Prema Cruz has booked a recurring role on the upcoming third season of Amazon’s Mozart in the Jungle. Starring Gael García Bernal, Lola Kirke and Bernadette Peters, Mozart In The Jungle Season 3 will continue the story of the talented, contentious musicians who perform (and live) with passion under the baton of its spirited single-name conductor Rodrigo (Bernal). Cruz will play a single mother, a potential romantic interest for Rodrigo. A recent graduate of Yale’s MFA program, Cruz most recently recurred on Showtime’s Billions. She’s repped by Gersh and Zero Gravity Management.
One Tree Hill alumna Bethany Joy Lenz has joined the second season cast of USA Network’s sci-fi drama Colony, from Carlton Cuse and Ryan Condal, in a recasting. The series, from Legendary Television and Universal Cable Prods. stars Josh Holloway and Sarah Wayne Callies, and centers on one family’s struggle to survive and bring liberty back to the people of an occupied Los Angeles. Lenz recurs as Morgan, a highly-intelligent computer whiz with a conscience. She is determined to do what’s right. The role was played in Season 1 by Thora Birch, who had to exit due to scheduling conflicts. Lenz, who most recently appeared on CBS’ American Gothic and ABC’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., is repped by Atlas Artists, Gersh and Hansen, Jacobson.