In the follow-up to The Haunting of Hill House, Kohli will play a small-town guy with a worldly mindset, who returns to the country to take care of his ailing mother.
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Additionally, creator Mike Flanagan announced on Twitter that Catherine Parker (Hill House‘s Poppy Hill) will return for the Bly Manor installment.
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* HBO has announced the actors voicing His Dark Materials‘ animal characters (aka daemons): Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) will portray Hester, an arctic hare that travels with Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Lee Scoresby. Helen McCrory (the Harry Potter films) will voice Stelmaria, Lord Asriel’s snow leopard daemon. David Suchet (Agatha Christie’s Poirot) will be Kaisa, a gyrfalcon who is paired with Serafina Pekkala. Kit Connor (Rocketman) will voice Pantalaimon, Lyra’s shapeshifting daemon. And relative newcomer Joe Tandberg will portray armored polar bear Iorek Byrnison.
* Lindsey Gort (The Carrie Diaries) will recur in CBS’ new legal drama All Rise as a private defense lawyer who finds herself drawn to Wilson Bethel’s DA character, per Deadline.
* How To Get Away With Murder has tapped Emmy nominee Marsha Stephanie Blake (When They See Us) to guest-star in an undisclosed role during the sixth and final season, TVInsider.com reports.
* Disney+’s upcoming Love, Simon series has cast Rachel Naomi Hilson (This Is Us) as Mia, the whip-smart friend of main character Victor (Michael Cimino), per Deadline. She replaces Johnny Sequoyah, who was previously set to play the role.
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