Thursday, October 31, 2019

Development News - Corbin Reid and Andrea Bordeaux to Co-Star on Starz's 'Run the World'; Plus 1 More Update!

Development News - October 31, 2019

Showtime's Yellowjackets and Starz's Run the World.

  • Corbin Reid and Andrea Bordeaux will co-star opposite Amber Stevens West and Bresha Webb in the comedy pilot written by Leigh Davenport. Reid starred in The CW's one-season drama Valor. Bordeaux has previously recurred on CBS' NCIS: Los Angeles and TNT's Rizzoli & Isles.
  • Reid will play Sondi, a righteous, feminist scholar who plays mommy to her older boyfriend's 6-year-old daughter. He also happens to be her thesis adviser. She's a Southern belle, so you know all the shade comes with a teaspoon of sugar.
  • Bordeaux will play Ella, a true romantic with an immense amount of wit and currently an equal amount of mess to her life. She's the glue to this amazing group of friends. A writer searching for her literary career comeback, she's a dreamer with gusto and slick humor like no other.
  • Tawny Cypress and Jasmin Savoy Brown have been cast as series regulars in the drama pilot starring Melanie Lynskey. Cypress starred for two seasons in CBS' Unforgettable and one season in NBC's The Blacklist: Redemption. Brown starred for two seasons in ABC's For the People.
  • They will play the adult and teen versions of Taissa, respecitvely. In her youth, she was the star player on the Yellowjackets squad. Now, 25 years later, her political ambitions threaten to derail the survivors' pact of secrecy.