Reyes best known as sassy nurse Carla Espinosa on Scrubs is starring in a new Lifetime Movie Network film called Little Girl Lost: The Delimar Vera Story, and her friends couldnt be happier about her foray into drama.
She says her girlfriends are devoted Lifetime movie fans and freaked out when they heard shed be a leading lady on the network.
Reyes says, All my friends in New York City were like, Oh my God, youre doing Lifetime! Theyre very excited.
Reyes herself has never had enough time to become a die-hard Lifetime movie buff but says some of her favorite actresses have starred in the networks notoriously dramatic flicks.
Shes thrilled to be expanding her acting range and says this film is especially moving because its based on a true story about a mother whos separated from her child after a suspicious fire.
Little Girl Lost: The Delimar Vera Story premieres this Sunday (Aug. 17) on Lifetime Movie Network.
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