Curtiss Cook Scores ‘Narcos’ Role; James Martinez Elected To ‘House Of Cards’

Erik Pedersen
Deadline

Curtiss Cook (House of Cards) has booked a recurring role in Netflix’s cartel drama Narcos. Season 3, slated to premiere in 2017, will pick up following the death of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. Cook will play Gilbert Mills, but no character details were given. On Netflix’s House of Cards, Cook plays Terry Womack, the House Minority Whip and leader of the black caucus. Repped by TCA/Jed Root, 44 West Entertainment and Harden Curtis, he also has guested on such series as Luke Cage, Elementary and The Leftovers. 

James Martinez (Run All Night) has been elected to a recurring role on Season 5 of House of Cards, Netflix’s D.C.-set thriller starring Kevin Spacey as the POTUS. He will play Alex Romero, a cunning and progressive congressman from Arizona. Martinez appeared in the Liam Neeson thriller Run All Night and episodes of such TV series as Queen of the South, The Mysteries of Laura, Aquarius and Low Winter Sun. He is repped by Stone Manners Salners and Sweet 180.

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