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Rosie Perez, Manolo Cardona, José María Yazpik and More Join Apple’s Bilingual Thriller ‘Now and Then’

Rosie Perez Manolo Cardona José Maria
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“The Flight Attendant” alum and Oscar nominee Rosie Perez is slated to star on “Now and Then,” a Miami-based bilingual thriller on Apple TV Plus. Joining Perez is a cast comprised entirely of Hispanics and Latinos, including Marina de Tavira, José María Yazpik, Maribel Verdú, Manolo Cardona, Soledad Villamil and Željko Ivanek.

“Now and Then” follows a group of college best friends whose lives are forever changed after a celebratory weekend ends with one of them dead. Now, 20 years later, the remaining five are reluctantly reunited by a threat that puts their seemingly perfect worlds at risk.

Tavira plays Ana, a smart and ambitious woman who put her political career on hold to support her husband’s; Perez plays Flora, a talented detective obsessed with an unresolved case from 20 years ago; Yazpik is Pedro, a complex politician married to Ana; Verdú plays Sofia, a strong self-made lawyer; Cardona is Marcos, a passionate surgeon; Villamil plays Daniela, an introspective artist who constantly struggles to overcome a traumatic event from her past; and Ivanek plays Sullivan, a seasoned detective who keeps his partner Flora from getting into too much trouble.

The project, which was ordered to series in April, hails from from Bambú Producciones and creators Ramón Campos, Teresa Fernández-Valdés and Gema R. Neira. Campos and Fernández-Valdés will serve as showrunners, with Neira and Campos writing the series.

The series, which will be shot in both English and Spanish, is executive produced by Gideon Raff, who is set to direct the first two episodes for the Apple streaming service.

Tavira is repped by UTA, Jerryml & Ruth Franco Talent; Perez is repped by Innovative and Silver Lining Entertainment; Yazpik is repped by Manager Carlos Meza Yazpik; Verdú is repped by Trini Solano; Cardona is repped by D2 Management; Villamil is repped by Iván Posse Molina; Ivanek is repped by SMS Talent.