Shadow and Act reports that British actress Lenora Crichlow has been cast in a new US pilot show which will air on ABC.
The star of BBC Three’s critically-acclaimed supernatural drama series Being Human currently in its final season) has booked a role in the untitled Cullen Brothers comedy which centers on “Terry Gannon (Maggie Lawson), a recently divorced single mother who temporarily moves in with her estranged father (James Caan), a beer-swilling former baseball player.”
Crichlow will play a character named Gigi, described as a mom whose son tries out for Little League with Terry’s son.
For almost 10 years now Lenora has starred in numerous major TV shows on British television (often as the lead). She has basically taken over from Angela Griffin and for casting directors/producers become the new ‘woman of colour’ to go to.
She will do well in America. Congratulations Lenora.
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