×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Paradigm Signs Carolina Guerra (EXCLUSIVE)

Starz ‘Da Vinci’s Demons’ star a rising U.S. Hispanic talent

Adding to its robustly building roster of Hispanic/Latino crossover talent, Paradigm has signed Carolina Guerra for representation.

A Colombian actress, star in David S. Goyer’s “Da Vinci’s Demons” and former 2005 Miss Bogota and model, Guerra is already well-known to U.S. Hispanic TV viewers for co-hosting Univision’s 2009 music talent show “Long Live the Dream” and roles in hit telenovelas, such as Telemundo’s “Hilos de amor,” In Latin America, she jump started her career as an MTV Latin America presenter and host of “Colombia’s Next Top Model,” which, airing on Caracol TV, one of the highest-rated shows in Colombia in 2013.

But Guerra has been crossing over into English-language roles, playing a mystical Inca high priestess in 2014’s second season, She made her English-language feature debut and demonstrated her ease in English in horror movie “The Damned,” starring opposite Peter Facinelli and Sophia Myles in a movie picked up for international distribution by IM Global.

Guerra will next be seen in indie feature “Powder and Gold,” a drug cartel boss action/adventure thriller for “Independence Day” producer Bill Fay. Other roles in a relatively short but packed career to date take in “Restos” and “Playback” for Mexican producer-financier-distributor Alex Garcia, one of the leading figures on the buolding U.S./Latin American film scene, and Colombian drama “The Reader.” Carolina also starred in the second season of “A Corazon Abierto,” a Colombian remake of “Grey’s Anatomy,” and appeared on hit series “Nuevo Rico, Nuevo Pobre,” “El Cartel 2,” “Montecristo” and “Regreso a la Guaca” which aired on U.S. Hispanic channels.

Guerra is additionally repped by Fabiola Pena at Talent on the Road Management.

Talked up by her producers – Alex Garcia told Variety’s Anna Marie de la Fuente that Guerra is “a star waiting to happen” – at Paradigm, Guerra joins actors Oscar Jaenada (“Cantinflas”), Luis Gerardo Mendez (“We Are the Nobles”), Edy Ganem (“Devious Maids”) and Ilse Salas (“Gueros”), directors Marco Polo Constandse (“Marry If You Can”) and Jose Manuel Cravioto (“Reversal,” “El mas bucado”) and producer Daniel Posada’s Dark Factory Entertainment (“One Shot,” “Reversal”).

More talent deals look likely to happen as Paradigm drives energetically into on-the-rise Hispanic/Latino crossover talent, establishing a highly competitive market position in the Hispanic U.S. and Latin America.

More TV

  • Seinfeld

    Alan Horn Remembers How Rick Ludwin Saved 'Seinfeld'

    Rick Ludwin was the unsung hero of “Seinfeld.” That’s how Alan Horn, Walt Disney Studios chairman and former head of “Seinfeld” producer Castle Rock Entertainment, remembered the longtime NBC executive who died Nov. 10 at the age of 71. Ludwin was instrumental in getting the beloved “show about nothing” on to NBC as a regular [...]

  • ViacomCBS

    ViacomCBS Exec Shuffle Signals Move Toward $500 Million in Synergy Goals

    The latest cluster of high-level ViacomCBS executive announcements — which included CBS chief creative officer David Nevins and MTV/VH1 chief Chris McCarthy expanding their oversight, and Comedy Central head Kent Alterman exiting — likely constitutes the last round of public leadership shuffling ahead of the close of the Viacom-CBS transaction in early December, according to [...]

  • Editorial use only. No book cover

    TV News Roundup: Netflix Sets 'You' Season 2 Premiere Date

    In today’s TV news roundup, Netflix announces the second season premiere date for “You,” and Quibi has named six more cast members joining its upcoming series “The Now.”  CASTING Samantha Richelle, Arthur Acuña (“Princess and I”), Nonie Buencamino (“Sparks”) and Ces Quesada (“Invisible”) have been cast in WGN’s upcoming drama “Almost Paradise.” The four members join previously announced lead cast [...]

  • WGA Agents Packaging Fight Placeholder

    Writers Guild Continues to Slam Agencies Over Affiliate Ownership

    With the Writers Guild of America’s stalemate with talent agencies in its seventh month, the guild has doubled down on the issue of ownership of production. In a message to titled “The Truth About Agency Studios” sent to members Monday, the WGA’s negotiating committee blasted the leading agencies CAA, UTA and WME for owning the [...]

  • STUMPTOWN - "Forget it Dex, It's

    ABC to Stop Using Live+Same Day Ratings

    ABC is set to become the second of the major networks to no longer use Live+Same Day figures to measure the performance of its shows (with the exception of live programming), according to an internal memo sent out by ABC Entertainment president Karey Burke. The move comes four years after Fox chose to do the [...]

  • HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE

    'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' Cast Talks New Music (Watch)

    Disney has debuted a preview clip of the upcoming “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” in which the cast discusses how the music of the original movies and 2019’s tunes combine to tell a new tale. Indeed, it’s the start of something new: instead of cheering on Troy Bolton and Gabriella, a next generation [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content