Daphne Zuniga to Guest Star on Fox’s “Fantasy Island”

Daphne Zuniga is livin’ a fantasy

The 58-year-old half-Guatemalan American actress will appear on Fox’s Fantasy Island.

Daphne Zuniga

Zuniga will reunite with some of her former Melrose Place cast mates, Laura Leighton and Josie Bissett, in the episode.

They’ll guest star as friends whose island birthday bash exposes the cracks in their friendships.

The all new version of the series, which originally aired from 1977 to 1984, will premiere on August 10 at 9:00 pm.

Production is currently underway in Puerto Rico, with the date of Leighton, Bissett and Zuniga’s episode yet to be announced.

Fantasy Island takes place at a luxury resort where literally any fantasy request by guests is fulfilled, but these requests rarely turn out as expected. Each episode will tell emotional, provocative stories about people who arrive with desires and depart transformed by the island’s magical realism.

The series stars Roselyn Sanchez, Kiara Barnes and John Gabriel Rodriguez.

Sanchez’ Elena Roarke keeps the island running as its steward. A descendant of the iconic Mr. Roarke, she set aside her own ambitions and the love of her life to uphold her family’s legacy.

Bruno Mars Partners with Lacoste to Launch First-Ever Fashion Brand Ricky Regal

Bruno Mars is expanding his empire…

The 35-year-old part-Puerto Rican Grammy-winning singer/songwriter has launched his first-ever fashion brand called Ricky Regal, which is also the name of his newly adopted “designer” alter-ego.

Bruno Mars, Ricky Regal, Lacoste

“When I’m on stage my name is Bruno Mars. When I’m making lavish luxurious garments, I go by Ricky Regal,” he says.

The inaugural collection was created in partnership with Lacoste, and fuses the brand’s heritage elements with Ricky Regal’s 1960-’70s glam aesthetic. The ready-to-wear pieces include tracksuits, fluid button-up shirts, retro-inspired polos, patterned shorts, and a batch of fitted T-shirts. The range is rounded out by a selection of accessories, like slides, socks, and a pair of aviator glasses.

Bruno Mars, Ricky Regal, Lacoste

“I’ve been very fortunate to have been asked to do collaborations in the past, but it always came with guidelines,” Mars said in a statement. “Lacoste was the first and only brand that said ‘Bruno we want you to make this truly yours.’ The respect of such creative freedom coming from a heritage fashion house was an honor.”

The collection’s launch coincides with the release of “Leave the Door Open,” a track from Mars and Anderson .Paak. under the Silk Sonic moniker.

Bruno Mars, Ricky Regal, Lacoste

The Ricky Regal collection hit select retailers on Friday, and will be available at select Lacoste locations and its online store on Monday.

Lacoste is also showcasing the range at its new concept store on Los Angeles’ Melrose Place. The two-story space will transform every six weeks to highlight one of the brand’s collaborations, the first of which will be Ricky Regal. Lacoste is also launching immersive experiences focused on the Mars collaboration in The Webster Soho, The Webster LA, and UNKNWN in Miami’s Wynwood district.

Bruno Mars, Ricky Regal, Lacoste

Daphne Zuniga to Make Feature Directorial Debut with the Indie Thriller “The Protegé”

Daphne Zuniga is heading behind the camera…

The 56-year-old half-Guatemalan American actress and former Melrose Place and One Tree Hill star will make her feature directorial debut with The Protegé, an indie thriller starring Jeanette Sousa, Breanne Hill, Keenan Tracey and Philip Boyd.

Daphne Zuniga

The film follows Amanda Birch (Sousa) who, after three years of estrangement from her family, returns to reconnect with her sister Lauren, the manager of a beloved holistic studio. Upon her return, things only get worse when her sister Lauren mysteriously dies days later. Soon, the entire family is suspected in a murder investigation as it becomes clear that Lauren’s death was no accident. Amanda leads an investigation of her own to find out who’s responsible for her sister’s murder.

Nicole Schubert and Blaine Chiappetta penned the screenplay.

