Rodriguez to Voice Title Character in Netflix’s Animated Series “Carmen Sandiego”

Where in the world is Gina Rodriguez? Well, you’ll soon find out…

Netflix is developing an animated reboot of the once-popular children’s series Carmen Sandiego, with the 32-year-old Puerto Rican actress and Jane the Virgin star voicing the title character.

Gina Rodriguez

Produced by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the 20-episode Carmen Sandiego will feature a new crop of international capers, as well as a look into Carmen’s past to reveal who she is and why she became a super thief.

Finn Wolfhard (Stranger Things) will voice Player, Carmen’s chief accomplice and friend.

The character debuted in a 1980s computer game franchise Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? and probably is best known for the Greg Lee-hosted game show that aired on PBS from 1991-95.

Before her breakout role on Jane the Virgin, Rodriguez, a Golden Globe winner for her performance on the CW series, previously appeared on television in Rizzoli & Isles, Longmire, The Bold and the Beautiful, The Mentalist and Happy Endings.

Jaramillo to Star Opposite Jennifer Lopez in NBC’s Drama “Shades of Blue”

Antonio Jaramillo is feeling blue

The Mexican actor, who last appeared as Hector on Lifetime’s Devious Maids, has been cast in a recurring role opposite Jennifer Lopez on NBC’s new drama series Shades of Blue.

Antonio Jaramillo

Directed by Barry Levinson, the police series follows a tight-knit crew of officers who are effective at keeping the streets safe, but also corrupt when it comes to lining their pockets and protecting their own.

When one of the officers is forced to become a federal informant, Lopez’s character must decide between her own family’s welfare and that of her police family.

Jaramillo will play Miguel Zepeda, an ex-boyfriend of Harlee Santos (Lopez).

Best known for his role in Oliver Stone’s drug-themed film Savages, His previous television credits include appearances on Dallas, CSI: Cyber, Gang Related, The Mentalist and Burn Notice.

Carrero to Voice Lead Princess on Disney Junior’s “Elena of Avalor”

It’s a royal opportunity for Aimee Carrero

Disney Junior has announced plans to launch an animated spinoff from Sofia The First, with the 26-year-old Dominican actress voicing the lead character.

Aimee Carrero

Entitled Elena of Avalor, it centers on Princess Elena of Avalor, a confident and compassionate teenager in an enchanted fairytale kingdom inspired by diverse Latin cultures and folklore.

The title character will be introduced in a special episode of its mothership series Sofia The First, in a story arc that will usher in the 2016 launch.

Elena of Avalor

Carrero’s journey as Princess Elena began long ago when her parents and kingdom were taken from her by the evil sorceress, Shuriki. She bravely faced the sorceress to protect her little sister, Princess Isabel, and grandparents but in the process, her magical amulet pulled her inside its enchanted jewel, saving her life but imprisoning her at the same time. Decades later, Princess Sofia of Enchancia discovers the truth about the amulet she has worn since joining her royal family and sets out to restore Elena to her human form and help her return to the kingdom of Avalor.

The series will be presented in 25 languages on Disney Junior channels and daily programming blocks for kids age 2-7 on Disney Channels, among other platforms, in 154 countries around the world.

Disney Television Animation is producing Elena Of Avalor and Sofia The First‘s Craig Gerber is executive producing. Silvia Cardenas Olivas (Moesha, The Brothers Garcia), is the story editor, and Elliot M. Bour (The Little Engine That Could) is the supervising director.

Carrero’s credits include television appearances on The Americans, The Mentalist, Lincoln Heights, Young & Hungry, Hannah Montana, Men of a Certain Age, The Middle, Greek, Zeke and Luther and Baby Daddy.


Urbina to Star in Netflix’s Drama Series “Narcos”

Roberto Urbina is dealing with a new high-profile project…

The 30-year-old Colombian actor has joined the cast of Netflix’s drama series Narcos as a series regular.

Roberto Urbina

Directed by Jose Padilhathe series centers on notorious Colombian cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar and Javier Pena, a Mexican DEA agent sent to Colombia on a U.S. mission to capture and ultimately kill him.

Narcos is basically the true-life story of the growth and spread of cocaine drug cartels across the globe and attendant efforts of law enforcement to meet them head on in brutal, bloody conflict.

Urbina will play Fabio Ochoa, one of a trio of Colombian brothers, all playboy drug dealers, who works in the cocaine business with his brothers.

Narcos, which was written by Chris Brancato, also stars Manolo Cardona, Wagner Moura and Pedro Pascal.

Urbina’s previous television credits include appearances on The Mentalist and Grey’s Anatomy.

Pascal Signs with William Morris Endeavor (WME)

Pedro Pascal’s stock is on the rise in Hollywood…

The 39-year-old Chilean actor, who recently portrayed Oberyn Martell in the fourth season of the HBO series Game of Thrones, has signed with talent agency William Morris Endeavor (WME).

