Juan Gil Upped to Series Regular for Season 2 of AllBlk’s Dating Dramedy “A La Carte”

Juan Gil is ordering a la carte

The Dominican American actor will become a series regular on the millennial dating dramedy À La Carte, following the series renewal for a second season by AMC Networks’ streamer AllBlk.

Juan GilThe series is currently in production in Atlanta, with Season 2 will air later this year exclusively on AllBlk and WE tv.

Gil, Kandi Burruss and Xavier Avila, who recurred in Season 1, have been promoted to series regulars, opposite leads Kendall Kyndall and Jenna Nolen.

They’ll be joined by newcomers Shani Marq, who will take over the role of Misha, played by Jessie Woo in Season 1, along with India Love and Alex Jacke.

Joining the cast as recurring characters are Romeo MillerTami RomanAspen KennedyTerayle Hill and Leon Fisher.

Tammy Rivera will guest star.

Season two of À La Carte will explore who Misha, Reign, and Shyra are as friends to each other without the friend that brought them all together, Mahogany. Her absence will serve as a catalyst for comedy and drama within this new friend dynamic. In our mid-20’s, relationships of convenience are fickle, and in L.A. especially, they are not easy to sustain. The mistakes they make will bring them closer in some ways and push them further apart in others. This season, the cast will continue their independent and collective journey discovering and unraveling who they are through the lens of comedy, love, sex, fire, and trial & error.

“This season we get to explore, elevate and dive deeper into the characters we’ve grown to love, and introduce some really dynamic and fun new cast,” said showrunner and executive producer, Dijon Talton. “We’re excited to continue exploring the nuanced human experience of Black individuals in their mid-20’s, giving them the permission to be flawed and yet still redeemable. AllBlkhas been an incredible partner and we are grateful to continue this journey with them. We couldn’t be more excited to start production on Season 2!”

“I am so excited about season two! AllBlk has provided us with an incredible, free-spirited and supportive platform to share and explore stories that are authentic and relatable,” says executive producer, Meagan Good. “I’m so grateful to be working with my cousin, Dijon Talton, who’s vision for À La Carte has enabled generation Z to feel seen, heard and understood all the while being allowed to be imperfect as they navigate their life experiences and grow through them.”

À La Carte is directed and executive produced by Dijon Talton and The Talton Company. Meagan Good serves as an executive producer. Christopher O’Conner serves as co-executive producer for Prodigi Arts Entertainment. Also serving as co-executive producer is Deonte Staats. Melissa A. Young will serve as producer. AllBlk’s General Manager, Brett Dismuke, and SVP of Development & Production, Nikki Love will serve as executive producers and VP of Development & Production Ashley McFarlin will serve as co-executive producer.

Irene Berrera-Kearns & Her “Real World Los Angeles” Cast Mates Reuniting for MTV’s “The Real World Homecoming”

Irene Berrera-Kearns is getting real again…

The Latina former reality show personality and some of her fellow The Real World Los Angeles cast mates will get another shot in the MTV spotlight as the network will bring them together for Season 2 of The Real World Homecoming

Irene Berrera-Kearns, The Real World Homecoming

Set to reunite are Beth Anthony, Beth Stolarczyk, David Edwards, Glen Naessens, Berrera-Kearns, Jon Brennan and Tami Roman, who will return to the same Venice beach house from the 1993 installment.

Irene Berrera-Kearns, The Real World Los Angeles

After spending decades apart, the roommates will reconnect to find out how the series transformed their lives since the cameras stopped rolling, and they’ll discover, once again, what happens when people stop being polite… and start getting real.

MTV also revealed that The Real World Homecoming: Los Angeles will make its Paramount+ debut on Wednesday, November 24. The series also scored a renewal for Season 3.

Created for MTV by Jonathan Murray and the late Mary-Ellis Bunim of Bunim/Murray Productions, The Real World was the first reality series on television. It helped shape a generation and sought to spotlight culturally resonant stories such as HIV/AIDS, race, sexual orientation, mental health and addiction, including one of the first LGBTQ+ relationships documented on a television series, the first televised same-sex commitment ceremony, and its unforgettable portrayal of Pedro Zamora’s battle with HIV.

Sheila E to Appear on Season 3 of BET+’s Series “The Family Business”

Sheila E is joining the family business

The 63-year-old half-Mexican American percussionist, singer, author, and actress has joined the cast for Season 3 of Carl Weber’s BET+ series The Family Business.

Sheila E.

Tami Roman Lands Recurring Role on Apple’s Thriller Drama Series “Are You Sleeping”

Tami Roman has some extra sleep in her future…

The 48-year-old half-Puerto Rican actress has landed a recurring role opposite Octavia Spencer and Lizzy Caplan in Apple’s thriller drama series Are You Sleeping.

Tami Roman

In addition to Roman, other new additions to the cast include Nic Bishop, Annabella Sciorraand Molly Hagan.

From Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine and the scripted drama venture of Peter Chernin’s Chernin Entertainment and Endeavor Content, Are You Sleeping was created and written by Nichelle Tramble Spellman.

It’s based on the true-crime novel by Kathleen Barber, and provides a unique glimpse into America’s obsession with true-crime podcasts and challenges its viewers to consider the consequences when the pursuit of justice is placed on a public stage.

Spencer stars as Poppy Parnell, a relentless investigative reporter who looks to uncover the truth behind a decades-old questionable murder verdict through her new podcast. Caplan plays twin sisters Josie and Lanie, whose father’s murder decades ago is examined on the podcast.

Roman, who first gained fame on The Real World: Los Angeles, portrays Lillian Scoville, Poppy’s saucy stepmother.

Aaron Paul, Elizabeth Perkins, Mekhi Phifer, Michael Beach, Tracie Thoms, Haneefah Wood and Ron Cephas Jones co-star in Are You Sleeping. The premiere episode will be directed by Anna Foerster.

Roman’s credits include Basketball Wives, Bonnet Chronicles and Extant.