Simon Kassianides (How To Train Your Dragon 2) is set as a series regular on TNT drama pilot Lumen, written by Chris Black and directed by Joe Johnson. It centers around a famous author of a best-selling series of fantasy books who suddenly disappears, and a family of four finds themselves transported to the mystical alternate world that inspired her work. Kassianides, repped by Don Buchwald & Associates and Sanders Armstrong Caserta Management, will play Bevan Gravewood, the Captain of the Emperor’s Royal Guard in Lumen. Kassianides recurs on Shield and will be seen opposite Freida Pinto in upcoming feature Desert Dancer.
Aleks Paunovic (This Means War) has booked a heavily recurring role on the upcoming mid-season CW drama series iZombie from Warner Bros TV. Based on the DC comic, the supernatural crime procedural centers on Liv (Rose McIver), a med student-turned-zombie who takes a job in the coroner’s office and ends up solving homicide cases. Paunovic, repped by SMS Talent, Wright Entertainment, SMS Talent and Trisko Talent Management, can currently be seen on The CW’s The 100. He also has roles in upcoming features Dead Rising for Crackle and Go With Me opposite Anthony Hopkins and Julia Stiles.