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Nicholas Podany Has Been Cast As Mojo Jojo In Live Action 'Powerpuff Girls'

Nicholas Podany Has Been Cast As Mojo Jojo In Live Action 'Powerpuff Girls'

The cast of the live action Powerpuff Girls pilot for The CW is shaping up!

The potential new series has now cast the actor who will be portraying the iconic villain, Mojo Jojo – Nicholas Podany.

Nicholas will play Joseph “Jojo” Mondel Jr. According to Variety, “as a kid, the nerdy, power-hungry, insecure JoJo was obsessed with The Powerpuff Girls, despite his father’s grudge against them. As an adult, JoJo finds his sweetness and rage in constant battle.”

You may perhaps recognize Nicholas from a guest appearance on Disney Channel’s I Didn’t do It, or from a recurring role on The CW’s Hart of Dixie, where he played Max Burgess, a love interest for McKaley Miller‘s Rose.

He also played Albus Potter on Broadway in “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two.”

If you missed it, find out which actor was recently cast to portray Professor Utonium!

Barry Watson To Return To The CW In 'Naomi' Pilot, Along with Mouzam Makkar & More!

Barry Watson To Return To The CW In 'Naomi' Pilot, Along with Mouzam Makkar & More!

Barry Watson is heading home to The CW for the upcoming pilot, Naomi!

The actor has landed a series regular in the potential new DC Comics series from Ava DuVernay, Deadline reports.

Also new to the cast are Mouzam Makkar, Mary-Charles Jones, Aidan Gemme and Daniel Puig, who join previously announced Kaci Walfall as Naomi.

Alexander Wraith, Cranston Johnson and newcomer Camila Moreno are in the cast as well.

Barry will play “Greg, Naomi’s adoptive father, a veteran military officer who is serious about his responsibilities at the town’s military base. He is happily married to Jennifer and sees Naomi as the perfect daughter.”

Mouzam is set as Jennifer, who is “Naomi’s adoptive mother, who dotes on her bright and gifted daughter. She is happily married to Greg and teaches linguistics at the town military base.”

Mary will star as Annabelle, Naomi’s fiercely loyal classmate and best friend; Aidan as Jacob, Annabelle’s boyfriend; and Daniel will play Nathan, a high school jock who briefly dated Naomi before she ended the relationship.

This is Barry‘s first series regular role on The CW (formerly The WB) since season six of 7th Heaven in 2002. He’s also appeared in other CW series Gossip Girl and Hart of Dixie.

Arrow's Joseph David-Jones & Newcomer Khailah Johnson Cast In CW's '4400' Reboot

Arrow's Joseph David-Jones & Newcomer Khailah Johnson Cast In CW's '4400' Reboot

The cast of the upcoming The 4400 reboot series has cast it’s first stars!

Arrow actor Joseph David-Jones and newcomer Khailah Johnson have been cast in the new CW show, Deadline reveals.

The upcoming series received a straight to series order from the network and follows “4400 overlooked, undervalued, or otherwise marginalized people who vanished without a trace over the last hundred years are all returned in an instant, having not aged a day and with no memory of what happened to them.

As the government races to analyze the potential threat and contain the story, the 4400 themselves must grapple with the fact that they’ve been returned with a few upgrades, and the increasing likelihood that they were all brought back now for a specific reason.”

According to Deadline, Joseph will play “Rev Johnson who was raised in a powerful and affluent church family and disappeared in the 1990s. While he is a man of true faith and compassion, he is accustomed to the power and clout afforded his position. He will emerge as a natural leader among the 4400.”

Khailah will play “Ladonna, a high maintenance Miami party girl who disappeared on her 21st birthday. While she at first comes across as spoiled and vapid, she will end up tapping into her own potential in ways she never expected.”

If you remember, Joseph was previously seen on Arrow and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow as Connor Hawke/Green Arrow, as well as a recurring role on Nashville. He also played Hollis in the Allegiant film.

Khailah is currently a senior at Carnegie Mellon University and is set to graduate this year. This will be her first film and TV role.

Donald Faison Joins Live Action 'Powerpuff Girls' Series as Professor Utonium

Donald Faison Joins Live Action 'Powerpuff Girls' Series as Professor Utonium

Donald Faison is set to join the upcoming live action Powerpuff Girls at The CW!

