Daniella Perkins can soon be seen in the current season of grown-ish!!
The 21-year-old Knight Squad actress has been cast in a recurring role for the Freeform show’s fourth season.
Also new to the cast is Warren Egypt Franklin for his first ever on-screen role!
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Daniella will play Kiela, “a freshman journalism student at Cal U and resident of Hawkins Hall who piques the interest of Doug (Diggy Simmons).”
Warren is cast as Des, “a junior on the track team who recently returned to campus after taking a leave of absence.”
“this! so happy to work with such a talented cast! ❤️🔥 welcome ur new freshman 😉 @grownish,” Daniella shared on Instagram with the exciting news.
“🎶“WATCH OUT WORLD I’M GROWN NOW”🎶Man, thank you does not encapsulate or grasp the amount of gratitude I have for this life changing experience. I’ve been holding on to this blessing since February and I’m so glad to finally share with the world. I used to watch this show in college saying “man, I want to be on this show” and God said BET 🙏🏾,” Warren shared on his account.
“Huge thank you to @kenyabarris for taking a chance on the kid, to our fearless leader @yarashahidi , @craigdoylela , @lorettatroutman , @gbutt and all the amazing cast and crew over at @freeform, @abcnetwork and @disney . The biggest love to my agents A3Artist, my rock @justinpicca & @richardfisher282 , my publicist @brandilgeorge And thank you to everyone that has watched and supported my growth thus far including my Day 1 support system. CLEVELAND stand up 👏🏽Y’all I did it, we did it. I made my TV debut in the middle of a global pandemic, you don’t know how many nose swabs and masks we went through to deliver this season but it was all worth it!” he added. “But yeah other that…LETS GOOOO bro I can’t wait for y’all to meet Des and get into the complexities of this character!”
Warren is most well known for playing Marquis De Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson on the Broadway National Tour of Hamilton.
If you missed it, earlier this month is was announced that Daniella has been cast in an upcoming movie!
Be sure to check out the cast of grown-ish on Celebrity Family Feud.
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