December 9, 2022

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‘Umbrella Academy’ Star Joins Natasha Lyonne Sequence ‘Poker Face’

David Castañeda is the hottest addition to the cast of the Natasha Lyonne & Rian Johnson series “Poker Face” at Peacock, Variety has realized exclusively.

Lyonne will guide the drama collection, with Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Stephanie Hsu also set to surface together with Castañeda. Plot and character particulars for the series are staying kept mainly less than wraps, though sources say the exhibit will comply with a procedural structure and see Lyonne’s character doing work to resolve different murders in each and every episode.

Castañeda is finest acknowledged for his job in the strike Netflix collection “The Umbrella Academy,” on which he performs Diego. The third period of the display is thanks out on June 22. His other Television set credits include “Blindspot” and “Southland,” when it was introduced in August 2021 that he would star opposite Christoph Waltz in Season 2 of the Roku series “Most Unsafe Video game.” He has also appeared in movies like “Sicario: Working day of the Soldado,” “The Tax Collector,” “End of Watch” and “The Guilty” at Netflix.

He is repped by Buchwald, Stark Management and Ginsburg Daniels Kallis.

“Poker Face” received a 10-episode buy at Peacock in March 2021. Johnson produced the series and executive produces via T-Road Productions. Lyonne government produces under the Animal Shots banner in addition to starring, with Maya Rudolph and Danielle Renfrew Behrens of Animal Pics co-executive making. Nora and Lilla Zuckerman provide as government producers and co-showrunners. Ram Bergman and Nena Rodrigue of T-Road also executive make. MRC Television will deliver. MRC is a minority trader in T-Road, with a first-seem deal throughout both of those movie and tv.