The character, a half-Israeli/half-Mexican sergeant in a gang unit who spent time in the Israeli army, is “a total badass.
She’s super guarded and doesn’t wear her emotions on her sleeve.
“It was really fun to be wearing this plastic belly,” she says.
“It makes you waddle; it makes you walk and carry yourself differently.
“She represented something stable, a groundedness,” says Chriqui of her character.