Atlas, an upcoming sci-fi feature from Netflix, has welcomed another cast member into its fold. By deadline, Once upon a time star Lana Parilla is the latest addition to the film. It joins the previously announced Jennifer Lopez (Marry me), Simu Liu (Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings), Sterling K. Brown (It’s us), and Abraham Popola (Great).
For now, Netflix is keeping character details tightly under wraps, so it’s not yet clear what Parrilla’s specific role will be in the film. Likewise, not much is known about the plot. However, we do know that it will focus on its main character, an intelligence analyst who comes face to face with a malevolent AI soldier seeking to end all of humanity. To fight back, Atlas must face his fears and team up with another AI to end the threat.
Since her first television role in 1999 The adultsParrilla has starred in a variety of series and films, including a guest role in Six feet Under grounda recurring role in 24and the movie wrong (also known as The double life of Eleanor Kendall). However, Parrilla’s main claim to fame came in 2011 with ABC’s hit series Once upon a time. In it, Parrilla played the role of Regina Mills/Evil Queen, who partially initiates the events of the series by placing a curse on the fairy tale kingdom, landing all of her characters in a town called Storybrooke. Throughout the series, Regina has been widely portrayed as a villain (according to her fairy tale persona) who will stop at nothing to destroy the heroes’ happy endings. She would eventually switch sides (albeit reluctantly) and become a hero herself. After the show aired, Parrilla starred in the second season of why women killthe characteristic The tax collectorand the executive produced the documentary Split at root.
Atlas is written by Aron Eli Coleite, based on an original screenplay by lion sardarian. Brad Peyton is ready to make and produced alongside Jeff Fierson for ASAP Entertainment. Pictures of the hideout Joby Harold and conservative tunneland Lopez of Nuyorican Productions, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomasand Benny Medina serve as producers. Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schecher produce for Berlanti/Schechter Films, with Courtney Baxter and Matt Schwartz co-produce. Mike McGrath the executive produces.
Atlas does not yet have an expected release date. Check out Collider’s interview with Parrilla and Split at root producer Marti Noxon below: