TBS's "Search Party" adds to cast
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
TBS's Search Party Adds Rosie Perez, Ron Livingston,
Christine Taylor & Parker Posey in Recurring Roles;
Brandon Micheal Hall Joins the Cast as Series Regular
Mystery-Comedy from Michael Showalter, Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers
To Debut on TBS Later this Year
TBS 's Search Party has added several key players to an already stellar cast. Oscar® nomineeRosie Perez (Pineapple Express, Fearless), Golden Globe® nominee Ron Livingston (Office Space, The Conjuring), Golden Globe nominee Parker Posey (Best in Show) and Christine Taylor (Zoolander) have been cast as recurring guest stars on the comedic mystery from TBS, a division of Turner. In addition, Brandon Micheal Hall (Broad City, The Characters) has been named a series regular.
Slated to premiere in late 2016, Search Party is a dark comedy about four self-absorbed 20-somethings who become entangled in an ominous mystery when a former college acquaintance named Chantal suddenly disappears. Led by Alia Shawkat (Arrested Development), the cast ofSearch Party features an ensemble of young comic actors, including John Early, John Reynolds and Meredith Hagner.
As a series regular, Hall plays Julian, Dory's journalist ex-boyfriend who seeks the truth no matter who it hurts. Perez's recurring role casts her as Lorraine, a realtor whose life may be in peril for knowing too much about the missing girl. Livingston is set to play Keith, a private detective who takes Shawkat's Dory under his wing in the hunt for the missing Chantal. Posey plays Brick, the head of an artisanal boutique which turns out to be much more sinister than expected. And Taylor is set to play Gail, Dory's bored and wealthy employer who revels in getting the scoop on her hunt for Chantal.
Search Party is executive-produced by Michael Showalter (Hello, My Name Is Doris, Wet Hot American Summer), along with Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers, whose credits include the 2014 SXSW Film Festival Grand Jury Award-winning feature film Fort Tilden and Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp. Tony Hernandez ( Broad City, Inside Amy Schumer, Louie) and Lilly Burns (Broad City, Difficult People, Younger) also serve as executive producers. TBS Originals is producing Search Party in association with Jax Media.
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