It's either a joyful bash or a "been there, done that, burned the t-shirt" kind of occasion, but this is one family reunion you'll definitely be glad you turned up for.
Meg DeLoatch's (co-executive-producer on 2018's Fuller House) American comedy series Family Reunion has finally arrived, with season 1 premiering on Netflix on Wednesday, July 10th 2019. Streaming audiences are still mostly working through its ten episodes, but so far the verdict has been largely positive. It follows the McKellan family as they move from Seattle to Georgia in order to be closer to their extended family. As you'd expect, there are some positives and negatives to arise from such a decision.
The cast features some solid names, with the likes of Anthony Alabi (he played Coach Spitz in Raven's Home) and Loretta Devine (Crash, Grey's Anatomy) leading the ensemble. However, a number of growing fans are highlighting the performance of Talia Jackson, who plays older sister Jade.
(L-R) Richard Roundtree, Loretta Devine, Anthony Alabi, Tia Mowry, Jordyn Raya James, Executive Producer Meg DeLoatch, Cameron J. Wright and Talia Jackson attend the Netflix "Family...
Before Family Reunion
This latest series will definitely be most audiences introduction to the actress, but that doesn't mean she hasn't starred in some other projects.
She played Zoe in the TV series Station 19, which stars the likes of Jaina Lee Ortiz (Girls Trip) and Jason George (Grey's Anatomy). Then there's the TV movie Raised by Wolves starring Craig T. Nelson (the voice of Mr. Incredible in The Incredibles). These aren't exactly huge roles, so Family Reunion has really offered Jackson a time to shine.
Apart from a few minor roles elsewhere, the actress has worked on a wide range of Disney English shorts; educational films which help and encourage children to learn English in a way that's fun and accessible.
Get to know Talia Jackson
Considering Family Reunion is her biggest role yet, it's likely that there are some more substantial roles on the cards for her. Already she's achieved a lot; Romper notes that she's only seventeen-years-old.
According to Famous Birthdays, She is the sister of actor Armani Jackson, who has starred in such notable movies as Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One (High School Kid), The Last Witch Hunter starring Vin Diesel (Fast franchise) and Cooties starring Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings trilogy) - as well as playing Braden Morris in Grey's Anatomy. Yes, another Grey's Anatomy actor.
Her mother - Kelly Jackson - was an international model and actress turned film producer and her father Trent Jackson was a professional basketball player.
Talia Jackson attends the premiere of Netflix's "Stranger Things" Season 3 on June 28, 2019 in Santa Monica, California.
Follow her on Insta!
You can follow Talia Jackson over on Instagram at @taliajacksonofficial; she has an impressive 30.9k followers and counting. If you're into fashion it's definitely worth checking out her content too.
It looks like she also has Twitter, but there are no posts whatsoever, so you're better off heading over to her Insta!
At the moment, there is no news of Family Reunion being renewed for a second season, but we'll be sure to keep an eye out on any updates.
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