She will star as Liv, a razor-sharp Manhattan attorney who finds herself profoundly out of her comfort zone when her small plane crashes in the Canadian wilderness and she must battle for survival.
Melissa Barrera has been cast on Netflix. In the Heights film and Vida alum, a six-episode drama series from Netflix has been taped into Breathe. Breathe comes from Blindspot, combo Martin Gero and Brendan Gall, and is taken directly into series in February and is following what occurs in the heart of the Canadian wilderness when a little plane crashes. It is all about a single lady who has to fight the elements and chances of survival. check out the latest tweet from Netflix
Barrera’s going to start like Liv, Manhattan’s razor-sharp attorney who is deep out of the comforts zone when her little plane crashes in the woods of Canada and must fight for survival.
The creator of Blindspot and Gall will combine the script and execute the series from Warner Bros. TV, where Gero and his Quinn’s House imprint are under general agreement.
Barrera will next be seen in Warners’ adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway musical hit In the Heights, which will debut June 11. She recently wrapped filming Sony’s Carmen, a re-imagining of the classic opera. The actress also will be among the key cast in Scream 5 for creator Kevin Williamson. The Mexican actress’s TV credits include her breakout three-season role in Starz’s critical darling Vida. She’s repped by WME, Sugar23, and Bridge Works Entertainment.