‘Black-ish’: Anders Holm, Tika Sumpter, Arica Himmel & Gary Cole Among 7 Cast In Bow-Centric Potential Spinoff Episode

Workaholic co-creator Anders Holm, The Haves and the Have Nots star Tika Sumpter and Arica Himmel (Before You Know It) lead the cast of Black-ish‘s upcoming Bow-centric episode, which will feature flashbacks to a teen version of Tracee Ellis Ross’ character of Rainbow. Gary Cole (Veep), Ethan William Childress, Mykal-Michelle Harris (Big Little Lies 2) and Second City Chicago alum Christina Anthony have been cast in the potential prequel series set in the 1980s-90s. The backdoor pilot episode, which revolves around Rainbow’s growing up, will air later this season.

Himmel will play Rainbow, an younger version of the character played by Tracee Ellis Ross on Black-ish. Holm will play Paul, Bow’s father, Sumpter portrays Alicia, Bow’s mother.

Childress is Johan, Harris will portray Santamonica, Cole is Harrison, Paul’s father, and Anthony is Denise, Alicia’s sister.

Along with her casting in the potential spinoff, Sumpter

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