Just ahead of the premiere of the new comedy series, “Not Dead Yet”, Disney’s 20th Television has signed a new overall deal with Gina Rodriguez, who stars and executive produces the show. Gina has previously starred in “Jane The Virgin” and also appeared in Netflix’s “Lost Ollie” and was also a director, star and producer of the Disney+ Original series, “Diary Of A Future President”
Under the new deal, Gina will be developing, directing and executive producing new series across all platforms through her production company, I Can & I Will, which is run by executive Molly Breeskin.
In a statement to Deadline, 20th Television president Karey Burke said:
“Gina is a true multi-hyphenate, an extremely talented performer who’s as adept at directing and producing as she is in front of the camera. She has an incredible eye for IP, an optimistic and uplifting point of view, and a unique ability to spotlight underrepresented voices and stories in a broad and ambitious way.”
Gina Rodriguez added:
“At I Can & I Will, we are constantly working to expand the narrative of underrepresented communities and I am over the moon to join forces with the incredible leaders at 20th in that mission”