Crushing On...Michael Pena

You may remember him from small roles in critically-acclaimed films like Crash and Million Dollar Baby, but now Michael Peña is a big name in Hollywood. If you’re headed to the movies this weekend, you’ll be able to check out the 35-year-old actor in not one, but two different movies: Battle: Los Angeles (currently holding down the #1 at the at the box office), and the highly-anticipated courtroom drama Lincoln Lawyer. We predict an Oscar nomination for Peña in the near future.

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Miranda Noland, Senior Photo Editor, Digital

Miranda Noland is the Senior Photo Editor for Latina.com. She handles all the photo needs for the site and occasionally writes a thing or two. Growing up in a small town in Missouri, she collected (and hoarded) magazines and dreamed of working at one someday. She studied art and design at Drury University and moved to New York City after graduating. She loves being an aunt to her two nephews and has recently moved to be closer to them. She's a pop culture junkie who watches way too much television, and she still hoards magazines.