TBS New Comedy ‘Wrecked’ Premieres With An Outstanding Ensemble Cast June 14
A plane crashes on a deserted Island and the survivors have to fend for themselves as anarchy and chaos reign-who among them can lead the group? Sounds like ‘Lost’. N0! There will never me another ‘Lost’. But Wrecked a comedy about a group of survivors of a plane crash who are stranded on a deserted island debuting June 14 at 10 p.m. ET, with a second episode to follow at 10:30 p.m on TBS will have you laughing from the very first scene in the pilot episode. With no modern conveniences the survivors must learn how to live without social media, WiFi, indoor plumbing and Chipolte while hoping to be rescued. Wrecked, written and produced by brothers Justin Shipley and Jordan is a funny, cleverly written ensemble comedy showcasing some of the best comedic talent today. We watched the first five episodes and couldn’t stop laughing; can’t wait to watch five more.
The cast includes: The ensemble cast for Wrecked includes Zach Cregger (About a Boy, Miss March), Rhys Darby (What We Do in the Shadows, Yes Man), Jessica Lowe (Blended, Glitch),Asif Ali (The 4 to 9ers: The Day Crew, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Ally Maki (2 Broke Girls, Hot in Cleveland), Will Greenberg (Cloverfield, Halt and Catch Fire), Brooke Dillman(Superbad, Bob’s Burgers), Ginger Gonzaga (Ted, The Morning After) and Brian Sacca (The Wolf of Wall Street, Single Dads).
Wrecked comes to TBS from the fresh minds of writers and executive producers Justin Shipley & Jordan Shipley and producer Jesse Hara (Night Owls, Happythankyoumoreplease). Moses Port (Community, Happy Endings) serves as executive producer and showrunner on the series, which is being produced by TBS.
Originally from Kirkland, WA, Japanese-American actress Ally Maki moved to Los Angeles when she was fourteen after being scouted by a talent agent. Upon her arrival in Los Angeles, Ally was signed to Columbia Records in the all-girl band “The Valli Girls.” In 2009, Ally was cast as “Dawn” on the ABC Family series “10 Things I Hate About You,” and later followed with the film “Geography Club, playing “Min,” in 2013
Asif Ali started his career as a club grown comic & improviser to a bonafide TV/film actor. At a young age, he performed in the U.S. with over 100+ colleges/clubs and internationally in South Asia, Europe, Africa, and South America. When he is not on stage or touring with his improv group, you can catch him on hit shows such as Arrested Development, Modern Family, The Comeback, and Marvel Agents of Shield. On top of his many on-air appearances he recently was the lead on a FOX Tina Fey pilot.
Brian Sacca is an actor/writer who has been creating and starring in both traditional film/TV content and digital media for the past 10 years. As an actor, Sacca co-stars in the TBS series, WRECKED. He is most recently known for his role as Robbie Feinberg in THE WOLF OF WALL STREET, as well as featured roles in, THE KINGS OF SUMMER, KROLL SHOW, and UNITED STATES OF TARA. As a writer, Sacca recently co-wrote BURN with Drew Pearce, which will be produced by ShivHans (TRUMBO). His pilot THIERRY is currently casting for a 2016 shoot through Fox and Party Over Here/Lonely Island.
Brooke Dillman has appeared as a series regular in several television shows including Blue Collar TV, The Wayne Brady Show andGood Morning Miami. She has also recurred on many shows including Bob’s Burgers, Kickin’ It and The Middle and has guested on many others including 2 Broke Girls, The Mindy Project, The Office, and Six Feet Under. She also has appeared in several features including Superbad, Earth to Echo, 4th Man Out and Larry the Health Inspector. Brooke loves dogs. And pigs. Oh, and her husband Charlie.
In television, Ginger is best known for her role as “Christy” on the Duplass Brothers’ critical darling ‘Togetherness’ on HBO, and as Jim Jefferies’ frustrated and immature girlfriend “Peggy” in FX’s dark comedy ‘Legit.’ Ginger was also seen as “Maya,” the lead role in ABC’s ‘Mixology,’ and as host of Hulu’s comedic daily pop culture recap show ‘The Morning After,’ for which she also wrote. Other television credits include her recurring roles on Tad Quill’s Jane Lynch comedy ‘Angel from Hell’ for CBS and the Jim Carey-produced ‘I’m Dying Up Here’ for HBO, and Comedy Central’s “Key and Peele.”
Jessica Lowe graduated from Northwestern University, where she was a cast member and director of the school’s acclaimed comedy group The Mee-Ow show for three years. Jessica has trained and performed with The Groundlings, IO West, and the Upright Citizen Brigade theaters in LA. In film, she was featured in a hilarious and flashy role in the Warner Brothers’ film BLENDED, opposite Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, and she will soon be seen in a fun role in the upcoming independent feature film CAPTIVA. In television, she has made appearances on the Netflix show FLAKED and the NBC show ONE BIG HAPPY, and her voice can be heard on BOB’S BURGERS, and PICKLE AND PEANUT.
Rhys Darby is best known as ‘Murray’ in HBO’s FLIGHT OF THE CONCORDS and as ‘Guy Mann’ from the 10th season of the revived FOX series, THE X-FILES.
He can be seen in the upcoming film CELEBRITY DEATH POOL opposite David Hasselhoff. He made his feature film debut in YES MAN with Jim Carrey and then opposite Philip Seymour Hoffman in Richard Curtis’ PIRATE RADIO. More recently Rhys appeared in Jermaine Clement and Taika Waititi ‘s WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS and Waititi’s HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE. On the TV side, Rhys can been seen in the upcoming TBS series, WRECKED in which he stars alongside Zach Cregger. Rhys wrote, executive produced and starred in SHORT POPPIES for TVNZ in his native New Zealand. Netflix released the series in the US, UK and Canada.
Greenberg is a writer/performer his acting credits include the memorable ‘Stan Halen’ in WORKAHOLICS, THE OFFICE, MODERN FAMILY, HAPPY ENDINGS, and a recurring arc on the AMC series, HALT AND CATCH FIRE and FOX series, THE GRINDER. Additionally the web series he co-created and co-starred in with Rob Kerkovich, TESLA & TWAIN, is now being developed into a series with UCP.
Zach Cregger is a founding member and writer for the New York comedy troupe, THE WHITEST KIDS U’KNOW, which he started while attending The School of Visual Arts. The group’s reputation for unpolished hit-or-miss hilarity precedes them around the New York comedy circuit, and they won the award for “Best Sketch Group” at Aspen’s U.S. Comedy Arts Festival 2006. The group’s self-titled sketch comedy show ran for five seasons on IFC TV and Fuse. Zach was a series regular on Jimmy Fallon’s NBC series, GUYS WITH KIDS, opposite Jesse Bradford and Anthony Anderson. Additionally, Cregger co-wrote, co-directed, and co-starred in Fox Atomic’s 2009 feature MISS MARCH. The film chronicles two friends’ cross-country trip to the Playboy Mansion. He also appeared in Lionsgate Films’ COLLEGE, with Drake Bell and Nick Zano, and in Lionsgate’s DATE AND SWTICH opposite Gary Cole and Megan Mullally.
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