Beth’s showcase episode keeps filling up with acquainted faces.
Moreover Phylicia Rashad and Goran Visnjic, Carl Lumbly will guest-huge title in the Feb. 19 episode ofThis Is Us, which explores the backstory of Beth (Susan Kelechi Watson), EW has confirmed.
The Aliasfeeble, whose most up-to-date credit score compriseSupergirl and NCIS: Los Angeles, will play the now-dreary father of Randall’s valuable other. Lumbly, who stars in the upcoming movieDoctor Sleep, has been solid opposite Rashad, who assumes the characteristic of Beth’s mother, whereas Visnjic pops up as Beth’s trainer. The episode, titled “Our Little Island Lady,” centers on Beth and cousin Zoe (Melanie Liburd) returning dwelling to D.C. to relief esteem her injured mother.
In connected casting news, also first reported byDecrease-off date, Rachel Naomi Hilson and Akira Akbar were added to the gift in recurring roles, taking part in teen Beth and younger Beth, respectively.
“We’re going to make your mind up on up the fleshy anecdote, and it’s regarding the put she goes from here,” Watson lately instructed EW of the episode. “Now that we know what’s been bothering her, what’s been in on her mind, and the put she sooner or later must head, now what is she going to attain?”
This Is Usreturns to NBC subsequent Tuesday with Songbird Avenue: Segment Two,” which facets a gathering between Rebecca (Mandy Moore) and Jack’s very-indispensable-alive brother, Nicky (Griffin Dunne). To watch a pair of first-watch photos of Beth’s mammoth episode, head over here.