Fans of The Walking Dead will never forget Sarah Wayne Callies for her role as Lori Grimes on the series. She was the wife of Rick (Andrew Lincoln) and mother to Carl (Chandler Riggs) and Judith (later played by Caliey Fleming). Callies has starred in many memorable roles and will now star with Milo Ventimiglia and Catherine Haena Kim in ABCs The Company You Keep.
This series is based on the Korean Broadcasting System series My Fellow Citizens! and was developed by Julia Cohen (A Million Little Things) and Phil Klemmer (DC’s Legends of Tomorrow), who also serve as executive producers. Jon Huertas (This is Us), Anna Mastro (Secret Society of SEcond Born Royals), and Ben Younger (Boiler Room) directed episodes for season 1 of The Company You Keep.
The series follows a con man named Charlie Nicoletti (Ventimiglia) and an undercover CIA agent Emma (Kim), who embark on a night of passion that will see their professional lives collide. Both have dealings with Daphne, a consultant to Irish Mobster Brendan Maguire, to who the Nocoletti’s owe money and who is a prime suspect in Emma’s investigation.
The Company You Keep release date
ABC will premiere The Company You Keep on Feb. 19 at 10 pm ET, with weekly episodes running through April. All seven episodes of season 1 will also be released weekly on Hulu.
The Company You Keep cast – Sarah Wayne Callies and more
In addition to Callies, Ventimiglia, and Kim, the other cast members include James Saito, Tim Chiou, Freda Foh Shen, Felisha Terrell, Polly Draper, and William Fichtner.
Callies portrays Birdie Nicoletti, Charlie’s bossy big sister, and con woman, who co-owns the bar they own together.