Donald Glover’s ‘Atlanta’ Show Finally Announces Its Cast

Donald Glover is making major moves in the world of network television. The Magic Mike XXL star’s forthcoming FX show Atlanta has revealed its cast, which includes Dope’s Lakeith Lee Stanfield, Boardwalk Empire’s Brian Tyree Henry, and rising star Zazie Beetz (Applesauce, Beasts).

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Directed by Hiro Murai, Atlanta will also star Glover as Earnest “Earn” Marks, a manager who tries to help his cousin Alfred Miles (Henry) reach success in the rap game as they face adversity within the industry and between themselves.

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The pilot begins shooting at the end of July, and was written by Glover, who also serves as the show’s executive producer.