The Recreation – Premiere Date Introduced + Press Launch

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August 31, 2021 – Paramount+, the streaming service from ViacomCBS, at this time introduced that its upcoming revival of the groundbreaking sequence THE GAME will debut on Thursday, Nov. 11. As well as, throughout Paramount+’s Tv Critics Affiliation digital presentation, the service additionally introduced two new solid members becoming a member of the staff: Tim Daly (“Madam Secretary”), who will play Colonel Ulysses S. Thatcher, a self-made billionaire, and Toby Sandeman (“Energy E-book III: Elevating Kanan”), who will play Garret Evans, the highest soccer participant within the league. Fan favourite Coby Bell (“Walker”) will make a particular look reprising his position as former footballer Jason Pitts.

Relocating from San Diego to Sin Metropolis, THE GAME returns with a mixture of new gamers and authentic solid to supply a modern-day examination of Black tradition by way of the prism of professional soccer. The staff will sort out racism, sexism, classism and extra as they struggle for fame, fortune, respect and love – all whereas attempting to take care of their souls as they every play THE GAME.

THE GAME additionally stars Wendy Raquel Robinson (“Insecure”) as sports activities agent Tasha Mack; Hosea Chanchez (“Black Lightning”) as footballer Malik Wright; Adriyan Rae (“Chicago Fireplace”) as Brittany Pitts, the daughter of Jason and Kelly Pitts; Vaughn Hebron (“Tyler Perry’s The Oval”) as Jamison Fields, an undrafted free agent; and Analisa Velez (“Sneaky Pete”) as Raquel Navarro, Brittany’s finest good friend. Legacy gamers Brittany Daniel (“Cheaper by the Dozen”) and Pooch Corridor (“Ray Donovan”) will make particular appearances, reprising their roles as Kelly Pitts and Derwin Davis, respectively.

Tim Daly most lately starred as Henry McCord within the hit CBS sequence “Madam Secretary.” Daly appeared on the small display on critically acclaimed sequence resembling CBS’ remake of “The Fugitive,” ABC’s “Personal Observe,” NBC’s “Wings,” and HBO’s “The Sopranos,” for which Daly obtained an Emmy Award nomination for Excellent Visitor Actor in a Drama Collection. Daly served as govt producer on the Showtime function “Government of Justice,” which garnered him a GLAAD Award. He additionally produced the movie “Fringe of America,” which opened the 2004 Sundance Movie Competition and gained the Humanitas Prize and the George Foster Peabody Award. Daly’s first Broadway look in “Coastal Disturbances” earned him the Theatre World Award. He additionally gained the Drama Logue award for Greatest Actor within the Los Angeles Coast Playhouse manufacturing of “Colorado Catechism.” Different theater credit embrace “Downstairs” on the Cherry Lane Theater, “The Cain Mutiny Courtroom Martial” on the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, “The Exonerated” on the Bleeker Road Theater, and “Oliver, Oliver” on the Manhattan Theatre Membership. For the previous 9 years, Daly has served as president of the Inventive Coalition and serves on the board of InsideOUT Writers.

Toby Sandeman can at the moment be seen within the third installment of Starz’s “Energy” franchise, “Elevating Kanan.” His current credit embrace Dick Wolf’s pilot “NY Undercover,” E!’s “The Royals,” Netflix’s “She’s Gotta Have It,” and OWN’s “Love Is….” Sandeman has additionally produced, wrote, directed and starred in his personal quick movie, “Conversations of Ed-Dick-Shawn,” which was accepted to the 2015 Sundance Movie Competition.

Coby Bell is at the moment a sequence common on “Walker” for The CW. Beforehand, he was a sequence common on “The Gifted” for FOX and was recurring on SEAL TEAM for CBS. He has additionally recurred on “Hand of God” and “Mad Canine” for Amazon. Along with THE GAME, he was additionally a sequence common on “Burn Discover” and the “Merciless Intentions” pilot for NBC.

THE GAME is govt produced by authentic present creator Mara Brock Akil, showrunner and author Devon Greggory (“American Soul”), Salim Akil (“Black Lightning”), and authentic govt producer Kelsey Grammer (“Girlfriends”) and Tom Russo (“Black-ish”) of Grammnet NH Productions. Kevin Bray (“Insecure”) will direct the primary two episodes of the inaugural season. The sequence is produced by CBS Studios, Akil Productions and Grammnet NH Productions.

The 10-episode first season of the brand new sequence will stream solely on Paramount+. All 9 seasons of THE GAME, which initially aired on The CW after which BET, are additionally at the moment accessible to binge on Paramount+. The sequence will probably be distributed internationally by ViacomCBS World Distribution Group.


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