Second Chance adds Denise Richards, Carolina Gaitàn and more to the drama series

USATV’s New Female Drama Second chance threw its tracks according to Variety. Denise Richards (Starship Troopers, paper empire), Anna Lynne McCord (90210, Power Book III: Raising Kanan), and Encanto star Carolina Gaitan will star in the series alongside Alexis Ren (Deputy) and Tiffany Hines (Magnum IP). It will be a 10-part series and is set to debut worldwide later this year.

Second chance follows the exploits of three domestic workers and their clients as they attempt to come to terms with their past in hopes of forging a better future. Led by Gaitàn, who plays domestic worker Marianna, the series will explore many contemporary issues including diversity, LGBTQ rights, immigration, women’s equality and organized crime, while taking a positive spin with its three main characters who lean on each other for support. the themes of perseverance, identity and love are strong throughout. Throughout, Marianna will face “extraordinary and dangerous situations” with her two friends Shira (Ren) and Jackie (Hines) by her side.


Besides its female protagonists, the new series will also feature Luke Goss (Blade II), Hannah Ware (The one), Jake Manley (Infamous), and Jerry Ferrara (Surroundings). USATV Productions is the executive producer of the series. At this time, there is no word on the team behind the series.

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After starting out with small roles in TV shows like Married with children and saved by the bellRichards broke onto the big screen with her role as Carmen Ibanez in Starship Troopers. This led to a few high-profile roles, including the James Bond film The world is not enough, wild thingsand love in fact. She has mostly returned to television lately, appearing prominently in the stars paper empirealthough she also has several upcoming projects, including Saturday at Starlight. McCord, meanwhile, is known for her longtime appearance on 90210 as well as a number of smaller film roles, including those in 2012 Circumcision. She most recently appeared in Titanic 666 and will then be seen on screen in Return condition.

As well as being part of Disney’s latest hit Encanto as Pepa Madrigal, Gaitàn appears most prominently in Spanish-language television series such as Sin Senos Si Hay Paraiso and Paraiso Final. She also briefly appeared in the beloved Netflix drama Narcos. She has a few projects underway, including the Andres Beltran Thriller in French Quicksands and the Graham McTavish-LEDs Perfidious.

Second chance will be released worldwide later this year. Catch Gaitàn in everyone’s favorite Encanto earworm below: