Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Development News - Ginger Gonzaga to Play Female Lead Opposite Steve Howey in CBS Drama Pilot 'True Lies'; Plus 1 More Update!

Development News - September 29, 2021

CBS' True Lies and FX's Kindred

  • Micah Stock, Ryan Kwanten, Gayle Rankin, Austin Smith, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy and David Alexander Kaplan will co-star on the drama pilot starring Mallori Johnson. Stock was nominated for a Tony Award in 2015 for his featured performance in the play It's Only a Play. Kwanten starred for seven seasons in HBO's True Blood and in the first season of Amazon's Them. Rankin starred for three seasons in Netflix's GLOW and recurred on the first season of HBO's Perry Mason. Smith recurred on HBO's Random Acts of Flyness. Crowe-Legacy currently stars in Epix's Godfather of Harlem, which finished airing its second season in August. Kaplan has guest starred on FOX's The Resident, CBS' MacGyver and AMC's Creepshow.
  • No details were immediately announced about the characters they will be playing.
  • Ginger Gonzaga will play the female lead opposite Steve Howey in the drama pilot written by Matt Nix. She previously recurred on Hulu's Chance, Showtime's I'm Dying Up Here, Freeform's Alone Together and Showtime's Kidding. She will next star in Disney+'s upcoming Marvel drama She-Hulk opposite Tatiana Maslany.
  • She will play Helen, Harry's (Howey) supportive wife, mother of two teenage kids and a linguistics professor who is getting annoyed by Harry's constant business trips away from home. Increasingly angered, she feels as if she's been robbed of the life she once envisioned for herself. Thrilled when Harry invites her along for a trip to Paris, Helen is in for a rude shock when she sees a very different side to her husband, learning that he is in fact a world-class spy.