Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Jennifer Lopez has joined the cast of a new Netflix thriller.
The streaming service said Thursday that Lopez, 51, will star in and produce The Cipher, a movie based on the Isabella Maldonado novel.
Lopez will play Nina Guerrera, an FBI agent on the hunt for a serial killer who posts clues to his murders in codes and riddles online.
"Cannot wait for this!!! #TheCipher," Lopez tweeted Thursday.
"SO excited that the fabulous Jennifer Lopez will star in and produce the film adaptation for THE CIPHER for @netflix! @JLo IS the Warrior Girl!!! #strongwomen #FBI #ownvoices," Maldonado tweeted.
Lopez, a singer and actress, played Det. Harlee Santos on the NBC series Shades of Blue and most recently appeared in the 2019 film Hustlers. She serves as a judge on the NBC reality competition World of Dance.