The end of August has brought several reveals for upcoming TV series.
'The Black Company,' 'Locke & Key,' 'Wheel of Time,' 'New Warriors,' 'Defenders'"). Deadline reports that Jackson Robert Scott will be playing Bode Locke. Scott is fresh off the feature film adaptation of Stephen King’s It and his casting finds him reunited with director Andy Muschietti, who has helmed both projects. Scott will play opposite Frances O’Connor (Cleverman, The Conjuring 2) in the latest attempt to adapt the Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez comic series.
Deadline also revealed that Warner Bros. live-action series Titans has cast one of the leads, bringing in 24: Legacy’s Anna Diop to play energy-manipulating alien princess Starfire. Diop joins newcomer Teagan Croft, who has been cast as fellow founding member of the Teen Titans, Raven. The series, which will debut in 2018, is being developed for DC’s direct-to-consumer digital service (see "Live-Action 'Titans' Will Air on DC Digital Service").
The Wrap. If the deal is inked, McHale will play wisecracking womanizer Woody Henderson. The casting would also reunite McHale with Quantum and Woody helmers Anthony and Joe Russo (see "'Quantum and Woody' TV Series"), who previously directed McHale in episodes of Community. The role of Eric Henderson has yet to be cast.