Philadelphia (CW Philly) — Tonight is a big night for Gina Rodriguez. The Jane The Virgin lead actress is making her directorial debut!
In an exclusive interview with Entertainment Tonight, Rodriguez opened up about the opportunity to direct.READ MORE: Sabrina Spellman Makes An Appearance On The CW's Riverdale; Kiernan Shipka Reveals 'Fans Will Get Some Clarity'
“I feel like I get to tell Jane’s story so often and I love that — it’s such an incredible feeling,” she explained. “But [with directing,] I get to be a storyteller for this little chapter and there’s something about stretching your wings like that, that I haven’t been able to do in the past three years.”READ MORE: Brittany Adebumola And Joseph David-Jones Say 'The 4400' Is 'A Beautiful Companion To The Original'
Rodriguez went on to explain the differences between being an actress and a director.
“I get to be more creative, I get to use more of my heart and my energy. It’s a challenge, but it’s the right kind of challenge for me.”MORE NEWS: Batwoman Star Javicia Leslie Says 'I’m Really Excited For The Villains'
Jane The Virgin airs TONIGHT at 9 p.m. on The CW Philly. Who’s excited to see this special episode? Let us know in the comments!