Martinez Cast in CBS’ “Under the Dome”

Natalie Martinez is heading under the dome

The 28-year-old Cuban-American actress has been cast in CBS’ new drama series Under the Dome.

Natalie Martinez

Based on Stephen King’s novel, the series follows residents in the community as they deal with post-apocalyptic conditions while searching for answers as to what the barrier is, where it came from and when — and if — it will go away.

Martinez, who has a recurring role on CSI: New York, will play Deputy Linda, a young, ambitious deputy who’s is fiercely loyal to the town’s sheriff, a man who runs a tight ship in the town of Chester’s Mill.

CBS Television Studios will produce the drama, which was picked up straight to series, in association with Steven Spielberg‘s Amblin Television.

Martinez, who rose to acclaim as the spokesmodel for Jennifer Lopez’s JLO by Jennifer Lopez brand, has appeared in the films Death Race, The Baytown Outlaws and End of Watch. Her television credits include Fashion House, Sons of Tucson and Detroit 1-8-7.