HBO’s Alan Ball Drama Adds Pair to Cast

HBO’s untitled Alan Ball uncover is rounding out a cast.

The family play has combined Joe Williamson and Andy Bean to a expel toplined by Tim Robbins and Holly Hunter, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

This 10-episode, straight-to-series drama focuses on a contemporary multiracial family: a law highbrow (Robbins); his counsel mother (Hunter); their 3 adopted children, from Somalia (Jerrika Hinton in a guest role), Vietnam (Raymond Lee) and Colombia (Daniel Zovatto); and their solitary biological child (Sosie Bacon). The clearly perfect, on-going family is in actuality harboring low rifts. Then one of a children starts to see things others cannot. Is it mental illness or something else? The array is a tragicomic imagining on a difficult army during work on everybody in America today.

Grey’s Anatomy and Looking alum Williamson has assimilated as array unchanging Malcolm Smith, an partner personal tutor for a Portland women’s soccer team. Not too endangered with ambition, Malcolm is happy to go impassioned towering biking with his best friend, Duc (Raymond Lee), and be a good father to his daughter, Hailey. His interracial matrimony with Ashley Bishop-Black starts to ravel when his mother grows sap of being a categorical breadwinner in a family and calls him out on being relatively preoccupied to her black experience.

Bean (Power) rounds out a expel as Henry, a puzzling giveaway suggestion who longs for a elementary life outward a city, divided from a sound and commotion of civilization. He lives a nomad’s life, couch-hopping and creation his life adult as any day comes along. When he meets Ramon (Daniel Zovatto) during a Portland cafeteria he works at, they fast bond and tumble in love. Henry struggles to come purify about his past and his life on a streets — a law of that could detonation a budding romance.

Ball combined a play and will executive furnish alongside his Your Face Goes Here ensign topper, Peter Macdissi. The plan outlines a fifth partnership for Ball with HBO and a kin cabler, Cinemax, following Six Feet Under, True Blood and Banshee. He subsequent exec produces a Oprah Winfrey TV movie The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

Williamson is repped by Clear Talent Group and Justice Ponder; Bean is with TalentWorks.

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