NBC’s The Curse Of The Fuentes Women has cast its male lead.
The Following star Adan Canto has signed on to star in the supernatural drama pilot from Ugly Betty creator Silvio Horta, his production banner Silent H Productions and Warner Bros. Television, TVWise has learned.
The Curse Of The Fuentes Women tells the story of a magical and mysterious young man who inexplicably emerges from the ocean and breathes new passion into the lives of the Fuentes women — the beautiful but lonely Lola, her ailing mother Esperanza and her troubled daughter Soledad.
Adan Canto, whose other television credits include the short-lived ABC comedy Mixology and Netflix’s upcoming Pablo Escobar drama Narcos, will play Salvador – the mysterious young man who emerges from the ocean and enters the lives of the Fuentes women.
The Curse Of The Funtes Women is one of nine drama pilots that NBC has ordered this pilot season. The script for the hour-long drama was penned by Silvio Horta, who is executive producing alongside Andrew Maher. Casting is currently underway for the three females leads.