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Quantico casts telenovela star in recurring role

Aarón Díaz joins as a ‘thrill-seeking photojournalist’ who may or may not don a Henley

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Quantico is ready for its close-up. 

The FBI thriller has cast telenovela star Aarón Díaz (Tierra de Reyes) in a recurring role as León Velez, a “thrill-seeking photojournalist” who has “no home or life outside his backpack” for its second season, EW has confirmed. The actor will begin appearing in the drama with the second season premiere, and Instagrammed a photo this week from the episode’s table read: 

Ya estoy listo…ustedes? I'm ready… You ready? @abcquantico

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TVLine first reported the news. Quantico returns Sunday, Sept. 25, on ABC.