The five actors will join returning cast members Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton, Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes, Presley Smith and K Todd Freeman.
The cast announcement was made Friday event at Netflix’s FYSee space in Los Angeles, during a panel discussion for “A Series of Unfortunate Events.”
Based on the internationally best-selling series of books by Lemony Snicket, a.k.a. Daniel Handler, “Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events” recounts the tragic tale of the Baudelaire orphans – Violet, Klaus, and Sunny – whose evil uncle Count Olaf (played by Harris) will stop at nothing to get his hands on their inheritance.
Season 2 is currently in production, though no launch date for the new season has been set. Netflix has already renewed the series for a third season, as well.
Fillion, best known for starring on “Castle,” is repped by CAA; Hale, currently starring on “Veep,” is repped by UTA; Rue is repped by APA; Punch is also with UTA; and Bart is with Innovative Artists.