Today, in anticipation of the upcoming season 2 of the comedy-drama series blind spotting, STARZ has announced some of the new cast and guest stars that fans can expect. The new cast includes a former USS Enterprise crew member and several rappers.
blind spotting follows the story of Ashley, played by Hamilton‘s Jasmine Cephas Jones, whose life is turned upside down when her partner and father of her child is arrested. She and her son then have to move in with her partner’s mother and sister. The series mixes comedy and drama to explore the impact of having their family locked up on people. The series is a sequel to the 2018 film of the same name.
The new season is introduced Le Var Burton (Star Trek: The Next Generation), Katlyn Simone Smith (Rich), Tamera Tomakili (Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty), and Tim Chantarangsu (Posted in America) in recurring roles. The nature of their roles and how often they will appear in the season is unknown at this time. Additionally, STARZ announced that rappers E-40, P-Lo, and Too $short will appear as themselves for one episode in season two.
Alongside the guest stars, STARZ has officially said so margo hall, April Absynth, Lance Holloway, Andrew Chappelleand Utkarsh Ambudkarwho all had recurring roles in the first season would return for the new season. blind spotting shows the leading actor Jones, Oscar winner Helen Hunt, Benjamin Graf Turner, Atticus Woodward, Jaylen Baron , Candace Nicholas Lippmannand Raphael Kasal.
blind spotting is created and written by Casal and co David Diggs. The two also wrote and starred in the film that the series follows and served as executive producers on the series, with Casal also serving as showrunner. Jess Wu Calder and Keith Calder will also serve as executive producers and have joined the writers’ room for the second season. Other executive producers of the series include, among others Emily Gerson Saines, ken leeand Tim Palen With Kathryn Tyus-Adair is the manager responsible for overseeing the series for STARZ and maggie leung, and Claire Wendlandt do the same on behalf of Lionsgate.
Filming is currently underway for the upcoming season blind spotting, whose premiere is expected later this year. Read the official synopsis of the series below:
blind spotting follows Ashley, who is on her way to a middle-class life in Oakland, until Miles, her partner of 12 and her son’s father, is suddenly incarcerated and she is forced to navigate a messy and humorous existential crisis with Miles’ mother and half-sister to move in. The series stars Jasmine Cephas Jones (#freerayshawn) as “Ashley”; Benjamin Turner (Recording Artist) as “Earl”, fresh out of prison, wearing an ankle monitor and just trying to kill time and hide; Candace Nicholas Lippman (Good trouble) as “Janelle”, Ashley’s close friend who has just returned to the neighborhood after spending many years in Bali; Jaylen Barron (free rule) as “Trish”, Miles’ half-sister, who might be wilder than him; Atticus Woodward (shameless) as “Sean,” Ashley and Miles’ sweet, smart, and energetic son; Helen Hunt (crazy about you) as “Rainey”, Miles’ mother, who has strong opinions and puts family first; and Rafael Casal, reprising his role as Miles, Ashley’s 12-year-old partner and father of her son.
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https://collider.com/blindspotting-season-2-levar-burton-tamera-tomakili/ LeVar Burton, Tamera Tomakili among guest stars