The Apple TV+ series Truth Be Told — now in its second season — tells the story of Poppy Parnell, a journalist who may have mistakenly helped to put the wrong man behind bars. Based on the novel by Kathleen Barber, the series provides a unique glimpse into America’s obsession with true crime podcasts and challenges its viewers to consider the consequences when the pursuit of justice is placed on a public stage.
In recent casting news reported by Deadline, actor Gabrielle Union is slated to star in season 3 of the anthology series. The upcoming season will see Poppy Scoville focus on a new case with Union starring as Eva, an outspoken high school principal who becomes embroiled in a problematic incident.
Currently Union can be seen in the Disney+ original film Cheaper By The Dozen and you can catch our interview with her about the film here. The movie is a fresh take on the 2003 hit family comedy and stars Union and Zach Braff, it made its premiere March 18 and is available exclusively on Disney+. Cheaper by the Dozen is directed by Gail Lerner with a screenplay by Kenya Barris & Jenifer Rice-Genzuk Henry based upon the novel by Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey.
Truth Be Told is created by Nichelle Tramble Spellman and stars Octavia Spencer, Aaron Paul, Lizzy Caplan, Elizabeth Perkins, Michael Beach, Mekhi Phifer, Tracie Thoms, Haneefah Wood, and Ron Cephas Jones. Actor Kate Hudson was added to season 2 of the cast.