Sophia Bush Lands Recurring Role on Love, Simon Sequel at Disney+

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Sophia Bush has nailed down her TV return. 

The beloved One Tree Hill and Chicago PD actress has joined the cast of the Love, Simon sequel series at Disney+, according to Deadline

The series will be set in the same universe as the 2018 movie and will center on Victor (Michael Cimino), a new student at Creekwood High School. 

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The teenager is on his own journey of self-discovery as he faces adjusting to a new city, as well as challenges at home. He is also struggling to come to terms with his sexual orientation. 

To make things easier, he reaches out to Simon (!) to get assistance with navigating the trials and tribulations of high school. 

Related: Love Simon Sequel Series Ordered at Disney+

There's no confirmation whether Love, Simon lead, Nick Robinson will appear on the series, but we do know that he is attached to narrate this sequel series. 

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The expansive cast also includes Ana Ortiz (Ugly Betty) and James Martinez (One Day at a Time) as Victor’s parents, Isabella Ferreira (Orange Is the New Black) and Mateo Fernandez as his siblings, and Bebe Wood (The Real O’Neals) and Rachel Naomi Hilson as his friends.

As for how Bush will fit into things, she is attached to play Veronica, the girlfriend of Mia, Victor's friend. 

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Veronica runs a non-profit with the aim of helping women, and is described as "friendly and easy to like," as well as "strong-willed and tough when she needs to be."

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Bush is best known for her multi-year roles on both One Tree Hill and Chicago P.D. More recently, she was set to lead the cast of CBS drama Surveillance, but it did not move past the pilot stage at the network. 

This year, she has also appeared on Jane the Virgin as well as Drunk History. 

The Love, Simon sequel is one of many series in development for Disney+, the new streaming service which is slated to launch Tuesday, November 12. 

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