Friday, October 13, 2017

Casting News - India Eisley and Jefferson Mays to Star in TNT's Upcoming Drama 'One Day She'll Darken'

Casting News - October 13, 2017

TNT's One Day She'll Darken.

  • India Eisley, Jefferson Mays, Yul Vazquez, Justin Cornwell, Dylan Smith, Jay Paulson and Golden Brooks have been cast on the upcoming drama starring Chris Pine. Eisley will play Fauna Hodel aka Pat, a naive young girl growing up outside of Reno, Nevada who embarks on a desperate quest to discover who she is, a quest that throws her identity into crisis. Mays will play George Hodel, a former child prodigy, now a brilliant doctor who entertained and inspired a Hollywood salon of the avant-garde in the '40s until a scandal broke and sent his famous friends scurrying. Vazquez will play Billis, a freelancing LAPD sergeant and problem-solver for the brass whose fear has turned to hate. He finds himself caught in the vise of corruption and the interests he has to protect. Cornwell will play Terrence Shye, a gifted young man stuck between an engineering apprenticeship and the streets of Watts. Smith will play Sepp, a struggling artist who's twisted beyond recognition by guilt and tragedy. Paulson will play Ohls, an LAPD detective and a Korean War vet who owes his life to Jay Singletary (Pine). He and Jay share the alienation of warriors coming home. Brooks will play Jimmy Lee, Fauna's mother, a former lounge singer, still consumed by bitterness from the injustice of Jim Crow Mississippi and a life of missed opportunities and squandered chances.