Annie Gonzalez (“Gentefied”) and newcomer Sofia Capanna have been cast within the ABC multi-cam sitcom pilot “Bucktown,” becoming a member of beforehand introduced cast members Jane Lynch (“Glee”), Shannon Woodward (“Westworld”) and Nicole Richie (“The Simple Life”).
Per the show’s logline, the comedy follows Amy (Woodward) who, after being dumped by her boyfriend and kicked out of her house on the eve of an enormous promotion, finds refuge at her mother Helen’s (Lynch) home within the blue-collar neighborhood the place she grew up. The 12-time Emmy nominee’s character, Helen, is described as tough across the edges and salty as hell, however essentially the most loyal girl you will ever meet.
Amy reconnects along with her quirky, off-beat teenage niece, Jodeci (Capanna) who resides at Helen’s home on account of Amy’s sister’s newest rehab stint. Jodeci has had just a few knocks in life however that hasn’t dimmed her optimism. But, Amy resolves to remain when she realizes that her mother and niece aren’t fairly outfitted to go it alone. Capanna is making her performing debut on “Bucktown.”
Gonzalez will play the position of Jessie, Amy’s opinionated finest pal who works beside her as an assistant on the advert company. Gonzalez is an actress, singer and dancer who’s finest recognized for her position as Lidia on Netflix’s “Gentefied.” Her different credit embrace roles on “Vida,” “Shameless” and “Good Girl’s Revolt.”
Gonzalez is repped by Kaelyn Hutchins at Principal Entertainment and Julie Smith at SMITH/Hervey Grimes Talent Agency. Capanna is repped by Principal Entertainment LA.
“Bucktown” is written and government produced by Emily Wilson. Sara Gilbert and Tom Werner of “The Conners” may even government produce the pilot together with Marc Provissiero and Mandy Summers. Betsy Thomas is about to government produce and direct the pilot. ABC Signature will function the studio.