Check out Melissa Barrera struggling to stay alive in the first picture for keep breathing. The original series, released on Netflix, follows a private plane crash on the remote Canadian border. The lone survivor and New York attorney, Liv (Melissa Barrera), must struggle in the unforgiving wilderness and personal trauma of the past to stay alive. Image of keep breathing can be found below, direct from Netflix Twitter Account:
At first glance, we see Barrera on the Canadian coast with passengers who may have died or been injured, building temporary shelters out of logs and branches, looking up at the sky for desperate rescues, and screening down planes as water fills through the windows. Joining Barrera in the cast are Austin Stowell as another passenger, Juan Pablo Espinosa as Liv’s father, and Florence Lozano as Liv’s mother. Jeff Wilbusch, Joselyn Picard, Getenesh Berhe, Michelle Choi-lee, Ranjit Samra, and Alison Wandzura round out the cast. Maggie Kiley will direct the first three episodes, with Rebecca Rodriguez finishing the series. Brendan Gall, Martin Gero, and Iturri Sosa are the writers for keep breathing.
The show will run for six episodes, starting July 28 on Netflix.
Who is Melissa Barrera?
Melissa Barrera was relatively unknown prior to her involvement in Shout franchise. However, earlier this year, Barrera played Sam Carpenter in the reboot of Scream, which included original cast members Neve Cambell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Skeet Ulrich, and Roger Jackson. The film was a box office success, grossing $140 million worldwide on a $24 million budget.
Barrera is expected to return in the sequel Shout (2022), with Jasmin Savoy Brown, Mason Gooding, and Jenna Ortega. In addition, Hayden Panettiere will return to the franchise for the first time since 2011 Shout 4 as Kirby Reed. apart from Shout franchise, Barrera is known for his role in the 2021 film At Altitude. In this Broadway musical adaptation, Usnavi, a sympathetic New York bodega owner, saves every penny every day as he imagines and sings about a better life. Barrera is Vanessa, a budding fashion designer who dreams of moving to downtown New York to start a career, in addition to being one of Usnavi’s love interests.
Barrera has seen his career soar to new heights in the last two years, and he hopes to continue this hot streak with Keep breathing.