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‘Avalon’: Demetrius Grosse Joins David E. Kelley’s ABC Drama Series

‘Avalon’: Demetrius Grosse Joins David E. Kelley’s ABC Drama Series

Exclusive: Demetrius Grosse, coming off playing one of the leads in ABC’s untitled Kay Oyegun drama pilot, has been cast by the network as a lead opposite Neve Campbell in another drama project, Avalon. The series, based on Michael Connelly’s short story, comes from David E. Kelley, A+E Studios and 20th Television.

Avalon, which has a straight-to-series order, takes place in the city of Avalon on Catalina Island, where L.A. Sheriff’s Department Detective Nicole “Nic” Searcy (Campbell) heads up a small office. Catalina has a local population that serves more than 1 million tourists a year, and each day when the ferries arrive, hundreds of potential new stories enter the island. Detective Searcy is pulled into a career-defining mystery that will challenge everything she knows about herself and the island.

Grosse will play Senior Deputy Dayo Musa, who is assigned to Catalina Island, a post he’s

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