Aimee Garcia to Star on Season 2 of Hulu’s “Woke”

Aimee Garcia is officially woke

The 42-year-old Puerto Rican and Mexican American actress has joined the cast of Woke.

Aimee Garcia

The Hulu series, co-created by Keith Knight and Marshall Todd, centers on Keef Knight (Lamorne Morris), an African-American cartoonist who finds himself on the verge of mainstream success when an unexpected incident changes his life. With a newfound consciousness, Keef must navigate the new voices and ideas challenging him, all without setting fire to everything he’s already built.

In the comedy’s second season, Garcia will play Laura Salgado, a likable but formidable self-made Silicon Valley venture capitalist who is interested in working with Knight.

Garcia is currently appearing as Ella Lopez on Netflix’s Lucifer and recently voiced the character of Jodie Tartleton for Hulu series Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. After wrapping Lucifer’s sixth and final season, she co-wrote a sequel to 47 Ronin for Universal, in concert with New York Times bestselling author AJ Mendez. Garcia has also penned a Wonder Woman Black & Gold comic for DC, which will be released in August.

She also recently wrapped Holiday in Santa Fe, a TV movie in which she appears opposite Mario Lopez, and Richard Grey’s feature Murder at Emigrant Gulch, which also stars Richard Dreyfuss and Gabriel Byrne. This fall, the actress will star in Match Me If You Can, a romantic comedy that she also exec produced.

On the television side, Garcia’s other credits include Rush HourDexterVegasGeorge Lopez and more.

She has been part of the voice cast of the 2019 animated adaptation of The Addams Family, as well as Elizabeth Chomko’s What They Had and José Padilha’s Robocop.

Christina Aguilera Appears in New Live Nation Ad Promoting Las Vegas’ Entertainment Options

Christina Aguilera is showing you a fabulous look at what happens in Vegas…

Live Nation is highlighting all the entertainment Las Vegas has to offer in a sparkling new ad featuring the 39-year-old half-Ecuadorian American singer and some of her fellow residency artists.

Christina Aguilera

The one-minute clip features Xtina take center stage at Zappos Theaterat Planet Hollywoodin an extravagent costume, Shania Twainriding a horse down the Fremont Steet Experience, and Aerosmith(along with their Park Theatersold-out crowd) chanting Vegas’ new slogan, “What happens here, only happens here.”

“Las Vegas stages have been graced for decades by the greatest legends of all time and it’s a privilege to be invited to join a community of such a diverse live performance history,” Twain said in a statement. “There is no greater place on earth to perform my music.”

Here’s trio’s list of upcoming residency dates:

Christina Aguilera: The Xperience: Feb. 26, 28 & 29; March 4, 5 & 6, 2020. 

Aerosmith: Deuces Are Wild: Jan. 31, Feb. 3, 5, 8, 10, 13 & 15; May 20, 23, 25, 28 & 30; June 2 & 4, 2020.

Shania Twain: Let’s Go!: March 13, 14, 18, 20, 21, 25, 27 & 28; May 20, 22, 23, 27, 29 & 30; June 3, 5 & 6, 2020

Aimee Garcia Joins Voice Cast of Marvel’s “M.O.D.O.K.” at Hulu

Aimee Garciais joining the Marvel Universe

The 41-year-old Puerto Rican and Mexican American actress will be part of the voice cast Marvel’s animated supervillain family sitcom M.O.D.O.K. at Hulu.

Aimee Garcia

With executive producer Patton Oswalt starring as the constantly foiled Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing, the adult-centric comedy is set to debut this year on the Disney-controlled streamer.

She joins a list of newcomers to the animated series that includes Sam Richardson, Wendi McLendon-Coveyand Ben Schwartz.

“I’m blown away by our insanely talented and hilarious voice cast, who have all brought their specific kind of magic to this weird and wonderful corner of the Marvel Universe,” EP and showrunner Jordan Blumsaid of the additions to the series.

Karim ZreikMarvel Television StudiosSVP Original Programming & Production added in a statement today: “Patton and Jordan have done a phenomenal job in laying the groundwork for this exceptional ensemble. We’re thrilled to include this cast in the Marvel family,”

M.O.D.O.K.follows the extremely dysfunctional home life of the ex-A.I.M. member, who made his comics premiere way back in 1967.

In addition to Richardson, McLendon-Covey, Schwartz and Garcia, the cast additions include Melissa FumeroBeck Bennetand Jon Daly.

In Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K.,the megalomaniacal supervillain M.O.D.O.K. (Oswalt) has long pursued his dream of one day conquering the world. But after years of setbacks and failures fighting the Earth’s mightiest heroes, M.O.D.O.K. has run his evil organization A.I.M. into the ground. Ousted as A.I.M.’s leader, while also dealing with his crumbling marriage and family life, the Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing is set to confront his greatest challenge yet: a midlife crisis!

Garcia will play Jodie, M.O.D.O.K.’s wife and mother to his children, has had a late-in-life awakening — excited to pursue her mommy-blog turned lifestyle-brand empire and discover who she is as an independent woman in her forties. There are just too many things to do in this world and not enough time to waste being held back by negativity. And unfortunately for M.O.D.O.K., the thing weighing her down the most… is him.

Fumero will portray Melissa. Even with her father’s “features,” 17-year-old Melissa has risen the ranks to become the Heathers-like queen bee of her school and a star in the world of teen figure skating. Every popular kid either wants to date her or avoid her terrifying wrath. But for all of her success, Melissa secretly yearns for her father’s approval.

Garcia’s previous credits include television credits include George LopezDexterVegasand Lucifer.

Fumero’s television credits include Brooklyn Nine-Nineand One Life to Live.

TV Land Gives Series Order to Garcia’s Dark Comedy “Impastor”

Aimee Garcia is returning to television…

The 35-year-old Mexican American and Puerto Rican actress, who last starred on CBS’ short-lived series Vegas, will return to the boob tube on TV Land’s Impastor, which has received the go-ahead signal.

Aimee Garcia

The network has given a 10-episode series order to the dark comedy, hailing it as the type of comedy the network is looking for “as TV Land evolves its original series – innovative, unconventional, and hilariously funny for an audience that enjoys smart humor with a hint of heart,” said TV Land President Larry W. Jones.

Along with Garcia, Impastor also stars Michael Rosenbaum, Sara Rue, Mircea Monroe, Mike Kosinski, and David Rasche.

From Christopher Vane, it revolves around Buddy Dobbs (Rosenbaum), a gambling, pot-smoking slacker on the run from a loan shark who steals a man’s identity and ends up posing as the new gay pastor in a small, tightknit town. Although he’s tempted to immediately run off with the pastor’s money, Buddy has a change of heart when he realizes that the people there, including his prim church assistant Dora (Rue), actually like this new and semi-improved alter ego — and he kind of likes them back.

Impastor is executive produced by Vane and Rosenbaum, along with Eric and Kim Tannenbaum. Rob Greenberg directed the pilot.

The series will premiere in 2015.

Garcia Promoted to Series Regular on Showtime’s “Dexter”

More screen time is in Aimee Garcia’s future…

The 34-year-old Latina actress has been upped to series regular on Showtime’s serial killer drama Dexter.

Aimee Garcia

Garcia, best known for her role as Veronica Palmero on ABC’s George Lopez, portrays Jamie Batista, Detective Angel Batista’s (David Zayas) sister and the nanny for Dexter’s son Harrison while studying. She’s been known to wear skin-revealing clothing while out and about, which has lead to heated arguments with her older brother.

Production on Dexter’s upcoming eighth, and potentially last season, will begin shortly for a summer launch.

Garcia currently has a recurring role on CBS’ new drama Vegas and will next appear  in MGM’s RoboCop remake.

Garcia Starring in Padilha’s “Robocop” Remake

Aimee Garcia is starring in her first Hollywood blockbuster…

The 33-year-old actress, best known for her role as George Lopez’s spoiled niece on the comedian’s ABC series of the same name and Showtime’s Dexter, has joined the cast of Robocop, the remake of the 1980s sci-fi classic.

Aimee Garcia

Starring Joel Kinnaman, the film is being helmed by Brazilian filmmaker Jose Padilha.

Garcia will portray a scientist who helps put together the Robocop with his creator, played by Gary Oldman.

Garcia is currently shooting her second season of Dexter, in which she plays Dexter’s nanny and the sister to Angel Batista (David Zayas). The show premieres its seventh season on September 30.

Garcia is also set to recurr on Vegas, CBS’ new crime drama starring Dennis Quaid and Michael Chiklis. Vegas premieres September 25

Robocop began shooting in Toronto last week. No word on an expected release date.