Mayans MC has cast Venezuelan actress Carla Baratta and Narcos alum Maurice Compte, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Baratta is set for the series regular role of Carnalita, who, as a child, watched her family die at the hands of the Galindo cartel. Now, streetwise and driven, she protects the lost children orphaned by cartel violence.
Baratta’s credits include TV series Prueba de Vida (Proof of Life), in which she played young Mother Teresa, and the web series Bleep, as well as such films as Alabaster and Blessing. She is repped by Spellbound Entertainment and attorney Joe Weiner.
Compte will play a highly regarded DEA agent tasked to bring down Miguel Castillo, the Galindo Cartel kingpin. However, his pursuit of Castillo isn’t just his job, it’s an obsession, driven by personal demons. If Mayans MC is picked up to series, Compte would recur.
Read more at the Hollywood Reporter.