Tony award-winning actress L. Scott Caldwell (“Lost,” The Fugitive) joins the cast in a lead role in BINGO, the upcoming film in Blumhouse Television and Amazon Studio’s Welcome to the Blumhouse slate of movies.
The cast of BINGO also includes Richard Brake (“Game of Thrones”) in the role of “Mr. Big”, Clayton Landey (Sully) as “Morris”, Jonathan Medina (“The Purge”) as “Eric”, Bertila Damas (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”) as “Yolanda”, Grover Coulson (“Friday Night Lights”) as “Clarence”, Kelly Murtagh (“The Purge”) as “Raquel”, and David Jensen (Midnight Special) as “Mario.”
L. Scott Caldwell will star as “Dolores,” a witty, loyal and tough grandmother from the neighborhood of Oak Springs who, alongside her best friend “Lupita,” has dedicated her life to the community and will do anything to save it from the nefarious forces that threaten her family and friends.
The recipient of numerous accolades for her stage work including a Tony Award for her work in August Wilson’s “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone,” L. Scott Caldwell’s extensive film and tv resume includes Concussion with Will Smith, The Fugitive, Waiting to Exhale, Devil in The Blue Dress, “How To Get Away With Murder,” “Queen Sugar,” “Madam Secretary,” and is currently recurring as Simone Missick’s mother on the CBS series “All Rise,” HBO’s “Insecure,” “A Million Little Things,” and “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.” Caldwell also starred in Blumhouse Television’s anthology series “Sacred Lies“.
Previously announced cast include Oscar nominee Adriana Barraza (Babel) in the role of “Lupita,” Dolores’ best friend; and Joshua Caleb Johnson (The Good Lord Bird) will play “Dolores”’ grandson “Caleb.”
Announced last year, BINGO is one of the forthcoming, anticipated films in Amazon Prime Video’s Welcome to the Blumhouse slate of genre, horror-thriller films highlighting female and emerging filmmakers, and diverse casts with new and established actors in unexpected roles.
In the barrio of Oak Springs live a strong and stubborn group of elderly friends who refuse to be gentrified. Their leader, Lupita, keeps them together as a community, a family. But little do they know, their beloved Bingo hall is about to be sold to a much more powerful force than money itself.
Jason Blum, Jeremy Gold, Marci Wiseman, Raynor Shima, Lisa Bruce, and Lauren Downey executive produce.
L. Scott Caldwell is represented by The Rosenzweig Group and SMS Talent.