But she’s thrown off-balance by unfamiliar, unexpected and (she claims) unwanted romantic urgings as she reluctantly falls for Edward (Nicholas D’Agosto), a handsome young Anglo attorney.
Nicholas D'Agosto (born April 17, 1980) is an American actor.
He is known for being the lead of Final Destination 5 and his recurring role in Heroes.
Though it has crossover potential, this mostly family-oriented confection will be promoted and attended primarily in urban areas with sizable Hispanic populations.
Scripters Fina Torres, Luis Alfaro and Craig Fernandez transport the bare bones of Austen’s original storyline from 19th-century England to 21st-century Los Angeles, to focus on the misadventures of two attractive Latina siblings: Nora (Camilla Belle), a seriously career-focused law student who claims to have no time in her life for romance, and Mary (Alexa Vega), a frivolous shopaholic who’s such a Beverly Hills brat that she refuses to admit she actually is of Mexican descent.
In 2002, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a full-time acting career. Recently, D'Agosto joined the A2 Ensemble of Los Angeles’ classical theatre troupe, the Antaeus Company. Haas, in addition to reading the biography that Masters of Sex is based on, D'Agosto read The Fifties by David Halberstam.
He landed guest appearances on primetime television series such as Boston Public, ER, Six Feet Under, Cold Case, House, Supernatural, and Without a Trace. He also watched movies from the 1950s and documentaries on journalist Edward R.Their spoiled and sheltered lives are rudely disrupted by the sudden death of their doting father, an improvident risk-taker who turns out to have been bankrupt at the time of his fatal heart attack. Neither sister is entirely comfortable in their new surroundings — and not just because neither knows how to speak Spanish.Ousted from their opulent Beverly Hills mansion, Nora and Mary are forced to move in with their tough-loving Aunt Aurelia (Oscar nominee Adriana Barraza of “Babel”), who resides with her extended family in a crowded East L. (Although there’s a generous sprinkling of Spanish dialogue, “From Prada to Nada” is for all practical purposes an English-language pic.) Mary is frankly aghast by her downward mobility, fearing exposure to gang life, public transportation and, worst of all, inelegant cuisine. “Poor people only eat carbs.”) Nora makes a slightly easier adjustment, dropping out of law school to find a job with a legal firm.He starred in the Showtime series Masters of Sex and the Fox series Gotham.D'Agosto also stars in NBC's new show Trial & Error.2009 - 2009Sarah Roemer and Nicholas D'Agosto spent a lot of time together while filming 'Fired Up', a 2009 comedy about 2 guys who go to cheerleading camp.