Revival of “The Game” to Premiere November 11th on Paramount+ with Coby Bell Returning, Tim Daly and Toby Sandeman Added to Cast

Tim Daly and Toby Sandeman have joined the cast of the revival of The Game, launching on Paramount+ on November 11th.

Tim Daly (Chad Griffith), Toby Sandeman and Coby Bell (Abrams Artists Agency)

Tim Daly (Chad Griffith), Toby Sandeman and Coby Bell (Abrams Artists Agency)

What’s Happening:

  • The Paramount+ revival of The Game, which ran on The CW and BET from 2006 to 2015, will premiere on November 11th.
  • The streamer shared casting news at the TCA Summer Press Tour in addition to the premiere date.
  • Coby Bell (Walker) will make a special appearance reprising his role as former footballer Jason Pitts.
  • Tim Daly (Madam Secretary) will play Colonel Ulysses S. Thatcher, a self-made billionaire.
  • Toby Sandeman (Power Book III: Raising Kanan) will play Garret Evans, the top football player in the league.
  • The new series relocates from San Diego to Sin City, featuring a mix of new players and original cast.
  • The revival of The Game will examine Black culture through the lens of pro football, tackling themes of racism, sexism, classism, fame, fortune, respect and love.
  • Executive producers are original show creator Mara Brock Akil, showrunner and writer Devon Greggory (American Soul), Salim Akil (Black Lightning), and original executive producer Kelsey Grammer (Girlfriends) and Tom Russo (Black-ish).
  • Kevin Bray (Insecure) will direct the first two episodes of the inaugural season.
  • The Game is produced for Paramount+ by CBS Studios, Akil Productions and Grammnet NH Productions.
  • All nine seasons of The Game are currently streaming on Paramount+

The Game Revival Cast:

  • Wendy Raquel Robinson (“Insecure”) as sports agent Tasha Mack
  • Hosea Chanchez (“Black Lightning”) as footballer Malik Wright
  • Adriyan Rae (“Chicago Fire”) as Brittany Pitts, the daughter of Jason and Kelly Pitts
  • Vaughn Hebron (“Tyler Perry’s The Oval”) as Jamison Fields, an undrafted free agent
  • Analisa Velez (“Sneaky Pete”) as Raquel Navarro, Brittany’s best friend
  • Brittany Daniel (“Cheaper by the Dozen”) as Kelly Pitts
  • Pooch Hall (“Ray Donovan”) as Derwin Davis