Gina Rodriguez is set to star in ‘The Aliens Are Stealing Our Weed’.
The ‘Jane the Virgin’ star will take on the role of marijuana grower Candice, who, along with her pal Izzy, discovers an alien conspiracy to steal the drug from humans.
Gina, 35, will also produce the movie through her I Can and I Will production company, while Ryan Firpo, who co-wrote the Marvel movie ‘Eternals’, has written the script.
Paramount has bought the script after it “felt the story fell in line with other Paramount comedies like ‘Anchorman’, ‘Airplane!’ and ‘Blazing Saddles’ and moved quickly to acquire it”, Variety reports.
Gina first found fame on TV in the CW satirical series ‘Jane the Virgin’, in which she played Jane Gloriana Villanueva, who became pregnant after an accidental artificial insemination