Casting news today on one of the first actors to join Eva Longoria in her new NBC 13-episode single-camera comedy series, Telenovela! The series stars Longoria and she is the executive producer, as well.
According to Deadline.com, Jose Moreno Brooks (MTVs One Bad Choice) who is a former semi-pro soccer player-turned-actor, has been cast in the role of Gael Garnica, a masculine soap star who happens to be gay, married and not in the closet. He is one of Ana’s best friends.
The character of Anna is played by Longoria, who is the star of Latin America’s most beloved telenovela, and who strives to stay on top in a world where the drama on-camera is nothing compared to the drama off-camera. ”
Telenovela is written/executive produced by Chrissy Pietrosh and Jessica Goldstein, based on an idea by Longoria, and directed by Steve Pink.
What do you think about how Telenovela is shaping up … and the addition of Jose Moreno Brooks to the cast? Comment below!