Denyse Tontz (The Fosters) has booked a series regular role on Incorporated, Syfy’s upcoming futuristic thriller series from Matt Damon, Ben Affleck & Jennifer Todd’s Pearl Street Films, CBS Television Studios and Universal Cable Prods.
Created by David & Alex Pastor, who wrote and directed the pilot, Incorporated is set in a near future where corporations have unlimited power. It centers on Ben Larson (Sean Teale), a young executive who conceals his true identity to infiltrate a very dangerous corporate world to save the woman he loves.
Tontz will play Elena, the love of Ben’s (Teale) life, who is forced to sell herself into servitude to pay off her family’s debts. In addition to Teale, Tontz joins Allison Miller, Eddie Ramos, Dennis Haysbert, and Julia Ormond in the series, set to premiere this fall. Ted Humphrey (The Good Wife) is showrunner.
Tontz, an actress and musician, currently recurs on Jennifer Lopez-produced family drama, The Fosters, on Freeform. As a singer/songwriter, Tontz’s original song, “Parachute,” earned a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Song in a Drama Series (All My Children). She’s repped by Paradigm Talent Agency, Underground and Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer Austen Mandelbaum Morris & Klein.
Original story appeared on Deadline.