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Kristen Bell to Be Replaced on 'Central Park' Series by Actress Emmy Raver-Lampman

Kristen Bell to Be Replaced on 'Central Park' Series by Actress Emmy Raver-Lampman

Kristen Bell recently announced that she would be exiting her role on the animated Apple TV+ series Central Park to allow a Black or mixed race actress to play biracial character Molly.

Now, Hamilton alum and The Umbrella Academy star Emmy Raver-Lampman has been cast in the role!

“After an extensive casting process that brought a number of incredible contenders to the forefront of our Molly search, we could not be more thrilled, honored, and certain that we have found the perfect marriage of character to voice in the amazing Emmy Raver-Lampman,” the show’s creative team announced in a statement (via THR). “From the moment we heard her Molly, we knew she was the right choice. Her comedic chops, endearing spirit and other-worldly singing prowess have us jumping with joy at the possibilities of this already wonderful character moving forward.”

“Our gratitude for and thanks to Kristen Bell and the fantastic work she did in Season 1 can never be overstated. And as we look for new ways to utilize Kristen’s brilliant vocal talents moving forward, we are forever grateful for her support, her camaraderie, and most importantly her beautiful performance as Molly Tillerman in Season 1. We consider ourselves lucky to have both of these women as part of our Central Park family with so many more stories ready to be told,” they added.

The second season of Emmy’s show The Umbrella Academy will be premiering soon on Netflix.

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