Ayo Edebiri, the breakout star of The Bear, has joined the cast of Abbott Elementary.
According to Variety, Ayo shall be seen as Ayesha Teagues, Janine’s notorious sister in the present. Throughout the collection, Janine mentions having a troubled reference to Ayesha, due to a strained relationship Ayesha has with their mom.
Ayo will make her first look as Ayesha by way of FaceTime within the February 8 episode ‘Valentine’s Day’ earlier than returning for a serious storyline later in Season 2.
Notably, Ayo recently joined Marvel Studios’ anti-hero team-up film Thunderboltsin an unspecified capability.
The movie is directed by Jake Schreier from a script by Eric Pearson. Kevin Feige is producing, as he’s with each Marvel Studios manufacturing. At the San Diego Comic-Con, Feige confirmed Thunderbolts
Meanwhile, Edebiri co-stars with Ben Platt in the film Theater Camp, which premiered at Sundance and was rapidly snatched up by Searchlight, and he or she’ll subsequently be seen within the LGBTQ coming-of-age comedy Bottoms, which shall be accessible on Amazon Prime Video later this yr.