Cuban-American actress/model Natalie Martinez ( Under The Dome / CSI: NY ) will be taking on the lead role in NBC’s forthcoming martial arts drama titled Warrior .
Written by David DiGilio and directed by Phillip Noyce ( Crisis ), the series centers on Kai Forrester (Martinez), a damaged heroine who works undercover with physical and spiritual guidance from a mysterious martial arts master to bring down the organized crime syndicate known as YOMI.
Lance Gross ( Crisis ) has joined the cast as Agent Golden, who is an Interpol agent and former Navy SEAL who works with Kai as they infiltrate the syndicate.
The cast will also include Cameroonian-American singer/model/actress Andy Allo , who will play the daughter of YOMI’s New York boss.
Warrior is executive produced by DiGilio, alongside Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald .
[via shadowandact ]