‘This Is Us’ adds Emmy nominee Asante Blackk and Omar Epps to season 4 cast

This is Us Adds Asante Blackk
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 09: Asante Blackk attends the Netflix “When They See Us” FYSEE Event at Raleigh Studios on June 09, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for Netflix)

“This is Us,” adds two Emmy nominees to its hit show about the blended Pearson family, is adding Emmy Nominees Asante Blackk (“When They See Us”) and Marsha Stephanie Blake (“When They See Us”) to the celebrated cast.

Keeping with their tradition of holding story plots top secret, it’s unclear what roles Blackk and Blake will play. Blackk’s appearance was announced in the season four trailer.

In addition to Blackk, Omar Epps (Traffik, Almost Christmas), M. Night Shyamalan (Glass, Split), and Bahara Golestani. Phylicia Rashad, Ron Cephas Jones, Griffin Dunne, Tim Jo, Elizabeth Perkins, and Caitlin Thompson will resume their previous roles.

At the conclusion of season 3, Randall (Sterling K. Brown) and Beth (Susan Kelechi Watson) agreed to sell their home and move to Philadelphia. Kate (Chrissy Metz) and Toby (Chris Sullivan) took home their pre-mature baby, while Rebecca (Mandy Moore) and Miguel (Jon Huertas) searched for a home. Lastly, Kevin (Justin Hartley) and Zoe (Melanie Liburd) broke up when Kevin realized he wanted children.

Emmy nominees Blackk and Blake join the multi-decorated cast led by Emmy award winners Sterling K. Brown, Ron Cephas Jones, Milo Ventimiglia, and Michael Angarano. The series also won the 2018 Primetime Emmy for best series.

“This Is Us” premieres Sept. z24 at 9/8c with a special extended premiere event.

 

 



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