Tell Me Lies Season 2 Casts Lucifer Star In Major Role

Summary

  • Tom Ellis has joined the cast of Tell Me Lies season 2 as a regular member, playing a tough love professor.
  • Ellis’s character is married to Lucy’s professor, leading to potentially messy repercussions for a main character.
  • Tell Me Lies season 2 recently began production, but a premiere date has not been set.


Lucifer star Tom Ellis has nabbed a major role in Tell Me Lies season 2. Created by Meaghan Oppenheimer, and based on the 2018 novel of the same name by Carola Lovering, Tell Me Lies debuted on Hulu in September 2022. It centers on the relationship between Lucy Albright (Grace Van Patten) and Stephen DeMarco (Jackson White), highlighting how it unfolds for eight years after the duo meet at college. The cast also includes Catherine Missal, Spencer House, Sonia Mena, Branden Cook, Benjamin Wadsworth, and Alicia Crowder.

Deadline confirms that Ellis has been cast as a regular cast member in Tell Me Lies season 2. He’ll play Oliver, a professor at Baird College who has a tough love approach and an intimidating presence that isn’t appreciated by everyone. He is married to Lucy’s professor, Marianne (Gabriella Pession), and it’s teased that his influence will lead to messy repercussions for one main character.

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What’s Next For Tom Ellis?

Tom Ellis as the titular protagonist sitting on a couch and wearing a suit in Lucifer

Ellis will again team with his wife, Tell Me Lies co-creator Oppenheimer, on the upcoming series Second Wife. Described as a dark comedy, the story follows Sasha (American Horror Story star Emma Roberts), who moves to London after a devastating breakup and soon meets a divorced father (Ellis). However, once they impulsively get married, they learned there’s a lot that they can’t outrun. Both Roberts and Ellis will executive produce.

Ellis is also slated to appear in the Hulu adventure series Washington Black, based on the novel of the same name by Esi Edugyan, where he’ll play inventor Christopher Wilde. He likewise has a leading role in the Netflix romantic comedy Players, which debuts on February 14, and co-stars Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin) and Damon Wayans Jr (Happy Endings).

Ellis recently addressed the possibility of returning to Lucifer, saying that he would be open to doing a movie follow-up only if the script was good. The actor underlines the importance of not reviving the show just for financial reasons. While he has a lot of reverence for his breakout role as Lucifer Morningstar, he will also be keeping busy with shows like Tell Me Lies.

All episodes of Tell Me Lies are on Hulu.

Source: Deadline

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Tell Me Lies

Tell Me Lies is a drama television series created by Meaghan Oppenheimer for Hulu. Based on the novel, the series follows the relationship of two people over eight years who develop into a toxic co-dependent relationship that causes lasting effects for them and those closest to them.

Release Date
September 7, 2022

Cast
Grace Van Patten , Jackson White , Catherine Missal , Spencer House , Sonia Mena , Branden Cook , Alicia Crowder

Seasons
1

Creator(s)
Meaghan Oppenheimer , Carola Lovering

Writers
Meaghan Oppenheimer , Carola Lovering

Showrunner
Meaghan Oppenheimer