Athena Grant, Co-Executive Producer
Angela Bassett’s talent and abilities as an actress, director and executive producer in both television and film have garnered well-deserved respect and acclaim from peers and fans, proving her to be one of the industry’s premier leading ladies.
Bassett can be seen in the hit action film Mission: Impossible – Fallout, alongside Tom Cruise. She also was featured in the blockbuster movie Black Panther from Marvel Studios, and appears in the streaming movie Otherhood, opposite Patricia Arquette and Felicity Huffman.
Bassett starred in three seasons of the hit anthology series American Horror Story, from Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk: American Horror Story: Roanoke, American Horror Story: Hotel and American Horror Story: Coven. Her performances in Hotel and Coven earned her Emmy® Award nominations in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie.
In 2017, Bassett received her fourth career Emmy® Award nomination for her guest performance on Master of None. She previously competed in the category of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for The Rosa Parks Story in 2002. In 2016, Bassett was nominated for her first Directors Guild of America Award for her directorial debut on the cable film Whitney.
Also in 2016, Bassett reprised her role as “Lynne Jacobs” in London Has Fallen, the sequel to Olympus Has Fallen, alongside Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart and Morgan Freeman. She also appeared in Spike Lee’s film, Chiraq; and writer/director Stephen Poliakoff’s miniseries, Close to the Enemy, alongside Jim Sturgess, Freddie Highmore, Charlotte Riley and Alfred Molina.
Always expanding the many facets of her talents, Bassett ventured into a new entertainment medium, as the lead character in Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, the highly acclaimed first-person shooter video game franchise. She continues to lend her voice to the animated series Bojack Horseman, alongside Will Arnett and Amy Sedaris. She also directed episodes of American Horror Story: Cult and the network drama Scandal.
Bassett was seen in director James McTeigue’s Survivor, opposite Pierce Brosnan, Emma Thompson and Milla Jovovich; and in Gregg Araki’s Whitebird in a Blizzard, opposite Shailene Woodley. She returned to the musical genre in the film Black Nativity, opposite Forest Whitaker, for director Kasi Lemmons, and received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for her work as Coretta Scott King in the cable movie Betty and Coretta.
Bassett made her feature debut as an actor in John Singleton’s Boyz N the Hood. Other memorable roles include Terry McMillan’s Waiting to Exhale, co-starring Whitney Houston; Kathryn Bigelow’s futuristic Strange Days, with Ralph Fiennes; Vampire in Brooklyn, opposite Eddie Murphy; and Supernova, with James Spader.
Perhaps best known for her intense portrayal of Tina Turner in the biopic What’s Love Got To Do With It, opposite Laurence Fishburne, Bassett earned the Golden Globe® Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical, an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture and an Academy Award® nomination.
A native of Minneapolis, MN, Peter Krause is an Emmy® Award- and Golden Globe®-nominated actor. Prior to 9-1-1, he starred in the drama series The Catch, opposite Mireille Enos.
Krause is best known for his work on the acclaimed cable drama Six Feet Under, for which he was nominated for three Emmy® Awards, two Golden Globe® Awards and two Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards. He also received two SAG Awards as part of the Six Feet Under ensemble.
Krause made his television debut as a regular on Carol Burnett’s hit variety show, Carol and Company, followed by a recurring role on the popular series Cybill. His additional TV credits include Parenthood, alongside Lauren Graham; Dirty Sexy Money; Sports Night; and the cable miniseries The Lost Room.
His film credits include Beastly, the independent feature Civic Duty and We Don’t Live Here Anymore, in which he starred opposite Naomi Watts and Mark Ruffalo. Additionally, in 2004, Krause made his Broadway debut starring in Arthur Miller’s After The Fall, for director Michael Mayer.
Jennifer Love Hewitt
Additionally, Hewitt starred in and executive-produced the hit cable film The Client List, for which she received a Golden Globe® nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television. The success of the film led to a weekly series of the same name, in which Hewitt starred and served both as an executive producer and episodic director for two seasons. She also starred in, executive-produced and directed several episodes of the hit network series Ghost Whisperer, which ran for five seasons. Her additional television credits include a starring role in the hit drama Criminal Minds, which she joined for the series’ 10th season; the Hallmark Hall of Fame telefilm The Lost Valentine, opposite Betty White; and a recurring role on the comedy series Hot In Cleveland.
