Six new cast members have been added to the cast of Grownish and Daniella Perkins has been upped to a series regular. Via Deadline, the new recurring cast members are Matthew Sato, Tara Raani, Justine Skye, Amelie Zilber, Ceyair Wright, and Slick Wood.
Season five will find her brother, Andre Johnson Jr. (Marcus Scribner) starting college and mingling with a whole new group of friends. We also will see old stars guest star.
The following was revealed about the new additions to the cast:
Raani plays Zaara, a first-generation Muslim-American. She is a sophomore, type A overachiever with a lot of swagger. Zaara is queer and open with her sexuality.
Skye plays Annika, a funny, sharp, and extremely ambitious freshman. She chose Cal U because it was good for her brand.
Zilber plays Lauryn, a freshman who is a little shy and awkward, and sometimes a bit naive, so she overcompensates in an attempt to mask her insecurities. She’s a devout Christian, but very open-minded.
Wright plays Zeke, a contemporary all-American football player who is super confident and comfortable in his own skin, but still extremely endearing.
Sato plays Brandon, a sophomore at Cal U, who is charming as hell, smart, and an overachiever who’s comfortable in any situation. His eyes are set on a political future with the goal of creating change.
Woods plays Slick, a freshman who tells it like it is. Slick Is a style icon with no filter.
Season 5 debuts July 20th.