Latino stars make their English speaking television debuts on USA network
08/06/2012 By Leave a Comment
The summer of USA is getting “caliente” with the former Telemundo superstars guesting on two of the network’s most buzzed about and highest rated summer series, ROYAL PAINS and BURN NOTICE. Khotan, who is best known for the telenovela “Perro Amor” on Telemundo, is set to recur in five episodes of ROYAL PAINS. In his first English-speaking appearance, Khotan will play ‘Rafa,’ a polo-playing underwear model and love interest to Divya (Reshma Shetty). In 2008, Khotan was chosen by “Quien Magazine” as one of 12 sexiest men in Mexico after his participation in “Deseo Prohibido” and is currently starring in the series “Sexo Debil.”
Celaya, who co-starred with Khotan in “Perro Amor,” will also make her English-speaking debut as a guest on BURN NOTICE, playing the sexy and charming ‘Angela Flores,’ the girlfriend of an engineer who is suspected of selling weapons technology on the black market. When the CIA ends up using her as an asset, she realizes the job might require more patience and professionalism than she can handle. Celaya also appeared on a number of other Telemundo telenovelas including “Ladron De Corazones,” “Los Plateados,” “Marina,” “Haya Vida,” “Gabriel,” “Alguien Te Mira” and “Amor.”
Now in its fourth season, ROYAL PAINS stars Mark Feuerstein as ‘Dr. Hank Lawson,’ the go to “doctor for hire” in the Hamptons, who finds that life out east isn’t always as perfect as it may seem. Paulo Costanzo plays his brother, ‘Evan R. Lawson,’ who runs HankMed. Reshma Shetty is ‘Divya,’ their physician assistant. The series also stars Brooke D’Orsay as ‘Paige Collins,’ Evan’s fiancée, and Campbell Scott as the mysterious ‘Boris,’ who lends his guest house to the Lawson brothers.
BURN NOTICE, filming its sixth season in Miami, stars Jeffrey Donovan as formerly black-listed spy, ‘Michael Westen,’ currently working under-the-radar with the CIA on special projects. The series also stars Gabrielle Anwar as ‘Fiona Glennane,’ Bruce Campbell as ex-navy seal ‘Sam Axe,’ and Coby Bell as burned counterintelligence expert ‘Jesse Porter’ plus two time Emmy Award-winner Sharon Gless as Michael’s mother ‘Madeline.’