[12/14/20 - 11:02 AM] Video: EPIX Debuts Trailer, Key Art and New Casting for Upcoming Dramedy Series "Bridge and Tunnel" Written, directed and produced by Edward Burns, this dramedy series set in 1980 revolves around a group of recent college grads setting out to pursue their dreams in Manhattan while still clinging to the familiarity of their working-class Long Island home town.
[via press release from EPIX]
EPIX DEBUTS TRAILER, KEY ART AND NEW CASTING FOR UPCOMING DRAMEDY SERIES "BRIDGE AND TUNNEL"
SERIES PREMIERES JANUARY 24, 2021 at 9 PM ET/PT ON EPIX
Written, directed and produced by Edward Burns (Saving Private Ryan, Public Morals), this dramedy series set in 1980 revolves around a group of recent college grads setting out to pursue their dreams in Manhattan while still clinging to the familiarity of their working-class Long Island home town.
Erica Hernandez (Hollywood Fringe, Brittany Runs a Marathon) joins the cast in a recurring role as "Genie," the fun-loving and sassy sister of "Jimmy" (Sam Vartholomeos). She and her best friend Lizzie (Barrett Wilbert Reed) dream of rock stardom for their all-girl punk band, Wildfire. (Hernandez is repped by Gersh and Mosaic.) Headshot can be found HERE.
In addition to Hernandez, the series features a stellar ensemble cast including Sam Vartholomeos (Star Trek: Discovery), Caitlin Stasey (Reign, Please Like Me), Gigi Zumbado (9-1-1, Criminal Minds, Scream), JanLuis Castellanos (13 Reasons Why, Marvel's Runways), Brian Muller (The Deuce, Madame Secretary, The Good Wife) Isabella Farrell (The Good Fight) and Barrett Wilbert Weed (Mean Girls on Broadway).
In addition to Burns, the series is also executive produced by Aaron Lubin (Something Borrowed, Public Morals) and Lori Keith Douglas (The Village, Friends from College).
Erica Hernandez can be seen in the feature films HOLLYWOOD FRINGE opposite Justin Kirk, LAZY SUSAN opposite Sean Hayes and in BRITTANY RUNS A MARATHON opposite Jillian Bell. She has appeared on UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT, THE OTHER TWO, HIGH MAINTENANCE, SEARCH PARTY, DIETLAND, THE BRAVE,THE LAST OG and ELEMENTARY. She was an actor in the 24 Hour Plays Nationals and won second place as a finalist in the NBC/UCB Diversity Showcase. She performs improv regularly with several indie teams around New York City including "Open Relationship" and performs Spanish improv for English speakers with "Los Profesores." She was an actor for the Boogiemanja indie sketch team, "17:38" and "Pencil's Down" and is currently an actor on UCB's Maude team Foundation.
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