EXCLUSIVE: Midori Francis (Dash and Lily), Gavin Leatherwood (The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina), Christopher Meyer (Tell me a story), Ilia Isorelýs Paulino (Queenpins), Lauren “Lolo” Spencer (Give me freedom) and Renika williams (Modern lovee) are defined as regular series in The sex life of the students, Mindy Kaling’s upcoming comedy series at HBO Max. They join previously announced Pauline Chalamet, Amrit Kaur, Reneé Rapp and Alyah Chanelle Scott, who are four roommates and students at the prestigious New England Essex College.
Francis plays “Alicia”, Leatherwood plays “Nico”, Meyer is “Canaan”, Paulino plays “Lila”, Spencer plays “Jocelyn” and Willams plays “Willow”, all Essex College students.
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Kaling and showrunner Justin Noble co-wrote the first episode and first executive product with Howard Klein. The series is produced by Kaling International in association with Warner Bros. Television.
Midori will next be seen featured in the Netflix feature Life after the party opposite Victoria Justice and appears as the main wife of the Netflix series Dash and Lily Good boys. Midori is replaced by One Entertainment, A3 and Gang, Tire, Ramer, Brown & Passman.
Leatherwood was recently seen as Nicholas Scratch in the Netflix series The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. He also appeared on Cultivated as well as NCIS. Leatherwood is replaced by More / Medavoy Management, United Talent Agency and Gang, Tire, Ramer, Brown & Passman.
Meyer’s credits include recurring roles on CBS All Access’ Tell me a story, Showtime’s The case, Freeform’s The Fosters, CBS ‘ NCIS: New Orleans and Fox Wayward pines. He recently appeared alongside Jeffrey Wright and Ashton Sanders in the Netflix feature film All day and one night directed by Joe Robert Cole. Meyer is replaced by Pantheon, Strategic, Stride Management and lawyer Chris Abramson.
Paulino graduated from Yale School of Drama last spring. In addition to being part of the inaugural Actors in Training program of the WB, Paulino has just completed the shooting of his first feature film. Queenpins with Kristen bell. Sex Lives of College Girls is her first series. Paulino is replaced by Authentic talent & Literary management, SDB Partners & Hansen, Jacobson, Teller.
Spencer received a Film Independent Spirit Award nomination for her role as Tracy Holmes in the award-winning film John Cassavetes Give me freedom. The film premiered at the Sundance and Cannes festivals. Spencer hosts her own weekly Instagram talk show, titled “The New Narrative,” where she interviews guests with various disabilities who are creating a new narrative for the disability community. She is replaced by Gail Williamson at KMR Talent.
Williams will be seen in Amazon season 2 Modern love opposite Dominique Fishback directed by Marta Cunningham. His stage work includes an Off Broadway series of All Natalie Portman at the MCC Theater and a lead role in the World Premiere of People’s Light Theater Company Row of mud and The climb at the Cherry Lane Theater. She was a series regular on the web-series Reserved areas opposite Teyonah Parris and Corey Hawkins. Williams is represented by Lasher Group and Felker, Toczek, Suddleson and Abramson.