The American sports drama series, ‘All American’ first premiered on October 10, 2018. The television series that is based and inspired by the life of Spencer Paysinger, who is a professional football player, airs on The CW. The sports drama has been gaining quite a fan base, thanks to the footballer’s fans. The production and filming of the show took place in Los Angeles, California.
The series has been created by April Blair and is produced by Robbie Rogers. April Blair, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Rob Hardy, and Nkechi Okoro Carroll are on board as the executive producers of the show. Apart from a strong fan base, the show has also gained critical acclaim for attempting to portray class struggle and social mobility through the world of sports.
All American Cast: Who is in it?
The main cast of ‘All American’ includes Daniel Ezra, who is known for his work in ‘The Missing’. He plays the lead, Spencer James. Co-starring with him is Taye Diggs, who was last seen in ‘Murder in the First’. He plays the role of Billy Baker.
Samantha Logan, who is known for her work in ‘666 Park Avenue’, appears in the role of Olivia Baker, the daughter of Billy Baker. Bre Z, who is known for her work in ‘The Fat Camp’ (2017), appears along with Greta Onieogou, who is known for ‘Miss Sloane’ as Tiana Cooper and Leila Faisal, respectively.
Monet Mazur, who was last seen in ‘Rizzoli & Isles’, also appears along with Michael Evans Behling who is a relatively new actor that appeared on the show ‘Empire’, and Cody Christian, who gained popularity from the show ‘Pretty Little Liars’, as Laura Fine-Baker (Olivia’s mother); Jordan Baker (Olivia’s brother); and Asher, respectively. Karimah Westbrook known for ‘Best Kept Secret’ plays the role of Grace James. This is enriched by the presence of other supporting actors, and guest stars.
Hopefully, in the upcoming season, the main cast will return and one might expect some new characters to be thrown into the mix if the series shifts its focus to the time Spencer spent in university.