Nadine Velazquez (Ride Along 2, Flight) and Brianne Davis (True Blood, Jarhead) have been cast opposite Barry Sloane in History’s eight-episode military action drama series Six, from A+E Studios and The Weinstein Company.
Written by William Broyles (Jarhead) and David Broyles, a military Special Operations veteran, and inspired by current events, Six follows a brotherhood of modern American warriors, Navy SEAL Team Six, whose 2014 mission to eliminate a Taliban leader in Afghanistan goes awry when they uncover a U.S. citizen working with the terrorists.
Velazquez will play Jackie, a strong military wife whose husband Ricky is considering retirement from the SEAL Team Six but is called upon for one last mission. Davis is Lena Graves, John Graves’ wife and a hard-working teacher.
Velazquez, repped by Primary Wave Entertainment, will next be seen opposite Shemar Moore in The Bounce Back, which will be released in March. Davis recurred on HBO’s True Blood and TNT’s Murder In The First and most recently appeared in Fox’s Rosewood. She’s repped by GVA Talent Agency, Vincent Cirrincione Associates and attorney Chad Christoper.