EXCLUSIVE: Jesse Garcia (The Starling) and Yvonne Senat Jones (BET’s Ruthless) have joined the solid of The Mother, the motion pic, rising from a newly introduced inventive partnership between Netflix and Jennifer Lopez’s Nuyorican Productions.
They’ll seem within the movie directed by Niki Caro (Mulan) alongside beforehand introduced solid members together with Lopez, Joseph Fiennes, Omari Hardwick, Gael García Bernal, Paul Raci, and Lucy Paez.
The Mom facilities on a lethal feminine murderer who comes out of hiding to guard the daughter that she gave up years earlier than, whereas on the run from harmful males.
Lovecraft Nation creator Misha Inexperienced penned the unique screenplay for the movie, with Peter Craig dealing with the newest revisions.
Lopez and Elaine Goldsmith Thomas are producing for Nuyorican Productions with Roy Lee and Miri Yoon for Vertigo, together with Inexperienced, Benny Medina, and Marc Evans. Molly Allen is exec producing.
Garcia can at present seen in Ted Melfi’s Netflix pic The Starling, starring Melissa McCarthy and Chris O’Dowd. He’ll subsequent seem in Michael Bay’s motion thriller Ambulance, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Eiza González, additionally starring alongside Annie Gonzales in Flamin’ Sizzling, the movie about Flamin’ Sizzling Cheeto creator Richard Montanez that Eva Longoria is helming for Searchlight Footage, in her function debut. The actor has starred on the TV aspect in From Nightfall Until Daybreak: The Sequence, discovering recurring roles in Narcos: Mexico and Snowfall. He has additionally appeared in reveals together with The Final Ship, Sons of Anarchy and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, together with movies together with Alexander and the Horrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Unhealthy Day and The Avengers.
Jones will subsequent be seen in Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum’s musical comedy pic Sneakerella and Disney+ sports activities drama sequence The Crossover. She is probably greatest identified for her starring function as Tally in Tyler Perry’s BET sequence, Ruthless, additionally recurring on BET’s The Oval, whereas visitor starring on such sequence as The Orville, Code Black, and S.W.A.T.
Garcia is represented by APA, Mosaic, and legal professional Mark Wetzstein. Jones is repped by FireStarter Leisure and legal professional Grace Kallis at Ginsurg Daniels Kallis.