NBC's This Is Us actress Lyric Ross started off the procession of talent and explained her name comes from her songwriting mother. She commented on the many fans that have connected with her adopted character over the seasons of This Is Us.
Colin McCalla, from the show on BET+ Ruthless, is playing football player Max in The Class. In real life he was a math major in school as opposed this current sports focused character.
Actor Charlie Gillespie spoke about his Netflix show Julie & The Phantoms that is planned for another season. He described the cast as being very close and characters representing everything from straight, bisexual to gay with a lot of subtext.
Hannah Keppel talked about the stunts on her Netflix offering Cobra Kai. “Watching my cast mates going from season one where they didn't do any karate to now doing all their own stunts and killing it. I feel like a proud mom!” Season four of Cobra Kai is already in the can and may be out this fall, although not confirmed by the hit show. Her character in The Class is completely different from Moon, her character in Cobra Kai. “She's studious, organized and a type A. She has some surprises about her and I am excited for everyone to see it.”
Monaco Films' Nicholas Celozzi wrote The Class, telling the story of six high school seniors confronting their differences thanks to their acting teacher, played by pop singer Debbie Gibson. She is writing a song for the film and just released a high energy track called “One Step Closer.” Gibson said she eats well and lightly works out to prepare for revealing video shoots like the most recent one for “Closer.”