Being Mary Jane Michael Ealy

TVLine Items: Being Mary Jane Adds Michael Ealy, Riverdale Scoop and More

Michael Ealy is going to make Being Mary Jane‘s workplace a touch more hostile in Season 4.

The TV vet (The Following, Almost Human) has joined the BET drama as the new producer of Great Day USA — and the man who got Mary Jane fired from CNN, our sister site Deadline reports.

Ealy’s Justin Talbot remains a thorn in the news anchor’s side, forcing her to cleverly circumvent his power plays.

Ealy currently stars on ABC’s anthology series Secrets and Lies.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Looking alum Raul Castillo will recur on The CW’s Archie Comics-inspired midseason drama Riverdale as Oscar, a successful songwriter from New York who agrees to audition Archie, per The Hollywood Reporter.

* Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords) has booked a multi-episode arc on FX’s upcoming series Legion.

* Netflix’s Trollhunters, from creator Guillermo del Toro (The Strain) and executive producer Marc Guggenheim (Arrow), will premiere Dec. 23 at 3:01 am ET. Watch a trailer below for the animated program, which features the voices of Kelsey Grammer (Boss), Ron Perlman (Sons of Anarchy), Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead) and Charlie Saxton (Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life).

* Amazon has released a first look at Season 2 of Red Oaks, debuting Nov. 11 on Prime Video.

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5 Comments
  1. Collette says:

    Love Michael Ealy. I wish he’d star in something that would run for years. I think he’d be great in something like a dramedy along the lines of Hudson Hawk. Maybe a bar owner who moonlights as an investigator with a Danny Aiello type older sidekick [ maybe Michael DeLouise] they’d be hell on wheels.

  2. HAP says:

    Dude was born Michael Brown. Where did Ealy come from?

    • Collette says:

      Stage name? After all Cary Grant was born Archie Leach, Snoop wasn’t born Snoop. Queen Latifah wasn’t born with that name and Jon Bon Jovi was Bongiovi. Maybe it’s a family name generations back. Problem?

  3. SoMuchHope says:

    It seems like he’s everywhere all of a sudden. That, in no means, is a complaint just a Yay!