Consuelos to Star in Katie Holmes’ Directorial Debut “All We Had”

Mark Consuelos is Vic-torious…

The 44-year-old half-Mexican actor has joined the cast of All We Had, the directorial debut of Katie Holmes.

Mark Consuelos

Consuelos, best known for his role as Mateo Santos on All My Children, will portray “Vic.”

Stefania Owen, Luke Wilson, Richard Kind and Judy Greer also star in the film about a young mother and her teenage daughter who relocate to a small midwestern town during the height of the worldwide economic crisis in hopes of making a better life.

Josh Boone and Jill Killington wrote the script, based on the novel by Annie Weatherwax.

Consuelos currently stars in Amazon’s political comedy series Alpha House.

His other credits include Guys with Kids, The New Normal, American Horror Story: Asylum and Ugly Betty.

La Rue to Star on Netflix’s “Fuller House”

It’s Ful(er) House for Eva La Rue

The 48-year-old part-Puerto Rican actress will portray Danny Tanner’s new wife on Fuller House.

Eva La Rue

La Rue, best known for her roles as Dr. Maria Santos on All My Children and Detective Natalia Boa Vista on CSI: Miami, took to Twitter to announce that she’ll portray Danny’s wife Teri on the Netflix revival of the iconic television series Full House.

“Playing Danny Tanner’s new wife Teri :-),” she wrote.

Teri has been described as a 40-year-old African-American woman who is “attractive, vivacious … and youthful.” She also has “quite an appetite for Danny and isn’t afraid to shower him with affection,” hinting at a possible PDA between Bob Saget‘s character and his young wife.

Rodriguez to Appear on the Fourth Season of NBC’s “Grimm”

Elizabeth Rodriguez’s acting prospects look grimm

The 33-year-old Latina actress and Tony Award nominee has landed a recurring role on NBC’s supernatural crime drama Grimm, co-created by Angel co-creator David Greenwalt.

Elizabeth Rodriguez

Rodriguez will portray Special Agent Chavez, an FBI agent with a hidden agenda and a secret identity.

Rodriguez, who starred on All My Children, can currently be seen as Aleida Diaz on Netflix’s Orange Is The New Black.

Her other credits include television appearance on Power, Cold Case, FlashForward, Law & Order, The Shield and ER.

Grimm was renewed for a fourth season in March.

DaCosta to Star in Lifetime’s “Whitney Houston” Biopic

It’s one moment in time Yaya DaCosta will most likely never forget…

The 31-year-old part-Brazilian American actress has landed the lead role in Lifetime‘s Whitney Houston biopic, according to TVLine.

Yaya DaCosta

The made-for-television film, currently titled Whitney Houston, will focus on the late singer’s relationship with her ex-husband Bobby Brown from the time they met through the dissolution of their tumultuous marriage.

DaCosta, the runner-up in Cycle 3 of America’s Next Top Model, has appeared on television in Ugly Betty, All My Childrenand House, as well as on film inThe Kids Are All Right, Tron: Legacyand  Lee Daniels’ The Butler.

Whitney Houson is set to premiere in 2015, three years after the Grammy-winning singer was found dead in her hotel bathtub at age 48 due to an accidental drowning.

Angela Bassett, who starred opposite Houston in 1995’s Waiting to Exhale, will direct the film.

de la Garza to Star in ABC’s Drama Pilot “Forever”

Alana de la Garza has landed a forever role…

The 37-year-old Half-Mexican American actress has landed the female lead role opposite Ioan Gruffudd in ABC’s drama pilot Forever.

Alana de la Garza

Written by Matthew Miller and directed by Brad Anderson, the project centers on Dr. Henry Morgan (Gruffudd), New York City’s star medical examiner.

What no one knows is that he studies the dead for a reason — he’s immortal.

His investigative work with recently widowed detective Jo Martinez (portrayed by de la Garza), a recovering alcoholic, and relationship with best friend Abe (Judd Hirsch) will peel back the layers of Henry’s colorful and long life.

de la Garza, best known for her role as ADA Connie Rubirosa on the television series Law & Order, most recently co-starred on NBC’s short-lived series Do No Harm. Her other credits include All My Children, JAG, Charmed, Two and a Half Men, Las Vegas and CSI: Miami.

