Photo: James Dimmock /Nickelodeon

Before the weekend’s here, we have BIG, EXCLUSIVE news to announce. Matt Shively and Malese Jow are joining the cast of Nickelodeon’s The Troop! We got to hang out on set with Matt, Malese, Nicholas Purcell and Gage Golightly in Vancouver, Canada! They spilled all the season 2 details only to us! Malese says: “I’m so excited! My character’s name is Cadence. She brings the edge to the show! She’s the bad girl, causing some trouble. It’s so much fun!” And Matt said he’s having a blast filming the show: “I’m playing Kirby Bancroft-Cadworth III on The Troop. Being on the show has been so much fun. All of us are friends, and we hang out off set, too!”

Season 2 of The Troop will premiere in January. Check out the magazines for more behind-the-scenes photos and interviews from when we hung out with the cast!