Glow casts Shakira Barrera for second season

33 days ago | Flickeringmyth

A new fighter will be entering the ring for the second season of Netflix’s Glow. Blood Heist‘s Shakira Barrera has joined the cast as Yolanda aka Yo-Yo, a Mexican American dancer/stripper and out-and-proud lesbian who joins the team.

The series stars Community’s Alison Brie as an actress hoping to catch her big break and joining an up-and-coming women’s wrestling team in order to fulfill her goal. The series, which premiered on the streaming service earlier this summer, was a hit for Netflix and renewed shortly after.

Glow tells the fictional story of Ruth Wilder (Brie), an out-of-work, struggling actress in 1980s Los Angeles who finds one last chance for stardom when she’s thrust into the glitter and spandex world of women’s wrestling. In addition to working with 12 Hollywood misfits, Ruth also has to compete with Debbie Eagan (Betty Gilpin) a former soap actress


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Glow (2017)
Blood Heist (2017)
Community (2009)

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