Photo: Wes KlainInLa Brea, written by David Applebaum, when a massive sinkhole mysteriously opens in Los Angeles, it tears a family in half, separating mother (Zea) and son (Martin) from father (Macken) and daughter (Gorecki). When part of the family find themselves in an unexplainable primeval world, alongside a disparate group of strangers, they must work to survive and uncover the mystery of where they are and if there is a way back home. (The family’s last name has been changed from Wolcott to Harris)
Macken’s Gavin Harris, Eve’s (Zea) recently estranged husband, full of swagger and charm. Martin’s Josh Harris, Gavin’s son who coasts through life on his wit, has great sense of humor and an undeniable charisma. Macken and Martin replace Michael Raymond-James and Caleb Ruminer, respectively, who had been originally cast in the roles.
Seda plays Dr. Sam Velez. The father of a teenage girl, he carries himself like the general of an Army. Santiago plays Veronica. Very rigid and formal, she does her best to comfort and protect her younger sister.Applebaum executive produces with Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan and Ken Woodruff. Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, is the studio, producing with Keshet Studios. headtopics.com
Zea, Gorecki, Seda and Okonkwo were all part of the originalLa Breacast last year. Production of the pilot was derailed by the coronavirus pandemic. At the end of June, when pilot cast option expire, NBC and Uni TVand released the rest of the cast while putting the project in a straight-to-series consideration with a six-script order.Read more: Deadline Hollywood »
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