Press: Gina Rodriguez to Star In, Produce Netflix Romantic Comedy ‘Someone Great’

The project will be the directorial debut of Jennifer Kaytin Robinson, creator of MTV’s ‘Sweet/Vicious.’
Jane the Virgin’s Gina Rodriguez has signed on to star in and produce Someone Great, a romantic comedy that Jennifer Kaytin Robinson is directing for Netflix.

Robinson is the creator of MTV show Sweet/Vicious and Great is serving as her directorial debut.

Paul Feig and Jessie Henderson of Feigco are producing the movie as is Anthony Bregman and Peter Cron of Likely Story. Rodriguez will produce via her shingle I Can and I Will Productions.

Written by Robinson, the story tells of a woman who, after a heart-wrenching break-up, decides to seek adventure in New York City with her two best friends before she moves across the country for her dream job.

Someone Great is described as being about loss, growing up and above all, the everlasting bond of female friendships.

The movie is eyeing an April production start.

Feigco’s Dan Magnante, Likely Story’s Stefanie Azpiazu and Robinson are exec producing. Emily Gipson of I Can and I Will is co-producing.

Rodriguez has won a Golden Globe for her work on The CW’s Jane the Virgin, which is now in its fourth season. She is currently on the big screen opposite Natalie Portman in Annihilation, the latest sci-fi project from Alex Garland.

Rodriguez is repped by CAA and Jackoway, Tyerman.
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