In the film, Gloria (Gina Rodriguez) finds a power she never knew she had when she is drawn into a dangerous world of cross-border crime. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness, and strength. Ismael Cruz Córdova and Anthony Mackie also star.
Catherine Hardwicke directed the film from a script by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer. The producers are Kevin Misher and Pablo Cruz, and the executive producers include Mauricio Katz, Gerardo Naranjo, Catherine Hardwicke, Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer, Samson Mucke, Arturo Sampson, Andy Berman, and Jamie Marshall.
Based on the Spanish-language film, Miss Bala has been rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sequences of gun violence, sexual and drug content, thematic material, and language.