Emily Rios is hittin’ the Street…
The 28-year-old Latina actress has landed the key role of Victoria in director Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight followup, If Beale Street Could Talk, which is currently in production.
Starring KiKi Layne, the drama is based on James Baldwin’s novel about Tish, a newly engaged Harlem woman who races against the clock to prove her lover’s innocence while carrying their first child to term.
Rios joins an impressive cast roaster that includes Stephan James, Colman Domingo, Brian Tyree Henry, Dave Franco, Ed Skrein, and Regina King.
Jenkins penned the script and is producing under his Pastel label with Annapurna Pictures and Plan B.
Rios, best known for her role in AMC’s Breaking Bad, has starred in John Singleton’s FX series, Snowfall.