Why Women Kill – season 2 on TG4

From creator Marc Cherry (“Desperate Housewives,” “Devious Maids”), season two of WHY WOMEN KILL which starts on TG4 on the 7th of September at 10.30pm features a new ensemble cast and storylines set in 1949 that will explore what it means to be beautiful, the hidden truth behind the facades people present to the world, the effects of being ignored and overlooked by society and the lengths one woman will go in order to finally belong…

Why Women Kill - season 2 on TG4WHY WOMEN KILL is produced by Imagine Television Studios and CBS Studios. Cherry also serves as executive producer alongside Imagine’s Brian Grazer and Samie Kim Falvey, Acme Productions’ Michael Hanel and Mindy Schultheis, Marc Webb, Francie Calfo, David Warren, Austin Guzman, and Curtis Kheel. The series is distributed internationally by ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group. The second season stars Allison Tolman, Lana Parrilla, B.K. Cannon, Jordane Christie, Matthew Daddario, Veronica Falcón and Nick Frost.

Allison Tolman will play Alma, a timid and awkward housewife, who remains optimistic in the face of the world’s cruelty. Allison was discovered in Chicago and cast in a lead role in the first season of the hit crime dramedy “Fargo,” co-starring with Billy Bob Thornton and Martin Freeman. For her work on the show, she was nominated for an Emmy and a Golden Globe and won the 2014 Critics’ Choice Award. Tolman also starred in the thriller “Emergence” and the single-camera series “Downward Dog,” the latter of which premiered at Sundance Film Festival. She can also be seen in “The Twilight Zone,” “Castle Rock,” “Mosaic,” “Good Girls” and films “Sisters Brothers,” “FAM-I-LY” and many more.

Why Women Kill - season 2 on TG4Nick Frost will play Bertram, Alma’s beloved husband who spends his days as a veterinarian putting sick and injured animals out of their misery. Always kind and good-humored, Bertram has a secret hobby that is darker than his jovial nature lets on. British actor, writer, director and producer Nick Frost most recently starred in “Fighting with My Family” and “Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans.” In 2017 Frost co-founded the production company Stolen Picture, which has optioned the rights to the bestselling series “Rivers of London” for TV. Previously seen in “Into the Badlands,” “Sick Note” and the cult zombie film “Shaun of the Dead,” Nick can next be seen in “The Nevers,” “Sweet Dreams” and “Truth Seekers,” a series he also created and co-wrote.

Lana Parrilla will play Rita, the sardonic wife to the wealthy and evil Carlo Castillo. As she waits for her elderly husband to die, Rita runs the garden club with an iron fist and spends much of her time engaging in an affair with a younger lover. Parrilla can be seen in David Ayer’s indie thriller “The Tax Collector” and is also known for starring in “Once Upon a Time” in the roles of Regina Mills and the Evil Queen, earning her a Teen Choice Award for Best TV Actress in a Fantasy Series in 2016. Prior to that, Parrilla starred in “Boomtown,” “Windfall,” “Swingtown” and “Miami Medical.” She has also appeared in “Spin City” and “24.”

B.K. Cannon will play Dee, Alma’s wry and brassy daughter who works as a waitress in a local diner. Though self-deprecating, Dee can be vulnerable under her emotional armor and finds her illicit affair with a secret lover to be both exciting and humiliating. B.K. recurred on “Switched At Birth” and was a series regular on “Sin City Saints.” She has guest starred on “Here and Now,” “Young & Hungry,” “The Mindy Project,” “The Middle,” “Super Clyde,” “Law & Order: LA,” amongst numerous other television series.

Jordane Christie will play Vern, a tough, rugged private detective. Vern is intrigued and suspicious when he’s hired to investigate Rita’s younger lover, whom she suspects is cheating on her. Jordane Christie attended the BFA acting program at Brooklyn College and pursued further classical studies at the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts. Shortly after graduating, he went on to land leading roles in off-Broadway theater productions and guest starring roles in numerous series including “The Haunting of Hill House,” “Atlanta,” “Underground,” S.W.A.T and “Containment.”

Matthew Daddario will play Scooter, Rita’s gorgeous, sexy and not-so-bright lover. A charming would-be actor, Scooter is well kept by Rita but pursues a secret relationship elsewhere. Matthew Daddario recently finished starring in the third and final season of “Shadowhunters,” for which he won two Teen Choice Awards for Breakout Star and Choice Syfy Actor. He has also appeared in the films “Push,” “When the Game Stands Tall” and “Breathe In,” which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2013. He can also be seen in the CBS drama “Tommy.”

Lastly, Veronica Falcón will play Catherine, Carlo Castillo’s spinster daughter. Prim and proper, Catherine detests her father’s gorgeous wife, Rita, and returns to town after a mysterious accident, seeking a way to destroy her. In her three-decade career as an actor and choreographer, Veronica Falcón has starred and appeared in multiple projects including “Queen of the South,” an episode of the anthology “Room 104” and “Perpetual Grace LTD.” Most recently, she appeared in “Perry Mason” and can next be seen in Marvel’s “Winter Falcon,” as well as the upcoming films “Jungle Cruise,” the next installment of “The Purge” franchise, Ted Melfi’s “The Starling” and Neil Burger’s “Voyagers.”

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