ABC has added Katya Martin to the cast of Promised Land, a drama about two Sonoma Valley Latinx families with competing vineyards.

Photo source: Listal

Photo source: Listal

What’s Happening:

  • Deadline has revealed that ABC has added Katya Martin to the cast of Promised Land.
  • Katya will play Juana, an immigrant from El Salvador who dreams of becoming a teacher and takes an under the table job at the Heritage House Vineyard.
  • The pilot for Promised Land is being written, produced and directed by Michael Cuesta (Homeland).
  • Katya Martin emerged from ABC’s talent diversity showcase and moved to the United States as a teenager from Spain.
  • ABC Signature is producing the pilot, although it is now yet clear where it will air if picked up. Under the studio’s new content creation plan, it could end up on any of Disney’s TV networks (ABC, Freeform, FX) or Hulu.
  • Previous casting announcements for Promised Land include John Ortiz and Andres Velez.