On the big screen, Hewitt is known for her role as “Julie James” in the I Know What You Did Last Summer franchise. She also starred opposite Sigourney Weaver in the romantic comedy Heartbreakers, and alongside Jackie Chan in the action comedy The Tuxedo. Her additional feature credits include If Only, Can’t Hardly Wait, The Hunchback of Notre Dame II, Sister Act 2, Garfield and its sequel, Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties.
In addition to her acting, producing and directing credits, Hewitt is a singer and songwriter. Her studio album BARENAKED became her first album to chart in the United States, peaking at No. 37 on the Billboard 200 chart.
Hewitt’s debut novel, The Day I Shot Cupid, was released in 2010, with the book becoming a New York Times Bestseller the week of its release.
Evan "Buck" Buckley
British-born Oliver Stark starred on the cable drama Into The Badlands, and in the feature film Underworld: Blood Wars, alongside Kate Beckinsale. He began his career at a young age attending the North London Performing Arts Centre. He made his first British television appearance on the BAFTA Award-winning BBC series Casualty, and followed with roles on the Golden Globe®- and Emmy® Award-winning series Luther, opposite Idris Elba; as well as Dracula, alongside Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
Henrietta "Hen" Wilson
Aisha Hinds was featured in the FOX event series Shots Fired and the cable film All The Way, opposite Bryan Cranston and Anthony Mackie. She also received critical acclaim for her portrayal of Harriet Tubman in the drama series Underground. Hinds began her career in schools, churches, prisons, group homes and on the streets of New York City as a cast member with a local Brooklyn-based group of young artists called the Health Watch Players. She went on to obtain a B.F.A. in theater at the University of Miami and graduated with honors. Hinds’ break came when she was cast on NYPD Blue. Her additional television credits include a series regular role on the drama Under the Dome, as well as recurring roles on Hawthorne,Weeds, Dollhouse and True Blood.
Howie "Chimney" Han
Kenneth Choi’s role on 9-1-1 reunites him with Ryan Murphy. The two worked together on The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, in which Choi portrayed Judge Lance Ito. His additional television credits include The Last Man on Earth and Sons of Anarchy. On film, he appeared in the blockbuster Spider-Man: Homecoming. He also was seen in the feature films Bright, from director David Ayer; Stephanie, with Frank Grillo; Nash Edgerton’s Gringo; and Hotel Artemis, alongside Jodie Foster and Sterling K. Brown; as well as the cable series Counterpart, with J.K. Simmons. Choi’s other credits include The Wolf of Wall Street, Suicide Squad and Captain America: The First Avenger.
Born in Texas and raised in his hometown of Sacramento, CA, Ryan Guzman developed an interest in martial arts at the age of seven, and earned his first black belt in Tae Kwon Do by the age of 10. This led him into the octagon as an MMA fighter in Sacramento, until his fighting license expired in 2010. A gifted athlete, he also was a sought-after left-handed pitcher with a fastball clocked between 87-90 miles per hour. A shoulder injury led him into a career in print modeling and then acting.
Guzman worked successfully in San Francisco, starting with LOOK Modeling Agency at the age of 18. At the age of 22, he joined the Wilhelmina Agency in Los Angeles. Guzman has since starred in television commercials for Old Navy, Gillette, Candies and the Oprah Winfrey Network. He has modeled for Abercrombie & Fitch, Affliction and Reebok, among others.
After success in modeling, Guzman transitioned to acting as the male lead for the feature film Step Up Revolution. He followed the movie’s success with another lead role in the independent film Beyond Paradise and supporting roles in There’s Always Woodstock and April Rain, and later reprised his role in Step Up: All In.
His additional feature credits include The Boy Next Door, opposite Jennifer Lopez, and directed by Rob Cohen; the live-action movie Jem and the Holograms; and writer/director Richard Linklater’s Everybody Wants Some!!, the spiritual sequel to his feature Dazed and Confused.
Guzman’s television credits include the event series Heroes Reborn and dramas Notorious and Pretty Little Liars.
Rockmond Dunbar is best known to FOX audiences for his role as “Benjamin ‘C-Note’ Franklin” on the network’s drama series, Prison Break, as well as the event series of the same name. He also starred opposite Aaron Paul and Michelle Monaghan in the streaming drama series The Path. Dunbar’s additional television credits include The Mentalist, Soul Food, Terriers and Sons of Anarchy.