EXCLUSIVE: Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominated, for his Outstanding Action Performance in Westworld, Actor Trenton Rostedt is set to star in Season 1 Episode 1, as Deputy Dalton, opposite Jonathan Majors, Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Courtney B. Vance in HBO’s upcoming straight-to-series drama Lovecraft Country, from Misha Green, Oscar winner Jordan Peele and his Monkeypaw Productions, J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot and Warner Bros Television.
Penned by Green based on the 2016 novel from Matt Ruff, Lovecraft Country follows Atticus Freeman (Majors) as he joins up with his friend Letitia (Smollett-Bell) and his Uncle George (Vance) to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father. This begins a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and the terrifying monsters that could be ripped from a Lovecraft paperback.
Daniel Sackheim, Peele and Green, who also showruns, executive produce, along with Bad Robot’s Abrams and Ben Stephenson, Bill Carraro and Yann Demange, who directs the first episode.
Rostedt is known for his work on Westworld (2016), Real Heroes (2014) and To Hell with a Bullet (2013). He most recently was seen guest starring in FOX’s Crime, Drama, Thriller series Mayans M.C. Rostedt is repped by Jenn David (JL David Agency ) and Eileen O’Farrel (O’Farrel Management).