— Now they’re in Morocco together? After spending Thanksgiving weekend in Hawaii with her new man Casper Smart, Boricua superstar Jennifer Lopez reportedly flew to Morocco with him late last night, according to Radar Online. Lopez is in Morocco for a performance and both she and the 24-year-old Los Angeles-based dancer flew together in her private jet.
— It hasn’t even been two weeks since Twilight: Breaking Dawn hit theatres, and the movie has already surpassed $500 million worldwide, EW reports. The film, which stars Latino actors such as mexicano Alex Meraz and Argentinean actress Mia Maestro, has a total worldwide gross of $508 million, to be exact. Quite a chunk of change.
— Deadline is reporting that David Ayer is set to write the screenplay for the new version of Scarface. The website also reports that the new film will put a contemporary spin on the tale, which was first released in 1932. We can’t wait!
— Bolivia’s president loves Calle 13! According to People en Español, Evo Morales invited the Puerto Rican urban duo to a pre-celebration before one of their concerts in the South American country. Morales spoke only praise about Calle 13. “The brothers of Calle 13 and their songs represent all the villages of not only Bolivia, but of Latin America,” he said.
— Well deserved. Don Francisco of Sábado Gigante has been included in the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ Hall of Fame. According to Deadline, the 70-year-old Chilean TV personality will be honored at the 21st annual induction ceremony on March 1, 2012. Congrats to Don Francisco!
— More excitement surrounding The Artist! The silent romance film, which stars 35-year-old Argentinean actress Bérénice Bejo, was recently named Best Picture by the NY Film Critics Circle.