Michael Angarano cast as Jack’s brother on ‘This Is Us’

Michael Angarano cast as Jack’s brother on ‘This Is Us’

That is… Nicky.

Michael Angarano (“I’m Dying Up Right here”) will play Jack’s brother, Nicky, in season three of NBC’s hit drama, Selection has confirmed. Angarano might be a recurring character.

Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) hasn’t revealed a lot concerning the dying of his brother, however the two served collectively in Vietnam. The character was launched within the episode “Brothers,” in a flashback, and was seen once more in a gaggle photograph of the 2 in Vietnam alongside different servicemen. Jack instructed his sons Randall and Kevin that his brother was killed within the warfare.

Season three of “This Is Us” will discover that point in Jack’s life, the showrunners have confirmed, as properly as Kevin’s go to to the nation, which was teased within the finale to the second season. “I don’t assume he’s going for trip,” Ventimiglia instructed Selection.

Tim O’Brien, a journalist and veteran who has lined Vietnam extensively, was introduced on to the present as a marketing consultant. O’Brien spent per week within the writers’ room sharing his experiences, and he’s additionally co-writing with Dan Fogelman an early episode that “actually dives into Jack’s life,” co-showrunner Isaac Aptaker just lately instructed Selection. “We’re going to be spending a number of time in Vietnam” this season.

Information of Angarano’s casting was first reported by Deadline.


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