Friday, February 17, 2012
Ana Ortiz To Lead The Cast Of Marc Cherrys ABC Pilot Devious Maids
EXCLUSIVE: Ana Ortiz is back at ABC. The Ugly Betty alumna has been tapped to play the central character in the ABC pilot Devious Maids, from Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry. Based on the Mexican format, the soap follows four maids with ambition and dreams of their own while they work for the rich and famous in Beverly Hills. Leading the quartet is Marisol (Ortiz), a college-educated woman who has a secret agenda for finding work as a domestic in the upscale neighborhood. Her beloved son has recently been convicted of murder, and Marisol is intent on finding out what she can about the case. Ortiz joins recently cast Dania Ramirez. Ortiz, repped by Gersh, manager Geordie Frey and attorney Brad Small, most recently appeared in Martin Lawrences Big Mamma: Like Father Like Son and did an arc on HBO’s Hung.