AS THE WORLD TURNS Jake Weary Stars In New Series ANIMAL KINGDOM

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AS THE WORLD TURNS alum Jake Weary (Luke) has a dangerous new role in TNT’s new primetime series ANIMAL KINGDOM!

The actor — who some daytime fans may know better as the son of GUIDING LIGHT’s Kim Zimmer (Reva) — stars as Deran Cody in the series inspired by the award-winning feature film. The story centers around a teenager who moves in with his relatives at their beachfront home after his mother dies of an overdose.

The family is run by matriarch Janine, played by Emmy winner Ellen Barkin, and the teen is drawn into their life of indulgence and excess, but soon discovers the dark truth behind their dangerous world.

Weary, seen most recently in PRETTY LITTLE LIARS and the horror hit It Follows, plays the troubled and suspicious youngest Cody son. Fellow ATWT alum Daniella Alonso (Pilar) also stars in the series as Catherine, the wife of Baz, played by Scott Speedman.

ANIMAL KINGDOM will premiere this summer, but you can watch a preview of the thrilling new series now!