Steven Williams (The X-Files) has joined the upcoming second season of HBO drama series The Leftovers in a recurring role opposite Justin Theroux. Created by Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta, Leftovers was based on Perrotta’s book about the aftermath of a Rapture-type event that causes the sudden disappearance of 2% of the world’s population. Williams will play Virgil, an outcast who proves to be an unlikely confidant to Kevin Garvey (Theroux). The series is undergoing a creative revamp heading into Season 2, moving the setting from the fictional town of Mapleton, New York, to a Texas town. Williams, repped by House of Representatives and manager Richard Kerner, played the mysterious Mr. X on The X-Files for seven seasons. He will next be seen in upcoming feature The Trust. His previous credits include TV series Bones, Supernatural and feature 21 Jump Street.
Gabriela De La Garza (Cantinflas) has booked a recurring role on Netflix’s drama series Narcos. Written by Chris Brancato and directed by Jose Padilha, Narcos is the true-life story of the growth and spread of cocaine drug cartels across the globe and attendant efforts of law enforcement to meet them head on in brutal, bloody conflict. It centers on notorious Colombian cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar (Wagner Moura) and Javier Peña (Pedro Pascal), a Mexican DEA agent sent to Colombia on a U.S mission to capture and ultimately kill him. De La Garza, repped by Spellbound Entertainment and attorney Joe Weiner, will play real-life journalist Diana Turbay, who crosses paths with Escobar and Peña. In addition to Cantinflas, De La Garza’s recent credits HBO Latino’s Emmy-nominated series Capadocia.