Truth Be Told | Andre Royo Talks About Playing The Charismatic Lawyer Demetrius [Exclusive Interview]

Truth Be Told

Truth Be Told from Apple TV+ is getting ready to wrap up its second season. If you are like many folks around the world obsessed with true crime podcasts, then this is the series for you. The series follows Octavia Spencer’s, Poppy Parnell. She is a podcaster that is not afraid to put it all on the line for her listeners. You would think that after the events of the first season she would have learned her lesson.

Now in season two of Truth Be Told, she dives headfirst into a new case that involves her childhood friend, media mogul Micah Keith, played by Kate Hudson. As events unravel that lifelong friendship may not survive. Neither may Poppy’s marriage or her relationship with her family. With all that comes lawsuits and maybe more. So Poppy is going to need a lawyer right? One that unfortunately is not her husband.


Enter the charismatic lawyer named Demetrius, played by Andre Royo. When we first him he may not look like your traditional lawyer, but he sure speaks like one! He comes highly recommended by Poppy’s father Shreve. As he has represented the motorcycle club many times.

As we approach the season finale of Truth Be Told, LRM Online’s Emmanuel Gomez spoke with Andre Royo about his role in the series. We talk about all things Demetrius including his personality, his look, and his role as a lawyer. Royo tells us about some of the things he did to get ready for the series. As well as the importance of representation in roles. It was a great conversation that you can check out down below!

Here is the synopsis for Season 2 of Truth Be Told

The sophomore season of “Truth Be Told” debuted exclusively on Apple TV+ on Friday, August 20. The NAACP Image Award-winning drama from acclaimed writer, showrunner and executive producer Nichelle Tramble Spellman, stars executive producer, Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer, along with Academy Award nominee Kate Hudson who joins the second season for her first lead role in a television series. The 10-episode season, which provides a glimpse into America’s obsession with true crime podcasts, returned with the first episode, with new episodes premiering every Friday through October 22. 

Descending into the world of true crime podcasts, season two follows Spencer as podcaster Poppy Parnell, who risks everything—including her life—to pursue truth and justice. Poppy dives into a new case that deeply involves her childhood friend, media mogul Micah Keith (Hudson). As developments unfold, their lifelong friendship is put to the ultimate test.

In addition to Hudson, joining the sophomore season are series regulars Christopher Backus, Alona Tal, David Lyons, Andre Royo, Merle Dandridge and Mychala Faith Lee. Returning cast includes Mekhi Phifer, Ron Cephas Jones, Tracie Thoms, Haneefah Wood, Katherine LaNasa, Michael Beach and Tami Roman.

You can see Apple TV+’s Truth Be Told exclusively on their streaming service.

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