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Deadline on Julianna Margulies Joining Dietland; More Casting News From THR

This week, Deadline announces Julianna Margulies will star in Dietland, while The Hollywood Reporter has more casting news. Plus, TV Guide notes that Marti Noxon will be the showrunner. Read on for more:

Deadline reports that Julianna Margulies will star in AMC’s Dietland, an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Sarai Walker.

• According to The Hollywood Reporter, Erin Darke has also joined the Dietland cast, joining Julianna Margulies and Joy Nash.

• In other casting news, Tramell Tillman, Robin Weigert and Will Seefried are joining Dietland,
according to Deadline.

• Rowena King will co-star in Dietland opposite Julianna Margulies and Joy Nash, playing “a no-nonsense newscaster who tries to remain level-headed and strictly bipartisan in an ever confusing and macabre news cycle,” Deadline reports.

TV Guide says Marti Noxon will write Dietland‘s script in addition to serving as showrunner.

USA Today announces that Dietland will air 10 episodes in 2018.

Refinery 29 characterizes Dietland as “equal parts The Devil Wears Prada and Mr. Robot — with a very modern twist.”

Variety, Bleeding Cool, Broadway World, ComingSoon.net and TVLine also have news of Julianna Margulies’ casting.

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