He will join the growing cast which includes Katherine Waterston and Danny McBride. Michael Fassbender will reprise his role of the android David from Prometheus. The film will follow the crew from the colony ship Covenant as they discover what they think is an uncharted paradise, but turns out to be a dangerous world in which David is the sole inhabitant.
Bichir was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in A Better Life. He recently starred in Quentin Tarantino’s ensemble western The Hateful Eight and can be seen in the drama Low Riders, a feature about the low-rider culture in Southern California, is slated for release later this year. He will make his directorial debut with the romantic drama Refugio, which he also wrote and stars in. The film follows a former circus performer from Mexico who falls in love with an exotic dancer in New Orleans. It is also slated for a 2016 release date.
He is repped by CAA.
Dino-Ray Ramos | Staff Writer