Aimee Garcia is starring in her first Hollywood blockbuster…
The 33-year-old actress, best known for her role as George Lopez’s spoiled niece on the comedian’s ABC series of the same name and Showtime’s Dexter, has joined the cast of Robocop, the remake of the 1980s sci-fi classic.
Starring Joel Kinnaman, the film is being helmed by Brazilian filmmaker Jose Padilha.
Garcia will portray a scientist who helps put together the Robocop with his creator, played by Gary Oldman.
Garcia is currently shooting her second season of Dexter, in which she plays Dexter’s nanny and the sister to Angel Batista (David Zayas). The show premieres its seventh season on September 30.
Garcia is also set to recurr on Vegas, CBS’ new crime drama starring Dennis Quaid and Michael Chiklis. Vegas premieres September 25
Robocop began shooting in Toronto last week. No word on an expected release date.