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By Dani Nick
Philadelphia (CW Philly) — Marcia Cross, who starred in ABC’s dramedy series Desperate Housewives, has been cast in a lead role in Jane the Novela.
Jacqueline Grace Lopez, who will portray the show’s protagonist, Estela, took to Instagram to share her excitement about Cross joining the cast.
“Just finished a pre-read with this TV legend and friends, she is SO GOOD,” Lopez teased.
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Oh we getting DESPERATE UP IN HERE!!!🔥🔥🔥Just finished a pre-read with this TV legend and friends, she is SO GOOD. 😜😜😜 You’re not ready for the rest of this cast! 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 ON POINT! 💃🏽#acting #janethenovela #janethevirgin #amazing #fire #fierce #welcomeaboard #coolkids #pilotseason #casting
Details about Cross’s character are still under wraps.
Jane the Virgin returns to The CW Philly for its final season on Wednesday, March 27. Stay tuned for a Jane the Novela premiere date.