Paramount Network today announced additional Coyote cast members, including Adriana Paz, Kristyan Ferrer, Octavio Pisano, Cynthia Kaye McWilliams and Julio Cedillo. The new scripted drama series, starring Emmy Award-winning Michael Chiklis and Juan Pablo Raba, comes to Paramount Network from MacLaren Entertainment, Dark Horse Entertainment and Sony Pictures Television. The series is scheduled to premiere in 2020.
Coyote is the story of Ben Clemens (Chiklis), who after 32 years as a border patrol agent, is forced to work for the very people he spent his career trying to keep out of America. Now exposed to life on the other side of the wall, Ben will start to question his black and white views of the world, challenging his ideology and his loyalties.
Emmy Award-winning executive producer Michelle MacLaren (Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad) will direct the pilot and executive produce the series. David Graziano (American Gods, Southland) serves as showrunner. Graziano, Michael Carnes & Josh Gilbert (Mr. Woodcock) are writers and executive producers. Dark Horse Entertainment’s Mike Richardson and Keith Goldberg (The Umbrella Academy) are executive producers. Rebecca Hobbs of MacLaren Entertainment is an executive producer. Michael Chiklis will also serve as an executive producer.
Adriana Paz (The Empty Hours) will portray Silvia, the proprietor of the local taqueria. Kristyan Ferrer (Sin Nombre, 600 Miles) will portray Chayo, a member of the Cartel and has a very personal ax to grind. Octavio Pisano (Purple, If Loving Is Wrong) will portray Sultan, member of the Cartel, he is a second generation Mexican American who has fled to Mexico. Cynthia Kaye McWilliams (Bosch, Nashville) will portray Holly Vincent, the smart, savvy, and streetwise HSI Agent. And Julio Cedillo (Sicario, The Bridge) will portray Neto, a seasoned, local cop in a small Mexico town.