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“13 Reasons Why” is beefing up its cast, adding seven new actors to Season 2 of the Netflix hit, Variety has learned.
Anne Winters, Bryce Cass, Chelsea Alden, Allison Miller, Samantha Logan, Kelli O’Hara, and Ben Lawson have joined the second season of “13 Reasons Why,” which is currently in production. None of the new cast members are series regulars, but many will appear in majority of the episodes throughout the season.
Actors - Variety - Roles - Students - Characters
The new actors will play a variety of roles, including new students, and also more mature characters, such as a litigator, who will presumably be central to the storyline that is expected to revolve around a lawsuit filed by parents (Kate Walsh and Brian d’Arcy James) against the high school in the series, in light of last season’s suicide by student Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford).
Among the students are Winters, who will play Chloe, the beautiful “it girl” at Liberty High and the new head cheerleader.
Winters - FX - Tyrant - ABC - Wicked
Winters starred on FX’s “Tyrant” and ABC’s “Wicked City.” She also stars on AwesomenessTV’s “Zac & Mia,” which will air this year on go90, and starred in the feature film “Mom & Dad,” opposite Nicolas Cage and Selma Blair. She also had a series regular role on NBC’s “Cruel Intentions” reboot last year, which ultimately was not picked up to series. Winters is repped by Gersh Agency and managed by Primary Wave Entertainment.
Cass was play Cyrus, an edgy, cynical mischief maker who serves as an unexpected champion of the downtrodden. “13 Reasons Why” marks Cass’ first major role, though last pilot season, he also booked a large role on NBC’s “Cruel Intentions” pilot.
Alden - Cyrus - Sister - Mackenzie - Artsy
Alden, will play Cyrus’ sister, Mackenzie, who is described as an artsy and witty girl who isn’t afraid to speak her mind. Alden was most recently seen...
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