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‘When Calls The Heart’s Chris McNally Joins ‘Grease: Rise Of The Pink Ladies’ & ‘Firefly Lane’

EXCLUSIVE: When Calls the Heart‘s Chris McNally has landed closely habitual roles on two series — Paramount ’s upcoming Grease prequel Rise of the Pink Girls, and season 2 of Netflix’s Firefly Lane, reverse Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke.

Rise of the Pink Girls takes problem in 1954, four years sooner than the conventional Grease, sooner than rock ‘n’ roll ruled and sooner than the T-Birds had been the honest appropriate in the college. It follows four fed-up outcasts who dare to have enjoyable on their contain phrases, sparking a appropriate fear that can substitute Rydell High with out a kill in sight.

McNally will play Mr. Daniels, a younger, frigid teacher, so he’s successfully-cherished by many, but he’s in fact a heinous man who threw a 16-year-ancient pupil underneath the bus for coming onto her, and tries to gaslight her into thinking he didn’t.

Grease: Rise of the Pink Girls is written and executive produced by creator Annabel Oakes, who moreover serves as showrunner. Marty Bowen will executive make for Temple Hill, Adam Fishbach moreover will executive make, and Alethea Jones will enlighten the pilot plus two extra episodes and can executive make. Erik Feig and Samie Kim Falvey will executive make by draw of Picturestart and it’s produced by Grace Gilroy. Choreography by Jamal Sims and tune by Grammy nominee and executive tune producer Justin Tranter.

In Season 2 of Firefly Lane, Heigl and Chalke reprise their roles as lifelong easiest chums Tully and Kate, going by draw of the closing take a look at of their friendship and the proceed to retain the other relationships of their lives.

McNally will play Mr. Waverly, a charismatic fresh English teacher who pushes Kate and Tully out of their comfort zones and inspires them to achieve for fresh heights.

Maggie Friedman serves as showrunner of Firefly Lane, in accordance to the radical of the identical title by Kristin Hannah, and executive produces alongside with Heigl, Shawn Williamson and Michael Spiller. Hannah serves as co-executive producer.

McNally is a series frequent on Hallmark’s When Calls the Heart and beforehand recurred on Netflix’s Altered Carbon. McNally is repped by Nuance Talent Administration and Vault Entertainment.

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