Carlos Leal to Star in Netflix’s Film “The Last Thing He Wanted”

Carlos Leal has found the last thing

The Spanish actor will appear in Dee Rees and Netflix’s The Last Thing He Wanted.

Carlos Leal

Leal joins a cast that includes Anne Hathaway, Willem DafoeBen Affleck, Toby Jones, Rosie PerezEdi Gathegi, and Mel Rodriguez.

Based on Joan Didion’s 1996 novel, the film follows journalist Elena McMahon (Hathaway) who finds herself on dangerous ground as the Iran Contra Affair’s arms for drugs plot reaches its tipping point.

Rees and Marco Villalobos adapted the screenplay.

Leal’s credits include the James Bond film, Casino Royale.

Production is currently underway in Puerto Rico.

Leal to Star in ABC’s Comedy Pilot “Dream Team”

Carlos Leal is livin’ the dream

The 46-year-old Spanish actor has been cast as a series regular on ABC’s comedy pilot Dream Team.

Carlos Leal

From Kari Lizer and Bill Wrubel, the project centers on Marty Schumacher, who coached his last club soccer team for ten years, ultimately taking them to the National Championships. He now has to start from scratch with a diverse group of eight-year-olds, and their disparate parents.

The project draws on personal experiences by Lizer, who is a soccer mom on the weekends.

Leal will play Carlos Diaz, Olga’s (Michelle Buteau) husband an affable and easy-going owner of a successful restaurant.

Leal has had arcs on Devious Maids and The Last Ship and will next be seen in indie film Spaceman (aka The Wrong Stuff) opposite Josh Duhamel.

Leal to Star in “The Wrong Suffering”

Carlos Leal has landed a wrong project…

Entitled “The Wrong Stuff,” the project centers on an accordian league pitcher Bill “Spaceman” Lee.

Carlos Leal

Adapted from the memoir by the 1980s-set the film chronicles the downward spiral of Lee (Josh Duhamel), a hot-tempered, self-serving madman unable to see himself as anything other than a baseball player. Ave Zoli will play Mary Lou, Lee’s long-suffering wife who fights for custody of their kids. Leal is set as Gino Lapue, the French-Canadian manager for the Longeuil Senators where Joe (Ernie Hudson) plays and who is hoping that Lee will join the team.

Leal, who co-starred on European series The Team and Der Bestatter, is repped by Creative Partners Group and Brio Entertainment in the U.S. and A6 Cinema in Spain.