.FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION: Nandy Martin, iPOP Alum, set to Star in new CW Series Maverick
Nandy Martin is set to star in the upcoming CW series Maverick. The iPOP alum will join alongside Christopher Meyer, Zayne Emory and Reina Hardesty in the first daughter drama pilot. The show is from writer Merigan Mulhern, Josh Schwartz, and Stephanie Savage’s Fake Empire and CBS TV studios.
Maverick will draw upon some present-day instances as it takes place in a present-day America. Under authoritarian rule, the President’s daughter find’s here world rocked on her first day at Georgetown University when she has to choose between family loyalty or the growing resistance
Deadline released the exclusive casting news earlier this month which will also see Schwartz, Savage and Lis Rowinski executive produce via Fake Empire. Casting announced that Mark Moses (Desperate Housewives) will take on the role of the shows U.S. President.
Martin will play the role of Vanessa in the CW pilot. Smart and tough, with no fear of speaking her mind, Vanessa is Kit’s new roommate at Georgetown. Vanessa “constantly fights for the underdogs because she is one herself, even as she hides some of her own insecurities”.
Nandy Martin’s breakout roles were on The Fosters and The Mentalist. Martin began her path to stardom after attending iPOP LA, the twice-annual talent competition. Her TV series credits also include Amazing Stories and Surviving Jack.
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