Raúl Castillo to Appear on Season 3 of Netflix’s “One Day At A Time”

It’s a new Day for Raúl Castillo

The 40-year-old Mexican American actor has landed a recurring role on the upcoming third season of Netflix’s One Day At A Time.

Raúl Castillo

Castillo will play Mateo, a dad friend of Penelope’s (Justina Machado) from school, who turns into something more.

A reimagining of Norman Lear’s classic sitcom, One Day at a Time follows three generations of a Cuban-American family navigating the ups and downs of life. A newly-single mom and military veteran journeys through the triumphs and tribulations that come with raising two strong-willed, mega-millennial children, all the while enlisting the “help” of her old-school mother and her building manager-turned-invaluable confidant.

Stephen Tobolowsky, Todd Grinnelland Marcel Ruiz also star.

Norman Lear executive produces, with Gloria Calderon Kellett and Mike Royce executive producing and co-showrunning.

One Day at a Time is produced by Sony Television Productions for Netflix.

Castillo, who rose to acclaim on HBO’s Looking, stars as Paps in the film We the Animals, based on the Justin Torres novel and directed by Jeremiah Zagar. He was most recently seen in ensemble series Seven Seconds, Ricky Gervais’ Special Correspondents opposite America Ferrera, Joe Swanberg’s anthology drama series Easy, and the Robia Roshid-created Atypical, all on Netflix.

Castillo to Star as DC Comics villain Eduardo Flamingo on Fox’s “Gotham”

Raul Castillo is about to show his bad side…

The 38-year-old Mexican American actor has been cast as DC Comics villain Eduardo Flamingo on Fox’s Gotham.

Raul Castillo

Making his debut in episode nine of season two, Eduardo Flamingo is one of Gotham’s most dangerous hitmen. Killing for him isn’t just a job, it’s an art form. Armed with a spiked chain and an appetite for flesh, this rock-a-billy assassin will prove to be one of Detective Jim Gordon’s (Ben McKenzie) trickiest foes.

Castillo, who starred on HBO’s Looking, was just named one of Variety Latino‘s 10 Latinos to Watch, and will next be seen in HBO’s Looking special, which will wrap up the recently cancelled series, and the Netflix original movie Special Correspondents, written and directed by Ricky Gervais.

He recently completed production on the independent films Staring in the Sun and Sweets and will co-star in two additional independent films, Celestina and Finding Albie Finch.

Ferrera to Star in Ricky Gervais’ Netflix Original Film “Special Correspondents”

America Ferrera is reporting for duty…

The 31-year-old Honduran-American actress will co-star in Ricky GervaisNetflix original film Special Correspondents, alongside the comedian and Eric Bana.

America Ferrera

Kelly Macdonald, Kevin Pollak, Raúl Castillo and Benjamin Bratt round out the ensemble cast, which was revealed in the first cast photo, released by Netflix.

Gervais wrote and is directing the satirical comedy film for Netflix.

Bana stars as a struggling New York-based radio journalist whose arrogance and lavish lifestyle hinder his career. With his job on the line, he fakes front line war reports from his hideout above a Spanish restaurant in the city.

Principal photography began May 19 in Toronto, and will wrap in New York City on July 3.

Special Correspondents is set to be released on Netflix in 2016.

Next up, Ferrera will star in NBC’s upcoming comedy series Superstore, expected to bow midseason.

Castillo Cast in Netflix’s Comedy “Special Correspondents”

Raul Castillo has landed a special role…

The 37-year-old Mexican American actor has joined the cast of Special Correspondents, Ricky Gervais’ satirical comedy for Netflix.

Raul Castillo

Eric Bana stars as a New York-based radio journalist who tries to boost his career by filing supposed frontline war reports from the comfort of his hideout in Manhattan.

Castillo’s role has not been disclosed.

He starred on HBO’s Looking and will reprise his role in the upcoming movie.

Castillo will next appear in Finding Albie Finch, Sweets and Staring at the Sun.