Relative newcomer Gina Rodriguez (The Bold and the Beautiful, 2012’s Filly Brown) has (
apologies ahem) penetrated the big leagues, landing the title role in The CW’s drama pilot Jane the Virgin, TVLine has learned.
An adaptation of the successful Venezuelan telenovela, the potential series finds Rodriguez playing a hard-working, religious young Latina woman who is accidentally artificially inseminated.
90210‘s Jennie Snyder Urman penned the script.
In addition to her role as Beverly on B&B, Rodriguez’ TV credits include guest stints on Happy Endings, The Mentalist, Longmire and Rizzoli & Isles.