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'Diary of a Future President' Renewed For Second Season On Disney+!

'Diary of a Future President' Renewed For Second Season On Disney+!

It’s official – Diary of a Future President is coming back for season two!

Disney+ just announced that the series has been renewed for a 10-episode second season.

“Optimistic, heartfelt stories that inspire are fundamental to our content and creator Ilana Peña’s series delivers on these attributes in spades,” Agnes Chu, senior vice president, Content, Disney+, said in a statement. “Families around the world have fallen in love with Elena and the Cañero-Reed family and we are thrilled to bring Elena’s often hilarious and always meaningful journey through adolescence back for another season. It has been wonderful to partner with the extraordinary Gina Rodriguez to champion specific, diverse points-of-view and we look forward to seeing even more of President Cañero-Reed in this next chapter.”

“We’re thrilled to partner with Disney+ on a series that showcases strong women both in front of, and behind the camera. They’ve been incredible champions of the show from day one,” David Stapf, president, CBS Television Studios, added. “Gina’s ability to shepherd projects with new and diverse voices, combined with Ilana’s effortless blend of comedy and drama with humor and sensitivity bring this wonderful coming-of-age story to life.”

Season two will feature more of Executive Producer Gina Rodriguez as the adult Elena, the future President of the United States, in a recurring guest role.

Diary of a Future President stars Tess Romero as Elena Cañero-Reed, along with Charlie Bushnell as Bobby, Selenis Leyva as Gabi and Michael Weaver as Sam.

Tess Romero, Gina Rodriguez & More Premiere Disney+ Series 'Diary of a Future President'

Tess Romero, Gina Rodriguez & More Premiere Disney+ Series 'Diary of a Future President'

Tess Romero and Gina Rodriguez snap a fun photo together at the premiere of their new series Diary of a Future President held at Arclight Cinemas on Tuesday (January 14) in Hollywood.

The two ladies play the younger and older version of the main character, Elena. Gina also serves as an executive producer.

Also in attendance were their co-stars Carmina Garay, Selenis Leyva, Charlie Bushnell, Sean Glasgow, Nathan Arenas, Tiernan Jones, Jessica Marie Garcia, Harmeet Pandey, Jazzy Jade, Kyan Zielinski, Travis Burnett, Michael Weaver, Brandon Severs, and Chiara D’Ambrosio.

Ariana Greenblatt, Dara Renee, Rachel Bloom, and Gina‘s husband Joe Locicero also stepped out to show their support.

Diary of a Future President premieres THIS Friday (January 17) on Disney+. Check out the trailer here!

FYI: Gina is wearing a Silvia Tcherassi dress.

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Tess Romero & Gina Rodriguez Star in First Trailer for 'Diary of a Future President' - Watch!

Tess Romero & Gina Rodriguez Star in First Trailer for 'Diary of a Future President' - Watch!

Tess Romero hides underneath the lunch table in the first trailer for Diary of a Future President.

The upcoming Disney+ series is “told from the narration of her diary, follows 12-year-old Cuban-American Elena (Romero) as she navigates the ups and downs of middle school and begins her journey to become the future president of the United States. Unabashed, semi-dweeby, ultra-observant and with a strong point of view, she walks through the world with purpose and confidence.”

Gina Rodriguez stars as the future president, with Selenis Leyva, Michael Weaver and Charlie Bushnell also starring.

Diary of a Future President premieres on Friday, January 17th on Disney+.

Check out the trailer below!

'Diary of a Female President': Get the Scoop on Gina Rodriguez's New Disney+ Series

'Diary of a Female President': Get the Scoop on Gina Rodriguez's New Disney+ Series

Get excited for Gina Rodriguez‘s brand-new Disney+ series, Diary of a Female President!

The Jane the Virgin and Carmen Sandiego actress – who recently got married – will both executive produce and have a recurring role as the President of the United States, Deadline reports.

She’ll also direct the first episode.

Selenis Leyva and Michael Weaver will star along with young newcomers Tess Romero and Charlie Bushnell.

The series, “told from the narration of her diary, follows 12-year-old Cuban-American Elena (Romero) as she navigates the ups and downs of middle school and begins her journey to become the future president of the United States. Unabashed, semi-dweeby, ultra-observant and with a strong point of view, she walks through the world with purpose and confidence.”

Charlie will play Bobby, Elena’s “sweet-faced but mischievous older brother.” Selenis will play Gabi, their “intelligent and loving mom.” Michael will portray Sam, “a lawyer at Gabi’s firm who is in the beginnings of a relationship with her.”

Gina, meanwhile, will recur as the adult version of Elena, currently on the campaign trail.

“I established my production company as a vehicle to tell stories for and by the underrepresented,” Gina Rodriguez said. “Bringing this story to Disney+ is a dream come true not to mention hope for our future.”

The 10-episoide Diary of a Female President will premiere on Disney’s streaming service in 2020! Production is currently kicking off.

READ MORE: Gina Rodriguez Had To Stop Filming ‘Jane The Virgin’ During Its’ Final Season For Her Mental Health

Yara Shahidi & Leven Rambin Are Gorgeous NYFW Girls in New York City!

Yara Shahidi & Leven Rambin Are Gorgeous NYFW Girls in New York City!

Yara Shahidi gives us major hair envy while attending the DKNY show held during 2016 New York Fashion Week on Wednesday (February 17) in New York City.

The 16-year-old Black-ish star sat front row alongside singer Jennifer Hudson.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Yara Shahidi

“Headed to @dkny ! Follow me on @TeenVogue snap,” Yara tweeted.

Meanwhile, Percy Jackson‘s Leven Rambin stepped out for the Bibhu Mohapatra presentation with Orange is the New Black‘s Selenis Leyva.

35+ pics inside of Yara Shahidi, Leven Rambin, and more at NYFWMore Here! »

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Gina Rodriguez & Diane Guerrero Team Up at Nuevas Latinas Living Fabulosa Event!

Gina Rodriguez & Diane Guerrero Team Up at Nuevas Latinas Living Fabulosa Event!

Gina Rodriguez strikes a pose on the red carpet while arriving at the Nuevas Latinas Living Fabulosa Event at The Times Center on Wednesday (March 25) in New York City.

The 30-year-old actress was joined by her Jane the Virgin co-star Diane Guerrero and Orange Is The New Black‘s Selenis Leyva at the event celebrating Latina women.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Gina Rodriguez

In case you missed it, check out Gina looking gorgeous on the latest cover of Adweek!

15+ pics inside of Gina Rodriguez and others at the Nuevas Latinas Living Fabulosa event… More Here! »

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