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.

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“Just finished a pre-read with this TV legend and friends, she is SO GOOD,” Lopez teased.

Details about Cross’s character are still under wraps.

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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.