Where in the world is Gina Rodriguez ? She’ s coming to Netflix, evidently.
The “ Jane the particular Virgin” star has been tapped to try out the globe-hopping thief Carmen Sandiego in an upcoming live-action feature movie for the streaming service based on the dearest character, according to Deadline .
Film production company will be a “ standalone Carmen journey that will embrace the beloved ’ 90s property, ” according to Deadline day. No director or writer is certainly attached to the project, but Rodriguez will co-produce through her firm I Can And I Will Productions, along with Kevin Misher and Caroline Fraser.
The Golden Globe winner is attached with voice Carmen Sandiego in an animated series for Netflix that will debut sometime in 2019. “ Stranger Things” star Finn Wolfhard will voice her yet-to-be-named tech-whiz sidekick across 20 shows that “ explore her origins story as never before, ” based on Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the publisher co-creating the shows .
A book collection based on the Carmen Sandiego computer games plus long-running PBS series is anticipated hit shelves to coincide with all the show’ s premiere.
Rodriguez, who confirmed the news of the girl casting in the movie on social networking, recently finished filming the fourth period of “ Jane the Virgin mobile. ” She’ s hinted how the forthcoming fifth season could be the series’ final , although additional shows have yet to be ordered.
With all the hit CW series presumably turning down, the actress has tested she’ s more than capable headlining a major franchise following her superstar turn in the sci-fi film “ Annihilation, ” alongside Natalie Natalie portman.