The Strolling Lifeless‘s Christian Serratos is ready to guide HBO Max‘s pilot for the upcoming sequence, Extra. Greenlit again in September 2020, and set to look alongside Serratos are fellow stars Veronica Falcón, Yvette Monreal, Georgie Flores, and Ceci Fernandez.
In keeping with Variety, Serratos performs Londyn Lorenz, “a world intercourse image who rose to fame after a political intercourse scandal put her in international headlines. However the irony is that whereas one million women wish to be identical to her, Londyn has no thought who she actually is. Londyn will conflict together with her mom and are available into her personal as a pressure, all whereas grappling with the darkish facet of unimaginable fame.”
The present is predicated on reporting by journalist Amy Chozick, who additionally serves as co-showrunner and the author of the pilot.
The present will comply with the Lorenz household, who’re described as “a tight-knit clan of seemingly flawless Latinas led by mother/mastermind Leona.” Having constructed their means up by actuality TV stardom, the Lorenzes who’re in comparison with Vanderbilts or Astors of “the Instagram period,” managed to create a billion-dollar conglomerate primarily based on affect. So someplace between The Kardashians and Scandal.
The sequence is govt produced by Natalie Chaidez, who additionally serves as co-showrunner. Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter will govt produce for Warner Bros Tv.
Serratos is well-known for her function on the long-running Strolling Lifeless flagship sequence, the place she joined the forged in Season 4 as Rosita. She additionally performs the function of Selena Quintanilla-Peréz within the Netflix sequence, Selena: The Collection, and stars as Angela Weber within the Twilight movies.