Babel and Thor actress Adriana Barraza has joined the ensemble of Showtime’s Penny Dreadful: City of Angels.
The cable neighborhood said in a info launch that Barraza will play Maria Vega, “the powerful matriarch of the Vega family, who will go to any lengths to protect her children from the dangerous world of 1938 social politics, as well as from the chilling supernatural forces invading their lives.”
Previously launched stars for the model new drama embrace Natalie Dormer, Daniel Zovatto, Jessica Garza, Johnathan Nieves and Nathan Lane.
Filming is scheduled to start out later this 12 months on the followup to Penny Dreadful, a gift set in late 19th century London. It ran three seasons from 2014 to 2016.
Penny Dreadful creator, writer and authorities producer John Logan is able to proceed in these roles for the sequel assortment.
“Penny Dreadful: City of Angels opens in 1938 Los Angeles, a time and place deeply infused with social and political stress. When a grisly murder shocks city, Detective Tiago Vega is embroiled in an epic story that shows the rich historic previous of Los Angeles: from the establishing of city’s first freeways and its deep traditions of Mexican-American folklore, to the dangerous espionage actions of the Third Reich and the rise of radio evangelism,” a synopsis said.
Pleased to announce that @barrazaadriana is turning into a member of the cast of #PennyDreadful: City of Angels!
She will play Maria Vega, a non secular mother who will go to any lengths to protect her children from 1938 social politics and chilling supernatural forces. #Dreadfuls #Showtime pic.twitter.com/wRnAYMNQEU
— Penny Dreadful: City of Angels on Showtime (@SHO_Penny) March 7, 2019