Paradigm Signs 'The Get Down' Breakout Star Herizen Guardiola (Exclusive)

Herizen Guardiola -The Get Down- New York premiere-Getty-H 2016
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She made her acting debut in Baz Luhrmann’s Netflix musical series.

Rising star Herizen F. Guardiola, who makes her acting debut as the star of Baz Luhrmann’s The Get Down, has signed with Paradigm for representation in all areas.

The actress and singer/songwriter is the breakout star of the Netflix musical drama series, playing female lead Mylene, a singer who dreams of disco stardom while being raised in a fiercely religious family. Guardiola made her acting debut with the series, which also stars Justice Smith, Shameik Moore, Jaden Smith and Jimmy Smits.

Guardiola, who was formerly represented by Mavrick Artists Agency, also is a recording artist that's been wooed by several record labels. She currently is in the studio recording her debut EP, which will be released early next year.