Netflix Releases New Trailer for Natalie Martinez’s Sci-Fi Thriller Series “The I-Land”

Natalie Martinez is stranded…

The new trailer has been released for Netflix’s upcoming limited series The I-Land, starring the 35-year-old Cuban American actress.

Natalie Martinez

The clip gives off some major Lord of the Flies vibes with a glimmer of Lost and a dash of The Hunger Games.

The sci-fi thriller follows ten people wake up on a treacherous island with no memory of who they are or how they got there, they set off on a trek to try to get back home. They soon discover this world is not as it seems. Faced with the I-Land’s extreme psychological and physical challenges, they must rise to their better selves — or die as their worst ones.

In addition to Martinez, the series stars Kate BosworthAlex Pettyfer,Ronald PeetKyle SchmidKota Eberhardt, Sibylla DeenAnthony Lee MedinaGilles Geary and Michele Veintimilla.

The I-Land debuts on Netflix debuts on September 12. 

David Zayas to Star in the Action Film ” Force of Nature”

David Zayasis a force of nature…

The 56-year-old Puerto Rican actor will star opposite Mel Gibson, Kate Bosworth and Emile Hirsch in Emmett-Furla-Oasis’ Force of Nature.

David Zayas

Zayas, best known for his role on Dexter, will play John the Baptist in the Michael Polish-directed action film about a gang of thieves who plot a heist during a hurricane, only to have a cop complicate events.

Zayas’ character is part of the bank heist crew, described as a ruthless, cold guy who’ll stop at nothing to get what he wants, even if means sacrificing people on his team. 

The film is currently shooting in Puerto Rico. 

Zayas is a former New York police officer, and he began his acting career with LAByrinth Theater Company in 1992. His film credits include The ExpendablesMichael Clayton16 BlocksThe Savages and Martin Scorsese’s Bringing Out the DeadHe’ll next appear in Paramount Players Body Cam.

He played Angel Batista on the Emmy-winning Showtimes eries Dexter, was recently seen as Sal Maroni on Fox’s Gothamportrayed Sheriff Aguirre on Netflix’s Bloodline, and Eduardo Magana on Hulu’s Shut Eye among several credits. While working on the crime drama The Beat, Zayas met Emmy-winning television writer and producer Tom Fontana, who went on to create the role of Enrique Morales on HBO’s Oz especially for him.

Natalie Martinez to Star in the Netflix Sci-Fi Action Adventure Series “The I-Land”

Natalie Martinez is heading to a new land

The 34-year-old Cuban American actress and model will star in Netflix’s new sci-fi action adventure series The I-Land from Neil LaBute.

Natalie Martinez

When ten people wake up on a treacherous island with no memory of who they are or how they got there, they set off on a trek to try to get back home. They soon discover this world is not as it seems. Faced with the island’s extreme psychological and physical challenges, they must rise to their better selves — or die as their worst ones.

Kate Bosworth stars as KC and serves as a producer on the series. Martinez will star as Chase. Alex Pettyfer will star as Brody.

Nomadic Pictures Entertainment is producing the series, which received a seven episode order.

It’s the latest television series for Martinez, who previously appeared on The Crossing, APB, Secrets and Lies and Under the Dome.

Richie Named to People’s Top 10 Best-Dressed List

There’s no denying Nicole Richie has gone from The Simple Life to a fashion icon…

The 31-year-old part-Mexican American former reality television star, fashion designer and Fashion Star celebrity mentor has been named to People magazine’s top 10 best-dressed list for this year.

Nicole Richie

Richie, a contributor for Style.com’s Style Map blog, ranks No. 3 on the list behind Scandal star Kerry Washington and Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence.

But Richie isn’t the only Latina on this year’s best-dressed list…

Zoë Saldana, who reportedly secretly wed Italian artist Marco Perego this summer, ranks No. 4.

The fashionable Saldana made a splash at this year’s Oscars in a Alexis Mabille Couture dress, Neil Lane jewelry, Roger Vivier shoes and a Salvatore Ferragamo clutch.

Emma Stone, Lily Collins, Kate Bosworth, Jessica Chastain, Solange Knowles and Jenna Dewan-Tatum round out the list.