Camila Mendes to Star in the Netflix Original Film “Windfall”

Camila Mendes has received a windfall

The 24-year-old Brazilian American actress and Riverdale star has been tapped to topline the Netflix original film, Windfallwhich will be directed by Michael Scott.

Camila Mendes

Mendes stars as Katie, a young woman who abandons her medical profession dreams in order to support her husband’s ambitions. 

Written by David Golden, the plot centers around a young couple, Katie and Adam, struggling to make a successful life for themselves. After finally landing in the right place at the right time, the couple find themselves in the middle of a criminal investigation.

Filming is slated to commence this month. 

Mendes, who can currently be seen as Veronica Lodge on third season of Riverdale(which was renewed for a Season 4), also stars in another Netflix film, The Perfect Date, alongside Noah CentineoLaura Marano, and Matt Walsh. It will hit the streaming site this Friday.

The Disney Channel Renews Rodriguez’s “Austin & Ally” for Fourth Season

Raini Rodriguez’s reign on the Disney Channel will continue for another season…

The network has picked up a fourth season of Austin & Ally, which stars the 20-year-old Latina actress, Ross Lynch, Laura Marano and Calum Worthy.

Raini Rodriguez

For the last three seasons Rodriguez has portrayed Trish on themulti-camera comedy, which focuses on the relationship between two very different musicians: extroverted singer and instrumentalist Austin Moon (Lynch), who is fun-loving and outgoing; and introverted and awkward songwriter Ally Dawson (Marano), who is a good singer but had an extreme case of stage fright.

The series from creators/executive producers Kevin Kopelow and Heath Seifert and It’s A Laugh Productions tops its time slot among kids 2-11, kids 6-11 and tweens 9-14.

No premiere date for Season 4 was announced.

Rodriguez’s “Austin & Ally” Renewed for Third Season

There will be plenty more of Raini Rodriguez on the Disney Channel

The network has ordered a third season of Austin & Ally, which stars the 19-year-old Latina actress.

Raini Rodriguez

The series, which also stars Ross Lynch, Laura Marano and Calum Worthy, will resume production in Los Angeles in July, with Season 3 scheduled to premiere in October 2013.

Austin & Ally follows the adventures of an improbable pair — a singer and a songwriter, and their two best friends — trying to achieve their dreams.

Rodriguez portrays Trish, Ally’s best friend and Austin’s manager, on the series.

Austin & Ally is television’s No. 1 series iamong Kids 2-11 (2.3 million/5.9 rating), Kids 6-11 (1.9 million/8.1 rating) and Tweens 9-14 (1.8 million/7.7 rating). The series hit a series ratings high among Tweens during the quarter.