Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Casting News - Mckenna Grace to Star in Peacock's 'A Friend of the Family'; Stephen Schneider Joins Paramount+'s 'Players'

Casting News - March 22, 2022

Paramount+'s Players and Peacock's A Friend of the Family.

  • Mckenna Grace has joined the cast of the upcoming limited series starring Anna Paquin, Jake Lacy, Colin Hanks and Lio Tipton. She was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2021 for her guest performance in Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale.
  • She will play Jan Broberg, the oldest daughter of Bob (Hanks) and Mary Ann Broberg (Paquin), who leads a happy, traditional life in an idyllic American city. She trusts family friend and neighbor Robert Berchtold (Lacy), though he has plans for her abduction that she doesn't suspect.
  • Stephen Schneider has been cast on the upcoming comedy starring Da'Jour Jones, Misha Brooks and Ely Henry. He previously recurred on Comedy Central's Broad City, FXX's You're the Worst and Netflix's Lucifer.
  • No details were immediately announced about the character he will be playing.