Recent Yale graduate Marissa Neitling has landed her first regular role on the TNT’s upcoming drama series The Last Ship. Executive produced by Michael Bay, it’s about the crew of a lone naval destroyer after a global pandemic who must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction. Neitling, repped by KMR and Wishlab, will be playing a member of the crew, a highly trained officer in the Combat Information Center — the intelligence and weapons hub of the ship.
Rome and Luck alumna Kerry Condon is joining another upcoming drama series, NBC’s Believe, from Alfonso Cuaron and J.J. Abrams. It centers on Bo (Johnny Sequoyah), a girl with special powers. Condon will play Zoe Boyle, who has worked at Roman Skouras’ (Kyle MacLachlan) side for years. She considers herself the “mother” of the unique group of people Skouras has collected in his top-secret organization, Orchestra, and her heart aches for the one member that got away — Bo. Condon, repped by ICM Partners, Framework and Curtis Brown, recently guest starred on AMC’s The Walking Dead.
Abrams’ other NBC drama series, Revolution, also is adding a recurring, Mat Vairo (Switched At Birth), who will play the sexy, charming, a little cocky and a lot dangerous Connor. He is repped by Gersh and Howard Green.
The Glades co-star Carlos Gomez has joined the cast of the upcoming Fox drama series Gang Related in the recurring role of Miguel Salazar, head of a ruthless Mexican cartel and one of the biggest drug suppliers on the West Coast. Repped by Stone Manners Salners and manager Billy Miller, Gomez will be seen next in Dolphin Tale 2.
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