Harlem has added several actors, including Rachel True and Countess Vaughn, to its season 2 cast.
Deadline reports that Rick Fox, Sherri Shepherd, Countess Vaughn and Lil Rel Howery will guest star and Rachel True, Courtnee Carter and Luke Forbes will recur.
Here's info on their characters:
True will play Aimee, “the earthy, airy proprietor of a plant store in Harlem She and Tye (Jerrie Johnson) develop an unlikely friendship.”
Carter will play Zoe, “a self-assured player with a history of breaking hearts” and Forbes will play Michael, a “handsome and professional” real estate agent who Quinn’s mother Patricia (Jasmine Guy) blindly tries to match Quinn (Grace Byers) up with.
Fox portrays Quinn’s devoted father Phil, “a wealthy guy who enjoys having his daughter play golf with him on his birthday” Shepherd is Angie’s (Shoniqua Shandai) noisy, adoring mother Sonya, “who is also Angie’s biggest supporter and cheerleader.” Vaughn will play herself. Howery is Freddie, Angie’s step-brother, “a vivacious, encouraging person who is thrilled to see Angie.”
Created, written and executive produced by Tracy Y. Oliver, the series is a single-camera comedy “following four stylish and ambitious best girlfriends in Harlem, New York City."
The group includes “a rising star professor struggling to make space for her love life, a savvy tech entrepreneur always dating someone new, a no-filter singe and a hopeless romantic fashion designer. Together, they level up into the next phase of their careers, relationships, and big city dreams.”
The series stars Meagan Good as Camille, Grace Byers as Quinn, Shoniqua Shandai as Angie, Jerrie Johnson as Tye, and Tyler Lepley as Ian.
Recurring stars in season 1 included Jasmine Guy as Patricia, Whoopi Goldberg as Dr. Elise Pruitt, Andrea Martin as Robin, Robert Ri’chard as Shawn, Juani Feliz as Isabela, Kate Rockwell as Ana and Sullivan Jones as Jameson.
The series is produced by Amazon Studios and Universal Television in association with Paper Kite Productions.
Paper Kite’s Amy Poehler and Kim Lessing also serve as executive producers alongside 3 Arts’ Dave Becky and Pharrell Williams and Mimi Valdés from i am OTHER.