‘I’m A Virgo’ On Prime Videos: Meet the cast of an adventurous series

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Have you ever seen a person who is 13 feet tall up close? Prepare to in “I’m a Virgo,” a new coming-of-age sitcom on Amazon Prime Video starring Jharrel Jerome. The “Sorry to Bother You” director Boots Riley also developed, wrote, and served as executive producer of the offbeat comedy in which the Emmy winner stars as Cootie, a big young Black man from Oakland, California, who has spent his whole life concealed from the public due of his enormous size. He finally sets out on an adventure to find out what he’s been missing out on, both good and terrible, because he is eager to see the world.

Have you ever seen a person who is 13 feet tall up close? Prepare to in “I’m a Virgo,” a new coming-of-age sitcom on Amazon Prime Video starring Jharrel Jerome. The “Sorry to Bother You” director Boots Riley also developed, wrote, and served as executive producer of the offbeat comedy in which the Emmy winner stars as Cootie, a big young Black man from Oakland, California, who has spent his whole life concealed from the public due of his enormous size. He finally sets out on an adventure to find out what he’s been missing out on, both good and terrible, because he is eager to see the world. The series will have its Amazon Prime Video debut on June 23, 2023, following its March debut at the South by Southwest film festival in Austin, Texas, According to Sportskeeda.

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Meet the cast of I’m A Virgo series 

1. Jharrel Jerome as Cootie:

 

I’m a Virgo has cast Jharrel Jerome, the Moonlight star who astonished the audience with his award-winning performance as Kevin in Barry Jenkins’ film, in the title role of Cootie. In addition, Jerome is well-known for his role as Korey in the Netflix series When They See Us, for which he was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie.

In the most recent Spider-Man film, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (2023), the gifted American actor and rapper also provided the Prowler voice for Miles Morales.

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2. Walton Goggins Jr. as The hero

 Goggins joins Jerome in the role of “The Hero,” a fictional superhero who serves as Cootie’s role model. American actor Walton Goggins Jr. has appeared in a number of well-known television shows, including The Shield, Justified, Vice Principals, The Righteous Gemstones, and Invincible.

The actor has also starred in a number of major motion pictures, including Predators, Lincoln, Django Unchained, Maze Runner: The Death Cure, and Ant-Man and the Wasp. He received a Critics Choice Award for his performance in Vice Principals and a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his work in Justified.

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3. Olivia Washington as Flora

I’m a Virgo’s Flora, a wannabe cook, is portrayed by Olivia Washington, daughter of actor Denzel Washington. Olivia is well-known for her roles in The Butler by Lee Daniels, The Tragedy of Macbeth by Joel Coen, The Little Things by Warner Bros., and Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia on Lifetime. She was just cast alongside David Oyelowo in Solitary.

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The supporting cast of I’m a Virgo includes Mike Epps from The Uphaws as Martisse, Carmen Ejogo from True Detective as Lafrancine, Brett Grey from On My Block as Felix, Kara Young from The Punisher as Jones, and Allius Barnes from Cruel Summer as Scat. LaKeith Stanfield from Sorry to Bother You, Elijah Wood from The Lord of the Rings, and Kendrick Sampson from Insecure will also make appearances, which will be exciting for fans.

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