Source)

Batwoman – The CW
Shivaani Ghai (Dominion), Leah Gibson (Manifest) and Nathan Owens (Days of our Lives) will be cast for Batwoman’s second season in recurring roles. Leah Gibson will play The Whisper, a talented assassin who is undaunted in the face of danger. She is one of Safiyah’s henchwomen. (Source)

Family Guy – FOX
The character of Cleveland Brown in Family Guy has his new voice in Arif Zahir (G.P.A.). The YouTube star replaces Mike Henry who had decided to stop playing him in order to leave his place to a colored actor.(Source)

Cleveland Brown (Family Guy) – Photo: Fox

Chicago Med – NBC
Tehmina Sunny (Pandora) will play Dr. Sabeena Virani in season 6 of Chicago Med. This character will oversee a clinical trial for a new drug and will ask Dr. Halstead (Nick Gehlfuss) to lead the project. (Source)

Pandora – The CW
Recurring during the first season, Tina Casciani was promoted to regular for the rest of the Pandora series. As a reminder, she plays Tierney, ruthless leader of the criminal organization Hypatia Syndicate. (Source)

She-Hulk – Disney+
Tatiana Maslany, unforgettable in Orphan Black, would have been chosen to embody the main character in the She-Hulk series for Disney+. She-Hulk, a Marvel heroine created by Stan Lee and John Buscema, calls herself Jennifer Walters in civilian life. Lawyer and cousin of Bruce Banner (Hulk), she is shot and receives a blood transfusion from her cousin who is compatible with her blood type. She then gets her powers and begins her career as a superhero. (Source)

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