TVLine article: Dichen Lachman's Apple Gig, MTV honors Boseman and extra
Dollhouse veterinarian Dichen Lachman has a new employer: The actress has joined the upcoming Apple TV + Workplace thriller Severancewith Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) and produced by Ben Stiller (Escape at Dannemora).
According to our sister's deadline, Lachman will play Ms. Casey, an employee at Lumen Industries, a company that offers a "severance pay" system that separates work memories and unemployed memories. As previously reported, Scott leads the series as Mark, an associate with a dark past who tries to put himself back together.
The cast also includes Patricia Arquette (Escape at Dannemora), John Turturro (The Conspiracy Against America), Britt Lower (Future Man), Tramell Tillman (Godfather of Harlem), Jen Tullock (The Coop) and Zach Cherry (YOU).
Lachman's other TV credits include Animal Kingdom, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Altered Carbon and The Last Ship.
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* The late Chadwick Boseman receives the "Hero for the Ages" award at the MTV Movie & TV Awards: Biggest Ever, which will air this Sunday, December 6th at 8/7 am. Don Cheadle and Robert Downey Jr. will present the award.
* Showtime will be watching the series premiere of its new drama, Your Honor, starring Bryan Cranston, for free via streaming platforms and on request starting Sunday December 6th over the holidays.
* Issa Rae (Insecure) and Adam McKay (Succession) are developing the serial production podcast Nice White Parents into a series for HBO, reports our sister site Variety. The project is "a satirical look at the conflict and comedy that emerges when well-endowed white parents who claim they have the best of intentions wield their influence on generations of black and brown students in the NY public school system."
* Amazon Prime's upcoming drama Outer Range starring Josh Brolin has added the following actors to its cast, according to Deadline: Imogen Poots (I know this much is true), Shaun Sipos (Krypton), Lewis Pullman (Catch-22), Noah Reid (Schitt & # 39; s Creek) and Isabel Arraiza (Pearson).
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