Paola Andino is battling addiction in her latest project…
The 20-year-old Puerto Rican actress has landed a role inthe Bridget Smith-directed independent drama Sno Babies, which goes into production in early November in Philadelphia.
Inspired by true events, Sno Babies tells the story of 16 year-old best friends Kristen McKusker and Hannah Reid (Andino) who become addicted to heroin. Kristin is an honor student from a good Catholic family who finds her world upside down after becoming pregnant while addicted to heroin. Hannah is an edgy, vixen and an only child from a family of divorce who finds herself battling for her life while also battling her struggles with heroin.
“After a long casting process, we are thrilled to have found these two crazy talented, beautiful, passionate actresses to tell this very powerful story,” said Smith in a statement.
Sno Babies is written and produced by Michael Walsh.
Andino’s credits include Nickelodeon’s Every Witch Way and Queen of the South. Her other credits include appearances on Grey’s Anatomyand WITS Academy.