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‘The Mother’: Jesse Garcia & Yvonne Senat Jones Board Netflix’s Jennifer Lopez Action Pic

‘The Mother’: Jesse Garcia & Yvonne Senat Jones Board Netflix’s Jennifer Lopez Action Pic

Exclusive: Jesse Garcia (The Starling) and Yvonne Senat Jones (BET’s Ruthless) have joined the cast of The Mother, the action pic, emerging from a newly announced creative partnership between Netflix and Jennifer Lopez’s Nuyorican Productions.

They’ll appear in the film directed by Niki Caro (Mulan) alongside previously announced cast members including Lopez, Joseph Fiennes, Omari Hardwick, Gael García Bernal, Paul Raci, and Lucy Paez.

The Mother centers on a deadly female assassin who comes out of hiding to protect the daughter that she gave up years before, while on the run from dangerous men.

Lovecraft Country creator Misha Green penned the original screenplay, with Peter Craig handling the most recent revisions.

Lopez and Elaine Goldsmith Thomas are producing for Nuyorican Productions with Roy Lee and Miri Yoon for Vertigo, along with Green, Benny Medina, and Marc Evans. Molly Allen is exec producing.

Garcia can currently seen in

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