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Paulina Chávez Didn't Think She Really Landed The Lead Role In 'The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia' At First

Paulina Chávez Didn't Think She Really Landed The Lead Role In 'The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia' At First

Paulina Chávez is starring in the new Netflix series The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia!

In the show, the actress plays the title role of Ashley Garcia, the world’s only 15-and-a-half-year-old robotics genius engineer and rocket scientist.

JJJ caught up with Paulina to chat about her exciting new show, her upcoming music endeavors, and her inspiring work as an advocate for the Latinx community.

“I was in complete shock! Both my mom and I asked if they were absolutely sure they got the right girl,” Paulina told us about landing the role of Ashley Garcia. “After we hung up, we both screamed! I don’t think it’s hit me yet.”

Season one of The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia is now streaming on Netflix!

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Paulina Chávez Shares How Eva Longoria Is An Inspiration To Latinas

Paulina Chávez Shares How Eva Longoria Is An Inspiration To Latinas

Paulina Chávez is opening up about working with Eva Longoria!

The 17-year-old actress was directed by the 44-year-old Desperate Housewives star in a couple episodes of her new Netflix show The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia.

In an upcoming exclusive interview with JJJ, Paulina dished on what Eva was like, what she learned from her, and how she sets an example for Latinas.

Eva is very supportive. I learned from her that now I’m going to have a voice, that I need to use for something I’m passionate about. She leads by example,” Paulina told us.

“For instance, Eva has her foundation where she helps Latinas break the cycle of poverty by providing opportunities through education in STEM and entrepreneurships,” she continued. “Eva inspires me to be a better person and to give back to Latinos and my community.”

Be sure to catch Paulina in The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia, hitting Netflix on Monday (February 17), and stay tuned for our full interview with her that same day!

Paulina Chávez Helps Host 'The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia' Screening in LA

Paulina Chávez Helps Host 'The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia' Screening in LA

Paulina Chávez is celebrating The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia!

The 17-year-old actress joined executive producer Mario Lopez at a cast and crew screening of the series on Monday (February 3) at Netflix in Los Angeles.

She was also joined by her co-stars Reed Horstmann, Bella Podaras, Conor Husting and Jencarlos Canela.

The upcoming show tells the story of a 15-year-old robotics engineer and rocket scientist Ashley Garcia who moves across the country to live with her fun-loving uncle, and ex-football player Victor, while taking a job a NASA.

Make sure to check out the trailer for the series!

The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia begins streaming on February 17th.

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Check Out The First Look Photos & Trailer for 'The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia'!

Check Out The First Look Photos & Trailer for 'The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia'!

We have your first look at the upcoming Netflix show The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia!

The new series follows Ashley Garcia — the world’s only 15-and-a-half-year-old robotics genius engineer and rocket scientist — gets the chance to work for a prestigious company, she moves across the country to live with her fun-loving Uncle Victor, a pro football player turned high school coach, who’s never met a responsibility he can’t shirk.

The show stars Paulina Chávez as Ashley Garcia and Jencarlos Canela as Uncle Victor, as well as Reed Horstmann, Conor Husting and Bella Podaras.

The Exapnding Universe of Ashley Garcia premieres on Monday, February 17th on Netflix. Stay tuned for our exclusive interview with the show’s star Paulina!

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