Evan Jonigkeit (Bone Tomahawk) has landed a role in Netflix’s Frontier, a Canadian action-adventure series starring Jason Momoa. It follows the chaotic and violent struggle to control wealth and power in the North American fur trade in the late 18th century. Told from multiple perspectives, the series takes place in a world where business negotiations might be resolved with close-quarter hatchet fights and where delicate relations between native tribes and Europeans can spark bloody conflicts. Jonigkeit plays Captain Chesterfield, the right hand to Alun Armstrong (Lord Benton) and the nemesis of Declan Harp (Mamoa). He is a vicious man who lives by a code. From humble beginnings he has become politically motivated in this new and unpredictable world. Repped b y UTA and Schreck Rose, Jonigkeit’s recent credits include TV’s Girls and The Good Wife. He next appears in the features Tallulah, Brave New Jersey and Fun House.
Dawn Olivieri has signed on for a recurring role on the second season of ABC’s Secrets and Lies. Shell play Detective Felicia Sanchez, described as a down-and-dirty street cop who worked narcotics before transferring to vice. The second season of the anthology series stars Michael Ealy and will air sometime in 2016. Olivieri recently starred in the indie film To Whom It May Concern opposite Wilmer Valderrama. She’ll also return as Monica Talbot on the fifth season of Showtime’s House of Lies. She’s repped by Atlas Artists, Gersh, Bloom Hergott Diemer Rosenthal Laviolette Feldman Schenkman & Goodman.
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