Jane the Virgin Tag

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 14:  Actress Gina Rodriguez attends the CW Network's 2015 Upfront at the London Hotel on May 14, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for The CW)
Rising actress Gina Rodriguez is in talks to join the cast of Paramount’s upcoming sci-fi film “Annihilation,” according toTheWrap. She would be starring alongside already cast Natalie Portman (“Thor: The Dark World”) in the film, set to be directed by Alex Garland (“Ex Machina”). The story follows a biologist, presumed to be Portman’s role, who signs up for a dangerous expedition where the laws of nature don’t apply. She is joined by an anthropologist, a surveyor and a psychologist who takes leadership of the group. Oscar winner Frances McDormand (“OliveRead More
“Jane the Virgin” landed Gina Rodriguez her first Golden Globe, and now it may be launching her movie career as well. According to TheWrap, the actress has landed the female lead role in Peter Berg’s oil rig drama “Deepwater Horizon” which has Mark Wahlberg also on board to star. The film revolves around the 2010 explosion on the Deepwater Horizon rig which caused the deaths of 11 crew members and led to the biggest oil spill in US history.Rodriguez beat out Kristen Stewart for the role of Andrea Fleytas, whoRead More

Posted On December 30, 2014By Alamin YohannesIn Features, Television

Up and Comers Presents: Our Top 10 TV Shows of 2014

We counted down our Top 10 Movies of 2014, and now we are taking a look over the TV shows that moved us, made us laugh and cry and think this year. Again, there’s a lot of variety on the small screen, and only a couple shows – “The 100” and “Hannibal” – managed to make both lists. But that just means there’s just too much good stuff out there to choose from, which is good for everyone. Check out our final Top 10s below, and let us know yourRead More
The nominations for the 2014 Golden Globe Awards have been announced, and some of our favorite up and comers of the year are among them. Over in Film, Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones were nominated for Best Actor, Drama and Best Actress, Drama, respectively, for their performances in Stephen Hawking biopic “The Theory of Everything,” while David Oyelowo was nominated for Best Actor for playing another iconic real life figure, Martin Luther King, Jr. in “Selma.” Another biopic actor nominated is Benedict Cumberbatch, who played Alan Turing in “The ImitationRead More
“Jane the Virgin” is based on the Venezuelan telenovela of the same name, and does it ever live up to its roots. Outlandish, crazy storylines fly across the screen, from immaculate conceptions to love triangles to long-held family secrets — and all in the very first episode. Luckily, anchored by a lovable cast and smart, snappy writing, the show is elevated well beyond just scandalous twists and turns, making it one of the best new shows of the fall. The premise is a hard one to wrap one’s mind around,Read More

Posted On June 25, 2014By Layla HedgesIn Television

TV: The CW Sets Fall Premiere Schedule

The CW has announced the premiere dates for their lineup this fall. As has become typical for them, their season will begin in October. Many shows will remain in a familiar time slot, but a handful are moving to a new location in the schedule. Especially notable is “Arrow” spin-off “The Flash” receiving a premiere encore following its debut before mainstay “Supernatural”, which will be getting a “retrospective special” as it debuts its tenth season. “The Vampire Diaries” and “Reign” kick off the premiere schedule, repeating last year’s coupling ofRead More
Rose Leslie, Justin Bartha and Gina Rodriguez have joined the cast of indie drama “Sticky Notes.” The film follows a backup dancer (Leslie) who returns home to Florida where she helps take care of her estranged father (Ray Liotta) who has been diagnosed with cancer. Once there, she must confront the illness and decide what she wants to be her priority in life. The film marks the directorial debut of writer Amanda Harlib who previously worked on the online series “Haute and Bothered”. “Sticky Notes” is currently filming in NewRead More
'The 100' Episode 1.08, 'Day Trip'
The CW was the last of the network TV channels to announce their fall schedule, and changes are coming to the network. After a relatively successful year for the network, they’ve moved around a few shows in an attempt to build up some of their weaker nights. Mondays will kick off with “The Originals” at 8PM, followed by telenova adaptation “Jane the Virgin” at 9. Grant Gustin starrer “The Flash” will lead Tuesday nights, taking over the 8PM slot. “Supernatural” remains in its cozy 9PM Tuesday night corner where itRead More
The CW are presenting their new shows at the annual Upfronts in New York today, and have started releasing first look trailers for them. Up first is the trailer for “Jane the Virgin,” based on a telenovela of the same name and starring rising indie star Gina Rodriguez in the titular role. Rodriguez’s Jane, as if the title doesn’t give it away already, is a deeply religious young woman who has never had sex – not even with her boyfriend of two years. A hilarious mix up at a doctor’sRead More
Rising star Gina Rodriguez has landed the title role in The CW drama pilot, “Jane the Virgin,” TVLine reports. The series, written by Jennie Snyder Urman, follows Rodriguez as a “hard working, religious young Latina who is accidentally artificially inseminated.” The potential series is adapted from a Venezuelan telenovela with hopes that it will be just as successful. Rodriguez credits include guest roles on TV series such as “Rizzoli & Isles,” “The Mentalist,” and “Longmire” alongside Lou Diamond Phillips.Read More