The latina actress Gina Rodriguez, well-known in the united States by the comedy television “Jane the Virgin”, will star in the movie “Awake” of the digital platform Netflix, reported this Thursday the specialized Deadline.
Rodriguez, who has already collaborated several times with this company of “streaming” (broadcast online), you will work on this feature film of science-fiction to the orders of the director, Mark Raso, which in 2018 premiered on Netflix, the film “Kodachrome” with Ed Harris, Jason Sudeikis and Elizabeth Olsen in the cast.
The plot of “Awake” will revolve around a mysterious event that affects the entire Earth and that prevents sleep for all humans, and causes electronic devices to stop working.
Before a planet on the point of sinking in the chaos, a an ex military man (Rodriguez) with serious problems in the past seem to know the secret to save humanity, but the cure has to do with his own daughter.
“Awake” will feature a script signed by Joseph Satin and Greg Poirer, and it is expected that filming begins at the end of this summer.
Born in Chicago (USA) in 1984 in a family with puerto rican roots, Rodriguez became famous in the u.s. entertainment thanks to his role in “Jane the Virgin”, a series which this year issued its fifth and final season.
This production for the small screen gave him in 2015 to Rodriguez a Golden Globe for best actress in a comedy television.
The actress has been presented this year’s “Someone Great”, a comedy directed by Jennifer Kaytin Robinson and premiered on Netflix; and “Miss Bala”, a new version of the tape mexican of the same name by filmmaker Gerardo Naranjo, 2011, and that, on this occasion, he led the american Catherine Hardwicke (“Twilight”, 2008).
Among the future projects of Rodriguez stands out “Carmen Sandiego”, a Netflix movie in which play is the famous and elusive thief of treasures that emerged from the world of games.
It is the second project in which Rodriguez and the giant digital unite their forces about Carmen Sandiego, because this year lent his voice to an animated series about the same character.
In addition, Rodriguez will headline alongside Evan Rachel Wood, the cast of a movie is still untitled director Miranda July (“Me and You and Everyone We Know”, 2005).