Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Casting News - William Jackson Harper and Cristin Milioti to Topline Peacock's Anthology Drama 'The Resort'

Casting News - March 1, 2022

Peacock's The Resort.

  • William Jackson Harper, Cristin Milioti and Skyler Gisondo will star in the upcoming anthology drama created by Andy Siara. Furthermore, Ben Sinclair and Parvesh Cheena have landed recurring roles. Harper previously starred for four seasons in NBC's The Good Place and in the second season of HBO Max's Love Life. Milioti currently stars in HBO Max's Made for Love, which has been renewed for a second season. Gisondo currently stars in HBO's The Righteous Gemstones, which has been renewed for a third season. Sinclair co-created and starred in HBO's High Maintenance, which ran for four seasons. Cheena recurred on The CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and AppleTV+'s Mythic Quest.
  • Harper will play Noah, a teacher. Unlike Emma, he seems perfectly content floating through the mundane reality of his existence.
  • Milioti will play Emma, a high school teacher at a plateau in her monotonous marriage with Noah. They're celebrating their tenth wedding anniversary when they're pulled into this mystery together.
  • Gisondo will play Sam, who's on vacation with his parents (Dylan Baker and Becky Ann Baker) and girlfriend (Debby Ryan) in 2007 at the Oceana Vista Resort.
  • Sinclair will play Alex, a resort owner.
  • Cheena will play Ted, who's on vacation with his husband, also named Ted (Michael Hitchcock).