Born in Washington DC, raised in Zimbabwe and the UK, Nyasha studied acting at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. His film debut was in The Good Shepherd directed by Robert De Niro, followed by Roman Polanski’s The Ghost Writer. Recently, Nyasha starred in the hit show King Charles III, which was nominated for six Tony® awards and 5 Olivier awards, winning BEST PLAY. Currently, Nyasha is a series regular in the HULU hit show, Casual. Next he will be seen starring in the film Replicas opposite Keanu Reeves, and Hugo Blick's much anticipated Black Earth Rising.
Michaela Watkins currently stars as ‘Valerie Cole,’ a newly divorced therapist who is just re-entering the world of dating in the critically acclaimed Hulu show Casual. She will next be seen in The House starring alongside Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler, out June 2017. Watkins can also be seen in all three seasons of Amazon’s Golden Globe® winning show, Transparent, and opposite Bradley Cooper, Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd in the Netflix series Wet Hot American Summer, as well as in HBO’s hit comedy Veep. Watkins joined the SNL cast mid-season of 2008-09.
Tommy Dewey stars as Alex in Hulu’s Golden Globe®-nominated series Casual. Tommy also plays Dr. Mike Leighton in CBS’ medical drama Code Black and is a co-creator, executive producer and star of Verizon/go90’s Now We’re Talking. Tommy’s previous series regular roles were on the CW's The Mountain and ABC Family’s comedy Roommates. Tommy recurred on The Mindy Project as Mindy's love interest Josh Daniels and guest starred including Mad Men, Criminal Minds, Grey's Anatomy, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and C.S.I. Miami. His film roles include 17 Again, Step Up: Revolution, The Babymakers, I’m Reed Fish, and The Escort.
Stacey Wilson Hunt is an award-winning journalist, event host and Reality Bites obsessive who most recently served as the Los Angeles-based Hollywood Editor for New York magazine and Vulture. Before that, she spent more than five years at The Hollywood Reporter as Special Projects Editor, and host and producer of the Emmy-nominated SundanceTV interview series, Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter. Her writing has also appeared in The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Variety, People, TV Guide, among others. A native of Portland, Oregon, Wilson Hunt has a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University and currently serves as a contributor of Hollywood coverage to Fortune.
Helen Estabrook is an Academy Award®-nominated film and television producer. For many years, she ran Right of Way Films, the production company of director Jason Reitman. Her career started with Reitman’s Oscar®-nominated film Up in the Air. She went on to produce the Duplass brothers' Jeff, Who Lives at Home, as well as Reitman’s next four films, including the forthcoming Tully, written by Diablo Cody and starring Charlize Theron. She spearheaded Damien Chazelle’s Whiplash, producing first the 'proof of concept' short and then the feature film. She is an executive producer on Hulu’s Golden Globe®-nominated comedy Casual, currently filming its third season.
While working as a development assistant, Zander Lehmann sold Game Show to HBO with David Fincher producing. As a writer on MTV’s The Shannara Chronicles Lehmann sold Casual to Hulu with Jason Reitman directing and producing. Season 3 of the Golden Globe®-nominated series premieres May 23 on Hulu.
Tara currently stars as the sarcastic yet wise and witty daughter, Laura Meyers, on Hulu’s Golden Globe®-nominated comedy series Casual. Additionally, Tara can also be seen on NBC’s 1960’s thriller-drama series Aquarius, and co-starring opposite Kevin Bacon, Lucy Fry and Jennifer Morrison in The Darkness [BH Tilt].Tara also starred in the award-winning independent film God Bless America [Darko Entertainment, Magnet Releasing], which was nominated for an Audience Award at the SXSW Film Festival and earned Tara a Young Artist Award nomination as Best Leading Young Actress in a Feature Film.