Earlier today, Ryan Copple announced that Allison Mack has joined the cast of Riese. Allison Mack is a German born actress who started acting at the age of four and has appeared in numerous television shows and movies. Her first major television role came in 1998, when she was cast as a teenage girl who cut herself on the WB show 7th Heaven. Since 2001, she has played the character of Chloe Sullivan, Clark Kent’s best friend and confident on the television show, Smallville.
Riese will not be Ms. Mack’s first foray into the world of web series. She starred in two promotional web series for Smallville, the Chloe Chronicles in 2003, followed by the Vengeance Chronicles in 2005. On Riese, Allison will play the character Marlise an ambitious member of The Sect, the powerful religious cult that rules Eleysia. This announcement is the latest in a series of high profile names that have joined the cast of Riese for the second chapter. Earlier the producers announced that Emilie Ullerup and Ryan Robbins both from the series Sanctuary, were joining the cast for the second chapter.