EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* AUDIENCE Network and Endemol Shine Studios have begun production on a third season of Byron Balasco's critically acclaimed series "Kingdom." Endemol Shine Studios is the scripted division of Endemol Shine North America.
Frank Grillo, Kiele Sanchez, Matt Lauria, Jonathan Tucker, Nick Jonas and Joanna Going reprise their roles for season 3. Kirk Acevedo (SyFy's "12 Monkeys") joins the cast in a recurring role as a former fighter and new coach at Navy St. MMA gym. Season 3 will premiere in spring, 2017.
Frank Grillo stars as Alvey Kulina, a mixed martial arts legend and owner of Venice, California-based Navy St. MMA gym. Kiele Sanchez returns as Lisa Prince, Alvey's former girlfriend and manager of the gym and their fighters. Matt Lauria plays Ryan Wheeler, a champion with a violent past. Jonathan Tucker is Jay Kulina, Alvey's older son and a force both in and out of the cage. Nick Jonas returns as Nate Kulina, Alvey's younger son and a once-promising fighter determined to work his way back to the top of the sport. Joanna Going plays Christina Kulina, Alvey's estranged wife and mother to Jay and Nate.
Acevedo is currently shooting season 3 of the hit SyFy series "12 Monkeys." He recently wrapped filming Blumhouse's, "Insidious 4," which is coming to the big screen next year and previously starred in the film "Dawn of the Planet of The Apes." Other television credits include "The Walking Dead," "Prime Suspect," "Band of Brothers," and "OZ." He is represented by Abrams Artists Agency and managed by Stacy Abrams.
Kingdom is produced by Endemol Shine Studios and is distributed internationally by Endemol Shine International.
AT&T AUDIENCE Network is available on DIRECTV Ch. 239 or U-verse TV Ch. 1114 and via live streaming on the DIRECTV and U-verse apps and DIRECTV NOW.
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