The COVID-19 epidemic continues to rage and consequently the production of series is being affected. Nevertheless, some of them continue to add new members to their casts. Let’s take a closer look.
Superman & Lois – The CW
Two new names have been added to the cast of Superman & Lois: Inde Navarette (13 Reasons Why) and Wolé Parks (All American). Inde Navarette will play Sarah Cushing the daughter of Kyle Cushing (Erik Valdez) and Lana Lang (Emmanuelle Chriqui). A very intelligent girl who has to struggle with the demons of her past, she becomes friends with the Kent twins, Jonathan (Jordan Elsass) and Jordan (Alexander Garfin). (Source)
For his part, Wolé Parks will play the role of The Stranger, a mysterious visitor who wants to prove to the inhabitants of Earth that they no longer need Superman (Tyler Hoechlin). (Source)
61st Street – AMC
Eric Strange (Narcos) will be joining Courtney B. Vance (American Crime Story) and Tosin Cole (Doctor Who) in Peter Mofat’s drama 61st Street. he series follows Moses Johnson (Tosin Cole), a promising black athlete, who is swept into Chicago’s corrupt justice system. After being arrested by the police for being an alleged gang member, he finds himself caught in the eye of the storm when the police and the prosecutors seek revenge for the death of an officer during a drug deal that went wrong. (Source)
F is for Family – Netflix
Jonathan Banks (Better Call Saul) joins the cast of the animated series F is for Family. He will be the voice of the character Big Bad Murphy, Frank Murphy’s (Bill Burr) father, who is described by his son as the worst father who ever lived.
The Freak Brothers
The voice casting for the animated series The Freak Brothers has been announced. Woody Harrelson, John Goodman, Tiffany Haddish et Pete Davison will be lending their voices to the characters in this adaptation of the eponymous comic book. In this series, we will follow Freewheelin ‘Franklin Freek (Woody Harrelson), Fat Freddy Freekowtski (John Goodman), Phineas T. Phreakers (Pete Davison) and their mischievous and nasty cat, Kitty, (Tiffany Haddish) all of whom, after smoking a strain of genetically modified marijuana, wake up 50 years later to discover a society very different from the one they knew in 1969. Suddenly feeling like fish out of water in a world full of high-tech, feminism and extreme gentrification, the Freaks will learn how to deal with life in the year 2020, where, amazingly, their precious cannabis is legal.
The Twilight Zone – CBS All Access
The Twilight Zone will be welcoming plenty of familiar faces from the small screen for its second season. Among them we can mention Kylie Bunbury (Pitch), Sky Ferreira (Baby Driver), Topher Grace (That ’70s Show), David Krumholtz (Numb3rs), Thomas Lennon (Reno 911), Natalie Martinez (The I-Land), Gretchen Mol (Nightflyers), Paula Newsome (Chicago Med), Jurnee Smollett (True Blood) or Damon Wayans Jr (Happy Together). (Source)
The Gilded Age – HBO
The role originally given to Amanda Peet in the series The Gilded Age will be played by Carrie Coon Carrie Coon (The Sinner) due to scheduling conflicts affecting the former. The series will take place in 1882 at a time when the United States was undergoing profound economic changes, resulting in the rise and fall of certain families. (Source)
Call Me Kat – Fox
Julian Gant (Fameless) has been chosen to play one of the characters in the Call Me Kat series. He will play Carter, a piano bar manager in a trendy Louisville neighborhood. Recently divorced, he navigates life as a single father while constantly complaining. (Source)