The Hollywood Reporter has announced that Tom Riley has joined the cast of "The Nevers", a series created by Joss Whedon for HBO - his character is apparently called Augustus "Augie" Bidlow. There doesn't appear to be any details about where or when the series is filming.
Former 'Dollhouse' star Olivia Williams, James Norton, Tom Riley and Ann Skelly are among 12 people cast in the HBO series alongside star Laura Donnelly. Joss Whedon's HBO drama The Nevers has filled out its cast with a dozen regulars, including former Dollhouse star Olivia Williams.
The series is a sci-fi drama about a group of Victorian women who, per HBO's logline, "find themselves with unusual abilities, relentless enemies, and a mission that might change the world."
The 12 new cast members, who also include James Norton (Grantchester), Tom Riley (Da Vinci's Demons), Ann Skelly (Vikings) and Ben Chaplin (Cinderella), join previously announced lead Laura Donnelly in the ensemble. Additional casting will be announced later.
Whedon created the series — his first since Agents of SHIELD (which he co-created but hasn't been hands-on with for most of its run) — and will serve as showrunner. He executive produces with long-time collaborators Jane Espenson and Doug Petrie, who are also writing, and Bernie Caulfield.
Riley as Augustus "Augie" Bidlow, Lavinia's younger brother and Hugo's best friend. He's unnerved by the Touched but finds himself increasingly drawn to them. He's repped by ICM, Principal Entertainment and Conway Van Gelder Grant.