The Bordelon family officially returns to OWN next month.
In a season six trailer for Queen Sugar, the network revealed that the Bordelon family-drama will return on September 7 at 8 p.m. ET. As seen in the new promo, every member of the family will have new challenges to face that could change the course of their lives. In addition to series regulars Kofi Siriboe, Bianca Lawson, Rutina Wesley and Dawn-Lyen Gardner, the upcoming season will feature newcomers including Tammy Townsend, Paula Jai Parker, Marquis Rodriguez and McKinley Freeman, who will all appear in recurring roles.
In other news, Kerry Washington has been tapped to produce and star in a Netflix film adaptation of Diane Cardwell‘s memoir Rockaway, Deadline has learned. Washington will play Cardwell, a Manhattan journalist who “unexpectedly discovers the transcendent power of surfing, while working on a routine assignment.” Her new interest now makes her want to focus on a “life of romance and self-discovery in eclectic Rockaway Beach.” Other casting details have yet to be announced.
Finally, The Craft alum Rachel True has joined Bruce Davison and Emmy winner Keith David in the upcoming supernatural thriller The Last Call, Variety reports. She will play Dr. Amara Rowen, a documentary filmmaker who is contacted by the survivors of a cult after a mass suicide. During the investigation of the of the cult’s founder, “she and the surviving members are being hunted and killed, which could lead to a changing reality.” The Last Call begins production in Morristown, N.J. on August 9.
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