Some of the latest casting updates, according to the official website. Some are changes within the current cast, while the other is a new addition.
First, the casting changes:
- Rob Lowe, who was originally cast as James Longstreet, is now slated to play Ulysses S. Grant.
- Jeff Hammond, originally cast as George Thomas, is now set to play Confederate General Jubal Early.
And now, the latest addition to the cast:
- Academy Award-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss, star of such classic films as Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, The Goodbye Girl and Mr. Holland’s Opus, has joined the cast as Union General George Thomas.
These are the latest casting updates for now. As soon as word becomes official on other news and casting, it will be posted here.
Another casting change has been announced:
- D.B. Sweeney, originally cast as George B. McClellan, has agreed to take on the role of General James Longstreet.