EXCLUSIVE: David Iacono (The Flight Attendant, The Summer season I Turned Fairly) has been tapped for a key recurring position reverse George Rexstrew, Jayden Revri and Kassius Nelson in Lifeless Boy Detectives, HBO Max’s upcoming drama sequence primarily based on the DC Comics characters created by Neil Gaiman. The sequence hails from The Flight Attendant’s Steve Yockey, Doom Patrol’s Jeremy Carver, Berlanti Productions, and Warner Bros. Tv.
The eight-part sequence is described as a recent tackle a ghost story that explores loss, grief, and dying by the lens of Edwin Payne (Rexstrew) and Charles Rowland (Revri), two lifeless British youngsters, and their very alive buddy, Crystal Palace (Nelson). So, it’s quite a bit like a classic detective sequence — solely darker and on acid.
Iacono will play David the Demon, a robust and threatening demon who torments Crystal and the Lifeless Boys.
Extra sequence stars embody Briana Cuoco as Jenny the Butcher, Ruth Connell because the Evening Nurse, Yuyu Kitamura as Niko, and Jenn Lyon as Esther. Michael Seaside, Joshua Colley and Lindsey Gort recur.
Yockey wrote the pilot episode and serves as showrunner, with Beth Schwartz as co-showrunner. Yockey, Schwartz, Jeremy Carver, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, and Leigh London Redman are govt producers on the sequence. Lee Toland Krieger directed the pilot.
The position reunites Iacono with Yockey, with whom he labored on HBO’s The Flight Attendant, reprising his position as Eli Briscoe in Season 2. He most just lately wrapped manufacturing on season two of Amazon’s YA coming of age sequence The Summer season I Turned Fairly, reprising his fan-favorite position of Cam. He additionally was just lately seen reprising his position of Faust Aquino on the third season of Showtime’s Metropolis On A Hill. He’ll subsequent be seen in a starring position in Tubi and Village Roadshow’s upcoming noir thriller Cinnamon, alongside Damon Wayans, Hailey Kilgore, and Jeremie Harris. Iacono is repped by Take 3 Expertise Company.