TV News Roundup: ‘Jane the Virgin,’ ‘Yellowstone’ & ‘Lethal Weapon’ Casting
All Your Must-Know Friday TV News:
Major Casting Announcements
Jane the Virgin
The final season of The CW telenovela will premiere in October and 13 Reasons Why star Tommy Dorfman is joining the cast. According to The Wrap, Dorfman will play Bobby and is “described as a chameleon and associate of the show’s recurring drug-lord character Sin Rostro (who also aides criminals in getting plastic surgery to conceal their identities). Bobby is sent to Miami on a specific — and nefarious — mission.”
The Fox series is about to begin its third season and Seann William Scott (Cole) isn’t the show’s only new addition. Mykelti Williamson has been cast in a recurring role as Tom Barnes, Cole’s recruiter from the CIA.
Neal McDonough (Legends of Tomorrow) is joining the Western drama series in a recurring role as Malcolm Beck, a very wealthy business man who operates a casino with his brother, Teal. They prefer to not be influenced by laws and are powerful guys who know how to work the system in their favor. Watch out Dutton family.
Jay Reeves has landed a recurring role on The CW’s new football/family drama. Reeves is going to play Shawn Scott, a gang member and childhood friend of the show’s lead, Spencer (Daniel Ezra).