Vega to Appear in Recurring Role on ABC’s “Nashville”

Alexa Vega has gone country…

The 25-year-old half-Colombian American actress, who married Big Time Rush’s Carlos Pena, Jr. in January, has landed a recurring role on the upcoming third season of ABC‘s country music drama Nashville.

Alexa Vega

Vega, best known for starring in the Spy Kids franchise films, has been cast for a three-episode arc as Kiley, Gunnar’s (portrayed by Sam Palladio) first love and high school sweetheart.

Her character is now a single mother who’s recently arrived in Nashville with the intention of providing some stability the her 10-year-old son that she had at a very young age.

Vega’s previous television credits include roles on Tomorrow People, Ruby & The Rockits, Royal Pains, The Middle and Ghost Whisperer.

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.

Gonzalez to Star on Lifetime’s “Witches of East End” Pilot

Nicholas Gonzalez is preparing to bewitch television audiences…

The 36-year-old Mexican American actor has signed on to serve as a series regular on the Lifetime pilot Witches of East End.

Nicholas Gonzalez

The new series stars Julia Ormond as a mom who has been hiding a shocking secret from her daughters Ingrid and Freya — that her girls are witches.

Gonzalez will portray Matthew, a good-natured local cop who is dating a ditzy co-worker of Ingrid’s (Rachel Boston) but is more interested in dating Ingrid. He soon becomes super busy at work when a series of murders and strange deaths bedevil his previously placid township.

Gonzalez next appears in the Lifetime/Sony movie Left To Die, starring opposite Rachael Leigh Cook. He’s previously appeared on CSI: Miami, True Blood, Ghost Whisperer and Melrose Place.