WE tv’s new drama South Of Hell has rounded its cast. Zachary Booth (Keep The Lights On), Bill Irwin (CSI), Drew Moerlein (V/H/S), Lamman Rucker (Meet The Browns), and Paulina Singer (How To Make It In America) are set to join lead Mena Suvari as series regulars on the supernatural thriller ,which has begun production in Charleston, SC. Lydia Hearst (Cabin Fever: Patient Zero), Slate Holmgren (The Amazing Spider-Man 2) and Lauren Velez (Dexter) have been tapped for recurring roles The eight-episode series, from top horror producers Jason Blum and Eli Roth, and Sonar Entertainment, focuses on Maria Abascal (Suvari), a demon hunter whose power stems from within. It’s set to premiere in 2015 on WE tv.
Booth will play David Abascal, Maria’s brother and closest companion who has a few of his own real-world demons: an addiction to heroin and a lust for troublesome women. Irwin is Enos Abascal, Maria and David’s once cunning and superbly manipulative father and the leader of a notorious devil worship cult known as the Order of Everlasting. Moerlein plays Dusty, Maria’s handsome, ex-military neighbor and the local handyman. Rucker plays Reverend Elijah Bledsoe, a priest with a strong attraction to and interest in Maria, and father to Grace (Paulina Singer), his bi-racial daughter who has experienced extraordinary emotional trauma.
Hearst recurs as Charlotte Roberts, a southern belle oozing sex appeal, which she knows how to use; Holmgren as Sweetmouth, a major drug dealer in the area; and Velez as Tetra, Maria and David’s spiritual informant, often pointing them in the direction of the demonically possessed.
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