Disney Channel Orders Ortega’s “Stuck in the Middle” Pilot to Series

Jenna Ortega is stuck at the Disney Channel

The cable network has ordered the family comedy series Stuck in the Middle, starring the young Latina actress.

Jenna Ortega

Ortega, who appears in flashbacks as Young Jane in Jane the Virgin, stars as Harley Diaz, an engineering whiz who uses her inventions to navigate life as the middle child in a family of seven kids.

Playing her siblings are Ronni Hawk as Rachel, Kayla Maisonet (Dog With A Blog) as Georgie, Isaak Presley (Austin & Ally) as Grant, Nicolas Bechtel (General Hospital) as Danny, Malachi Barton (Best Friends Whenever) as Beast and Ariana Greenblatt (Liv And Maddie) as Daphne.

The pilot teleplay was written by Alison Brown (Dog With A Blog) & Linda Videtti Figueiredo from a story by Brown.

Production begins in November for a spring premiere.