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‘Jane The Virgin’ Casts ‘Magic Mike’ Star Adam Rodriguez for Recurring Arc

Actor will also appear on ”Empire“ this season

“Jane The Virgin” has cast “Magic Mike” star Adam Rodriguez for a recurring arc on its second season, TheWrap has learned.

On the Gina Rodriguez-led drama, Rodriguez will play Jonathan, Jane’s writing professor.

“In the writer’s room, we broke this arc with Adam in mind and we are all so thrilled to have him,” said showrunner Jennie Snyder Urman in a statement. “Wahooo!”

Adam Rodriguez will also recur on Fox’s “Empire” in that drama’s second season, as TheWrap reported earlier this summer. He is represented by UTA and A Management. The actor best known for his role as Eric Delko on “CSI: Miami.”

“Jane The Virgin” received its first Emmy nomination in July in the Outstanding Narrator category. Anthony Mendez, who is heard but never seen as the irreverent voice guiding the audience through the many dramatic life events of Gina Rodriguez’s title character, became the first narrator of a scripted series nominated in the category.

Gina Rodriguez also won a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical, making her only the second Latina actress to win the award and the first Golden Globe winner for The CW.

“Jane The Virgin” returns for Season 2 on Monday, Oct. 12 on The CW.

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