Deadline reports that Mercado will appear in the forthcoming series, which continues the stories of the characters from the original The L Word — the iconic lesbian drama which aired on Showtime from 2004 to 2009.
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Mercado will play Maribel Suarez, an immigration attorney who serves as an emotional lifeline to her older sister, Sophie, who will be played by Rosanny Zayas.
Executive produced by Marja-Lewis Ryan alongside creator Ilene Chaiken, Generation Q is also bringing back original stars Jennifer Beals, Leisha Hailey, and Katherine Moennig in their reprised roles as they "experience love, heartbreak, sex, setbacks and success in L.A."
The L Word: Generation Q premieres December 8 on Showtime.
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