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Ana Ortiz stars in all-new season of Disney+ anthology series 'Goosebumps'

Fri, Mar 22nd 2024 01:25 pm

Joining David Schwimmer as series regulars are Sam McCarthy, Jayden Bartels, Elijah Cooper, Galilea La Salvia, Francesca Noel 

Disney+ Press Release

Ana Ortiz (“Love, Victor”) joins the brand-new cast of the Disney+ anthology series “Goosebumps” for season two. She portrays Jen, a dedicated police detective who remains rooted in her Brooklyn neighborhood after experiencing a tragic event that involved her friends in adolescence.

Previously announced Emmy Award-nominated actor and director David Schwimmer (“Friends,” “American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson”) leads the cast, alongside new season two regulars Sam McCarthy (“Dead to Me”) and Jayden Bartels (“Side Hustle”) – as fraternal twins Devin and Cece, respectively – and Elijah Cooper (“That Girl Lay Lay”) as CJ, Galilea La Salvia (“Party Down”) as Frankie, and Francesca Noel (“R#J”) as Alex.

More About ‘Goosebumps’

From Disney Branded Television and produced by Sony Pictures Television, the new season features a brand-new story, setting and cast based upon R.L Stine’s worldwide bestselling Scholastic series, which has over 400 million books in print across 32 languages.

•Season two synopsis: The new story begins with Devin and Cece, fraternal twins adjusting to life with their recently divorced dad, Anthony. When the duo discovers a threat stirring, they quickly realize that dark secrets are among them, triggering a chain of events that unravel a profound mystery. As they delve into the unknown, Devin, Cece and their friends – Alex, CJ and Frankie – find themselves entangled in the chilling tale of four teenagers who mysteriously vanished in 1994.

•About season one: With Certified Fresh status on Rotten Tomatoes, season one of “Goosebumps” was nominated for a PGA Award in the Outstanding Children’s Program category and a DGA Award in the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children’s Programs category. Additionally, season one’s premiere episode on Disney+ and Hulu was an immediate hit, driving 4.2 million total views globally in its first three days.

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