Starz has added five actors to the cast of their upcoming comedy series Survivor’s Remorse.
Jessie T. Usher (Level Up), Ronreaco Lee (Glory), Erica Ash (Scary Movie 5), Tichina Arnold (Everybody Hates Chris) and Teyonah Parris (They Came Together) have all boarded the 6 episode comedy, which hails from LeBron James, Tom Werner, Mike O’Malley, Maverick Carter and Paul Wachter.
Usher has been cast as series lead Cam Calloway; Lee as Reggie Vaughn; Ash as M-Chuck, the sister of Cam Calloway; Arnold as Cassie, Cam’s mother; and Parris as Missy, Reggie’s wife. Production on the series is slated to commence this fall on location in Atlanta, Georgia.
Survivor’s Remorse follows Cam Calloway, a basketball phenom in his early 20’s who is suddenly thrust into the limelight after signing a multi-million dollar contract with a professional basketball team in Atlanta. Cam, along with his cousin and confidant Reggie Vaughn, move to Georgia to start Cam’s journey to success. The two confront the challenges of carrying opportunistic family members and their strong ties to the impoverished community that they come from. Cam, Reggie and an unforgettable group of characters wrestle with the rewards and pitfalls of stardom, love and loyalty.