Freeform has announced a premiere date of Thursday, January 16, 2020 for the new comedy Everything’s Gonna Be Okay. The network also shared an extended first look at the upcoming series.
- Freeform has announced that Everything’s Gonna Be Okay will premiere on Thursday, January 16.
- Josh Thomas created, wrote, executive produces and stars in the 30-minute comedy, which introduces Nicholas (Thomas), a neurotic twenty-something-year-old visiting his dad and teenage half-sisters, one of whom is on the autism spectrum.
- Fans can also check out at new extended look at the upcoming series on YouTube.
About Everything’s Gonna Be Okay:
- When Nicholas’ trip is extended due to his father’s untimely death, the siblings are left to cope with not only a devastating loss, but also the realization that Nicholas is the one who will have to rise to the occasion, move in, and hold it all together.
- Navigating autism, budding sexuality, consent, parenthood, adolescence, family and grief, the heartfelt comedy will follow this imperfect family as they discover the importance of finding happiness in the middle of really difficult moments, one awkward conversation at a time.
Meet the cast:
- Kayla Cromer
- Neurodiverse actress and activist Kayla Cromer stars as Matilda, a high school senior who is driven to succeed and on the autism spectrum.
- She is Nicholas’ bright and outgoing half-sister who is curious and contemplative; if she doesn’t initially understand something, she’ll put in the work to figure it out.
- Maeve Press
- 17-year-old stand-up comedienne Maeve Press stars as Genevieve, Nicholas’ other half-sister who has a unique comedic sensibility; she is clever, dramatic and definitely a little weird.
- At school she’s at odds with her authentic self, hanging around a group of girls who sharply contrast her kind-hearted family and struggling to find her place in the world.
- Adam Faison
- Newcomer Adam Faison rounds out the cast of series regulars as Alex, Nicholas’ romantic interest introduced in the first episode.
- In addition to Josh Thomas, the series is executive produced by;
- Stephanie Swedlove
- Kevin Whyte
- Executive producing for Avalon Television are:
- David Martin
- Jon Thoday
- Richard Allen-Turner
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