Melonie Diaz has been cast as the first magical sister in the “Charmed” CW reboot, according to Deadline.
Diaz, 33, will portray Mel, the middle sister and a witch whose power is time-freezing. Mel experiences a tragic accident that leaves her “angry” and “even violent” causing rifts with everyone around her. She is also a lesbian who is dating female Detective Soo Jin.
The “Charmed” reboot will also follow Mel’s two other sisters. Madison is Mel’s younger sister who is invested in pledging a sorority and “horrified” to learn about her power to hear people’s thoughts.
Macy, whose power is telekinesis, believes she is the oldest sister to Madison and Macy. She and her inspiring filmmaker boyfriend Galvin (Ser’Darius Blain) move to the college town where she begins to work at the university lab.
Diaz has appeared in “Fruitvale Station,” “A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints” and “The Belko Experiment,” among others.