'Being Erica': Brandon Jay McLaren dishes on Lenin in Season 4


"Being Erica" is a bittersweet topic for American fans of the Canadian series. Sweet, because the show has been renewed and is currently shooting Season 4. Bitter, because Disney's planned shut down of SOAPnet leaves the series without an American home next year. We can only hope someone smartens up and picks up the series for American fans.Thankfully, we just learned something that tips us back into the sweet area when we spoke to Brandon Jay McLaren recently about his role as Bennett Ahmed on the AMC show, "The Killing.""I just started shooting Season 4 of 'Being Erica' this week," McLaren tells Zap2it. "I always considered my character to be a one season kind of thing. When I heard about the pickup, I didn't assume I was going to be included in that. Then, I got the call that they wanted to bring the character back, which was great."McLaren plays Lenin, Erica's sister Sam's (Joanna Douglas) new boyfriend...



1 comment


What's wrong with this comment?

Let us know why you think this comment is inappropriate.

Feb 5, 2016 1:17PM EST

thank goodness for sidereel... or us Americans would not even realize there was a 4th season! I love Being Erica... ok, let me try that again, I love being Russ, and watching Being Erica.

Want to comment on this? First, you must log in to your SideReel account!