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Ben Affleck at the Argo Premiere in Beverly Hills
Ben Affleck Speaks Spanish to Promote New Movie 'Argo'
By Sugey Palomares | 10/15/2012 - 16:30

Ben Affleck was born to play a Latino on the big screen and he’s willing to prove it.

The 40-year-old actor stars as retired CIA agent Tony Mendez in the thriller Argo, which dominated the box office and earned a cool $20 million during opening weekend.

During a press junket, Ben showed off his Spanish skills and gave People en Español readers’ three reasons to watch the film.


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Marisa Quinn at the Latina Young Hollywood Party
EXCLUSIVE: Marisa Quinn From Twilight's 'Breaking Dawn Part 2' Talks Vampires & Team Jacob!
By Sugey Palomares | 10/12/2012 - 16:00

Newcomer Marisa Quinn is sinking her teeth into her new role as a Chilean vampire in the highly anticipated Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2. The half-Mexican actress, who graduated from Brown University, exclusively revealed how she prepared for her badass role. She also spills on how she became a team Jacob fan, what inspired her to launch her own production company and more.

Find out what she dishes to Latina.com below!


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Tony Mendez at the Argo premiere in Washington DC
5 Things You May Not Know About Argo's Tony Mendez
By Sugey Palomares | 10/12/2012 - 13:00

Latino stories and experiences have inspired Hollywood blockbusters like Selena and El Cantante, but the latest bio-flick has nothing to do with pop stars. Real life CIA agent, Tony Mendez was responsible for the rescue of six American diplomats who were taken hostage in Iran back in the 1970s.

His real life account is the basis of the new drama-thriller played and directed by Ben Affleck, Argo. Here are some facts you may not know about this fascinating figure in U.S. history.


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Harvest of the Empire Documentary
WATCH: Juan Gonzalez's 'Harvest of The Empire' Trailer
By Sugey Palomares | 09/28/2012 - 19:00

Daily News columnist and college professor, Juan Gonzalez’s revolutionary non-fiction narrative titled, Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America, is being adapted into a documentary. Outlining the socio-political struggles and triumphs of Latinos in the U.S., Juan also tackles issues of acculturation and identity.


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Rosie Perez at the Won't Back Down premiere
Rosie Perez's 5 Best Movie Roles
By Samantha Leal | 09/28/2012 - 17:00

Won’t Back Down hits theaters this weekend, and with it Rosie Perez shows she’s got range. The Puerto Rican actress plays a teacher torn between the takeover crusade and the school where she teaches. Take a look at some of her best roles and let us know which is your favorite. 


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Lauren Velez at the 2011 NCLR ALMA Awards
EXCLUSIVE: Lauren Velez Spills on Her New Biopic 'They Call Me La Lupe'
By Sugey Palomares | 09/26/2012 - 15:06

Iconic Puerto Rican actress, Lauren Velez, 47, may flaunt her investigative skills as Captain María LaGuerta on the hit drama series, Dexter, which premieres its new season on Showtime this week, but she's also preparing to take center stage in the upcoming biopic, La Lupe.


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Michael Pena End of Watch Premiere
Michael Peña on Playing a Cop in End of Watch: "I've Actually Been Shot At!"
By Dan Koday | 09/21/2012 - 18:01

Latina recently got the chance to chat with Michael Peña, the Mexican actor set to star in Chavez alongside America Ferrera as wife Helen and Rosario Dawson as Dolores Huerta. But before conquering his role as the iconic civil rights activist, Michael can be seen keeping the streets of Los Angeles civil in his latest flick End of Watch, also starring America Ferrera, Natalie Martinez and Jake Gyllenhaal. Check out what Michael had to say about working with America and why he's actually been shot at in real life! 


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Max Hernandez in Avengers
Avengers Star Max Hernandez on Being Latino: "We Are a Dominant Force"
By Sugey Palomares | 09/02/2012 - 11:00

Maximiliano Hernandez is a comic book fanatic who landed the dream role as S.H.I.E.L.D agent Jasper Sitwell in the hit blockbuster, The Avengers. The Honduran-American actor started his performing arts career at the BFA program at Leonard Davis Center for in Harlem, NY, but soon left to pursue off-Broadway gigs. The risk paid off.


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Selena Gomez
Watch: Teaser of Selena Gomez in 'Spring Breakers'
By Sugey Palomares | 08/29/2012 - 13:00

Selena Gomez fans finally get to see the Disney star like never before.

The 20-year-old actress is starring as a college-girl-gone-bad in the upcoming film directed by Harmony Korine, Spring Breakers. The film, also starring Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine, and James Franco, centers around four young women who rob a restaurant in order to afford a spring break vacation.


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Ryan Guzman and Selena Gomez
Latinos We Think Should Star in '50 Shades of Grey'
By Sugey Palomares | 08/28/2012 - 18:00

E. L. James' rated-R trilogy, Fifty Shades of Grey, continues to excite and thrill fans as the casting for the upcoming adaption is still a Hollywood mystery. We have our own fantasies of which Latino actors should star in the racy flick! Find out our top picks below and let us know which couple is your favorite!


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