Judith Shekoni (Heroes Reborn) is set as the female lead in Ice, Antoine Fuqua’s drama series for AT&T’s Audience network, joining previously announced Raymond J. Barry, Cam Gigandet, Jeremy Sisto, Ray Winstone and Donald Sutherland. The 10-episode Ice, from Fuqua’s Fuqua Films and Entertainment One, was named after the slang word for diamonds. Written/exec produced by Robert Munic, it follows the Green family as they plunge into the underbelly of the L.A. diamond trade. Shekoni will play Sister Rah, a major crime lord of the Los Angeles diamonds trade. The British actress is best known for her work on NBC’s Heroes Reborn, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, and most recently as a guest star on NCIS: LA. Shekoni can also be seen on the upcoming season of BBC One’s Ordinary Lies. She is repped by Clear Talent Group, Headline Talent Agency and Avalon Management.
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Younger star Molly Bernard has signed on to Transparent, Amazon’s Golden Globe- and Emmy-winning series. Bernard will play the younger version of Judith Light’s character Shelly Pfefferman in an upcoming flashback episode. Bernard also co-stars in Clint Eastwood-directed Sully, alongside Tom Hanks and recently made her off-Broadway debut in the Soho Rep’s Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. She’s repped by D2 Management and Innovative Artists.
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