May 22, 2024


Art Is Experience

Leslie Odom Jr. cast in Freeform’s ‘Love in the Time of Corona’ series

Leslie Odom Jr. is looking for “Love in the Time of Corona”: The “Hamilton” and “Smash” vet will star in Freeform’s constrained party sequence, alongside his genuine-lifetime wife Nicolette Robinson (“The Affair”), both of those of whom will also provide as executive producers.

Also becoming a member of the solid are Tommy Dorfman (“13 Causes Why”), Rainey Qualley (“Mad Men”), Gil Bellows (“Patriot,” “Ally McBeal”), Rya Kihlstedt (“The Daring Form,” “Charmed”), Ava Bellows (“This Way too Shall Pass”) and L. Scott Caldwell (“All Rise,” “Lost”).

Created by Joanna Johnson (Fantastic Issues), the four-portion sequence follows four interwoven tales about the hopeful lookup for like and relationship during the coronavirus-imposed quarantine. The show commences manufacturing currently in Los Angeles, employing remote technologies to movie inside of the talents’ genuine houses.

Odom Jr. and Robinson will participate in James and Sade, “a couple who have been residing fairly different life: He has a occupied profession that keeps him on the street, and she is at dwelling boosting their daughter,” for every the official synopsis. “Once the pandemic places them below 1 roof, their time together potential customers them to reevaluate their romantic relationship and their priorities.”

Dorfman and Qualley co-star as successful non-binary stylist Oscar and aspiring singer-songwriter Elle, respectively, whose “mostly platonic friendship becomes increasingly challenging as Oscar’s most current on line day progresses toward romantic relationship territory just as Elle’s neighborly crush begins to blossom.”

Bellows, his genuine-lifetime wife Kihlstedt and their daughter Ava portray a family who decides to reluctantly quarantine together, inspite of quietly separating months before, when their daughter returns dwelling from college or university.

Caldwell rounds out the solid as Nanda, a headstrong girl who is not able to rejoice her 50th wedding day anniversary with her partner (guest star Charlie Robinson, “Mom”) right after his rehab facility goes into lockdown as a final result of COVID-19.

“Love in the Time of Corona” is slated to debut this August.