Scott Speedman’s eyeing a return to TV via TNT.
S2 is set to star on Animal Kingdom, a drama that also will feature Ellen Barkin in a plum role and center on a 17-year-old boy who moves in with his freehweeling-and-wild-bunch-ish SoCal beach town-dwelling relatives after his mother overdoses, only to find out that their indulgent lifestyle is funded by a number of seriously criminal activities.
Speedman will play the boy’s wants-to-break-away uncle and the adopted son of Barkin’s tough-as-nails matriarch.
Now. If the plot of the show sounds familiar that’s because it is an adaptation of the eponymous 2010 Australian film that netted Jackie Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook) her first Oscar nomination. And there ya have it.