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Them: The Scare: Pam Grier, Luke James Among 8 to Join Deborah Ayorinde in Them Season 2 [TRAILER]

THEM: THE SCARE

Them, Amazon’s Studio’s original anthology series has lined up their cast for season 2. Titled Them: The Scare, Deborah Ayorinde who starred in the first season is returning and is joined by Pam Grier and Luke James who will lead the upcoming seasons.

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Joshua J. Williams and Jeremy Bobb also join as series regulars with Charles Brice, Iman Shumpert, Wayne Knight, and Carlito Olivero recurring.

Similar to seasons one, Them: The Scare will also be set in Los Angeles County (the first season, subtitled Covenant, took place in Compton circa 1952). But this season will be set in 1991 and center on LAPD Detective Dawn Reeve (Ayorinde), one of the only women of color in the robbery homicide division, is sharp and observant. She is assigned to a new case: a gruesome murder that has left the most hardened detectives shaken and it makes her become uncharacteristically unnerved. As Dawn draws closer to the truth, something malevolent grips her and her family.

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Grier will portray Dawn’s mother, Athena. She’s eticulous, clever and prideful, but her mama bear qualities hide secrets. James plays Edmund Gaines, an aspiring actor who appears to be a sensitive soul but has a deep void within him. Former NBA player Shumpert plays Dawn’s ex, Corey, a musician who’s frequently on the road.

Williams is cast as Kelvin “Kel” Reeve, Dawn’s teenage son, who’s harboring a secret from both his mom and his grandmother. And Bobb will play Detective Ronald McKinney, Dawn’s partner, who has a reputation for closing cases quickly and through sometimes questionable means.

Knight recurs as Lt. Schiff, Dawn’s supervisor at the LAPD. Olivero will play Joaquin Diaz, a newly minted detective who wants to impress Dawn. Brice plays Reggie Marks, a stylish and charming attorney for the city of Los Angeles.

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Them is a co-production of Sony Pictures Television and Amazon Studios. Series creator Little Marvin serves as showrunner and executive produces with Miri Yoon and Roy Lee of Vertigo Entertainment and Steve Prinz.

Ayorinde is repped by Untitled Entertainment, CESD and GTRB; Grier by APA; Knight by Buchwald and Link; and Olivero by Luber Roklin, Mavrick Artists and attorney David Feldman.

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