The 30-year-old Cuban American actress has landed a role in Message From The King, a revenge thriller from director Fabrice Du Welz.
The film stars Chadwick Boseman as Jacob, a South African man who descends into the Los Angeles underworld in an attempt to avenge his younger sister’s death and rescue her stepson from the immoral world into which he’s been sold.
Martinez will portray Trish, the former neighbor of Jacob’s missing sister Bianca who he recruits to help find the woman’s murderer.
Teresa Palmer, Luke Evans and Alfred Molina also star.
Filming is expected to begin this month in Los Angeles.
Martinez will star opposite Ryan Phillippe in the project, an adaptation of the upcoming Australian crime mystery series.
Secrets & Lies centers on a family man (Phillippe) who becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a young boy when he finds the body. He has no choice but to try to find the real killer as his marriage, his kids, his reputation, and his sanity are all at stake.
Martinez will play Jess, the child’s devastated mother.
Reynolds stars in the tale of a terminally ill billionaire who undergoes an experimental procedure to transfer his consciousness into the body of a younger man, only to be hunted by the killers who murdered his host.
Ben Kingsley and Matthew Goode also star in the film.