News Shorts - Casting

CASTING Former Rhythm Cityzen Nolo Phiri to debut on Isibaya soon, in the role of Nombulelo, Saddam's ex.
Comments | 21 Mar 2020 19:38
CASTING Katlego Danke to headline Mzansi Magic's new novela Gomora, two and a half weeks after Isidingo goes dark. Premieres on Monday, 30 March at 19h30, once Isithembiso ends. Others in the cast include Connie Chiume, Themba Ndaba, Thembi Seete and Zolisa Xaluva.
Comments | 10 Mar 2020 09:17
CASTING SABC1's long-running teen show YOTV casts six new presenters to mark its 25th anniversary: Ditebogo Ledwaba, Phumla Cele, Diolan Govender, Slee Tshabalala, Palesa Mothopi and Thabiso Molokomme. Who will be "a name"?
1 Comment | 09 Mar 2020 15:22
CASTING Modern Family star Sofia Vergara joins America's Got Talent as a judge on the new season. Everyone else returns: Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel and Simon Cowell as judges; and Terry Crews as host.
1 Comment | 02 Mar 2020 11:52
CASTING Ashes to Ashes star Nyaniso Dzedze becomes Jack Mabaso's new glove on Gen: The Legacy. He debuted as Luzuko on Friday, 21 February 2020.
Comments | 24 Feb 2020 11:37
CASTING Laurence Fishburne slums it on TV for HISTORY as the host of History's Greatest Mysteries - about the world's WTF phenomena e.g. the Titanic and Roswell.
Comments | 20 Feb 2020 20:25
CASTING Bonang's Out. Minnie's In. Minnie Dlamini to host 2020 DStv Mzansi Viewers' Choice Awards on Saturday, 14 March 2020.
Comments | 20 Feb 2020 09:43
CASTING Vuzu Amp signs DJ Sam ‘Sammy Sosa’ Lehoko to host new rap search The Hustle.
Comments | 05 May 2015 17:24
CASTING Dollhouse hottie Eliza Dushku joins Banshee as FBI profiler with lots of demons (obviously).
Comments | 07 Apr 2015 16:25
CASTING Chloe Sevigny returns to American Horror Story for Season 5: Hotel.
Comments | 25 Mar 2015 12:18
CASTING True Detective casts porn stars for Season 2 orgy scene.
Comments | 23 Mar 2015 16:01
CASTING Oprah and Common signed to guest star on Empire Season 2.
Comments | 16 Mar 2015 15:14
CASTING Matt Bomer (White Collar) and Cheyenne Jackson (30 Rock) join Lady Gaga in American Horror Story: Hotel.
Comments | 16 Mar 2015 14:46
CASTING Jennifer Hudson, Rita Ora and Patti LaBelle to appear on Empire.
Comments | 27 Feb 2015 12:35
CASTING Why Lady Gaga needs American Horror Story more than it needs her. She'll be starring on the fifth season subtitled: Hotel.
1 Comment | 26 Feb 2015 13:56
CASTING Whoopi Goldebrg to star in new comedy pilot Delores & Jermaine.
Comments | 18 Feb 2015 16:53
CASTING Devious Maids casts telenovela star Cristian de la Fuente for Season 3.
Comments | 18 Feb 2015 16:44
CASTING Christina Aguilera joins Nashville for a multi-episode arc - as a popstar called Jade St. John.
Comments | 16 Feb 2015 14:56
CASTING Sopranos’ star Drea De Matteo joins Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D as a “gifted individual” who has a bone to pick with S.H.I.E.L.D.
Comments | 13 Feb 2015 15:54
CASTING Walking Dead Governor David Morrissey cast in Season 2 of Extant.
Comments | 11 Feb 2015 16:30
CASTING Thishiwe Ziqubu goes from scriptwriter to cast on Rhythm City in the role of Nox.
Comments | 02 Feb 2015 12:28
CASTING Former Generations star Seputla Sebogodi joins Rhythm City as rehabilitated convict Solomon.
Comments | 30 Jan 2015 15:06
CASTING The Killing hottie Joel Kinnaman (Holder) cast in comedy flik The Bends.
Comments | 27 Jan 2015 12:15
CASTING Glee's Melissa Benoist (Marley Rose) signed as the lead in new Supergirl series.
Comments | 23 Jan 2015 15:04
CASTING New Frankenstein adaptation Frankenstein Chronicles adds Game of Thrones actors to the cast including Sean Bean.
Comments | 22 Jan 2015 15:15
CASTING Friends star David Schwimmer to play OJ Simpson's lawyer Robert Kardashian in the FX miniseries American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson.
Comments | 24 Dec 2014 12:09
CASTING poaches Generations stars for new telenovela Gold Diggers.
Comments | 08 Dec 2014 15:06
CASTING Fired Generations star Thato Molamo (Nicholas) lands role in's new polygamy drama Umlilo.
Comments | 03 Dec 2014 13:38
CASTING The Following casts Almost Human star Michael Ealy as the Season 3 Bad Guy killer.
Comments | 19 Nov 2014 13:33
CASTING Comedienne Kathy Kriffin to replace Joan Rivers on E!'s Fashion Police which will only air for awards and special occasions
Comments | 19 Nov 2014 13:27
CASTING Kelly Khumalo confirms she's rejoining the cast of Rhythm City as party girl character Sunay.
Comments | 14 Nov 2014 14:35
CASTING The O.C.'s Adam Brody to star in playwright Neil LaBute's new stepsibling romance drama Billy & Billie.
Comments | 06 Nov 2014 17:16
CASTING Connie Ferguson confirms that she's returning to Generations.
1 Comment | 24 Oct 2014 11:14
CASTING William Hurt to star in AMC's must-see-sounding new sci-fi series Humans.
Comments | 15 Oct 2014 16:58
CASTING Generations producer Friedrich Stark confirms that Connie Ferguson and Rapulana Seiphemo are returning to Generations.
1 Comment | 13 Oct 2014 13:37
CASTING Kathy Griffin rumoured to be replacing Joan Rivers on The Fashion Police.
Comments | 24 Sep 2014 16:08
CASTING Mike Mvelase joins 7de Laan in the role of businessman Loyiso.
Comments | 13 Aug 2014 14:50
CASTING X-Men's James Marsden (Scott Summers) signed to HBO's new sci-fi drama series Westworld. Joins Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood.
Comments | 10 Aug 2014 18:09
CASTING Geena Davis to play a surgeon on the upcoming eleventh season of Grey's Anatomy.
Comments | 10 Aug 2014 17:15
CASTING Three new cast members have been added to Season 4 of Homeland - filming in Cape Town: Mark Moses (Desperate Housewives, Mad Men), Indian actress Nimrat Kaur and Art Malik.
Comments | 01 Aug 2014 13:04
CASTING Christopher Walken and Breaking Bad's Giancarlo Esposito join Disney's new Jungle Book as the voices of King Louie and Akela, leader of the wolf pack.
1 Comment | 29 Jul 2014 16:01
CASTING British-Nigerian actor Wale Ojo joins the cast of AfricaMagic's soapie Tinsel. He plays Nosa, a well-known comedian and lawyer.
Comments | 08 Jul 2014 14:10
CASTING Shakira to headline The World Cup closing ceremony on Sunday, 13 July. Wyclef Jean, Santana, Alexandre Pires and Ivete Sangalo will join her.
Comments | 03 Jul 2014 17:22
CASTING Rumour has it DJ Fresh and Lalla Hirayama will be joining Shado Twala on the judging panel on SA's Got Talent 4.
Comments | 03 Jul 2014 16:35
CASTING Goodbye happy endings, hello the other side of the law. Jennifer Love Hewitt joins Criminal Minds as a series regular (undercover agent) for Season 10.
1 Comment | 02 Jul 2014 00:59
CASTING Mel B revealed as the fourth and final judge on The X Factor UK. She joins Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole and Louis Walsh.
Comments | 11 Jun 2014 13:34
CASTING Breaking Bad's Dean Norris (Hank) to star in new History miniseries Sons of Liberty. A big thumbs down to the History channel in Africa for never bringing us the channel's scripted shows.
Comments | 05 Jun 2014 01:44
CASTING Cougar Town's Brian Van Holt (loser Bobby) lands role as the captain of a 1960's spaceship in new Syfy series Ascension, co-starring Battlestar Galactica's Tricia Helfer.
Comments | 04 Jun 2014 01:27
CASTING New up and coming actor Travis Tope cast in the final season of Boardwalk Empire.
Comments | 30 May 2014 13:22
CASTING Boardwalk Empire's Charlie Cox to star in the Netflix's new Marvel series Daredevil.
Comments | 28 May 2014 13:31


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