Donald Glover is making some big time moves in network television. The “Sober” artist’s forthcoming FX show “Atlanta” revealed its cast. The cast includes Lakeith Lee Stanfield from the movie “Dope”, Boardwalk Empire’s Brian Tyree Henry, and rising star Zazie Beetz (Applesauce, Beasts).
The show will be directed by Hiro Murai. Atlanta will also star Glover as Earnest “Earn” Marks, who is a manager who trying to help his cousin Alfred Miles (Henry) attain success in the rap game. While showing the trials and tribulations as the pair face adversity within the industry and amongst themselves.
The pilot begins shooting at the end of July, and was written by Glover who serves as the show’s