Robin De Jesus to Star in Netflix’s New Limited Series “Black Rabbit”

Robin De Jesus is hoppin’ along to his next project…

The 39-year-old Latino actor and Broadway star will star in Netflix’s new limited series Black Rabbit, which is led by stars and executive producers Jude Law and Jason Bateman.

Robin de JesusDe Jesus is part of a roster of new cast additions that includes Academy Award-winning actor Troy KotsurAbbey Lee and Odessa Young.

From Zach Baylin and Kate SusmanBlack Rabbit follows the owner of a New York City hotspot (Law) who allows his turbulent brother (Bateman) back into his life, opening up the door to escalating dangers that threaten to bring down everything he’s built.

In addition to Law and Bateman, Cleopatra Coleman, Amaka Okafor, Ṣọpẹ́ Dìrísù, Dagmara Dominczyk and Chris Coy also star.

Kotsur will play “Joe Mancuso,” a local bookie with ties to organized crime and the brothers’ past. Lee will play “Anna,” a formidable NYC bartender. Young will play “Gen,” an East Village tattoo artist with a connection to the brothers. De Jesus plays “Tony,” a talented NY chef.

Also joining the hour-long series in recurring roles are Amir Malaklou, who will play “Naveen,” an investor in Jake’s businesses; Don Harvey will play “Matt,” an old school BK bartender. Forrest Weber who will play “Junior,” a hotheaded criminal. Francis Benhamou will play “Lisa Klein,” a journalist with New York Magazine. Gus Birney will play “Mel Whitney,” an aspiring actress and hostess. John Ales will play “Jules Zablonski,” a renowned NY artist. Steve Witting will play “Andy,” a credit card processor and money lender.

Executive producing are Bateman and Michael Costigan for Aggregate Films; Law and Ben Jackson for Riff Raff Entertainment; Zach Baylin and Kate Susman via Youngblood Pictures; Andrew Hinderaker, who will serve as co-showrunner; Zac Frognowski; Justin Levy and David Bernon and Erica Kay. Bateman will direct the first two episodes. Black Rabbit is the latest series out of Aggregate’s creative partnership with Netflix.

De Jesus, a multiple Tony Award nominee, has starred in tick, tick… BOOM!, The Boys in the Band, Milkwater and 11:55.

Fox Renews Mel Rodriguez’s “The Last Man on Earth” for Fourth Season

Mel Rodriguez is back on Earth for another season…

Fox has renewed its comedy series The Last Man on Earth, starring the 43-year-old Latino actor, for a fourth season.

Mel Rodriguez

Last Man On Earth, a comedy about the life and adventures of the last man on the planet, was created by Will Forte, who stars alongside Kristen SchaalJanuary Jones, Rodriguez, who portrays Tony, Mary Steenburgen and Cleopatra Coleman.

Forte, Christopher Miller, Phil Lord, Seth Cohen, Andrew Bobrow and Erik Durbin executive produce.

Rodriguez Cast in Will Forte’s Fox Comedy Series “Last On Earth”

Mel Rodriguez has landed an earthly role…

The 41-year-old Latino actor has been cast in Last On Earth, creator/star Will Forte’s midseason single-camera comedy series for Fox.

Mel Rodriguez

The straight-to-series project, whose pilot episode will be directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, chronicles the life and adventures of an average guy (Forte) – and humanity’s last hope – who discovers what life is like when no one is telling you what you can and cannot do.

Rodriguez, who most recently starred in HBO’s Getting On, will play the always optimistic Todd.

In addition to Forte and Rodriguez, the series will also star Mad Men’s January Jones, Kristen Schaal (Flight of the Conchords) and Cleopatra Coleman (Step Up Revolution).