Shalim Ortiz to Appear in Starz & Lionsgate’s “Power” Spinoff “Ghost”

Shalim Ortiz is seeing ghosts

The 41-year-old Dominican and Puerto Rican actor and singer has landed a recurring role in Starz and Lionsgate’s Power spinoff Ghost.

Shalim Ortiz

The spinoff picks up shortly after thePowerseries finale, with Tariq (Michael Rainey Jr.) working to get his mother Tasha (Naturi Naughton) out of jail after she took the fall for her son in James St. Patrick/Ghost’s (Omari Hardwick) murder.

Ortiz will play Danilo Ramirez, an NYPD officer stationed in the Tejadas’ backyard of Queens, NY. Ramirez will find himself torn between the duties of his badge and duty to the ones he loves.

Mary J. Blige and Cliff ‘Method Man’ Smith also star.

Executive produced by series creator and showrunner Courtney Kemp (End of Episode) and Curtis ‘50 Cent’ Jackson (G-Unit Film and Television), Ghost also stars Power alum Shane Johnson once again as federal prosecutor Cooper Saxe.

Ortiz most recently appeared in ABC’s Grand Hotel. He previously starred on Starz’s Magic City

His other notable television credits include CSI: MiamiCold Case and NBC’s Heroes

On the film side, Ortiz has appeared in The Winged Man and Bad Ass, among others. 

Jenner Performing “Unchained Melody” on This Week’s “Glee”

Blake Jenner will have a righteous moment on Glee

The 20-year-old half-Cuban American actor/singer will be performing The Righteous Brothers’ “Unchained Melody” during this week’s installment of the hit Fox musical dramedy.

Blake Jenner

In the episode titled “Girls (and Boys) on Film,” the members of New Directions learn they must perform their favorite songs from movies.

Jenner’s character Ryder Lynn and Jake (Jacob Artist) tackle the The Righteous Brothers’ 1965 classic, which became a jukebox standard in the late 20th century.

The song, featuring music by Alex North and lyrics by Hy Zaret, achieved massive popularity after being featured in the 1990 blockbuster film Ghost, starring Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze.