Amazon Original Series “Goliath” Casts Mark Duplass for Season Two
Amazon Original Series Goliath has cast award-winning actor, filmmaker and producer Mark Duplass (Togetherness, Room 104) as a series regular for its second season debuting next year on Prime Video. Duplass will play Tom Wyatt, a successful Los Angeles developer who wants to give the city a distinct skyline. A prominent philanthropist, he is a major contributor to mayoral candidate Marisol Silva (Ana De La Reguera).
The new season of Goliath is executive produced by Peabody Award winner Clyde Phillips (Dexter) and Lawrence Trilling (Parenthood). The series’ cast is led by Billy Bob Thornton (Fargo), who in January won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Drama Series for Goliath’s first season, and has also won an Oscar for his role on Sling Blade. Goliath is created by David E. Kelley (Ally McBeal) and Jonathan Shapiro (The Practice).
Mark Duplass is an award-winning actor, filmmaker and producer. He was first recognized in the early 2000’s for writing, directing and producing several acclaimed independent and studio films with his brother Jay, such as The Puffy Chair, Cyrus, and Jeff, Who Lives at Home. In 2014, Mark and his brother Jay created the critically acclaimed television series Togetherness in which Mark also starred. They also created Room 104, which debuted last month, in which Jay also stars.
Duplass has starred in a number of some of the most critically lauded films of the last decade. His credits include: Alexander Lehmann’s romantic drama Blue Jay, Lynn Shelton’s Gotham-award winning Your Sister’s Sister, Charlie McDowell’s sci-fi romance The One I Love, Patrick Brice’s horror-comedy Creep, Colin Trevorrow’s Independent Spirit award-winning Safety Not Guaranteed, the Sundance sensation Humpday and Katherine Bigelow’s Oscar-winning Zero Dark Thirty.