With eleven days to go until the RINGER premier on the CW (8pm Tuesday 13 September in the US), here is the most recent news about the show.
For those who miss it on Tuesday, the CW will run it again on Friday 16 September at 8pm.
CAST AND CHARACTERS
Sarah Michelle Gellar will play the twin sisters Bridget Kelly and Siobhan Martin. Those characters’ last names in the original script were Cafferty and Marx respectively.
Zoey Deutch will play Juliet, the troubled stepdaughter of Siobhan and Andrew (Ioan Gruffudd). The character was originally to be portrayed by Caitlin Custer, but, for reasons unknown, the part was recast.
Jason Dohring will be Mr. Carpenter, one of Juliet’s teachers who tries to help her with her drug problems. Carpenter does not as yet have a first name.
Billy Miller will be a stand in sponsor for Bridget in Narcotics Anonymous (when Mike Colter‘s character is unavailable). Miller’s character is named Charlie and does not as yet have a last name.
Justin Bruening will have a recurring character, as yet unnamed, who will be a possible love interest for Bridget. He will first appear in Episode 3.
Tara Summers is Gemma Gallagher, Siobhan’s best friend, who is married to Henry Butler (Kristoffer Polaha), an alcoholic novelist who is having an affair with Siobhan. They have a pair of twins and (reportedly) a lesbian nanny to take care of them.
Zahn McClarnon is Bodaway Macawi, the guy Bridget is running away from because she saw him kill somebody.
Nestor Carbonell is Victor Machado, the FBI agent who wants Bridget to testify against Macawi.
Siobhan is rumoured to have a housekeeper who becomes suspicious when Bridget impersonates her employer. No word if this part actually has been cast.
Guest stars we know about: JAIME MURRAY, MICHELLE STAFFORD, and DARRYL STEPHENS.
Jaime Murray’s character may be recurring. She plays a business associate of Andrew Martin (Ioan Gruffudd).
SMALLER PARTS IN THE PILOT
Tationna Bosier – stripper
Meagan Holder – receptionist
Kayden Kessler – Bradley
Shane Shoeppner – man with cell phone
Abe Lebovic – man at the opera
Jason Furlani – cop
Peter Conboy – man at NA meeting
Anthony Vincent – man in black
The names of the first six episodes are as follows:
- A New Life
- She’s Alive
- Now, Next, Later
- Forgive Me