For those unfamiliar with the incredible story behind America's favorite snack, Montanez is a second-generation Mexican-American who came up with the idea while working as a janitor at Frito-Lay. The end result? Montanez eventually rose the ranks to become a top executive at PepsiCo and is now a bestselling author and motivational speaker, per Newsweek.
According to the publication, Longoria "beat out multiple directors for the job" thanks to her "authentic approach" to the story. As for the script, it'll be penned by October Sky's Lewis Colick and executive produced by Samuel Rodriguez.