Meet the Cast of FX’s New Comedy Series “The Bear”
FX is launching a new comedy series this year, titled the bear. The show has received a full series order and is set to premiere this year. The series is produced by Joanna Calo, who previously worked on Hacks, BoJack Horseman, and The Babysitters Club. It is also co-produced by frequent Childish Gambino collaborator Hiro Murai and Super Frog partner Nate Matteson. In a statement from Nick Grad, FX’s president of original programming, he expressed his excitement for the upcoming comedy series. According to The Hollywood Reporterhe said: “The series is off to a fantastic start in the pilot and we know this creative team including Hiro, Nate and Joanna have the comedy chops and production experience to deliver the latest in a legendary line of FX comedies.” Calo expressed his gratitude for FX’s support, saying, “We are so grateful to FX and excited to be able to tell more stories of this world. And while this cast is talented enough to make silence in an empty space fascinating, we can’t wait to get to work in the writers room. We don’t quite know what the show is about yet, but the first information about the bear indicates that it will describe the story of a chef who returns to Chicago to run the family restaurant. the bearThe final cast of has yet to be revealed, but it already promises an interesting lineup of cast members. Here’s who to expect in the upcoming FX comedy series The bear.
Jeremy Allen White
Actor Jeremy Allen White has been confirmed to star in the bear. The actor is best known for his role in another highly acclaimed comedy series, Shameless, broadcast on Showtime. He played the character of Phillip “Lip” Gallagher. Besides his work on Shamelesshe also appeared in Homecoming, Law & Orderand Conviction. In the cinema, he played roles in The birthday cake, The rental, Viena and the ghosts, After all, and Rob the crowd. An interview White had with Movie request reveals the type of characters he’s attracted to, which could hint at the type of role he’d play in The bear. “Yeah, I think for some reason, I probably need to go to therapy or something, but I feel like I’m drawn to the kind of characters that tend to be a little explosive. I feel like it’s a healthy way to get rid of this stuff so it doesn’t have to happen in my day to day life I think it was something interesting about Josh and intriguing. I was happy to do it.”
Besides Jeremy Allen White, Ebon Moss-Bachrach is also expected to star in The bear. It is not yet known what role he will play. In the cinema, he played roles in Pointed stick, Tesla, and lie and steal. He is currently filming his next film project, Geechee, with Andrea Riseborough, Amin Joseph and Gavin Warren. On TV, Ebon is best known for his series regular role. The Punisher, playing the role of David Lieberman. Currently he is playing the wall street journal journalist John Carreyrou in the biographical mini-series The Stall.
Comedian Ayo Edibiri has also been cast in the upcoming FX series the bear. She is best known for her appearances on Comedy Central‘s Following. She is also a podcaster, hosting Iconography with Olivia Craighead. She also lent her voice to the adult animated series Big mouthreplacing Jenny Slate.
Writer and actor Lionel Boyce is also announced to be part of the series. He worked on The Jellies!, Loiter Squad, and Hap and Leonard.
Abby Elliott will also play a regular role in the bear. A Saturday Night Live former student, Abby Elliott starred in Bravo’s weird mom and NBCs Indebted. Abby Elliott is the daughter of Chris Elliott, who is best known for her role in Schitt’s Creek. Like Elliott, he himself is an alumnus of Saturday Night Liveworking the comedy sketch in the 90s. In an interview with The daily beast, she opened up about being typecast for doing impressions, which deviated from what she really wanted to do. “I think when it started, I kind of got typecast for being the impression girl,” she tells me. “I wanted to do characters and I tried a bunch of characters but for some reason they saw me as doing impressions and that was my strength – which suited me perfectly and I tried to cultivate that from more and more. But now I’m not as interested in doing prints as before.
Liza Colón-Zayas is also part of FX’s upcoming comedy series The bear. The actress has worked on films like Cat Person, Naked Singularity, Lost Cat Corona, Collateral Beauty, All at once, and The Purge: Election Year. On television, she has had regular or recurring roles in In treatment, David returns the man, innocence proven, the titans, the bull, and Blue blood.
Edwin Lee Gibson
Edwin Lee Gibson will also join The Bears to throw. According to his IMDb, in addition to acting, he has also worked as a writer, saying, “My writing is the extension of the worlds I create as an actor.” Edwin Lee Gibson has directed three original pilot scripts, two feature scripts, a tetralogy, and three short films since graduating from Point Park University’s inaugural MFA program, Writing for The Stage and Screen, in 2016. Mr. Gibson began his writing career with sketch comedy, before spending seven years as a stand-up comic.
Last on the list is Matty Matheson, who is set to have a recurring role in the bear. Matheson is an internet personality and chef, having worked at a restaurant called Parts & Labor in Toronto, Canada. He hosted Viceland’s It’s dinner time! and Dead Set on Life. He has also starred in many shows including Craig of the Week, The Socialand Jimmy Kimmel Live!