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.