Nick Jonas and Kiele Sanchez will costar in DirecTV’s family MMA drama Navy St., according to The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Navy St. is a gritty drama set against the backdrop of a mixed martial arts gym in Venice, California, named Navy Street run by Alvey Henderson (Frank Grillo), a former fighter whose drug addiction prevented him from making it big.
Jonas will play Nate Henderson, Alvey’s youngest son who is his father’s pride and joy. Nate is a shy kid who receives a UFC contract. The character lives with his brother Jay, whose struggle with addiction has an impact on Nate. Parenthood’s Jonathan Tucker co-stars as Alvey’s oldest son, Jay.