The 46-year-old Puerto Rican and Cuban American actor has landed a recurring role in Ordinary Joe,NBC’s upcoming drama series starring Jimmy Wolk.
From Russel Friend and Garrett Lerner and writer/director Matt Reeves and his 6th & Idaho banner. The project, which co-stars Natalie Martinez, Charlie Barnett and Elizabeth Lail, is a co-production of 20th Television, Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, 6th & Idaho and 3 Arts.
Written by Friend and Lerner, Ordinary Joe explores the three parallel lives of the show’s main character (Wolk) after he makes a pivotal choice at a crossroads in his life. The series asks the question of how different life might look if you made your decision based on love, loyalty or passion.
Rodriguez will play Bobby Diaz. Charismatic and ambitious, Bobby is a young Congressman on the rise… but the impressive life path he’s forged for himself suddenly all changes in an instant.
Rodriguez is best known for his starring roles as Eric Delko in CSI: Miamiand as Luke Alvez in Criminal Minds. He’s next set to serve as mentor and executive producer on HBO Max’s upcoming unscripted competition series The Real Magic Mike! a spinoff of Steven Soderberg’s original hit film in which he starred opposite Channing Tatum. He also stars and executive produces CBS’ upcoming movie A Christmas Proposal. His other recent television credits include Ugly Betty, Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, Jane the Virgin and Empire.
Natalie Martinez is ready to reminisce this Labor Day weekend…
Warner Bros. has scheduled Westworld co-creator Lisa Joy’s feature directorial debut Reminiscence, featuring the 36-year-old Cuban American actress, for theaters and HBO Max on September 3, Labor Day weekend.
Starring Hugh Jackman, the sci-fi thriller had a previous release date of April 16.
The film follows Nick Bannister (Jackman), a private investigator of the mind, who navigates the darkly alluring world of the past by helping his clients access lost memories. Living on the fringes of the sunken Miami coast, his life is forever changed when he takes on a new client, Mae (Rebecca Ferguson). A simple matter of lost and found becomes a dangerous obsession. As Bannister fights to find the truth about Mae’s disappearance, he uncovers a violent conspiracy, and must ultimately answer the question: how far would you go to hold on to the ones you love?
In addition to Jackman, Ferguson and Martinez, the film also stars Thandie Newton, Cliff Curtis, Marina de Tavira, Daniel Wu, Mojean Aria, Brett Cullen, Angela Sarafyan and Nico Parker.
Jackman has dropped a small teaser on his social media channels:
The 35-year-old Cuban American actress has joined the cast of the second season of CBS All Access’ anthology reboot of The Twilight Zone.
Martinez will appear in the episode titled “A Small Town.”It was written by Steven Barnes and Tananarive Due and directedby Alonso Alvarez-Barreda.
But Martinezisn’t the only Latina who’ll travel through another dimension…a dimension not only of sight and sound, but of mind. A dimension called The Twilight Zone.
Sky Ferreirahas also been added to the 10-episode sophomore season of Jordan Peeleand Simon Kinberg’s reimagining of the classic sci-fi series.
Others set to appear on the second Kylie Bunbury, Topher Grace, David Krumholtz, Thomas Lennon, Gretchen Mol, Paula Newsome, Jurnee Smollett, Damon Wayans Jr., among others.
Ferreira is starring in the episode titled “Ovation,” directed by Ana Lily Amirpourand written by Emily C. Changand Sara Amini.
Here’s the season two cast and episode titles, in no particular order:
Episode: “8” Starring (previously announced) Joel McHale (Community, Stargirl) and Brandon Jay McLaren (UnREAL, Graceland) Written by Glen Morgan Directed by Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead
Episode: “A Small Town” Starring Damon Wayans Jr. (Happy Endings, Let’s Be Cops), David Krumholtz (The Deuce, Evel), Natalie Martinez (Reminiscence, The I-Land), and Paula Newsome (Barry, Chicago Med) Written by Steven Barnes and Tananarive Due Directed by Alonso Alvarez-Barreda
Episode: “Try, Try” Starring Topher Grace (Blackkklansman, Black Mirror) and Kylie Bunbury (When They See Us, Pitch) Written by Alex Rubens Directed by Jen McGowan
Episode: “You Might Also Like” Starring Gretchen Mol (Boardwalk Empire, Manchester by the Sea) and Greta Lee (Russian Doll, High Maintenance) Written and Directed by Osgood Perkins
Episode: “Ovation”Starring Jurnee Smollett (Birds of Prey, Lovecraft Country”), Tawny Newsome (Space Force, Lower Decks), Sky Ferreira (Baby Driver, Twin Peaks), Paul F. Tompkins (BoJack Horseman, Comedy Bang! Bang!), and Thomas Lennon (Reno 911! Night at the Museum”franchise) Written by Emily C. Chang and Sara Amini Directed by Ana Lily Amirpour
Previously announced cast and episodes include:
Episode: “Downtime” Starring Morena Baccarin (Deadpool franchise, Homeland), Colman Domingo (If Beale Street Could Talk, Fear the Walking Dead) and Tony Hale (Veep, Toy Story 4) Written by Jordan Peele Directed by JD Dillard
Episode: “The Who of You” Starring Ethan Embry (Grace and Frankie, Blindspotting), Daniel Sunjata (Graceland,Rescue Me), and Billy Porter (Pose, Like a Boss) Written by Win Rosenfeld Directed by Peter Atencio
Episode: “A Human Face” Starring Jenna Elfman (Fear the Walking Dead, Dharma & Greg), Chris Meloni (The Handmaid’s Tale, 42), and Tavi Gevinson (Person to Person, Enough Said) Written by Alex Rubens Directed by Christina Choe
Episode: “Among The Untrodden” Introducing Abbie Hern and Sophia Macy Written by Heather Anne Campbell Directed by Tayarisha Poe
Episode: “Meet in the Middle” Starring Jimmi Simpson (Westworld, Black Mirror: USS Callister) and Gillian Jacobs (Community, Love) Written by Emily C. Chang and Sara AminiDirected by Mathias Herndl
The 35-year-old Cuban American actresshas joined the cast of Reminiscence, the sci-fi thriller being helmed by Westworld EP Lisa Joy in her first directorial outing.
