EXCLUSIVE: Clea Duvall (The First Lady), Shane Paul McGhie (american skin)Desai Angel (NCIS: New Orleans), newcomer Jasmine Aiyana Garvin and Leslie Silva (Women of the Movement) have joined the cast of Peacock’s Poker face, a mystery drama series starring Natasha Lyonne, from Rian Johnson, his T-Street brand and MRC Television.
Details of their roles, as well as plot details for the 10-episode anthology series, are being kept under wraps.
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In addition to Lyonne, all five join the previously announced cast of Adrien Brody, Audrey Corsa, Benjamin Bratt, Charles Melton, Chloë Sevigny, Danielle MacDonald, Dascha Polanco, Ellen Barkin, Jameela Jamil, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Judith Light, Lil Rel Howery. , Niall Cunningham, Nicholas Cirillo, Nick Nolte, Ron Perlman, S. Epatha Merkerson, Simon Helberg, Stephanie Hsu, Tim Blake Nelson, and Tim Meadows.
This marks the first television series to knives out Y Star Wars filmmaker Johnson, who is the creator, writer and director of Poker face and will also executive produce alongside T-Street partner Ram Bergman and the company’s president of television, Nena Rodrigue. Nora Zuckerman and Lilla Zuckerman (Prodigal Son, Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD) serve as showrunners and executive producers. Lyonne will also serve as executive producer through Animal Pictures. The company’s Maya Rudolph and Danielle Renfrew Behrens will serve as co-executive producers.
DuVall is the co-creator and writer of the upcoming series, High schoolbased on the best-selling memoir by twin music duo, Tegan and Sara, and most recently appeared in the Showtime anthology drama, The First Lady. DuVall is represented by UTA and Ginsburg Daniels Kallis.
Desai, whose recent credits include recurring roles on NCIS: New Orleans Y Jessica JonesHe is represented by Stewart Talent and Seven Summits.
McGhie’s credits include Charlie Day The bull, nate parker american skin and is currently filming vines for Lionsgate. McGhie is represented by innovative artists.
Silva can most recently be seen starring in the ABC limited series. Women of the Movementalongside Adrienne Warren. She will then be seen on the Hulu series. Miguel. Plata is represented by Artists and Managers and Authentic Talent and Literary Management.
Garvin was chosen for Warner Bros. Television’s 2021 “Actors in Training” casting initiative. She is a recent graduate of the New York Conservatory of Dramatic Arts. Garvin is represented by Authentic Talent and Literary Management.