Zuniga’s most recent acting credits include A Christmas Arrangement, Witness Unprotected and Heartbeats,

Gonzalez to Guest Star on the CW’s “The Flash”

Nicolas Gonzalez is ready to flash television audiences…

The 38-year-old Mexican American actor has landed a role on the CW’s superhero series The Flash, based on the fictional comic book superhero from the DC Comics universe.

Nicolas Gonzalez

Gonzalez, who appeared in a recurring role on Fox’s Sleepy Hollow, will portray Cisco Ramon’s (Carlos Valdes) older charming and savvy brother, Dante, according to TVLine. Dante is the family favorite child, but always secretly resented Cisco’s success.

Gonzalez will make his debut on The Flash in episode 16, which is entitled “Rogue Time.”

Gonzalez recently guest starred on CW’s Jane The Virgin. He also had a recurring role on the network’s 2009 Melrose Place remake, as well as appeared on Ugly Betty, Modern Family, Off The Map, True Blood and CSI: Miami.

“The Flash” returns to the CW on January 20.

Gonzalez Cast in Recurring Role on Fox’s “Sleepy Hollow”

Nicholas Gonzalez is headed to Sleepy Hollow

The 37-year-old Mexican American actor has signed on to appear in a recurring role on Fox’s new drama Sleepy Hollow, created by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman.

Nicholas Gonzalez

The series follows Ichabod Crane as he partners with Sleepy Hollow’s local female sheriff to solve the mysteries of a town ravaged by the battle between good and evil.

Gonzalez, who recently signed on to appear on Lifetime’s Witches of East End, will recur as Luke, Abbie’s (portrayed Nicole Beharie) ex-boyfriend who works for the Sleepy Hollow Police Department.

Gonzalez is best known for playing Alex Santiago on Showtime’s boxing drama series Resurrection Blvd. His other television credits include appearances on The Glades, Off the Map, Melrose Place, CSI: Miami and True Blood.

 

Gonzalez Cast in ABC’s Drama Pilot “The Returned”

Nicholas Gonzalez will be seeing dead people soon…

The 37-year-old Mexican American actor has landed a role on ABC’s drama pilot The Returned.

Nicholas Gonzalez

The project, which will directed by Charles McDougall, chronicles how the lives of the people in Arcadia change forever when their loved ones return from the dead.

Gonzalez, best known for his role as Alex Santiago on Showtime’s Resurrection Blvd., will portray Connor, one of Sheriff Garland’s (Matt Craven) patrolmen and boyfriend to Gail (Devin Kelly).

It’s the latest law enforcement role for Gonzalez, who has previously appeared on the short-lived Melrose Place reboot and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

His other credits include roles on The Glades, Off the Map and CSI: Miami.

Carbonell to Star on A&E’s New Series “Bates Hotel”

Nestor Carbonell is about to go psycho

The 44-year-old Cuban-American actor has joined the cast of A&E’s upcoming series Bates Motel, a prequel to the Alfred Hitchcock horror classic Psycho.

Nestor Carbonell

The series is set to examine the twisted relationship between the project’s serial-killer-to-be Norman (Freddie Highmore) and his mother Norma (Vera Farmiga).

Carbonell, who most recently appeared on the CW’s short-lived series Ringer, will play Sheriff Royce Romero, who has something almost sinister about him.

His other notable projects include ABC’s Lost and the Melrose Place reboot, as well as the blockbuster hit The Dark Knight Rises.

 

Gonzalez to Star on Lifetime’s “Witches of East End” Pilot

Nicholas Gonzalez is preparing to bewitch television audiences…

The 36-year-old Mexican American actor has signed on to serve as a series regular on the Lifetime pilot Witches of East End.

Nicholas Gonzalez

The new series stars Julia Ormond as a mom who has been hiding a shocking secret from her daughters Ingrid and Freya — that her girls are witches.

Gonzalez will portray Matthew, a good-natured local cop who is dating a ditzy co-worker of Ingrid’s (Rachel Boston) but is more interested in dating Ingrid. He soon becomes super busy at work when a series of murders and strange deaths bedevil his previously placid township.

Gonzalez next appears in the Lifetime/Sony movie Left To Die, starring opposite Rachael Leigh Cook. He’s previously appeared on CSI: Miami, True Blood, Ghost Whisperer and Melrose Place.