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Casting: Riley Voelkel joins Roswell; Peyton Alex Smith cast in Legacies; Yadira Guevara-Prip signs on for See

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Aug 2, 2018

Some casting announcements were made today about two of The CW's upcoming dramas, Roswell, New Mexico and Legacies, as well as some news about Apple's new world-building series, See. Let's take a look at who's playing who. 

First up, Entertainment Weekly reports that Riley Voelkel will be joining the CW drama Roswell, New Mexico. The actress, known for her role on another CW series, The Originals, will play Cameron, a scrappy realist who works for the Sheriff's department. The role will reunite Voelkel with her former Originals co-star Nathan Parsons, who plays Cameron's partner, Max. But the reunions don't stop there. The Originals writer Carina Adly MacKenzie is adapting the show from the book series Roswell High, which were previously adapted for the 1999 series Roswell. 

Roswell, New Mexico is set to premiere on The CW in April of 2019.

Next up, Deadline reports that Peyton Alex Smith will be joining the CW's Legacies, the final installment of the trilogy that began with The Vampire Diaries and continued through The Originals. The series tells the story of an up-and-coming group of supernatural beings at The Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted. Smith will play Rafael, a charismatic kid who's recently discovered he's a werewolf.

Look for Legacies to premiere on The CW Thursday, October 25. 

Finally, there are some updates to Apple's newest foray into the world of scripted television. Deadline reports that Yadira Guevara-Prip and Nesta Cooper will be regulars in the upcoming series See, from Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight. Guevara-Prip will play a warrior who goes by Bow Lion, and Cooper will play a daughter named Haniwa. They will join Alfre Woodard and Jason Momoa, both of whom signed on to See last month. 

Some episodes of the future-set drama will be directed by Francis Lawrence, who helmed three of The Hunger Games movies, as well as this year's Red Sparrow. There's no word on a premiere date at this point.