Pedro Pascal

Pascal will next star on Netflix’s upcoming drama series Narcosas a DEA agent on the hunt for notorious Colombian cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar.

He also recently recurred on USA’s Graceland and CBSThe Mentalist.

Pascal will continue to be repped by Jason Weinberg at Untitled Entertainment and Kim Jaime at Jackoway Tyerman.

Pascal to Star in Netflix’s Pablo Escobar-Themed Drama Series “Narcos”

Pedro Pascal is ready to take down a notorious drug lord…

The 39-year-old Chilean actor will star opposite Wagner Moura on Netflix‘s drama series Narcos.

Pedro Pascal

Directed by Jose Padilha and written by Chris Brancato, Narcos is the true-life story of the growth and spread of cocaine drug cartels across the globe and the efforts of law enforcement to meet them head on in brutal, bloody conflict.

It centers on notorious Colombian cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar (Moura) and Javier Pena (Pascal), a Mexican DEA agent sent to Colombia on a U.S. mission to capture and ultimately kill him.

Executive produced by Padilha, Narcos will premiere on Netflix in 2015.

Pascal most recently wrapped a major recurring role on HBO’s blockbuster fantasy series Game Of Thrones. He also recently recurred on USA’s Graceland and CBSThe Mentalist.

Pascal Cast in the ABC Drama Pilot “Exposed”

Pedro Pascal’s latest project has been exposed…

The 38-year-old Chilean actor, who will be making his debut on HBO’s Game of Thrones in the near future, has been cast in ABC’s drama pilot Exposed.

Pedro Pascal

From writer Charles Randolph, Peter Traugott’s TBD Entertainment and Universal Television, the project centers on Anna, an investigative journalist who’ll stop at nothing to uncover the truth, including making questionable alliances.

Pascal will portray Oscar, Anna’s boyfriend, who’s frustrated that she’s unwilling to take their relationship to the next level.

In addition to Pascal, the show will also star Sandrine Holt and Peter De Jersey.

Pascal, who recently landed a role on CBSThe Mentalist, previously had arcs on CBSThe Good Wife, ABC’s Red Widow and USA’s Graceland.

Guevara Lands Role in Fox‘s Batman Prequel Drama Series “Gotham”

Zabryna Guevara will soon be calling Gotham home…

The Latina actress has been cast opposite Ben McKenzie in Fox‘s Batman prequel drama series Gotham.

Zabryna Guevara

Based on the DC Comics characters from the Batman universe, Gotham explores the origin stories of Commissioner James Gordon (McKenzie) as an idealistic rookie detective in Gotham City; Bruce Wayne following the death of his parents; and the villains that made Gotham City famous.

Guevara, who most recently starred on television in the USA Network’s spy series Burn Notice, will portray Captain Essen, Gordon’s boss at the GCPD Homicide Squad, who balances the worlds of police and politics with a Machiavellian skill that’s as much corporate litigator as cop.

Guevara’s other credits include appearances in the films The Guilt Trip and Marley & Me, as well as television appearances in Blue Bloods, Person of Interest and Common Law.

Gotham is written and executive-produced by The Mentalist creator Bruno Heller, with Warner Bros. Television producing.

First Look at Pascal’s “Game of Thrones” Character, The Red Viper

It’s Game on for Pedro Pascal

HBO has released the first official images from Game of Thrones‘ fourth season, including images of the 38-year-old Chilean actor in character.

Pedro Pascal in Game of Thrones

Pascal, who recently landed a role on CBSThe Mentalist, is set to portray Prince Oberyn Martell, better known as the Red Viper in the upcoming season of the network’s hit series.

Pascal’s character comes to Kings Landing seeking revenge for the death of his sister, who was killed by the Lannisters when the Mad King was overthrown.

Pascal, who had a  guest-starring role on Showtime’s Homeland, has previously had arcs on CBS’ The Good Wife, ABC’s Red Widow and USA’s Graceland.

The season four premiere of Game of Thrones is set for Sunday, April 6.

Pascal Cast in Recurring Role on CBS’ “The Mentalist”

Pedro Pascal is about to go Mental

The 38-year-old Chilean actor has landed a recurring role on CBS’ Simon Baker-starrer The Mentalist.

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The Graceland alum will portray FBI Special Agent Marcus Pike, according to TVLine.

Pike is described as a “charming” blue-collar cop with FBI smarts. When he asks Jane (Simon Baker) and Lisbon (Robin Tunney) to help find a band of art thieves, he’s immediately attracted to Lisbon and tries to sweep her off her feet.

Pascal, who will also appear in an iconic role on the new season of HBO’s hit drama Game of Thrones, will debut in Episode 16 and appear in at least five episodes.

Pascal, who appeared in a guest starring role on Showtime’s Homeland, has previously had arcs on CBSThe Good Wife and ABC’s Red Widow.

The Mentalist airs Sundays at 10:00 pm ET on CBS.