Los Angeles, CA – Jane the Virgin actress Jenna Ortega (CSI: New York, Iron Man 3) has been tapped to star in the film Saving Flora, a film written by Mark Taylor and David Moss. Taylor will also direct meanwhile Fabio Golombek will produce.
Ortega will play Dawn, the daughter of a circus’s owner who helps save Flora, an old elephant who can no longer perform her tricks and is scheduled to be euthanized by the ringleader.
Ortega currently stars in the new Disney Channel series, Stuck in the Middle. She plays the role of Harley, a creative and engineering whiz kid who is navigating life as the middle child in a family of seven children. The series premiered last year on March 11th, 2016. Ortega, who began her acting career at the age of nine, has also voiced Princess Isabel in the animated series Elena of Avalor.
She is represented by CAA, Gilbertson Entertainment and Jackoway Tyerman.