Gina Rodriguez has signed on to play the titular role in live-action remake of the beloved  franchise Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?

Carmen Sandiego started off as an educational computer game that follows Sandiego as she steals national treasures all around the world. In addition, the character was also featured in books, live-action game shows, and the animated series Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego which was on air from 1994 and 1998.

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The live-action movie will be released on Netflix and is an extension to the brand as an animated series of the computer game is already in the making. Rodriguez was announced to be voicing Sandiego for the show last spring. The series is scheduled for release in 2019.


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Rodriguez will not only star in but also produce the movie through her I Can and I Will Productions,  Kevin Misher and Caroline Fraser will be working as producers on the show and Andy Berman from Misher Films is signed on as the executive producer. No director or write has been announced for the movie yet.

Rodriguez has several projects coming up before her appearance as Carmen Sandiego. She is currently in her fourth season the hit series Jane the Virgin on the CW, which she won a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. She also stars alongside Natalie Portman in the science fiction horror film Annihilation, which premiered last month. She is currently in post-production as a voice actress for the upcoming movie Small Foot and as a star in the remake of the Mexican drama Miss Bala. 

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