Emilia Jones & Thuso Mbedu Join Cast Of HBO’s Brad Ingelsby Series – Deadline

Emilia Jones (CODA, Cat Person) and Thuso Mbedu (The Woman King, The Underground Railroad) have joined the cast of HBO‘s Mark Ruffalo-led series, the Untitled Brad Ingelsby Task Force Project (w/t), currently in pre-production. 

Jones will portray Maeve, Robbie’s (Tom Pelphrey) niece who has put her life on hold to care for Robbie’s children. Mbedu will portray Aleah, a Sergeant Detective who is recruited for Tom’s task force.

The series is set in the working-class suburbs outside of Philadelphia and follows an FBI agent who heads a Task Force. His goal is to put an end to a string of drug-house robberies led by an unsuspecting family man. The Untitled Task Force project is based on an original idea by the creator of Mare of Easttown, Brad Ingelsby. 

Executive producers include Brad Ingelsby (Writer/EP); Jeremiah Zagar (Director/EP); Salli Richardson-Whitfield (Director/EP); Mark Ruffalo (Star/EP); Paul Lee and Mark Roybal for wiip; David Crockett. Co-executive producers are Nicole Jordan-Webber and Public Record’s Jeremy Yaches.

Jones is represented by CAA, Brillstein Entertainment Partners, ARG Talent and Felker Toczek Suddleson, et al. Mbedu is represented by Creative Partners Group, CAA and Johnson Shapiro Slewett et al.

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