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‘Thirtysomething(else): Kendrick Sampson To Star In ABC’s ‘Thirtysomething’ Sequel Pilot

‘Thirtysomething(else): Kendrick Sampson To Star In ABC’s ‘Thirtysomething’ Sequel Pilot

Kendrick Sampson has been cast as a lead in the ABC drama pilot thirtysomething(else), a sequel to Marshall Herskovitz and Ed Zwick’s beloved 1987-91 drama series.

Sampson plays a new character in the thirtysomething franchise, joining Odette Annable, Chris Wood, Patrick Fugit and Auden Thornton, who play grown-up versions of the children in the original series.

Written by Herskovitz and Zwick and to be directed by Zwick, thirtysomething(else) will follow an ensemble of new faces, the new generation of thirtysomethings. They are being joined by returning original cast members Ken Olin (Michael Steadman), Mel Harris (Hope Murdoch), Timothy Busfield (Elliot Weston) and Patty Wettig (Nancy Weston), reprising their characters in supporting roles. Fellow thirtysomething alums Melanie Mayron and Polly Draper will recur in the sequel.

Sampson will play Brad. Formidable and handsome, he is the boyfriend of Janey

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