Clea DuVall among the 5 actors of the series Rian Johnson Peacock – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Clea Du Vall (The first lady), Shane Paul McGhie (American skin)Angel Desai (NCIS: New Orleans), newcomers Jasmine Aiyana Garvin and Leslie Silva (Women of the Movement) joined the cast of Peacock’s Poker face, a mystery drama series starring Natasha Lyonne, from Rian Johnson, his T-Street banner and MRC Television.

Details of their roles, as well as plot details for the 10-episode anthology-like series are being kept under wraps.

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In addition to Lyonne, the five join the previously announced cast 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 is the first television series for Knives out and star wars filmmaker Johnson who is the creator, writer and director of Poker face and will also serve as an executive producer 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 an executive producer through her 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 she most recently appeared in Showtime’s anthology drama, The First Lady. DuVall is replaced by UTA and Ginsburg Daniels Kallis.

Desai, whose recent credits include recurring roles on NCIS: New Orleans and Jessica Jonesis replaced by Stewart Talent and Seven Summits.

McGhie’s credits include Charlie Day’s El Tonto, by Nate Parker american skin and it is currently running Climbers for Liongate. McGhie is replaced by Innovative Artists.

Silva was recently seen in the ABC limited series women of the movement, opposite Adrienne Warren. Next, she will be seen in the Hulu series Mike. Silver is replaced by Artists & Representatives and Authentic Talent and Literary Management.

Garvin was chosen for Warner Bros.’ “Actors in Training” casting initiative. Television 2021. She recently graduated from the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. Garvin is replaced by Authentic Talent and Literary Management.