Inde Navarrette has landed a super(man) role…
The Latina actress has been cast as a series regular opposite Erik Valdez and Emmanuelle Chriqui in Superman & Lois, the CW’s straight-to-series drama about the iconic DC Comics couple, played by Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch.
Navarrette will play Sarah Cushing in the series from executive producer Todd Helbing,DC Universe architect Greg Berlanti and Warner Bros. Television.
Written by Helbing, based on the DC characters created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, Superman & Loisrevolves around the world’s most famous superhero and comic books’ most famous journalist, as they deal with all the stress, pressures and complexities that come with being working parents in today’s society.
Navarrette’s Sarah Cushing, the daughter of Kyle (Valdez) and Lana (Chriqui), is a whip-smart, supercool wild child with some demons in her past who becomes friends with the Kent boys, Jonathan and Jordan.
The series-regular cast also includes Wolé Parks and Dylan Walsh.
The drama, which was slated to film its pilot episode during regular pilot season before taking a break and resuming production on the rest of its 13-episode order in the summer, now will go straight into series production after all pilot production was suspended over the COVID-19 pandemic.
Navarrette next will be seen playing Estela De La Cruz in Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why. She also starred in the Snapchat original series Denton’s Death Rate.
On the big screen, Navarrette most recently was seen starring opposite Sienna Miller and Diego Luna in Wander Darkly,which premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.