Lincoln Younes in Grand Hotel as Danny

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Lincoln Younes on Why He Wanted to Be Part of the Steamy Drama, ‘Grand Hotel’ Produced by Eva Longoria

Lincoln Younes who plays Danny explains why he wanted to be part of ‘Grand Hotel’ produced by Eva Longoria – see video.

ABC’s brand new shot, ‘Grand Hotel‘ looks like it’s going to be addictive steamy drama of the summer.

With soap opera good looks, scandals, romance, and lies – this show is equipped with all the components of an awesome drama. ‘Grand Hotel’ is produced by actress, Eva Longoria. This bold and provocative drama stars Denyse Tontz, Roselyn Sanchez, Bryan Craig, Lincoln Younes and many more.

Santiago Mendoza and Roselyn Sanchez in ‘Grand Hotel’ | Cr: (ABC/Byron Cohen)

It is set at the last family-owned hotel right on Miami Beach in Florida. The charming Santiago Mendoza owns the hotel, while his second wife played by Roselyn Sanchez and their adult children enjoy the lifestyle.

Lincoln Younes who portrays a member of the waitstaff named Danny. He catches the eye of the owner’s daughter Alicia. This could only mean one thing. More drama, right? While interviewing for the position, he is told he cannot ‘fraternize’ with the guests. Check out a sneak peek clip from the season premiere below:

‘Grand Hotel’ will feature all sides of the hotel including the owners, staff and guests as they explore the scandals and explosive secrets that lie beneath the picture perfect exterior.

Feliz Ramirez, Ken Kirby, Justina Adorno, Denyse Tontz from Grand Hotel
FELIZ RAMIREZ, KEN KIRBY, JUSTINA ADORNO, DENYSE TONTZ | (ABC/Eric McCandless)

Younes explained why he couldn’t wait to be part of this new Eva Longoria produced show. “The thing that hooked me about Grand Hotel and the pilot in particular was Brian’s ability to balance 11 characters evenly. He gave them all heart and depth, making them all interesting enough that you want to follow each one,” Lincoln said.

Want a little sneak peek into the very first episode of ‘Grand Hotel?’

Lincoln tells you what to expect in the season premiere. “The pilot picks up a few months after a hurricane has hit the hotel. A girl has gone missing. As much as the hotel is trying to keep up a good facade, cracks are starting to appear within the hotel and the relationships of the employees,” he explains.

“It all seems well but things are starting to crumble,” Younes continues.

The Owner’s Daughter

Danny is also admired by the owner’s daughter Alicia. Alicia is portrayed by 24 year old actor, Denyse Tontz. You may recognize her from various roles in ‘The Fosters’ and ‘All My Children.’

Lincoln Younes and Denyse Tontz in Grand Hotel
Lincoln Younes and Denyse Tontz in ‘Grand Hotel’ | Cr: (ABC/Byron Cohen)

Also joining the cast is 31 year old Cuban actor and Miami native, Jencarlos Canela. Feeling the Vibe recently reported Canela will be taking a lead role in a Mario Lopez produced Netflix series coming up.

Roselyn Sanchez and Jencarlos Canela in Grand Hotel
Jencarlos Canela with Roselyn Sanchez | (ABC/Eric McCandless)

Tune in to see all the scandal, love, and lies on ‘Grand Hotel’ Monday, June 17th at 10pm EST on ABC.

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