Friday, April 9, 2021

Development News - Robyn Lively Boards The CW's 'Powerpuff'; Andres Velez to Co-Star on 'Promised Land'; Plus 1 More Update!

Development News - April 9, 2021

ABC's Promised Land; and The CW's Our Ladies of Brooklyn & Powerpuff.

  • Robyn Lively has been cast as a series regular on the drama pilot starring Chloe Bennet, Dove Cameron and Yana Perreault. She previously starred for two seasons in Amazon's Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street. She has also recurred on Hulu's Light as a Feather and CBS' All Rise.
  • She will play Sara Bellum, a warm and witty career woman who has a complicated romantic history with Drake (Donald Faison). Always a friend to the Powerpuff Girls, she has remained close to them since childhood.
  • Andres Velez will co-star on the drama pilot written by Matt Lopez. He previously appeared in the 2019 feature film Coyote Lake.
  • She will play Carlos Rincón, a young immigrant who comes to the Heritage Vineyard in search of a better life. On his way, he meets Juana Sánchez, a young woman who dreams of becoming a teacher. Arriving in the Sonoma Valley, Carlos and Juana will tie their fortunes together in pursuit of their own American dreams.
  • Em Haine has booked a series regular role on the dramedy pilot starring Caitlin Kinnunen and Bella Ortiz. She has previously recurred on The CW's The 100, FX's Fargo, Syfy's Van Helsing and Netflix's Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.
  • She will play Ellie, Sister Frances' (Kinnunen) little sister who arrives out of nowhere to wreak havoc. On the surface, she might seem like a wholesome Midwesterner with a badass edge. But beneath it all, she's an unparalleled con artist with a heart of gold.