Emily Rios is will be getting more screen time on FX’s drama The Bridge.
The 24-year-old Mexican American actress, who appeared in almost all episodes of the Demian Bichir-starrer‘s first season as a recurring cast member, has been promoted to regular for the second season.
The move signals her characters’ increasing importance in the upcoming storyline. Rios plays El Paso Times reporter Ariana Mendez. In the season one finale, she and her fellow reporter (Matthew Lillard) came across a home filled with cash that will lead to an investigation on both sides of the border in the second season.
Rios is best known for playing Jessie Pinkman’s ill-fated girlfriend Andrea Cantillo on Breaking Bad. She also has recurred on Men Of A Certain Age and Friday Night Lights.