,” an upcoming NBC
comedy about the formative years of Dwayne Johsnon, continues to round out its ensemble.
Actor Lexie Duncan
has been cast as a high-school sweetheart for the superstar during his teens, where she will play opposite Bradley Constant
(the 15-year-old version of Johnson).
She’s set to play Karen, a popular, charismatic, high-school girl with dreams of attending Barbizon
beauty school. Constant’s character catches her eye, and they begin dating in the idyllic town of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Duncan, who hails from musical theater and marks her primetime debut in this role, is repped by Luber Roklin, Active Artists Management
and The Initiative Group
The series comes from Johnson’s company Seven Bucks and “Fresh Off the Boat
” creator and executive producer Nahnatchka Khan
, who wrote the pilot with collaborator Jeff Chiang
Johnson, the star of the “Fast and the Furious” spinoff franchise “Hobbs & Shaw,” as