TVLine Items: 'Hot Priest' Goes Dark, Chicago Med's New Doc and More

TVLine | 8/19/2019 | Vlada Gelman
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Fleabag‘s “hot priest” is tapping into his dark side: Andrew Scott has joined the Season 2 cast of HBO’s His Dark Materials adaptation, our sister site Deadline reports.

The actor will play Colonel John Parry (also known as Doctor Stanislaus Grumman or Jopari), who in the books accidentally travels to Lyra’s world and becomes a renowned scholar and shaman. His dæmon was called Sayan Kötör, and had the form of an osprey.

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The show’s official Twitter account first announced the casting with a photo of Scott and Lin Manuel Miranda, who portrays Lee Scoresby in the series.

His Dark Materials Season 1 premieres this fall on HBO.

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* Chicago Med is adding a new ED doc to its ranks: Dominic Rains (aka Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘s Kasius) will recur during Season 5 as Crockett Marcel, a hard-partying doctor from Louisiana who “gambles and drinks all night and then hooks himself up to an IV drip in the morning to slide into work like a true badass.”

* Terry O’Quinn has joined ABC’s new fall drama Emergence in the recurring role of Richard Kindred, a self-made billionaire “will go to great lengths to protect his company [Augur...
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