EXCLUSIVE: Alex Meneses, who appeared on Jane The Virgin and Why Women Kill, has a recurring role on The CW drama Walker.
Meneses will play Adriana, a successful psychiatrist and published writer and mother of Micki Ramirez, Cordell Walker’s new partner with the Texas Rangers. She is a strong personality who is manipulative and very invasive when it comes to her daughter Micki’s life.
Meneses, resumed by Pakula / King and Evan Hainey at Untitled Entertainment, comes from the feature film The Wall of Mexico and can also be seen in Everybody Loves Raymond, The Goldbergs, CSI and Prison Break.
Walker, which hit the market in January, is The CW’s most watched series premiere in five years and has been extended for a second season. Jared Padalecki stars as Walker, a widower and father of two with his own moral code, when he returns to Austin after two years undercover.
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The series, a reinterpretation of CBS ‘long-running’ 90s action / crime series Walker, Walker, Texas Ranger, is made by Rideback and CBS Studios.
Elsewhere, Spencer Sutherland has joined the TV reboot of Amazon’s horror film I Know What You Did Last Summer. Sutherland, who recently starred alongside Victoria Justice in Netflix reportage Afterlife of the Party, joins a multi-part arc.
Pop star Sutherland, who can be seen in the second season of the RomComPods podcast, joins Madison Iseman, who is believed to lead Jennifer Love Hewitt in the film, Brianne Tju, Ezekiel Goodman, Ashley Moore, Sebastian Amoruso, Fiona Rene and Cassie Beck, Brooke Bloom and Bill Heck in the adaptation of the 1997 slasher film.
Written by Sara Goodman (Preacher) based on the 1973 novel by Lois Duncan, the series I Know What You Did Last Summer has the same premise as the film adaptation: In a city full of secrets, a group of teenagers is pursued by a mysterious Murderer a year after a fatal accident on their graduation night.
Sutherland is represented at Zero Gravity by UTA, music manager Leslie Armor and talent manager Ryan Daly.