Joy Bryant began her career as a fashion model, appearing in advertisements for Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Gap, and Victoria’s Secret. She made her film debut in 2001’s Carmen: A Hip Hopera. Bryant had her breakthrough after being cast by Denzel Washington in his biographical drama film Antwone Fisher (2002), in which she played a U.S. Navy sailor. This was followed by a recurring guest role on the NBC series ER. Her subsequent film credits include Spiderman 2 (2004), the horror film The Skeleton Key and the drama Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (both 2005), and the historical drama Bobby (2006).
In 2010, Bryant was cast in the role of Jasmine Trussell in the NBC family drama Parenthood, a role she portrayed for the series’ entire six seasons before its finale in 2015. She has also appeared on television in guest roles on the series Girls (2017) and Ballers (2018).
Now, Bryant can be seen as Marie Wallace in ABC’s hit show ‘For Life’ which is executive produced by 50 Cent.
We had the opportunity to interview the talented Joy Bryant about season 2 of ‘For Life,’ the current state of the world and much more.
More Information on ‘For Life’ Season 2:
“Never Stop Fighting” – After nine years of fighting to win his freedom, it’s do or die for Aaron Wallace. As dangerous enemies lurk at Bellmore and Marie faces criminal charges for assisting Aaron in prior cases, Aaron must find a way to gain the upper hand on Maskins. “For Life” is a co-production of Sony Pictures Television Inc. and ABC Signature, premiering its second season WEDNESDAY, NOV. 18 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (TV-14, LV) Episodes can also be viewed the next day on demand and on Hulu.
“For Life” stars Nicholas Pinnock as Aaron Wallace, Indira Varma as Safiya Masry, Joy Bryant as Marie Wallace, Dorian Missick as Jamal Bishop, Tyla Harris as Jasmine Wallace and Timothy Busfield as Henry Roswell.
Guest starring in “Never Stop Fighting” is Erik Jensen as Dez O’Reilly, Sean Ringgold as Huey Cornell, Marcus Lavoi as Nathan Goodleaf, Toney Goins as Ronnie Baxter, Hassan Johnson as Bobby Latimer, Chance Kelly as Cyrus Hunt, Felonious Munk as Hassan Nawaz with John Doman as Alan Burke.
“Never Stop Fighting” is written by Hank Steinberg and directed by Russell Fine.