Xochitl Gomez to Star in the “Doctor Strange” Sequel “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness”

It’s a Strange time for Xochitl Gomez

The Latina actress has joined the cast of Marvel’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, in which Benedict Cumberbatch returns to reprise the title character and Sam Raimi takes over directing duties.

Xochitl Gomez

Benedict Wong and Chiwetel Ejiofor also are expected to reprise their roles from the original film as, respectively, fellow sorcerer Wong and Strange’s compatriot-turned-nemesis Karl Mordo.

And Elizabeth Olsen has been tapped to reprise her role as Scarlet Witch, aka Wanda Maximoff, for a storyline that Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige has said will link up with her Disney Plus series WandaVision that debuts in December.

Plot details and Gomez’s character are still unknown at this time.

Production will begin after Cumberbatch finishes filming the next Spider-Man film, where he’ll be playing Doctor Strange.

Raimi replaces original director Scott Derrickson, who departed the project in January due to creative differences.

Gomez’s previous credits include Netflix’s The Baby-Sitters Club and Gentefied, as well as Raven’s Home, Roped and Shadow Wolves.

Nicolas Cantu to Star in AMC’s New “The Walking Dead” Series

Nicolas Cantu is a Dead man walking

The 15-year-old Latino actor has been cast in the upcoming third series in The Walking Dead franchise on ABC.

Nicolas Cantu

Cantu, who will portray Elton, will star opposite Nico TortorellaAnnet Mahendru(Huck) and Aliyah Royale(Iris)  Alexa Mansour(Hope) and Hal Cumpston(Silas) in the series.

The untitled third series will focus on the first generation to come of age in the apocalypse as we know it. Some will become heroes. Some will become villains. In the end, all of them will be changed forever.

Produced and distributed by AMC Studios, the series will premiere on AMC in spring 2020. Jordan Vogt-Roberts will direct the series co-created by Scott Gimple and The Walking Dead veteran writer and producer Matt Negrete, who will serve as the series’ showrunner.Cantu’s previous credits include voice work on The Amazing World of Gumball and Sofia the  First,as well as appearances onRaven’s HomeThe Good Place and Bizaardvark.