The Ted Lasso star Hannah Waddingham has officially joined the cast of the upcoming Universal film, The Fall Guy, as reported by Deadline. The actress will play opposite La La Land star Ryan Gosling, adding to an already large cast. Production is currently underway in Australia.
Inspired by the 1980s TV series of the same name created by Glen A. Larson, The Fall Guy is directed by David Leitch and written by Drew Pearce with Kelly McCormick producing alongside the director. Aaron Taylor-Johnson is also in the cast of The Fall Guy with Emily Blunt.
An Emmy Award winner with two nominations, Hannah Waddingham is best known for the role of Rebecca Walton in the Apple TV series, Ted Lasso, but to his credit he has a long career on the small screen in shows such as Game of Thrones and Sex Education.
She also recently participated in the sequel to Hocus Pocus, playing the Witch Mother who initiates the three young Sanderson sisters into witchcraft.
At the moment there is no information on the role Waddingham will play in the film, but in the coming days there could be news on the film, which will add another piece to the prolific career of Ryan Gosling, currently busy on the set of Greta Gerwig Barbiein which he plays Ken, opposite Margot Robbie.
In 2022 the actor returned to the cinema four years after his last film: on Everyeye you will find the review of The Gray Man.