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After the season two finale of The Boys, the following will be announced: SUPER-BIG SPOILER ALERT for those who have not yet finished the entire second run of the Amazon series! – – Congresswoman Victoria Neuman is behind the exploding heads. The dysfunctional superhero drama has her actress Claudia Doumit promoted to the regular series for the third season, reports our sister site Deadline. The last viewers saw that Hughie had sought out Victoria for a job on her staff without knowing she was a super. (END SPOILER ALERT)
In addition, Colby Minifie, who plays stressed-out Vought manager Ashley Barrett, has been promoted to full-time status.
Doumit starred in Eric Kripke’s early NBC drama Timeless, while Minifies TV credits include Fear the Walking Dead, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Jessica Jones.
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* Laura Benanti (Supergirl, Younger) has joined HBO Max’s upcoming Gossip Girl series in an undisclosed role, Deadline reports.
* Steve Agee has joined HBO Max’s Suicide Squad spin-off series Peacemaker, in which John Cena plays the title role. According to Deadline, Agee will repeat the role of John Economos, a director of Belle Reve Federal Prison who works closely with Amanda Waller (played in the films by Viola Davis).
* John Turturro was cast starring Adam Scott and the Ben Stiller-produced executive in Apple’s new workplace thriller Severance. Turturro will play a long-time employee at Lumen Industries, a company that offers a “severance pay” scheme that separates work memories from unemployed memories.
* Bosch tapped Gino Vento (Mayans MC) and Carlos Miranda (Vida) to appear again by deadline in his seventh and final season.
* Rachel Keller (Dirty John, Legion) has joined the HBO Max drama Tokyo Vice, replacing Odessa Young, who had to withdraw due to planning conflicts due to a deadline.
* Are you afraid of the dark? returns to Nickelodeon in 2021. In the second season of six episodes, a new Midnight Society will tell the story of the Shadowman, a villain who cursed a coastal city. The new line-up for the anthology series includes Bryce Gheisar, Arjun Athalye, Beatrice Kitsos, Malia Baker, Dominic Mariche and Parker Queenan. Check out a teaser below:
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