Megan Follows Cast as Michelle Earp
Megan Follows joins the cast of Wynonna Earp in Season 3 as Wynonna's Mother
The end of Season 2 of Wynonna Earp saw Wynonna going to meet her mother, whom the audience only saw from the back. We learned that the so-called “Mama Earp” has been alive all along, knows about the demon activity in Purgatory. and that Wynonna has always known this; but most fans were more concerned with who would play the Earp matriarch! Showrunner Emily Andras joked in an interview with Entertainment Weekly that she would love to have Lucy Lawless play Michelle Earp. Fans immediately took the idea and ran with it, with Lucy Lawless herself saying on Twitter that she would love to play the role.
However, things seem to have fallen through as to that dream, because Wynonna Earp has just announced that Megan Follows (best known as the titular character in the 1985 Anne of Green Gables miniseries) will be filling the role! Filming for season 3 of Wynonna Earp started earlier this month, and with the casting announcement came the first picture of mother and daughter reunited (above).
“Megan Follows is one of Canada’s most beloved and versatile performers, and we are beyond thrilled to have her onboard for such an iconic role,” said Andras in a statement about the casting. “Her ferocity and fearlessness will fit in fabulously with the rest of our phenomenal cast.”