Oscar Nominee Quvenzhané Wallis Joins 'Black-Ish' Season 5 In Her First TV Role — Here's Who She's Playing

November 1st 2018

Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis is coming to Black-ish. 

In her first-ever television role, she'll be playing Kyra, Dre’s (Anthony Anderson) "young cousin who comes to stay with the family for a while after her mom can’t take care of her."

She'll make her debut in 2019.

ABC’s Black-ish stars Anthony Anderson as Andre “Dre” Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow Johnson, Laurence Fishburne as Pops, Yara Shahidi as Zoey Johnson, Marcus Scribner as Andre Johnson Jr., Miles Brown as Jack Johnson, Marsai Martin as Diane Johnson, Jenifer Lewis as Ruby, Peter Mackenzie as Mr. Stevens and Deon Cole as Charlie Telphy.

The series was created by Kenya Barris and is executive produced by Barris, Jonathan Groff, Kenny Smith, Gail Lerner, Courtney Lilly, Lindsey Shockley, Anthony Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Helen Sugland and E. Brian Dobbins. The series is produced by ABC Studios.

Deadline first reported her casting.

 

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by Trey Mangum on November 1st 2018

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