Gina Rodriguez kicks butt in her action thriller remake, Miss Bala
The Jane the Virgin star plays against type in her first big leading film role, and tells us about the courage her character develops when faced with danger.
Gina Rodriguez, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Anthony Mackie
February 1st, 2019
You may recognize Gina Rodriguez from her angelic role on the hit telenovela-style comedy, but in Miss Bala she challenges everything you know about her. The film, an adaptation of the Mexican hit of the same name, follows Gloria, a makeup artist who travels to Tijuana to help her friend who is a contestant in the Miss Baja beauty pageant. At a local nightclub, the two friends are separated and kidnapped during a mass shooting, and Gloria finds herself at the mercy of a dangerous drug gang leader.
We spoke to Gina Rodriguez and Ismael Cruz Cordova about their edge-of-your-seat thriller. Watch the interview below and see Miss Bala in Cineplex theatres on February 1st.
Miss Bala demonstrates girl power to the extreme.
Seeing Gloria’s transformation into a butt-kicking hero will inspire any young woman who watches this film. Go with your best girlfriends and witness a strong woman in action.