‘Reservation Dogs’ Devery Jacobs joins ‘Echo’ Marvel Series – Deadline

Reservation dogs star Devery Jacobs has been cast in Marvel Studios’ upcoming Disney + series Echo.

Jacobs’ casting was teased last week by Echo star Alaqua Cox, who posted an Instagram story with a photo of a flower arrangement and a note, “@kdeveryjacobs decided to surprise me with these beautiful flowers before the first day of filming tomorrow.”

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The details of Jacobs’ character are sketchy, but she is thought to play one of the lead roles, referred to as Julie, who is resilient and strong-willed.

Echo, written and executive produced by Etan Cohen and Emily Cohen, centers on Maya Lopez (Cox), a deaf Native American superhero who has the talent to emulate the fighting style of any opponent. The character was introduced below Hawkeye ‘s six episodes run on Disney +.

Jacobs is one of the lead roles in Taika Waititi and Sterlin Harjo’s acclaimed comedy series Reservation dogs at Disney + and Marvel Disney siblings FX. For his portrayal of Elora Danan, Jacobs achieved a 2021 Gotham Award nomination for outstanding performance in a new series. She also shared in the show’s Independent Spirit Award for Best Ensemble starring in a new script series.

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In addition to starring, Jacobs serves as the author of the series’ upcoming second season.

Jacobs can be seen participating in Caroline Monnet’s feature, Bootleggerwho won the award for best dramatic film at the ImagineNATIVE Festival Awards 2021. She is represented by Management 360 and Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern.

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