JJ Soria has boarded his next flight…
The 40-year-old Mexican American actor and Gentefied star has joined the cast of HBO Max’s Emmy-nominated series The Flight Attendant.
Soria is one of the new series regulars for Season 2, alongside Mo McRae and Callie Hernandez
Meanwhile, Cheryl Hines, Mae Martin and Margaret Cho join as recurring characters.
Jessie Ennis, Santiago Cabrera and Shohreh Aghdashloo will also recur opposite stars Kaley Cuoco, Zosia Mamet, Griffin Matthews, Deniz Akdeniz and Rosie Perez.
Season two of The Flight Attendant finds Cassie Bowden (Cuoco) living her best sober life in Los Angeles while moonlighting as a CIA asset in her spare time. But when an overseas assignment leads her to inadvertently witness a murder, she becomes entangled in another international intrigue.
Season two has begun production and will be shooting in Los Angeles, Berlin and Reykjavik.
The Flight Attendant is developed by showrunner Steve Yockey, who serves as executive producer alongside co-showrunner Natalie Chaidez.
The series is produced by Warner Bros. Television, Cuoco’s Yes, Norman Productions and Berlanti Productions.
This past Emmys season, The Flight Attendant scored eight nominations and one honor for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music.
Hernandez will play Gabrielle Diaz, a quick-tempered and calculating bounty hunter whose impulse control issues often get in the way of her job.
Soria joins the cast as Esteban Diaz, Gabrielle’s partner and lover who tries to keep a level head and stay focused on the job, but often gets just as heated as his girlfriend.
Cabrera will join the cast as Marco.