Thursday, June 17, 2021

Development News - Madison Taylor Baez to Play Young Lead in Showtime Drama Pilot 'Let the Right One In'

Development News - June 17, 2021

Showtime's Let the Right One In

  • Madison Taylor Baez will play the young lead in the drama pilot starring Demián Bichir and Anika Noni Rose. Kevin Carroll, Jacob Buster and Ian Foreman have also been cast today. Baez recently starred in the Netflix limited series Selena: The Series. Carroll currently stars in FX's Snowfall, which has been renewed for a fifth season. Buster starred for two seasons in USA's Colony. Foreman starred in the TV One film Merry Wishmas.
  • Baez will play Eleanor, Mark's (Bichir) 12-year-old daughter. After she was bitten by a mysterious creature, Mark and Eleanor were forced to live in the shadows and commit shameful acts to keep her alive. When she returns to New York City, Eleanor meets a friend who reignites her desire to regain her humanity, even as her condition brings out an animalistic power.
  • Carroll will play Zeke Dawes, the charismatic owner of a successful restaurant and one of Mark's oldest confidants as well as one of the few people who know about Eleanor's condition.
  • Buster will play Peter, who suffers from the same affliction as Eleanor. When his father tests a potential cure on him that backfires, a terrifying monster is unleashed.
  • Foreman will play Isaiah, the quiet, sensitive and small for his age kid who loves magic and is an easy target for the other boys at school. He does find a true friend in Eleanor, but has no idea the threat she poses.