Los Angeles, CALIF. (November 3, 2021) - iPOP Alumni Paulina Olszynski has joined the cast of Amazon’s new series ‘Lightyears.’ The sci-fi show, which stars J.K. Simmons and Sissy Spacek, is a genre-bending drama from Amazon Studios and Legendary Television. In the series, which is currently filming Paulina takes on the role of Katie, although little is known of her character. Holden Miller serves as writer and co-executive producer for the show.
‘Lightyears’ follows Franklin (Simmons) and Irene York (Spacek), a couple who years ago discovered a chamber buried in their backyard that inexplicably leads to a strange, deserted planet. When an enigmatic young man enters their lives, the Yorks’ quiet existence is quickly upended. Likewise, the mysterious chamber they thought they knew so well turns out to be much more than they could ever have imagined.
The showrunner for the series will be Daniel C. Connolly. Likewise, Connolly will also executive produce with Mosaic’s Jimmy Miller and Sam Hansen. Juan José Campanella serves as director for the show and will also executive produce the first two episodes of the series.
Pauline found success in Hollywood after attending iPOP LA. The alumni has gone on to appear in numerous hit series like NCIS and Chicago Fire. She has also starred in major films like ‘My Soul To Take.’
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