Reservation dogs Star Devery Jacobs Has Been Cast For 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 ahead of the first day of filming tomorrow.”
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Details of Jacobs’ character are sketchy, but she is believed to play one of the lead roles, called Julie, who is resilient and strong-willed.
Echo, written and produced by Etan Cohen and Emily Cohen, centers on Maya Lopez (Cox), a deaf Native American superhero who has a knack for mimicking any opponent’s fighting style. The character was introduced at Hawk Eye’six episodes airing on Disney+.
Jacobs stars in Taika Waititi and Sterlin’s acclaimed comedy series Harjo Reservation dogs at Disney+ and Marvel Disney sibling FX. For her portrayal of Elora Danan, Jacobs earned a 2021 Gotham Award nomination for Outstanding Performance in a New Series. She also shared the Independent Spirit Award for Best Ensemble Cast in a New Scripted Series.
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In addition to starring, Jacobs is serving as a writer for the show’s upcoming second season.
Jacobs can be seen in Caroline Monnet’s feature film, Bootleggerwhich won Best Dramatic Feature at the 2021 ImagineNATIVE Festival Awards. It is replaced by Management 360 and Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern.