Deborah Ayorinde to star as Lucky Emory in Them: Covenant for Amazon Studios alongside Ashley Thomas.
Them: Covenant, the first season of the anthology horror series from executive producer Lena Waithe and writer and executive producer Little Marvin. The project, from Vertigo Entertainment and Sony Pictures TV, has a two-season straight-to-series order.
Written by Little Marvin, the 1953-set Them: Covenant centers on Alfred and Lucky Emory (Ayorinde and Thomas), who decide to move their family from North Carolina to an all-white Los Angeles neighborhood. The family’s home on a tree-lined, seemingly idyllic street becomes ground zero where malevolent forces both real and supernatural threaten to taunt, ravage and destroy them.
Little Marvin executive produces with Waithe, along with Roy Lee, Miri Yoon and Michael Connolly of Vertigo Entertainment. David Matthews as executive producer and showrunner. Sony Pictures TV, which has a deal with Vertigo, is the studio.
Full DEADLINE article can be found here: https://deadline.com/2019/07/them-covenant-deborah-ayorinde-ashley-thomas-star-amazon-anthology-series-lena-waithe-1202655501/Overview
Deborah Ayorinde has full working permissions in both the UK & US.
Lucky Emory in Them: Covenant, Candace in Marvel's Luke Cage for Netflix; Dana in The Village and Becca Hays in True Detective.
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