KINGDOM is a story about family, loyalty, ambition, glory, lust, betrayal and the rawnerve needs and desires that inspire people to greatness or drive them to unthinkable treachery. The series takes place in Venice, California and is set against the gritty backdrop of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) in Venice, California.
The KINGDOM cast is led by Frank Grillo as Alvey "King" Kulina, an MMA pioneer and owner of Navy St. MMA. Kiele Sanchez plays Lisa Prince, Alvey's former live-in girlfriend who manages the gym and their stable of fighters. Matt Lauria plays Ryan Wheeler, a champion with a volatile history. Jonathan Tucker plays Jay, Alvey's eldest son, whose talents in the cage are only matched by his mouth outside. Nick Jonas plays Nate, Alvey's youngest son, a once promising fighter determined to work his way back to the top of the sport. Joanna Going plays Christina, Alvey's ex-wife and mother to Jay and Nate.
The final ten episodes of Season Two will center on Jay's pursuit of Ryan's lightweight title belt, a fight that will test Alvey's loyalties and divide all of Navy St.