Deadline is exclusively reporting that Natalie Gumede is the latest name to join the cast for the upcoming second season of DC Universe series Titans.
The synopsis for the first season was as follows:
Titans follows young heroes from across the DC Universe as they come of age and find belonging in a gritty take on the classic Teen Titans franchise. Dick Grayson and Rachel Roth, a special young girl possessed by a strange darkness, get embroiled in a conspiracy that could bring Hell on Earth. Joining them along the way are the hot-headed Starfire and loveable Beast Boy. Together they become a surrogate family and team of heroes.
The character description for Natalie Gumede’s (whose credits include Jekyll & Hyde and Free Rein) role of Mercy Graves is as follows: Mercy Graves is the ruthless, cunning, right hand and bodyguard to the notorious Lex Luthor – serving her boss with unquestioned loyalty. Her connection to the Luthors runs deep, as Mercy has been a friend of the family and in Lex’s life since they were young.
Gumede will be joining a cast that includes Teagan Croft, Anna Diop, Brenton Thwaites, Alan Ritchson, Minka Kelly, Ryan Potter, Seamus Dever, Joshua Orpin, Esai Morales, Chella Man, Chelsea T. Zhang and Iain Glen.