Nicki Micheaux (Lincoln Heights) and Dorian Missick (Southland) have booked recurring roles on TNT’s upcoming drama series Animal Kingdom, from John Wells Prods. in association with Warner Horizon Television. It centers on 17-year-old Joshua “J” Cody (Finn Cole), who moves in with his wild, freewheeling grandmother (Ellen Barkin) and uncles in their Southern California beach town after his mother ODs. He is pulled into their life of indulgence and excess and soon discovers that it’s all being funded by the bank robberies they commit.
Micheaux will play Sandra Yates, a sharp, focused detective who will stop at nothing to prove that she’s right about the Cody family. Missick is Patrick, a tough cop with a sweet spot for Catherine (Daniella Alonso).
Micheaux, repped by Singular Talent, Charlton Blackburne and Jackoway Tyerman, was a series regular on Lincoln Heights and had recurring roles on The Shield and Six Feet Under. Missick, repped by Innovative Artists and MJ Management, is currently a series regular on BET’s Zoe Ever After. He also has a lead role in indie feature 9 Rides and is best known for his work on Southland.