Award-winning TV series, award-winning actress!
Jon Hamm has joined the cast of the third season of the Apple TV series “The Morning Show.” Hamm will appear in the third season of the drama series as Paul Marks, a corporate titan who sets his sights on the UBA and lures Cory (Billy Crudup), Alex (Jennifer Aniston) and Bradley (Reese Witherspoon) into his powerful orbit. In addition to Hamm, Crudup, Aniston and Witherspoon, Mark Duplass, Nestor Carbonell, Karen Pittman, Bel Powley, Desean Tery, Janina Gavankar, Tom Irwin, Marcia Gay Harden, Greta Lee, Ruairi O’Connor, Hasan Minhaj, Holland Taylor, Tara Karsian joins the cast of Valeria Golino and Julianna Margulies.
Hamm’s casting came after Apple previously released a humorous ad entitled “Everyone but Jon Hamm”. Hamm is best known for his role as the critically acclaimed Don Draper on the AMC series “Mad Men,” for which he won an Emmy Award for best actor in a drama series in 2015. The latest “blockbuster”Top Gun: MaverickHe was seen in the movie. Hamm’s other notable TV roles include “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”, “Good Omens” and “30 Rock”. Hamm is also gearing up to play a lead in the fifth season of “Fargo” on FX.
The third season of “The Morning Show” is scheduled to begin production in September. Charlotte Stoudt will serve as showrunner and executive producer for season three as part of her overall deal with Apple. Aniston and Kristin Hahn will serve as executive producers through Echo Films, while Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter will serve in the same role through Hello Sunshine.
Mimi Leder serves as director and executive producer. The second season of the show recently received three Emmy nominations: Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for Witherspoon, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for Crudup (The first season managed to reach the award in the same category), and Outstanding Guest Star in a Drama.