5 Must-Watch Movies With Latino Stars This Fall

Fall is officially upon us and there are a number of fall movies to bring in the season. Make sure to keep an eye out for these Latino actors and actresses in these upcoming films.

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1. Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Chilean-American actor, Pedro Pascal, plays “Agent Whiskey” in this action spy comedy film. You’ve probably seen Pascal in HBO series Game of Thrones and our favorite Netflix series Narcos. The sequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) comes out in theatres September 22nd.

 

2. Battle of the Sexes

The film follows the story of the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. But it’s more than just a tennis match, the film depicts the socio-political environment surrounding women and LGBTQ people in this era. Natalie Morales, who previously starred in Parks and Rec, will be playing Rosemary Casals one of the “Original 9” — the first women to form their own tennis league and go on tour.

 

3. Thor: Ragnarok

On Nov 3, 2017, you’ll see Tessa Thompson, previously in Creed and Selma, joins the Marvel Universe as Valkyrie, the sword-wielding Asgardian bounty hunter and warrior. Thompson addressed haters who compared her to the character from the original comics who was white with blonde hair by explaining that, "it’s important for Marvel to answer the call for inclusion and diversity and also to be able to have some freedom with these stories."

 

4. Coco

Pixar’s Coco unveils an all-Latino cast and comes out in theatres November 22nd. Mexican born actor Gael Garcia Bernal voices Hector, a mischievous skeleton who helps Miguel in his journey to find Ernesto de la Cruz’s spirit. Benjamin Bratt will voice Ernesto de la Cruz and we can’t wait to hear him sing in the film!

 

5. Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Guatemalan-American actor, Oscar Isaac, returns to the space opera franchise in Star Wars: The Last Jedi as Poe Dameron, an X-wing fighter pilot in the Resistance. He is joined by Kenyan-Mexican actress, Lupita Nyong'o, who also returns to the blockbuster as Maz Kanata, a pirate and longtime friend of Han Solo and Chewbacca.