24 Adds Two, Brothers & Sisters Alum Enters House of Lies and Other Casting News
Fox’s 24: Live Another Day continues to fortify its ranks.
Gbenga Akinnagbe, whose previous TV roles include The Wire‘s Chris Partlow and Graceland baddie Bello, has been cast in the 12-episode event series as Erik Ritter, an ambitious CIA operative, our sister site Deadline reports.
Similarly, Giles Matthey (aka True Blood‘s Claude Crane) will play CIA computer tech Jordan Reed.
Other castings for 24: LAD — which premieres this spring — include Emmy winner Judy Davis (as the widow of a notorious terrorist) plus returning players Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Kim Raver and William Devane.
In other casting news:
* Brothers & Sisters alum Balthazar Getty and Saturday Night Live vet Fred Armisen will guest-star on Season 3 of Showtime’s House of Lies as a wealthy hedge fund manager with ties to Eliza Coupe’s Marissa and a meal-replacement manufacturer, respectively.
* Fresh off his turn on American Horror Story: Coven, Josh Hamilton will play husband to Anna Gunn’s Det. Ellie Miller in Fox’s adaptation of Broadchurch, titled Gracepoint.
* Adam Goldberg (Entourage) has been cast as Jim Gaffigan’s best bud in CBS’ untitled sitcom pilot inspired by Gaffigan’s own life, Deadline reports.