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Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show, To Whom It May Concern) has been cast as enigmatic crime lord Carlos, in El Rey Network's highly anticipated Supernatural crime saga, From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series. Based on Robert Rodriguez's cult classic film of the same name, the hour-long series will premiere on El Rey Network in Q1 2014, debuting as the first scripted original series on the new genre-busting cable network.
Valderrama joins the previously announced D.J. Cotrona (Dear John, G.I. Joe Retaliation) who plays Seth Gecko; Zane Holtz (Holes, The Perks of Being a Wallflower) as Richie Gecko; Jesse Garcia (Quinceanera, Sons of Anarchy) who plays Texas Ranger Freddie Gonzalez, a new character created for the series; Don Johnson (Django Unchained, Nash Bridges) who joins in a recurring role as Sheriff Earl McGraw; Robert Patrick (Terminator 2: Judgment Day, The X-Files) as Jacob Fuller; Madison Davenport (Save Me, Shameless) as »
He broke into the Sundance Film Fest U.S. Dramatic Comp back in 2010 with The Dry Land, and not surprisingly, shooting on his sophomore safely began in March of this year. For this time out, writer/director Ryan Piers Williams once again works with actress/wife America Fererra, and manages once again to pull in some of the better indie players on the circuit in Melonie Diaz, Dree Hemingway, Ann Dowd alongside Jon Paul Phillips, Adam Rapp, Maria Dizzia, David Harbour and the hiphop artist and not too shabby in his own right thesp, Common. Nowhere close to Texas, the NYC backdrop and a score via Fall On Your Sword, X/Y is the type of certified indie film that stands a good chance at breaking into the fest – especially when you have a team of four editors mashing up the interconnectedness of the plot.
Gist: The character-driven drama explores »
- Eric Lavallee
Up-and-coming filmmaker Ryan Piers Williams has dabbled in a little bit of everything when it comes to putting a movie together. He's worked in post-production, has a couple of screenplays and acting gigs to his credit. Plus, he made his feature directorial debut in 2010 with the Edinburgh Film Festival prize-winning drama The Dry Land, which starred his long-time girlfriend America Ferrera (Ugly Betty, End of Watch). Yahoo reports these two love birds are reuniting for Williams' forthcoming follow-up X/Y, a relationship drama where the pair will play a recently split couple. Williams is producing, directing and starring in the movie as Mark; Ferrara is producing as well as playing Mark's newly minted ex Silvia. The drama centers on how their breakup impacts the group dynamic of their circle of friends. Production for X/Y has begun in New York, and its cast includes Hell on Wheels' Common, Ann Dowd »
America Ferrera, Common, Ann Dowd and Melonie Diaz have joined the cast of "X/Y," the next film from "The Dry Land" director Ryan Piers Williams. Williams also stars in the film as Mark, who dates Silvia (Ferrara), two members of a group of friends that struggles to stay united as Mark and Silvia separate. Ferrera, the star of hit TV show "Ugly Betty," last appeared in David Ayer's "End of Watch," while Common was last in "Movie 43." Williams' "The Dry Land" was named Best International Film at the 2010 Edinburgh Film Festival, and »
- Lucas Shaw
America Ferrera, Common, Ann Dowd and Melonie Diaz have joined the cast of "X/Y," the next film from "The Dry Land" director Ryan Piers Williams. Williams also stars in the film as Mark, who dates Silvia (Ferrara), two members of a group of friends that struggles to stay united as Mark and Silvia separate. Ferrera, the star of hit TV show "Ugly Betty," last appeared in David Ayer's "End of Watch," while Common was last in "Movie 43." Production has begun in New York on the film, a character drama that also features »
- Lucas Shaw
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