If you’ve gotten used to the faces on the NBC television drama “This is Us,” get ready for a new face this season. NBC has announced that Michael Angarano will be joining the cast in season 3 as Nicky, Jack’s (played by Milo Ventimigia) little brother.
— This Is Us (@NBCThisisUs) August 14, 2018
If you are a fan of the show, you recall some of Jack’s flashback’s to fighting in the Vietnam war with his little brother. According to E, season 3 will delve into Jack’s past, including the time he and his brother were in the war.
As the announcement broke, Michael took to Twitter to share his excitement for the role.
“i am beyond grateful and very excited to be a part of this show – my grandmother even told her dentist.”
i am beyond grateful and very excited to be a part of this show – my grandmother even told her dentist. https://t.co/WZaG3hFjVz
— michael angarano (@MichaelAngarano) August 14, 2018
Michael may be best known for his role as Elliott, Jack McFarland’s son, on “Will and Grace” and as Eddie Zeidel on the current Showtime series of “I’m Dying Up Here.”
In a recent interview with Extra, Milo recently revealed a little insight into what will be going on with Jack in season three.
“Looking at where we left a lot of the characters, there’s going to be a lot of journeys…a lot of discovery,” Ventimiglia said. “I know Jack, we’re going to see a different side of him as an individual, but also where he and Rebecca are in their early journey together as a young couple, before the kids. (Fans will see) what impacted Jack as a young man, particularly in his Vietnam War days,” he said. “That’s the idea we’re going to go back to Vietnam and see some of that.”
Are you ready?