EXCLUSIVE: HBO has rounded out cast to The Time Traveler’s Wife,, adding 14 to the upcoming drama series based on the novel by Audrey Niffenegger. Caitlin Shorey, Everleigh McDonell (Good Girls), Michael Park (Stranger Things), Jaime Ray Newman (Little Fires Everywhere), Taylor Richardson (Rise), Peter Graham (Will & Grace), Brian Altemus (Grand Army), Jason David (NOS4A2), Kate Siegel (The Haunting of Hill House), Josh Stamberg, (WandaVision), Chelsea Frei (The Moodys), Marcia DeBonis (Almost Family) Will Brill (The OA) and Spencer House (Teenage Bounty Hunters) join previously announced Rose Leslie, Theo James, Desmin Borges and Natasha Lopez in the series that is currently in production.
Adapted by former Dr. Who head writer and Sherlock co-creator Steven Moffat, The Time Traveler’s Wife tells the intricate love story of Clare (Leslie) and Henry (James), and a marriage with a problem… time travel.
David Nutter directs and executive produces with Moffat, Sue Vertue,and Brian Minchin through their Hartswood Films. Joseph E. Iberti also executive produces. Hartswood Films produces in association with Warner Bros. Television, which has rights to the title.
New cast and character descriptions below:
THE ABSHIRE FAMILY
Shorey and McDonell as “Young Clare Abshire” – Growing up in a wealthy family, Clare’s world revolves around the mysterious time traveler Henry from a young age. Intelligent and charismatic, she is wise beyond her years.
Park as “Philip Abshire” – Clare’s father. A high-powered Chicago lawyer, he is brisk and orderly, and expects all his children to fall into line.
Newman as “Lucille Abshire” – Clare’s mother. She is sweet but always slightly vague and emotionally aloof. Through most of Clare’s childhood, she has not been an ideal nurturer for Clare or her siblings. Her controlling husband runs the family and she follows along with little fuss.
Richardson as “Alicia Abshire” – Clare’s little sister, who is trying to find her place in the world. She loves her role as younger sibling sister and enjoys pestering and teasing Clare any chance she gets.
Graham as “Mark Abshire” – Clare’s blunt speaking older brother, with whom she has never had a strong relationship. He’s in law school to follow in his father’s footsteps and takes after him in many ways.
THE DETAMBLE FAMILY
Altemus and David as “Young Henry DeTamble” – Growing up with a problem – time travel – presents unique challenges for Young Henry. First discovering his ability at age eight, he is mentored by an older time traveler whose true identity will one day come as a surprise to him.
Siegel as “Annette DeTamble” – A talented and world-renowned opera singer, she’s a devoted mother to Henry. She is the heart and soul of the family. Braving torrid winter weather to pick up her husband for Christmas, Annette gets into a freak auto accident, changing young Henry’s life forever.
Stamberg as “Richard DeTamble” – Henry’s father. Played the violin in the Chicago Philharmonic, where he met the love of his life, Annette. When she dies suddenly in a tragic car accident, Richard and Henry are never the same again.
Frei as “Ingrid” – Emotionally fragile, but more fierce and chilly than weak. She dated Henry for a period of time before he got engaged to Clare. When she finds out about Clare, she’s not afraid to speak her mind and the encounter descends into chaos.
DeBonis as “Nell” – The Abshire’s longtime housekeeper, and friend to Clare. Although she’s patient towards the Abshire’s, there’s a tough side to her.
Brill as “Ben” – A former co-worker of Henry’s at the library, who has since become a “chemist” of sorts.
House as “Jason” – Tall, muscular and good looking, Jason is in school with Clare and becomes embroiled in a heated situation with Henry.
Shorey is represented by Take 3 Talent Agency, Inc. McDonell is represented by Paradigm and Foundation Media Partners. Park is represented by Innovative Artists and Power Entertainment Group. Newman is represented by The Burstein Company and Greene & Associates Talent Agency. Richardson is represented by Paradigm. Graham is represented by Clear Talent Group and Gartner Group Entertainment. Altemus is represented by Brillstein Entertainment Partners and Innovative Artists.David is represented by The Osbrink Agency, New Beginnings Entertainment and Schreck Rose Dapello Adams Berlin & Dunham. Siegel is represented by Stride Management, ICM, VanderKloot Law. Stamberg is represented by Innovative Artists and Suskin Management. Frei is represented by Paradigm and Artists First. DeBonis is represented by Innovative Artists. Brill is represented by The Gersh Agency and Authentic Talent and Literary Management. House is represented by The Gersh Agency.
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