It’s a Legendary deal for Adria Arjona…
The 24-year-old Guatemalan/Puerto Rican actress has closed a deal with Legendary Pictures to star in Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim 2.
Arjona joins a cast that includes John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Jing Tian and Cailee Spaeny.
Steven S. DeKnight is directing the sequel based on the world created by del Toro and Travis Beacham.
Arjona is starring in NBC’s upcoming series Emerald City as Dorothy Gale. It’s the retelling of The Wizard of Oz that’s set to premiere on January 6.
Arjona stars in the James Gunn horror production The Belko Experiment and the upcoming Melissa McCarthy movie Life of the Party.
The actress also co-starred in the 2015 installment of HBO’s True Detective.