It was just announced that the Scrubs star will play Professor Drake Utonium in the pilot, according to Deadline.

The character is described “as quirky, debonair and a pinch narcissistic, Faison’s Professor Drake is a scientific genius who is immensely proud of the three extraordinary girls he created in his lab. Staring down a midlife crisis, he is determined to repair his relationships with his now-adult daughters.”

The potential series is reportedly now going by just Powerpuff, and follows Blossom (Chloe Bennet), Bubbles (Dove Cameron) and Buttercup (Yana Perreault), who used to be America’s pint-sized superheroes. Now they’re disillusioned twentysomethings who resent having lost their childhood to crimefighting. Will they agree to reunite now that the world needs them more than ever?

Diablo Cody and Heather Regnier wrote the script and Maggie Kiley will direct. Production is underway in Atlanta, Ga.

Camille Hyde, Peyton Alex Smith & More Join Geffri Maya In 'All American' Spinoff!

Camille Hyde, Peyton Alex Smith & More Join Geffri Maya In 'All American' Spinoff!

The upcoming potential All American spinoff is rounding out it’s cast!

The CW is working on the new series All American: Homecoming, with Geffri Maya reprising her role of Simone Hicks to lead the show.

It was just announced that Katy Keene‘s Camilla Hyde, LegaciesPeyton Alex Smith, Cordy Hardrict and Kelly Jenrette, who are picted here, have all joined the cast. Also new include Sylvester Powell and Netta Walker (not pictured).

“😭 😭 I’m so excited for this guys,” Camille shared on Instagram.

All American: Homecoming is set against the backdrop of the HBCU experience. It follows a young tennis hopeful from Beverly Hills and an elite baseball player from Chicago as they contend with the high stakes of college sports, while also navigating the highs, lows and sexiness of unsupervised early adulthood at a prestigious Historically Black College.”

All American: Homecoming is set to air as a backdoor pilot during All American‘s current third season.

This actress was recently announced as joining the current season of All American.

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Jordan Fisher Joins Season 7 Cast of 'The Flash' as Bart Allen!

Jordan Fisher Joins Season 7 Cast of 'The Flash' as Bart Allen!

Jordan Fisher has joined the cast of The Flash!!

The 26-year-old actor and singer will portray the recurring role of Bart Allen, Variety reveals.

If you didn’t know, Bart is Barry (Grant Gustin) and Iris’ (Candice Patton) future son and is also known as Impulse, who is said to be “the fastest teenager on the planet.”

According to Variety, “due to his penchant for ‘wildly impulsive behavior,’ Barry and Iris will have their hands full trying to teach him patience — which will be a necessity if they want to succeed, not only as a family unit, but also in stopping the biggest threat to the Flash yet.”

Jordan‘s first appearance on The Flash will be in the upcoming 150th episode of the hit series, which falls on season seven, episode 17.

If you missed it, Jordan, who just got married a few months ago, will also be starring in and executive producing the movie adaptation of this book!

Jordan Calloway's 'Painkiller' Backdoor Pilot Sets April Premiere Date

Jordan Calloway's 'Painkiller' Backdoor Pilot Sets April Premiere Date

Jordan Calloway will be starring in the possible upcoming Painkiller spinoff series!

The Black Lightning actor will reprise his role as Khalil Payne/Painkiller for the potential show, and the backdoor pilot air date has been set for April 12th.

Here’s a synopsis: Khalil Payne is a young man ridden with the guilt of his troubled past from his former life in Freeland City, where, as a super-enhanced killing machine known as Painkiller, he was both a member of Tobias Whale’s gang and a weapon of Agent Odell and the shadowy ASA.

After attempting to bury the darker, devastatingly lethal Painkiller part of his persona, Khalil has distanced himself away from everyone he knows and loves in a new city, Akashic Valley, in order to find peace…but peace never comes easy for men with pasts like Khalil Payne and Painkiller.

As his violent, destructive history crashes his idyllic new beginning, Khalil is thrusted back into action with a new mission – bring justice where he once gave out punishment – but to do that, he will first have to deal with and harness his darker side, Painkiller.

The episode was written and directed by Black Lightning creator Salim Akil. The spinoff news was first revealed back in November.

Black Lightning is currently airing it’s fourth and final season, and the backdoor Painkiller pilot will air on Monday, April 12th at 9pm ET/PT on The CW.

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