Condola Rashad has officially joined the cast of Netflix’s Come Sunday starring Chiwetel Ejiofor. The story revolves around a renowned evangelical minister in Tulsa, OK, who stirs up controversy with his revelation that there is no hell.
Rashad will play Gina, the wife of Carlton Pearson (Ejiofor). It reunites her with Joshua Marston, the director of the project. Rashad and Marston worked together on this year’s Complete Unknown, which he directed and co-wrote.
The film is based on a 2005 This American Life radio episode, and is written by Marcus Hinchey. Endgame Entertainment’s James. D Stern is producing alongside This American Life‘s Ira Glass and Alissa Shipp.
Rashad is the daughter of actress Phylicia Rashad, and was nominated for a Tony for Best-featured Actress in a Play for her performance in Stick Fly. She starred in the 2012 remake of Steel Magnolias as Queen Latifah’s daughter, and appeared on Broadway in The Trip to Bountiful alongside Cicely Tyson. Rashad currently stars as Kate Sacher in the Showtime series Billions opposite Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti, and can be seen next in the Sony movie Money Monster, with George Clooney, directed by Jodie Foster. She also starred in the Sundance feature titled Complete Unknown starring Rachel Weisz and Michal Shannon which premiered at Sundance and was recently released via Amazon.