TBB Congratulations to British actresses Jordan Loughran (Dixi, Evermoor) and Roxy Sternberg (Chewing Gum, It’s A Lot) who earlier this year landed reoccurring roles on US TV series Emerald City.
Emerald City is a dark re-imagining of the classic The Wizard of Oz the book series written by L. Frank Baum. The TV series which was developed for NBC by Matthew Arnold and Josh Freidman will make its UK debut tonight (Wednesday 8th February) on 5 Star and stars Puerto Rican Adria Arjona (Narcos, True Detective) as Dorothy Gale. Emerald City’s version of Dorothy is a 20-year old nurse from Lucas, Kansas, with abandonment issues, after her mother left her on a door-step as an infant. A Tornado carries Dorothy to the Land of Oz where she then embarks on an journey to see the Wizard unaware that life as she knows it is about to drastically change, as unbeknownst to her, her life destiny to fulfil a prophecy that has been with her since birth.
Roxy Sternberg plays Elizabeth, a member of the Wizard’s High Council who wants to prove herself and help protect Oz from the beast that haunts them all. Jordan Loughran plays the role of Tip, a young teenage girl who after being freed from a spell that has kept her in the form of a young boy for most of her life, sets out on her own journey of self-discovery.
Emerald City airs tonight on 5 Stsar @ 9pm.