One of the upcoming Disney+ Original series will be a spin-off of the 20th Century Fox Movie, “Love, Simon” and the novel, ““Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda”.
Today, Deadline has reported that actress Ana Ortiz will be playing the lead role in this new series, Isabel, who is the mother of the main character, which won’t be “Simon”, since new characters will be introduced for the series.. The episodes will each last 30 minutes.
Ana Ortiz has previously starred in many series including Ugly Betty, Devious Maids, Whiskey Cavalier and many more.
This series is being created by Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger, who helped make “This Is Us”. Along with some of the executive producers from the original movie, Marty Bowen and Isaac Klausner of Temple Hill and Pouya Shahbazian. However the movies director, Greg Berlanti, won’t be working on the new series due to exclusive deal he has with Warner Brothers.