EXCLUSIVE: Caitlin Mener (ur.drowsiness), Darien Sills-Evans (Improved donuts) and K.S. Lee (dexter) joined the cast of CBS Fall Drama East New York in recurring roles.
Mener portrays Corinne Moynahan, Killian’s (Kevin Rankin) girlfriend. She likes that Killian is protective, but gets annoyed when he gets bossy. Corinne has been working in restaurants for many years – both in the open and in the back of the house – and strives to become more independent.
Sills-Evans portrays Deputy Mayor Raymond Sharp, a refined and intuitive councilman from East New York.
Lee portrays Desk Sergeant Jimmy Key. Jimmy keeps order and decorum in the precinct. He does not tolerate slobs and screamers – whether they are cops or civilians.
Co-written by William Finkelstein and Mike Flynn and directed by Mike Robin, the project centers on Regina Haywood (Amanda Warren), the newly appointed deputy superintendent of East New York, a poor working-class neighborhood on the eastern edge of Brooklyn. She leads a diverse group of officers and detectives, some of whom are reluctant to use her creative methods of service and protection in the midst of social upheaval and the first seeds of gentrification.
The series also stars Jimmy Smits, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Richard Kind, Olivia Luccardi and Lavelle Schley.
Executive Producers Finkelstein & Flynn East New York with Robin from Skyemac Productions, Kristin Holder and Mark Holder from Wonder Street. Andrew Maher of Skyemac is co-executive producer. Warner Bros. Television is a studio.
More recently, Mener reappeared on Hulu’s hit awards season. drowsiness. She will next be seen on an upcoming Showtime show. Three women with Shailene Woodley and Betty Gilpin. Other recent loans include The Amazing Mrs Maisel, NCIS: Hawaii, Gifted, Proven innocenceas well as Black list as well as many independent films. She is represented by KMR and AFA Prime Talent.
Sills-Evans got his start in television playing Darien on a CBS sitcom. Cosby. Most recently, he was a series regular on CBS. Improved donutsopposite Katie Segal. He also appeared as Mike on ABC. conners and performed in seal team, Treme, Interested party, Law & Order: SVU, as well as New York undercover.
It is represented by JC Robbins and artists and representatives.
Lee is best known for his role as medical examiner Vince Masuki on the hit Showtime series. dexter. Other loans include Unborn, Come as you are, Nora from Queens, Fresh off the boat as well as Brothers Sun with Michelle Yeoh. It is currently being repeated on For all mankind for Apple TV and Avatar series for Netflix. Lee represents Lighthouse Entertainment.