Three Join Cast Of El Rey Network's Matador Posted by Joseph Lee on 06.19.2014
The cast grows...
Three more have joined the cast of El Rey Network's spy thriller Matador in recurring roles, including Christopher Cousins (Breaking Bad, Revolution), Margot Bingham (Boardwalk Empire) and Eve Torres (WWE).
The series follows Tony "Matador" Bravo (Gabriel Luna), a professional soccer player for the L.A. Riot who is known for his off the field behavior along with his soccer skills. However, he has a secret life as a covert operative for the CIA.
Cousins will play Deputy Director Llewyn Wayne Smith, a "seasoned senior CIA officer" in charge ot the department that recruits Bravo. Smith "keeps most of his cards close to the vest". Bingham will play Abigail "Billie" Fisher, a logistics analyst who works for the CIA. Torres will play Reyna Flores, a sideline journalist who follows Bravo's career. She's "sharp, ambitious and fit" and is a "former college player who is passionate about the game" as well as her career.
The series also stars Alfred Molina, Nicky Whelan, Neil Hopkins and Tanc Sade. The series will run for thirteen episodes in the first season, created by Roberto Orci, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie and Andrew Orci. Dworkin and Beattie are the showrunners and will executive produce with Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin, Robert Rodriguez, John Fogelman and Cristina Patwa. Andrew Orci is the consulting producer. Entertainment One represents the worldwide distribution rights for Matador with the exception of the US broadcast network rights. Matador debuts on July 15.