Gina Rodriguez Will Star in Animated ‘Carmen Sandiego’ Netflix Series

Gina Rodriguez will voice the title role in Netflix’s forthcoming Carmen Sandiego animated series.

Variety confirms that the series will be based on the popular educational computer game franchise that followed super-thief Carmen Sandiego as she traveled across the globe and stole national treasures. The storyline will provide insight on Sandiego’s past and explain why she chose to dedicate her life to theft.

Netflix has ordered 20 22-minute episodes. Stranger Things actor Finn Wolfhard will voice Player, Sandiego’s accomplice and friend.

The series is produced by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for Netflix and will premiere in 2019.

Listen to the 1991 version of Carmen Sandiego’s theme song in the player below for a nostalgia trip.