The truth must be told | Andre Royo talks about playing charismatic lawyer Demetrius [Exclusive Interview]
The truth must be told Apple TV + is preparing to wrap up its second season. If you are like a lot of people around the world who are obsessed with real criminal podcasts, then this series is for you. The series follows Octavia Spencer’s Poppy Parnell. She’s a podcaster who isn’t afraid to put everything on the line for her listeners. You would think that after the events of the first season, she would have learned her lesson.
Now in season two of The truth must be told, she dives headfirst into a new case involving her childhood friend, media mogul Micah Keith, played by Kate Hudson. As events unfold, this long-standing friendship may not survive. Neither does Poppy’s marriage or her relationship with her family. With all of this comes lawsuits and maybe more. Poppy’s going to need a lawyer, right? The one who is unfortunately not her husband.
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Enter the charismatic lawyer named Demetrius, played by Andre Royo. When we first meet him, he might not look like your traditional lawyer, but he certainly speaks like one! It comes highly recommended by Shreve, Poppy’s father. As he has represented the motorcycle club on several occasions.
As we approach the season finale of The truth must be told, LRM onlineEmmanuel Gomez spoke with Andre Royo about his role in the series. We talk about all things Demetrius, including his personality, appearance, and role as a lawyer. Royo tells us about some of the things he did to prepare for the show. As well as the importance of representation in roles. It was a great conversation which you can check out below!
Here is the synopsis of season 2 of Truth Be Told
The second season of “Truth Be Told” debuted exclusively on Apple TV + on Friday, August 20. with Oscar nominated Kate Hudson, joining the second season for her first leading role in a television series. The 10-episode season, which provides a glimpse into America’s obsession with true criminal podcasts, returned with the first episode, with new episodes airing every Friday through October 22.
Descending into the world of true criminal podcasts, season two follows Spencer as podcaster Poppy Parnell, who risks everything, including her life, to seek truth and justice. Poppy dives into a new affair that deeply involves her childhood friend, media mogul Micah Keith (Hudson). As developments unfold, their long-standing friendship is put to the ultimate test.
Besides Hudson, series regulars Christopher Backus, Alona Tal, David Lyons, Andre Royo, Merle Dandridge and Mychala Faith Lee join the second season. The returning cast includes Mekhi Phifer, Ron Cephas Jones, Tracie Thoms, Haneefah Wood, Katherine LaNasa, Michael Beach and Tami Roman.
You can see the Apple TV + The truth must be told exclusively on their streaming service.