Paola Lázaro to Star in Netflix’s Action Comedy Series “Obliterated”

Paola Lázaro has been obliterated

The 27-year-old Puerto Rican actress, writer, and playwright has been cast as a series regular on Netflix’s action comedy series Obliterated.

Paola LázaroLazaro is among a list of new cast additions that includes Terrence Terrell, Alyson Gorske, C. Thomas Howell, Eugene Kim and Amalia Yoo.

They’ll star opposite Nick Zano and Shelley Hennig in the series produced by Sony Pictures Television.

Written by Cobra Kai creators Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg and Josh Heald, the eight-episode Obliterated is a high-octane action-comedy that tells the story of an elite Special Forces team who thwarts a deadly threat to Las Vegas. After their celebratory party, filled with booze, drugs and sex, the team discovers that a bomb they deactivated was a fake. The now-intoxicated team has to fight through their impairments, overcome their personal issues, find the real bomb and save the world.

Lázaro portrays Angela Gomez, a badass Marine sniper who is the best in her field.

Lazaro can currently be seen as Juanita ‘Princess’ Sanchez in The Walking Dead. Her other credits include Wu Tang: An American Saga and SMILF.

Velasquez to Star in Faith-Based Film “A Question of Faith”

Jaci Velasquez is keeping the Faith

The 36-year-old part-Spanish and part-Mexican American actress and singer has signed on to star in Silver Lining Entertainment’s A Question of Faith.

Jaci Velasquez

The faith-based film revolves around three families — same community, different cultures — who are all complete strangers, living vastly separate lives until a tragic texting-and-driving accident puts them on converging paths of love, forgiveness, grace and mercy.

In addition to Velasquez, the film also stars Richard T. Jones, C. Thomas Howell, Kim Fields, T.C. Stallings and Greg Alan Williams .

Kevan Otto (In the Name of God) is directing the film, which was written by Terrence “Ty” Manns.

The film is scheduled for release in 2016.

Velasquez’s previous credits include appearances in Chasing Papi, The Encounter and Jerusalem Countdown.