Vinnie Jones is the first actor cast in ABC’s single-camera pilot Galavant, a comedy fairytale written by The Neighbors creator Dan Fogelman, with Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken attached to write the music. Produced by ABC Studios, Galavant centers on handsome Prince Galavant and his quest for revenge over the king who stole his one true love. Jones, repped by Innovative Artists, Elevate and Stone, Meyer, will play Gareth, King Galahad’s badass, scary Scottish henchman. He is onscreen in Escape Plan.
NBC’s holiday special The Sound of Music Live! has set the von Trapp children and Rolfe. Cast as Maria’s (Carrie Underwood) charges and Capt. Georg von Trapp’s (Stephen Moyer) kids are Ariane Rinehart (Liesl), Michael Nigro (Fredrich), Ella Watts-Gorman (Louisa), Joe West (Kurt), Sophia Caruso (Brigitta), Grace Rundhaug (Marta) and Peyton Ella as young Gretl. Another newcomer, Michael Campayno will play Rolfe, a messenger boy who is in love with Liesl until he joins the Nazis. Campayno’s uncle, Joseph Campayno, is NBC special’s makeup artist. He is with manager Geoff Soffer and attorney is Michael Mahan.