Ric Talks withTwo of Hollywood’s Rising Stars… Elyse Levesque & Lyriq Bent

The talented actors have teamed up to star in a new drama that centers around the complex relationship between crime reporters and the police…

Shoot the Messenger , Premiering Monday February 26th at 10pm ET/PT on WGN America

The series follows Daisy Channing (Levesque), a young reporter trying to balance a messy personal life with a burgeoning career. Things begin to go sideways for Daisy when she witnesses a murder she thinks is gang related, only to find herself slowly drawn into an interconnected web of criminal and illicit sexual activity that reaches into the corridors of corporate and political power. Bent plays the lead homicide detective in this eight-part drama series.

Elyse Levesque caught many eyes and garnered serious reviews as the corrupt Detective Maddy Enger on BBC America’s final season of Orphan Black. She is also known for playing Chloe Armstrong in the Syfy original series Stargate Universe and the witch Genevieve in The Originals.

Lyriq Bent is perhaps best known for his roles in the Saw films, the television series Rookie Blue and The Book of Negroes. Most recently, Bent was cast to play Jamie Overstreet in the Netflix series by Spike Lee, She’s Gotta Have It, based on the film of the same name.
For more information, visit: http://www.wgnamerica.com/series/shootthemessenger

Updated: March 7, 2018 — 10:04 am

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