Yetide Badaki (American Gods) is set to join the cast of NBC’s hit drama This Is Us in a recurring role.
Badaki plays a Nigerian immigrant from William’s past and made her debut in last night’s episode. The show saw Emmy nominations for both of its first two seasons and is going from strength to strength. Season 3 of This Is Us premiered September 25 with 10.5 million viewers a with 3.0 in adults 18-49 and jumped to 14.6 million and a 4.0 in Live+3.
Badaki co-stars on Starz’s American Gods as Bilquis, an ancient goddess of love who craves the worship she inspired in eras long gone.