Trailer Released for Gomez-Rejon’s Horror Meta-Remake “The Town That Dreaded Sundown”

It’s a dreaded time for Alfonso Gomez-Rejon is

MGM has released the first trailer for the Latino film and television director’s horror meta-remake The Town That Dreaded Sundown, which hails from producers Jason Blum and Ryan Murphy.

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

Following the events of the low-budget 1976 slasher from Charles B. Pierce, The Town That Dreaded Sundown picks up decades after the Phantom Killer terrorized rural Texarkana when the murders start again and a teenager (Californication’s Addison Timlin) finds herself in the killer’s sights.

It’s Gomez-Rejon’s first time directing a feature.

Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, the film will have its first public screening this month at Austin’s Fantastic Fest before MGM’s Orion Pictures releases it in October.

Gomez-Rejon, who was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Directing For a Miniseries for American Horror Story: Coven, has directed several episodes of Glee and American Horror Story. He also directed an episode of The Carrie Diaries and the pilot for Red Band Society.

Garcia Promoted to Series Regular on CBS’ “Hawaii Five-O”

Jorge Garcia is heading back to Hawaii.

The 40-year-old Cuban/Chilean-American actor has been promoted to series regular on the recently announced fifth season of CBSHawaii Five-O, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Jorge Garcia

Garcia has guest-starred twice on the police procedural, portraying Jerry Ortega, a conspiracy theorist and former high school classmate of his former Lost co-star Daniel Dae Kim‘s Detective Lt. Chin Ho Kelly.

“Jorge very quickly made Jerry an unlikely and valuable part of the Five-O Ohana,” executive producer Peter Lenkov tells THR. “We have many opportunities planned to put Jerry’s unusual and infectious desire to put the bad guys to good use.”

The move brings Garcia back to Hawaii, where ABC‘s Lost filmed for six seasons.

In Hawaii Five-O‘s four-season run, the series has staged several Lost reunions, featuring guest turns from Henry Ian Cusick, Tania Raymonde, Cynthia Watros, Terry O’Quinn and Sam Anderson.

Garcia, who last year booked a role on CBS‘ drama pilot The Ordained, has guest-starred on ABC’s Once Upon a Time, CBS’ Becker, HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm and Showtime’s Californication.

The Hawaii Five-O promotion marks his latest series regular role following Fox’s Alcatraz.

Nolasco to Guest-Star on Fox’s “Gang Related”

Amaury Nolasco is joining the gang of Fox’s new midseason drama…

The 42-year-old Puerto Rican actor will guest star in at least one episode of the network’s gritty drama Gang Related, which stars Ramon Rodriguez.

Amaury Nolasco

Gang Related centers on Ryan Lopez (Charlie’s Angels’ Rodriguez), a rising star in an elite Gang Task Force who once belonged to a powerful Latino gang.

Nolasco, who rose to acclaim on Fox’s Prison Break, joins the thriller as Mariano, a quiet, ruthless, terrifying sociopath who heads up a cartel.

Nolasco’s most recent TV credits include ABC’s short-lived Work It and TNT’s Rizzoli & Isles.

Saundra Santiago, Terry O’Quinn (Lost), Jay Hernandez (Nashville), RZA (Californication), Shantel VanSanten (One Tree Hill), Lela Loren, Cliff Curtis (Trauma), Sung Kang (Fast & Furious), Inbar Lavi (Underemployed) and Reynaldo Gallegos (Sons of Anarchy) round out the cast.

Gang Related bows in 2014.

Garcia Lands Role in CBS’ “The Ordained” Pilot

Jorge Garcia could be appearing on “the Eye network” in the near future…

The 39-year-old half-Cuban/half-Chilean American actor, who recently guest-starred on ABC’s Once Upon a Time, has landed a role in CBS’ drama pilot The Ordained.

Jorge Garcia

Starring Charlie Cox and Nestor Serrano, the project centers on Tom Reilly (Cox), the son of a Kennedy-like family who leaves his life as a priest and becomes a lawyer at a noted New York firm to prevent his politician sister from being assassinated.

The Lost alum will portray Carlos, the law firm’s staff investigator.

Garcia’s television credits include a starring role in Fox’s short-lived series Alcatraz, as well as guest-starring role on Showtime’s Californication.

Ybarra Cast in Fox’s “Friends & Family” Pilot

Despite ABC passing on his television pilot with John Leguizamo, Dustin Ybarra could still end up on television next season.

The Latino actor and stand-up comedian has landed a role in Fox’s Friends & Family pilot, which was written by David Rosen.

Dustin Ybarra

Based on Gavin & Stacey, a popular UK series, the project revolves around the key life moments for Gavin (portrayed by Jason Ritter) and Stacey, who try to sustain their relationship while combining their polarizing families’ lives.

Ybarra will portray Smithy, Gavin’s roommate and friend, who lives with him in their Big Apple apartment.

Ybarra’s credits include guest starring roles on Showtime’s Californication and a role in the Matt Damon-starrring film We Bought a Zoo.

Garcia to Guest-Star on “Californication”

Jorge Garcia is experiencing a case of Californication

The 39-year-old half-Cuban/half-Chilean American actor/comedian has landed a guest-starring role on Showtime’s Californication.

Jorge Garcia

Garcia will be reunited with his former Lost co-star Maggie Grace, who was previously cast in the major recurring role of Faith, a rock star groupie and muse who befriends David Duchovny’s character Hank Moody. Not surprisingly, their relationship becomes more than platonic.

Garcia, who most recently starred in Fox’s short-lived sci-fi series Alcatraz, will play an old contact from Faith’s past.

Jorge Garcia & Maggie Grace

Grace first tweeted the news of their reunion, sharing a photo of the pair on set, saying:

“Cue music: ‘reunited & it feels so goood’ #lost reunion @Jorgegarcia & i join forces in upcoming #Californication ep!”

Since his days on the mysterious island on ABC’s Lost, Garcia has appeared on How I Met Your Mother, Fringe and the short-lived Mr. Sunshine.