Ravenswood alum Britne Oldford, Sam Page (House Of Cards) and Joaquim de Almeida (Fast Five) have booked regular roles on ABC’s pilot Mix, from Warner Bros. TV and Rashida Jones and Will McCormack’s studio-based Le Train Train. The dramedy explores the realities of modern-day families — multi-cultural, multi-generational, built through divorces, affairs and adoptions — set against the backdrop of a revered family restaurant at a crossroads. Oldford is Remy, who’s trying to stay clean after recently being release prison on a drug charge, but is finding life on the outside tougher than she anticipated. An extremely talented chef, she might be just what her father needs to turn the restaurant around. Page will play James, a recovering addict who is described as a warm, charming and intelligent man. He is immediately intrigued when he meets Remy at a Narcotics Anonymous meeting. De Almeida, repped by APA, Lasher Group and Frank Stewart, will play Ray, owner of the popular Austin restaurant. Page is repped by UTA, Inphenate, and Jackoway Tyerman.
Sonia Braga (Kiss Of The Spider Woman) has booked a regular role in The Curse Of The Fuentes Women, NBC‘s drama pilot from Warner Bros TV. When a magical and mysterious young man (Adan Canto) inexplicably emerges from the ocean, he breathes new passion into the lives of the Fuentes women – the beautiful but lonely Lola (Christina Vidal), her ailing mother Esperanza (Rachel Ticotin) and her troubled daughter Soledad (Katie Sarife). Lola has given up on love and dedicated herself to caring for her daughter Soledad, her mother Esperanza and their floundering family restaurant – until a mysterious stranger enters her life, opening up a world of possibilities. Braga, repped by Levity Entertainment Group and Schreck, Rose, Dapello & Adams, will play Orquidia, the estranged sister of Esperanza (Ticotin). Orquidia has been harboring an enormous grudge against her sister for decades.
Tony Rock (All Def Comedy Live) is set for a regular role in ABC’s untitled Judah Miller comedy pilot. The single-camera project centers on a Tony Award-winning mother (Megan Hilty) and a risk-averse, cerebral father who are blessed with a son who is a natural-born competitive athlete. They are forced outside their parental comfort zones and into the high-octane world of youth sports. Innovative Artists-repped Rock will play Ty, Gary’s brother-in-law who’s married to his twin sister Susie. A foil to Gary, Ty is oblivious of how he unnerves his brother-in-law.
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