‘On Becoming A God In Central Florida’: Julie Benz To Recur In YouTube’s Dark Comedy Series

‘On Becoming A God In Central Florida’: Julie Benz To Recur In YouTube’s Dark Comedy Series
Training Day alumna Julie Benz is set for a recurring role in On Becoming A God In Central Florida, a 1990s-set one-hour dark comedy series, starring and executive produced by Kirsten Dunst. The series, set to premiere on YouTube Premium in 2019, hails from George Clooney and Grant Heslov’s Smokehouse Pictures and Sony’s TriStar Television.

Written by Robert Funke and Matt Lutsky based on a spec script they wrote, On Becoming A God is set near Orlando in the early 1990s. It centers on Krystal Gill (Dunst), a minimum-wage-earning water park employee who will eventually scheme her way up the ranks of Founders American Merchandise: the cultish, flag waving, multi-billion dollar pyramid scheme that drove her family to ruin.

Benz will play Carole Wilkes, a “big-haired” and “buxom” Fam wife who’s much farther up the pyramid than Krystal. Having fully embraced her role as a subordinate, Carol sees
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