casting choices


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The Riverdale cast are all in LA right now for Teens Choice Awards on Sunday and they’re having their first ever cast photoshoot for a Magazine, specifically, for Teen Vogue! And of course when they’re all together, shenanigans galore lol. Lots of monkeying around and eating chocolate covered mangoes… 


A ‘Hamilton’ Star Is to Replace Josh Groban in ‘Great Comet’ (NYT) [x]:

[…] Okieriete Onaodowan, who played Hercules Mulligan and James Madison in the original Broadway cast of “Hamilton,” will succeed the pop singer Josh Groban as Pierre this summer in the musical “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812.”

The casting choice is striking. It reflects a bet by Broadway that “Hamilton” alumni have ongoing, bankable box-office appeal (another member of the original “Hamilton” cast, Phillipa Soo, will star in an adaptation of “Amélie” opening in April). And it is the rare instance in which two black actors are leading the cast of a show that is not about black characters: Mr. Onaodowan will star opposite Denée Benton as Natasha.

Mr. Onaodowan, a son of Nigerian immigrants who was raised in New Jersey and took up acting when an injury ended his high school football career, will assume the role on July 3, the day after Mr. Groban’s departure, and has committed to staying until Sept. 4. The musical, set in 19th-century Russia, is adapted from a section of “War and Peace” in which Pierre is a wealthy but dejected member of the Moscow elite. […]

Choice Liplock (#ChoiceLipLock)

  • Chris Pine & Gal Gadot – Wonder Woman
  • Dan Stevens & Emma Watson – Beauty and the Beast
  • Jennifer Morrison & Colin O’Donoghue – Once Upon a Time
  • Matthew Daddario & Harry Shum Jr. – Shadowhunters
  • Melissa Benoist & Chris Wood – Supergirl
  • Orlando Bloom & Keira Knightley – Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales 

Choice Scene Stealer (#ChoiceSceneStealer)

  • Camila Mendes – Riverdale
  • Colin O’Donoghue – Once Upon a Time
  • Josh Gad – Beauty and the Beast
  • Michael Rooker – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
  • RJ Cyler – Power Rangers
  • Taylor Lautner – Scream Queens 

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