‘Abbott Elementary’ Leslie Odom Jr. To Guest Star In Season 2

Other guests have also been announced.

Students are heading back to school and so is Abbott Elementary, which will soon premiere its second season.

The Emmy Award-winning, Quinta Brunson-created and starring ABC show announced on Wednesday (September 14) during its portion of the Television Critics Association summer tour that Leslie Odom Jr. leads a roster of special guest stars for Season 2.

ABC also announced Wednesday that Lauren Weedman (Euphoria) and Keyla Monterroso Mejia (Curb Your Enthusiasm) will also make appearances on the program.

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The Wrap reports that Odom Jr. will portray Draemond, the owner of a string of charter schools in the area who pays a visit to Abbott. Weedman will play Kristin Marie, a teacher from a neighboring school while Mejia is Ashley, a teacher’s aide at the school.

Brunson is coming off of three Emmy wins, including a historic victory for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series.

Abbott Elementary returns to ABC on September 21, with a next-day premiere on Hulu.

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