'Black Lightning' Star Cress Williams, Newcomer Shian Tomlinson Join NBC Rodeo Drama Pilot 'Unbroken'
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'Black Lightning' Star Cress Williams, Newcomer Shian Tomlinson Join NBC Rodeo Drama Pilot 'Unbroken'

NBC's upcoming rodeo drama series pilot has added two cast members, including Black Lightning star Cress Williams-- Shadow and Act has confirmed.

Titled Unbroken, the potential series focuses on "three dynastic ranch families on the central coast of California make love and war in a passionate struggle to survive, ultimately setting the stage for a group of fiercely determined young women to win big for all at the National Championship of Rodeo."

Williams and Shian Tomlinson have joined a cast that already includes Scott Baluka, Anna Wood, Amanda Payton, Delon de Metz and Oluniké Adeliyi. Williams is Will Stanton, "a retired bull-riding champion and manager of the Holleren ranch. A warm and unflappable man, Will is Cole’s best friend and uncle to his two adult children."

Tomlinson as Ngozi “Gozi” Stanton, a fiercely competitive girl with a dazzling smile who’s determined to become a rodeo champion like her father.

The series is from Universal Television and writer/executive producer Shaun Cassidy. Bronwen Hughes is directing the pilot.

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