The 33-year-old Mexican actor has been cast as the make lead in NBC’s The Curse Of The Fuentes Women, the drama pilot written and executive produced by Ugly Betty mastermind Silvio Horta.
The project, from Horta’s Silent H Prods. and Warner Bros. Television, chronicles what happens when Salvador (Canto), a mysterious stranger, washes up on Miami Beach and comes into the lives of the Fuentes women, reviving a link to a magical past.
Canto previously co-starred on the ABC comedy Mixology last season, as well as Fox’s first season of The Following.
He also starred in the Hollywood blockbuster X-Men: Days Of Future Past.