Martinez will star opposite new cast additions Angela Sarafyan, Oscar nominee Marina De Taviraand Cliff Curtis in the film, joining previously announced stars Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson, Thandie Newtonand Daniel Wu.
The Warner Bros. film is a mind bending noir love story set in the dystopic near future of a nighttime, super heated flooded global warmed Miami.
Joy wrote the screenplay and will produce with her Kilter Film partner Jonathan Nolan.
The film is a co-production of Kilter Films, Michael De Luca Productionsand FilmNation Entertainment.
Martinez, who appeared inInto The Dark, can currently be seen starring in Netflilx’s miniseries The I-Land.
de Tavira appeared in Alfonso Cuarón’s highly acclaimed drama Roma, which she earned an Academy Award nomination for best supporting actress.
The new trailer has been released for Netflix’s upcoming limited series The I-Land, starring the 35-year-old Cuban American actress.
The clip gives off some major Lord of the Fliesvibes with a glimmer of Lost and a dash of The Hunger Games.
The sci-fi thriller follows ten people wake up on a treacherous island with no memory of who they are or how they got there, they set off on a trek to try to get back home. They soon discover this world is not as it seems. Faced with the I-Land’s extreme psychological and physical challenges, they must rise to their better selves — or die as their worst ones.
In addition to Martinez, the series stars Kate Bosworth, Alex Pettyfer,Ronald Peet, Kyle Schmid, Kota Eberhardt, Sibylla Deen, Anthony Lee Medina, Gilles Geary and Michele Veintimilla.
The I-Land debuts on Netflix debuts on September 12.
The 34-year-old Cuban American actress and model will star in Netflix’s new sci-fi action adventure series The I-Land from Neil LaBute.
When ten people wake up on a treacherous island with no memory of who they are or how they got there, they set off on a trek to try to get back home. They soon discover this world is not as it seems. Faced with the island’s extreme psychological and physical challenges, they must rise to their better selves — or die as their worst ones.
Kate Bosworth stars as KC and serves as a producer on the series. Martinez will star as Chase. Alex Pettyfer will star as Brody.
Nomadic Pictures Entertainment is producing the series, which received a seven episode order.
It’s the latest television series for Martinez, who previously appeared on The Crossing, APB, Secrets and Lies and Under the Dome.
AT&T Audience Network has ordered a third season of its critically acclaimed martial arts drama seriesKingdom, starring the 38-year-old half-Puerto Rican actress.
“The success of season 2 of Kingdom proves how captivating this series is and how viewers have invested and connected with the characters’ lives,” said Christopher Long, senior vice president, Original Content and Production, AT&T. “Byron Balasco has been at the helm of this gritty mixed martial arts family drama since its inception and has showcased heart wrenching topics that no other show on television has had the strength to touch. We couldn’t be happier to have Byron on for another season and have no doubt that he will create a compelling storyline that no one will forget.”
The series stars Frank Grillo as a former MMA mixed martial arts fighter trying to keep his gym in business.
In addition to Sanchez and Grillo, the series also stars Matt Lauria, Jonathan Tucker, Nick Jonas, Joanna Going and Natalie Martinez.
Creator, writer and showrunner Balasco serves as executive producer.
Kingdom is produced by Endemol Shine Studios and distributed internationally by Endemol Shine International.
The 31-year-old Cuban American actress has joined the cast of the upcoming live reading of the 2011 Black list script El Fuego Caliente.
Melanie Lynskey and Don Cheadle have also come on board, joining previously announced cast members Roselyn Sanchez, Jaime Camil, Judy Reyes, Stephanie Beatriz, Diego Boneta, Ben Schwartz, and narrator Anthony Mendez.
Written by Schwartz, who is also directing the live read, the story is a remake of Soapdish that follows telenovela icon Penelope, who desperately dreams of escaping to Hollywood stardom. After a jealous costar and conniving producer resurrect her character’s previously-killed off ex-lover, Penelope’s life becomes crazier than the show on which she stars.
The live read of El Fuego Caliente happens at the Montalban Theater in Hollywood, Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 8:00 PM.
The 30-year-old Cuban American actress has been cast as a regular on the upcoming second season of DirecTV’s MMA dramaKingdom.
The series, from creator/showrunner Byron Balasco, follows the story of Alvey Kulina (Frank Grillo) who owns and runs a mixed martial arts gym called Navy St. Gym in Venice, California, with his girlfriend, Lisa (Kiele Sanchez).
Martinez will play Alicia Mendez, described as a woman who is damaged with self-destructive tendencies. Although talented, she is fairly inexperienced fighter who takes a meeting with Lisa (Sanchez).
Nick Jonas and Matt Lauria also star.
Kingdom, from Endemol Shine Studios, just started production on Season 2 in Los Angeles.