The CW wants to stay in business with Israeli actress Yael Grobglas. The network first cast the virtual unknown last year as the lead in drama pilot The Selection, and she recently finished a six-episode arc on Reign. Now the CW has tapped Grobglas again, this time for Jane The Virgin, which also has added Brett Dier (Diary Of A Wimpy Kid) and Andrea Navedo (One Life To Live). Based on the successful Venezuelan telenovela Juana la Virgen, Jane The Virgin centers on Jane (Gina Rodriguez), a hardworking religious girl who, due to a series of outrageous events, is accidentally artificially inseminated. Grobglas, with UTA, Thruline and attorney Jamie Feldman, will play Monica, who is left reeling when her husband’s sperm is used to inseminate the wrong girl. Dier, repped by Gersh and Red Talent Management, will play Michael, a cop and Jane’s steadfast boyfriend who has secrets of his own. Navedo will play Xiomara, Jane’s mother, who is fiercely devoted to her daughter. Mexican actor-singer-heartthrob Jaime Camil aslo co-stars in his U.S. pilot debut. Navedo, repped by LEG Management, Hardin-Curtis Associates, and attorney Jeff Endlich, appeared in indie Last I Heard and can be seen in the upcoming feature Superfast.
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