'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Star Daniella Pineda Signs With UTA (Exclusive)

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Daniella Pineda

The former radio journalist is getting her biggest break to date in the Universal blockbuster, which is due out June 22.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom's Daniella Pineda has signed with UTA, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned. She was previously with Innovative.

The Universal blockbuster sequel will be the actress, writer and producer's biggest role to date. After graduating from Mill College with a degree in sociology and radio journalism, she briefly worked at KALW San Francisco covering socio-political stories before trying to mount a career in writing and producing indie horror films. Instead, she was discovered via a series of satirical YouTube videos she made and began booking small parts on Men of a Certain Age, Inside Amy Schumer and High Maintenance. Those turned into recurring arcs on The CW's The Originals and the TBS comedy The Detour and a series regular role on American Odyssey, which aired on NBC for one season.

Pineda recently appeared opposite writer-director Noel Wells in the indie comedy Mr. Roosevelt, which premiered last year at SXSW.

She continues to be repped by Kirsten Ames Management and Schreck Rose.