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‘Promised Land’: Katya Martín Joins ABC Drama Pilot

‘Promised Land’: Katya Martín Joins ABC Drama Pilot

Exclusive: Katya Martín (My First Miracle) is set as a lead opposite John Ortiz and Andres Velez in ABC’s drama pilot Promised Land.

Written by Matt Lopez and directed by Michael Cuesta, Promised Land is an epic, generation-spanning drama about two Latinx families vying for wealth and power in California’s Sonoma Valley.

Martín plays Juana, a young immigrant who flees El Salvador along with her sister Rosa. Despite the perilous journey, Juana is driven by her dream of one day becoming a teacher. Buoyed by her hopes for the future and a romantic interest in her fellow immigrant, Carlos (Velez), Juana takes a job as a fruit-picker on the Heritage House Vineyard in the Sonoma Valley.

In addition to Ortiz, Martín joins previously announced series regulars Tonatiuh as Antonio Sandoval, one of five children of the Sandoval family; Cecilia Suárez as Lettie Sandoval, matriarch of the Sandoval family; Augusto Aguilera as Mateo Sandoval,

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