Younger, created and executive produced by Darren Starr, follows Liza (Sutton Foster), a talented and aspiring editor in the highly competitive world of publishing. As Liza’s personal and professional lives have become intertwined, she has juggled the complications and faced the consequences of the lie she created about her age to land her dream job. Featuring two-time Tony® Award-winner Sutton Foster, Hilary Duff, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor, Nico Tortorella, Peter Hermann, Molly Bernard, and Charles Michael Davis.
After the Screening: A conversation with executive producer Darren Star, and cast members Sutton Foster, Hilary Duff, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor, Nico Tortorella, Peter Hermann, Molly Bernard, and Charles Michael Davis. Moderated by Breanne Heldman (Entertainment Weekly / People).
Hilary Duff stars as Kelsey Peters on the critically-acclaimed series "Younger," from "Sex and the City" creator Darren Star, which returns for Season six this summer. Kelsey is Liza's (Sutton Foster) closest work friend and is now the Publisher of the freshly minted, Millennial Publishing. Among her many accolades, Duff was nominated for both 2016 and 2017 People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Cable TV Actress as well as a 2017 Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer TV Star: Female for her role in “Younger.”
An actress across film, television and theater, Molly Bernard is most recognizable for her role as feisty publicist Lauren Heller on “Younger.” The comedy series, created by Darren Star, is in its sixth season. Bernard also co-stars as the flashback version of Shelly Pfefferman (Judith Light) in the Emmy-winning Amazon series “Transparent.” She can be seen on the current season of the NBC series “Chicago Med” as third year Med student, Elsa Curry. Molly received her MFA from the Yale School of Drama.
Actor, director, and photographer Charles Michael Davis stars on critically acclaimed series “Younger” from “Sex and the City” creator, Darren Star. Davis, who plays Zane Anders, is Kelsey’s (Hilary Duff) on-again, off-again love interest and work rival. Davis recently joined the cast as Ted on Shonda Rhimes’ legal drama, “For The People,” which returns on March 7. Past roles for Davis include The CW’s hit drama “The Originals” for five consecutive seasons, recurring roles on ABC Family’s “Switched at Birth,” BET’s “The Game,” and a seven-episode arc on “Grey’s Anatomy.”
SUTTON FOSTER Lead of Darren Star’s hit TV Land series, “Younger.” Broadway: Violet, Anything Goes (Tony Award), Shrek, Young Frankenstein, The Drowsy Chaperone, Little Women, Thoroughly Modern Millie (Tony Award), Les Misérables, Annie, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Grease. Off-Broadway: Sweet Charity (The Pershing Square Signature Center) The Wild Party (City Center Encores!), Trust (Second Stage), Anyone Can Whistle (City Center Encores!). Albums: Take Me to The World, Wish and An Evening with Sutton Foster: Live at the Café Carlyle. Television: “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life,” “Bunheads.” She holds an honorary doctorate from Ball State University, where she also teaches.
Breanne L. Heldman joined PEOPLE as the Senior Editor of TV in April 2018 after two years as Senior Editor at Entertainment Weekly. But that’s just the beginning of Breanne’s entertainment news pedigree: She’s also worked at Yahoo Entertainment, MTV, E!, and the New York Daily News. Breanne attended Boston University and currently resides in New York City.
Currently, Darren Star is entering the 6th season of production on his critically-acclaimed series “Younger” and will begin production this year on his new series “Emily in Paris.” Darren is the creator and executive producer of three of the last decade's most popular television phenomena: “Beverly Hills, 90210,” “Melrose Place” and the three-time Golden Globe® and Emmy® Award-winning HBO comedy series “Sex and the City.” In each series, Star’s multi-dimensional characters, captivating settings and layered plot lines hooked viewers, and became significant elements of contemporary pop culture.
Actor, author and activist Nico Tortorella is best known for their role as Josh on Darren Star’s hit comedy series, “Younger,” which garnered its highest ratings yet for Season 5. Season 6 is currently in production and will premiere this summer. They released a poetry book, all of it is you, last year to wide acclaim and are a dedicated champion of the LGBTQIA+ community. Other credits include the hit podcast THE LOVE BOMB, the off-Broadway play Crude, TV shows The Following, Menendez: Blood Brothers, and How Far Is Tattoo Far?, and films Hunter & Game and Scream 4.
PETER HERMANN currently stars as Charles Brooks on romantic comedy Younger. His credits include performances on Broadway in Talk Radio and the Tony-Award winning Lincoln Center production of War Horse, the critically acclaimed film United 93, directed by Paul Greengrass, and a recurring role on NBC Universal’s Law & Order: Special Victims Unit for the last eighteen seasons. He is the author of “If the S in MOOSE Comes Loose,” his first children’s book from HarperCollins, with illustrations by Caldecott winner Matthew Cordell. Peter lives in New York with his wife, Mariska Hargitay, and their three children.
Debi Mazar stars as Maggie on the critically-acclaimed series "Younger." Mazar is an acclaimed actress who made her feature film debut in Martin Scorsese's "Goodfellas." A native New Yorker, she is best known for her outstanding portrayals of edgy, sharp-tongued characters in over 70 films, television shows and stage productions. Debi recently received a 2019 Feroz Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Series for her work in the Spanish television series, “Adre Mardid.”
Actress and director Miriam Shor currently stars in the hit series "Younger" from "Sex and the City" creator Darren Star. Last summer, Shor made her television directorial debut on “Younger” and earned a Critics Choice Award nomination for best supporting actress in a comedy series. She also appeared in the final season of FX’s “The Americans” and earned a SAG Award nomination alongside the ensemble cast. She will next be seen in the Netflix drama “Lost Girls,” directed by Oscar nominee Liz Garbus.