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Merrin Dungey (Alias, The King of Queens) has joined the cast of Fox’s midseason medical drama as a series regular, TVLine has learned. Dungey will play the hospital’s CEO Claire Thorpe, “a tough, savvy, pragmatic businesswoman… solely focused on the financial health of the hospital she oversees,” per the network.
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Independent studio Critical Content has optioned Marable's Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention and plans to adapt the book into a scripted drama series. David Matthews (Boardwalk Empire, Tyrant) is on board to pen the script and exec produce alongside Critical Content's Tom Forman, Andrew Marcus and Ray Ricord. Dr. Leith Mullings and Michael Tyner will produce and serve as consultants. A network is not yet attached as producers search for filmmakers to join the project. Critical Content, the company behind CBS' The Case of: JonBenet Ramsey, also...
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In the midseason finale “A Good Day To Die,” Chloe (played by Lauren German) was on death’s doorstep, having been poisoned by Professor Carlisle (guest star Tim DeKay). With the not-so-good doctor himself now dead, Lucifer (Tom Ellis) got the idea to end his own life — temporarily, with help from Maze, Amenadiel and even Dr. Linda — so that he could track down Carlisle in Hell and procure the antidote formula.
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Also new for Season 4 of the comic books-based drama is Benjamin Stockham (About a Boy‘s… boy), who will befriend young Master Wayne.
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Pasdar, whose recent TV credits include Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Colony and Supergirl, will play a “con artist grifter” who — in the episode’s opening scene — “ends up robbing these people in a private jet and winds up jumping out in a parachute,” show boss Matthew Miller tells TVLine. Miller adds that the hour involves “a father-daughter story,” and that Pasdar will appear in Episode 4.
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Skarsgård will portray Karl Strand, “a white-collar guy comfortable in the field” while Fares is Antoine Costa, “a tech expert with an objective perspective”. Gabriel’s recurring character is Maling, a woman who “is trying to restore order on the ground”.
The three actors join newcomers Katja Herbers, Louis Herthum, Neil Jackson and Jonathan Tucker to the series. Herbers has been cast as Grace, a seasoned guest of Westworld who has an untimely visit to the park along with Jackson’ Nicholas, “a charming and resourceful man who finds himself in uncharted territory”. Tucker, meanwhile, will play Major Craddock, a military officer. Season One’s
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Gustaf Skarsgård (pictured above), Fares Fares, and Betty Gabriel will all be joining the HBO series’ sophomore season. Skarsgård, known for playing Floki on the History series “Vikings,” will play Karl Strand, described as a white-collar guy comfortable in the field. Fares, who has appeared on the FX series “Tyrant” and in “Rogue One,” will play Antoine Costa, a tech expert. Gabriel, who most recently appeared in the blockbuster film “Get Out,” will be playing Maling, who is trying to restore order on the ground.
Skarsgård and Fares will be series regulars, while Gabriel will be recurring. Skarsgård is repped by Mgmt. Entertainment and Agentfirman Planthaber/Kildén/Mandic in Sweden. Fares is repped by Magnolia Entertainment. Gabriel is repped by Greene & Associates Talent and Generate.
The three are the latest additions to the cast. Previously
The Emmy-nominated drama about a whacked-out futuristic theme park has enlisted Vikings star Gustaf Skarsgard and Fares Fares (Tyrant) as series regulars for season two. They are joined by Betty Gabriel (Good Girls Revolt), who will recur.
Skarsgard — who will continue to appear as Floki on History's Vikings — will play Karl Strand, a white-collar guy comfortable in the field. Fares will take on the role of Antoine Costa, a tech expert with an objective perspective. Gabriel will recur as Maling, who is trying to restore order on the ground....
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