‘Miss Bala’ — Photos By: Paige Kindlick April 30, 2019 1:05PM EDT 1 of 8 ‘Miss Bala’ Gregory Smith ‘Jane the Virgin’ star Gina Rodriguez stars as Gloria. The movie follows Gloria, who drives to Tijuana, Mexico to visit her best friend who is competing in the local Miss Baja beauty pageant. During a night out, her friend is abducted and Gloria finds herself a pawn in a dangerous game being played by the CIA, the DEA and a charismatic yet ruthless cartel kingpin. Finding power she never knew she had, Gloria plays one organization against the other, as she seeks to rescue her friend. The movie was released Feb. 1 and also stars Ismael Cruz Cordova, Matt Lauria, and Anthony Mackie. ‘Miss Bala’ was a history-making movie in Hollywood with a 95% Latinx cast and crew. ‘Miss Bala’ was released digitally on April 16. The Blu-ray and DVD were released on April 30. See more photos of ‘Miss Bala’ in our gallery now. January 31, 2019, 6:02PM 2 of 8 ‘Miss Bala’ Gregory Smith Gina Rodríguez did rigorous training for her role in the show. The movie is based on the 2011 Mexican film of the same name. January 31, 2019, 6:02PM 3 of 8 ‘Miss Bala’ Gregory Smith ‘Miss Bala’ is Gina Rodríguez’s first starring role in a studio movie. She currently stars on The CW series ‘Jane the Virgin.’ January 31, 2019, 6:02PM 4 of 8 ‘Miss Bala’ Gregory Smith Gina Rodríguez and Ismael Cruz Cordova in a scene from ‘Miss Bala.’ Ismael plays Lino Esparza. January 31, 2019, 6:02PM 5 of 8 ‘Miss Bala’ Gregory Smith Gina Rodríguez and Matt Lauria in a scene. Matt plays DEA officer Brian Reich. January 31, 2019, 6:02PM 6 of 8 ‘Miss Bala’ Gregory Smith Anthony Mackie also stars alongside Gina Rodriguez. He plays Jimmy. January 31, 2019, 6:02PM 7 of 8 ‘Miss Bala’ Gregory Smith Gina plays a young woman who works with a drug cartel leader to save her best friend. Gloria and Lino have a complicated relationship in the movie. January 31, 2019, 6:02PM 8 of 8 ‘Miss Bala’ Gregory Smith Ismael Cruz Cordova also stars on ‘Berlin Station.’ He starred alongside Saoirse Ronan in ‘Mary Queen of Scots.’ January 31, 2019, 6:02PM Click to Subscribe to Get Our Free HollywoodLife Daily Newsletter to get the hottest celeb news.