Prison Break's Amaury Nolasco Joins Eva Longoria's Telenovela for NBC

Amaury Nolasco Eva Longoria Telenovela NBC

Eva Longoria’s Telenovela has found its dastardly villain… or has it? (Just kidding. It totally has.)

Prison Break‘s Amaury Nolasco will play Rodrigo, the bad guy on the show-within-a-show in NBC’s upcoming Longoria-led comedy, per The Hollywood Reporter.

The 13-episode, single-camera series centers on popular daytime actress Ana Maria (Longoria) and her life on and off set.

Telenovela also cast Jencarlos Canela (Más Sabe el Diablo) as superstar heartthrob Xavier and Diana Maria Riva (The Bridge) as Ana Maria’s best friend Mia.

Nolasco’s credits include Gang RelatedJustifiedWork It and Rizzoli & Isles.

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  1. JoeTV says:

    I honestly thought you were about to announce that he was cast in The a Flash or Arrow!

  2. dude says:

    I’m so excited for this! LOVE Jane the Virgin and Eva Longoria and I’m so excited for another telenovela themed comedy!

  3. Kate says:

    As a bad guy? I might not be able to let go of Sucre and my weird fan fiction mind that he and Mara Cruz moved with Nina to Costa Rica to be near everyone so if there is some elaborate world of tv rules that a particular character we have been led to believe is dead can find his BFF.

  4. Michele says:

    American Girl Trapped On A Telenovela has been around for years…can we say RIP OFF?

  5. Grey says:

    Sucre! Oh how I’ve missed you. LOL.