Natalie Martinezis taking an ordinaryrole…
The 35-year-old Cuban American actress has been cast as the female lead opposite James Wolk in the NBC drama pilot Ordinary Joe.
Charlie Barnettwill co-star in the pilot, from Russel Friend& Garrett Lerner, Matt Reeves, his 6th & Idaho banner and 20th Century Fox Television. Adam Davidson will direct the pilot.
Written by Friend and Lerner, Ordinary Joe explores the three parallel lives of the show’s main character Joe Kimbrough (Wolk) after he makes a pivotal choice at a crossroads in his life. The series asks the question of how different life might look if you made your decision based on love, loyalty or passion. The choices he makes upon graduation from college change the trajectory of his life and the results of his decisions are seen in parallel time.
Martinez will play Amy, a bright and caring woman who forms an immediate connection with Joe.
Barnett will play Eric Payne, one of Joe’s closest friends.Martinez recently starred in the Netflixlimited series The I-Land. She’ll next be seen in the Warner Bros. feature Reminiscence,CBS All Access’ limited series The Stand and Quibi’s The Fugitive.