Marcia Cross Joins The CW’s Jane the Novela Pilot Marcia Cross Joins The CW’s Jane the Novela Pilot
The CW has added Desperate Housewives alum Marcia Cross to its Jane the Virgin spinoff pilot Jane the Novela. She'll play a manipulative winery... Marcia Cross Joins The CW’s Jane the Novela Pilot

Deadline is reporting that Emmy nominee Marcia Cross (Desperate Housewives) has joined The CW’s Jane the Virgin spinoff Jane the Novela, which has been ordered to pilot. She’ll be playing the manipulative and glamorous Renata, who prioritizes her son’s legacy over his happiness.

         

In addition to her role on the ABC dramedy, Cross’s television credits include Quantico, Youth & Consequences, and Everwood

Jane the Novela is part of a pilot slate for The CW that includes Riverdale spinoff Katy Keene; DC-verse spinoff Batwoman; new takes on Nancy Drew and The Lost Boys; and Glamorous, about a YouTube vlogger who gets a job at a cosmetics company.

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