Edy Ganem is ready for her telenovela close-up…
The half-Mexican actress has landed the lead role in the indie feature film Ana Maria.
Ganem will portray the title character, a receptionist obsessed with a telenovela who suddenly finds herself transferred to the TV world of her beloved characters, where everyone thinks she’s the fabulous and beautiful star of the show.
Georgina Riedel will direct the pic, which she co-wrote with Jose Marquez.
Ganem currently stars as Valentina Diaz on Lifetime’s Devious Maids. Her other television credits include appearances on Rob, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Entourage and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
She’ll next appear in the feature film After The Wedding.