Barry Watson, Mouzam Makkar, and more have joined The CW’s upcoming new series Naomi!
Mary-Charles Jones, Aidan Gemme, Daniel Puig, and Will Meyers are the other additions to the cast.
Watson steps into the role of Naomi’s adoptive father, Greg. He’s a veteran who holds an important position on the base. He’s married to Jennifer portrayed by Makkar. She’s a linguistics teacher at the base, and a dutiful mother!
Jones will play Naomi’s best friend Annabelle. She is incredibly blunt, but in the best way possible. She is concerned about Naomi’s obsession of the supernatural event, but supports her 100%. Gemme’s role as Naomi’s caring and shy boyfriend Jacob is important. They have been together since the fifth grade.
Puig will portray the jock Nathan. He and Naomi have a romantic past, but they are currently just friends. The chemistry is palpable between the duo. Lastly, Meyers brings the resident town kid Anthony to life. He’s crushing on Naomi, and eager to help with her new adventure.
Kaci Walfall plays the title character Naomi. Ava DuVernay and Jill Blankenship will co-write and executive producer the pilot. Amanda Marsalis occupies the directors chair for the pilot. The series follows the events of the 2019 comic book Naomi: Season One, which was co-written by Brian Michael Bendis and David F. Walker.