Sunjata will play Mecca, who is described as calculated, manipulative and dangerous. He “conveniently reemerges in New York at the exact moment the Tejadas” — headed by Mary J. Blige’s character — “need to fill the void of a new product supplier,” per Deadline. “But when his mysterious past starts to become exposed, it reveals the drug business might not be his only end game with this family.” Season 1 wrapped up in January. (Read our post mortem here.)
Sunjata’s other TV credits include Manifest, Notorious and Grey’s Anatomy.
Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…
* Paulo Costanzo (Royal Pains) has booked a recurring role on Upload Season 2, playing a young charismatic leader prone to bouts of self-importance, per Deadline.
* Rome Flynn (How To Get Away With Murder) will recur during Dear White People‘s fourth and final season, per Deadline.
* CNN has renewed the food and travel show Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy for Season 2.
* Disney+ has released a full-length trailer for The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers, premiering Friday, March 26:
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