The half-hour after show titled “What Just Happened??! With Fred Savage” is a spoof show that explores the “fandom” surrounding the fake sci-fi thriller series with set visits to “The Flare”, interviews with the ‘cast’ and more.
THR announced the cast of the show within the show on May 31st, 2019. The actors of the fake sci-fi drama are as previously announced: Shiri Appleby and Kevin Zegers. In addition, Guillermo Diaz, Duane Henry, Tyler Ritter, Kai Wener, Amy Acker, Sola Bamis and Sprague Grayden joined the cast.
We learn some details about the characters as well:
On the show within the show, Zegers plays the lead role of Chester, a handyman who realizes he’s meant to save the world. Diaz plays Stan, a conservative family man who becomes desperate enough to stop at nothing to keep his loved ones safe, and Appleby plays Lisa, a tough, blue-collar loner who overcomes a dark past to become a strong leader.
The nine-episode show will premiere on June 30th on FOX.