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‘Bridge And Tunnel’ Casts Barrett Wilbert Weed; Rushi Kota Returns To ‘Never Have I Ever’

‘Bridge And Tunnel’ Casts Barrett Wilbert Weed; Rushi Kota Returns To ‘Never Have I Ever’

Exclusive: Barrett Wilbert Weed (Mean Girls on Broadway) is set for a recurring role in Bridge and Tunnel, Epix’s upcoming half-hour dramedy written, directed and produced by Edward Burns. Set in 1980, Bridge and Tunnel 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. Weed will play Lizzie, the artsy, sarcastic older sister of Pags (Brian Muller), who dreams of rock stardom for her all-girl punk band, Wildfire. She joins an ensemble cast that includes Sam Vartholomeos, Caitlin Stasey, Gigi Zumbado, JanLuis Castellanos, Brian Muller and Isabella Farrell. In addition to Burns, the series is also executive produced by his producing partner Aaron Lubin and Lori Keith Douglas. Weed recently starred as Janis Sarkisian in Tina Fey’s Broadway musical Mean Girls, based on the movie. She originated the role

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