The Hamilton star Ephraim Sykes is among the most recent additions to the celebrity cast of the upcoming Netflix show, Russian Doll Season 2. According to a recent report by Deadline, Ephraim will combine the Russian Doll Season Two cast as a guest star alongside co-stars Annie Murphy, Carolyn Michelle Smith, and Sharlto Copley. Afterward, the American singer-actor took into his Instagram handle to officially break the big news to his fans.
Ephraim Sykes In ‘Russian Doll Season 2’ Is ‘honored To Work With Geniuses’
After receiving an overwhelming response to the first & unique season of this Natasha Lyonne-Leslye Headland-Amy Poehler series Russian Doll, streaming giant Netflix revived the series for another season in June 2019 and its filming had started back in March this past year. However, as a result of continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the production of the mystery comedy-drama was halted and was afterward resumed in March 2021.
Currently, a recent update about the much-awaited second season of Russian Doll is that Broadway celebrity Ephraim Sykes was roped in by the production to make an appearance in the series as a guest celebrity. After Deadline revealed exactly the exact same in its most recent report, the 35-year-old took to his Instagram handle to announce exactly the exact same and wrote, “Soooooo honored to work with those geniuses!! #GodIsGood”. Previously, the South-African celebrity Sharlto Copley was also brought on board for Russian Doll Season 2 after Annie Murphy while details about their characters are kept under wraps by the manufacturers as of yet.
About ‘Russian Dolls’
Russian Dolls premiered on Netflix back in February 2019 and proceeded to become of the highly-lauded series back then with multiple wins in the 72nd Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards. The official synopsis of the series on Netflix’s site reads: “Nadia keeps dying and reliving her 36th birthday celebration. She is trapped in a surreal time loop and staring down the back of her own mortality.” The first season of Russian Dolls starred Natasha Lyonne, Greta Lee, Yul Vazquez, Charlie Barnett, and Elizabeth Ashley in the lead roles along with an ensemble cast in supporting roles. The eight-episode show was jointly Made by Universal Television, JAX Media, Paper Kite Productions, and 3 Arts Entertainment.