‘Gen V’ Not Recasting Chance Perdomo’s Role Following Actor’s Death; Sets New Production Start

Gen V producers have confirmed that Chance Perdomo’s role in Season 2 won’t be recast after the actor’s death.

In a statement shared on social media, the producers of the Prime Video series said Perdomo’s Andre Anderson will not be played by another actor when the show returns.

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“As we continue to navigate the tragic loss of Chance Perdomo, everyone at Gen V is determined to find the best way to pay respect to his memory,” read the statement from producers shared on Instagram. “We won’t be recasting the role, because no one can replace Chance.”

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The statement continued, “Instead, we have been taking the time and space to refract our Season 2 storylines as we begin production in May. We will honor Chance and his legacy this season.”

Perdomo died on March 30 in a motorcycle accident. The cast and producers of Gen V were supposed to meet for their first table read for Season 2, as filming was scheduled to begin on April 8 in Toronto. However, following Perdomo’s sudden death, production for the series was delayed.

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On Gen V, Perdomo played Andre Anderson, a popular student with magnetic manipulation capabilities. In The Boys spinoff, he starred alongside Jaz Sinclair, Lizze Broadway, Maddie Phillips, London Thor, Asa Germann and Shelley Conn.

After learning of Perdomo’s death, the Gen V cast released a joint statement to remember the late actor.

“Our hearts are with Chance’s loved ones as we grieve this shocking loss,” read the statement. “We will remember the special moments we had together, his infectious smile that could light up any room, his warm hugs and the authenticity he carried with him always. Rest in peace dear friend, you will be deeply missed.”

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