“Grand Army tunnels into a generation that’s raging and rising. Five students at the largest public high school in Brooklyn take on our chaotic world as they fight to succeed, survive, wild out, break free, and seize the future.”
Cappiello, who is best known for her plays Slut and Now That We’re Men, developed and will executive produce the series. Josh Donen, Nicolette Donen, Elizabeth Kling, Beau Willimon, and Jordan Tappis are all attached as executive producers as well.
Grand Army’s young ensemble cast is made up of Odessa A’zion as Joey Del Marco, Odley Jean as Dominique (Dom) Pierre, Maliq Johnson as Jayson Jackson, Amalia Yoo as Leila Kwan Zimmer, Amir Bageria as Siddhartha (Sid) Pakam, Alphonso Jones as John Ellis, Brittany Adebumola as Tamika Jones, Crystal Nelson as Tor Sampson, Naiya Ortiz as Sonya Cruz, Brian Altemus as Luke Friedman, Thelonius “Monk” Serrel Freed as Tim Delaney, Anthony Ippolito as George Wright, Jaden Jordan as Owen Williams, Ashley Ganger as Meera Pakam, Sydney Meyer as Anna Delany, Marcela Avelina and Flora Mejia, August Rosenstein as Victor Borin, David Iacono as Bo Orlov, Lola Blackman as Rachel Finer, and Keara Graves as Grace.