Roselyn Sanchez was featured in the blockbuster hit “Rush Hour 2,” for which she received an American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Sanchez’s other films include the romantic comedy “Boat Trip,” “Basic” and “Chasing Papi.” She also starred in the independent film “Nightstalker”; “Underclassman,” starring opposite Nick Cannon; “Edison”; and “The Game Plan.” In “Yellow,” a passion project that she wrote and produced, Sanchez played the lead, opposite Bill Duke. She also had a major role as “Elena Delgado” on the hit television series “Without a Trace,” from 2005 till 2009. This led to her first ALMA award win in 2008. In 2012, she was featured in the action thriller “Act of Valor”; and in 2014, she starred in the extremely successful Fox International Colombian series “Familia En Venta.” Following that, Sanchez starred in Marc Cherry’s hit series, “Devious Maids,” produced by Eva Longoria. She played the lead in “Death of a Vegas Showgirl,” a cable television movie released in 2016 that she produced, and she also starred in the indie thriller “Traffik.” In 2003, Sanchez released her debut album, entitled “Borinqueńa.” She was nominated for a Latin Grammy for Best Music Video for the single “Amor Amor,” which she also performed at the 2004 Latin Grammy ceremony. Following FANTASY ISLAND, Sanchez will make her feature length directorial debut on “Diario, Mujer y Café,” which films in her homeland of Puerto Rico.
Kiara Barnes is currently finishing her last year as “Zoe Buckingham” on “The Bold and the Beautiful.” She recently starred in the cable film “The Wrong Wedding,” and in the series “Stuck With You,” which debuted in 2020. The second season of “Stuck With You” will be released later this year.
Barnes also is an accomplished singer. She released an EP, “Sirens to the Moon,” in 2018. She has another EP titled “Rebirth” set to release this year.
Barnes was born and raised in Salt Lake City, UT. She moved to New York City to pursue modeling, and has worked with major brands, including Maybelline, Nike, Sephora, DKNY and Adidas. Her commercial work for television includes a spot for the Apple iPhone X.
John Gabriel Rodriguez
John Gabriel Rodriquez is originally from Texas, where got his start in television before relocating to Los Angeles. He then booked guest-starring/recurring roles on “NCIS,” “Young and Hungry and The Fosters” and FOX’s “Rosewood,” as well as a series regular role on the network pilot “Miranda’s Rights.”
In addition to acting, Rodriquez is an avid boxer.