Season 3 began production in January
Apple TV+’s Emmy-winning show Ted Lasso has a new cast member! The comedy series has cast Jodi Balfour, best know for For All Mankind and The Crown in a major recurring role. Read on to find out more.
Major Roles of Jodi Balfour
Balfour is no stranger to Apple TV+ as For All Mankind was an Apple original. In 2014, she won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Actress in the hit drama series, Bomb Girls. As for her other TV roles, she appeared in season 2 of Netflix’s The Crown as Jackie Kennedy. Then she starred in the third season of HBO’s True Detective in 2019.
Balfour’s last film appearance was in 2019’s The Rest of Us.
About Ted Lasso Season 3
The series became one of the biggest comedy series since its debut in 2020. It combined comedy with drama flawlessly, and has a talented set of characters. Season one ended up with a record-breaking number of Emmy nominations in 2021, which is 20. It won nine out of these.
The series centers around a small-town American college football coach who is brought to coach a Premier League soccer team in London. Aside from having no experience in the sport, he also has to get along with the players, managers, and the new surroundings as well. It was developed by lead star Jason Sudeikis and Brendan Hunt, along with Bill Lawrence and Joe Kelly. Other cast members include Hannah Waddingham, Juno Temple, Jeremy Swift, Brett Goldstein, Nick Mohammed, and Phil Dunster.
Balfour’s role is described as a “charming” venture capitalist. Her entry comes in a while after production began. We will be receiving a release date by the end of the year.