Paladin Pictures to Release Garces’ Thriller “The Maid’s Room”

Paula Garcés’ latest film is maid to order…

Paladin Pictures has acquired the rights to The Maid’s Room, a psychological thriller starring the 39-year-old Colombian actress.

Paula Garces

Directed by Michael Walker, the film stars Garcés as a maid caring for a spoiled family who gains some extra leverage when the son of her employers comes home with a bloodied car after a hit and run accident.

Paladin Picture will release the film theatrically and through digital platforms this spring.

The Maid’s Room, filmed in The Hamptons, was screened at the Hamptons International Film Festival.

Garcés most recently appeared as the ill-fated Flora on Lifetime’s Devious Maids. She also portrays Lea Marquez on All My Children.

Garcés is best known for her appearances in Clockstoppers and The Harold and Kumar franchise.

 

Matos Lands Recurring Role on the CW’s “Hart of Dixie”

Eddie Matos won’t just be whistlin’ Dixie…

The 41-year-old Puerto Rican actor has joined the third season of the CW’s Hart of Dixie, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Eddie Matos

Matos, an All My Children and General Hospital alum, will appear in a recurring role with potential romantic implications.

Matos will play Enrique, the “gorgeous” Latino driver for Grandma Bettie Breeland (Maree Cheatham), who is saving money to attend poetry school. Described as passionate, charming and incredibly romantic, Enrique attempts to win the heart of one of the Bluebell ladies.

Matos’ other television credits include guest spots on Psych, Awake, Ghost Whisperer and House.

Hart of Dixie returns on January 13 on the CW.

LaRue to Guest-Star on CBS’ “Criminal Minds”

Eva LaRue is about to get downright criminal

The 46-year-old part-Puerto Rican actress will guest-star on CBS’ long-running police procedural Criminal Minds.

Eva LaRue

LaRue, who most recently portrayed lab rat-turned-investigator Natalia Boa Vista on CSI: Miami for seven seasons, will portray Agent Mays, according to TVLine.

LaRue tweeted the news to her followers this week, when she also posted a photo of her with series stars Shemar Moore and A.J. Cook. On her Instagram account; she noted she’d had a “great day” on set.

LaRue is best known for portraying Maria Santos on ABC’s All My Children.

Her other television credits include Soul Food and Third Watch.

Criminal Minds‘ ninth season premieres on September 25 at 9:00 pm.

Lozano’s “One Life to Live” to Air on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

Florencia Lozano will soon be on her OWN

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has acquired the first 40 episodes of The OnLine Network’s revivals of the 43-year-old half-Argentinean actress’ daytime drama One Life to Live.

Florencia Lozano

The program will include a 10-week limited engagement that will bring the cancelled ABC daytime dramas back to daytime.

Half-hour episodes of each show will air Monday through Thursday beginning Monday, July 15 with All My Children at 1 PM and One Life to Live at 3 PM.

“These shows have proven to be very popular with a significant, loyal fan base, not to mention Oprah herself is a big fan,” said Erik Logan, president, OWN. Added Jeff Kwatinetz, CEO of the soaps’ producer Prospect Park.

“We are really excited to bring OWN viewers and our audience at large an opportunity to catch up on All My Children and One Life to Live on traditional television.”

Lozano Sheds Tears in New “One Life to Live” Preview Clip

It appears Florencia Lozano will have plenty to cry about in the coming months…

Florencia Lozano

The 43-year-old half-Argentinean-American actress will be starring in the online revival of One Life to Live; and from the looks of the new preview video released by The Online Network her beloved character Téa Delgado will be shedding tears again!

Lozano and her OLTL cast mates returned earlier this year to begin filming new scenes in their fictional town of Llanview.

One Life To Live and All My Children are set to make their debut on Hulu, HuluPlus and iTunes on April 29th.