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2011 Oscars: Recasting ‘Winter's Bone'
By Lee Hernandez | 02/21/2011 - 09:00

A young girl in a dirt-poor rural area of Missouri is forced to hunt down her missing, meth-addicted father in order to save her family’s home—that’s the premise of the Oscar-nominated film Winter’s Bone, based on Daniel Woodrell's 2006 novel of the same name. And this is how we’d recast the film with Latin stars if we were Hollywood execs:


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EXCLUSIVE: Carlos Leon Does the "Immigration Tango" in New Romantic Comedy
EXCLUSIVE: Carlos Leon Does the "Immigration Tango" in New Romantic Comedy
By Johanna Ferreira | 02/18/2011 - 16:00

We chatted up the insanely handsome Cuban actor Carlos Leon (aka Madonna’s ex and Lourdes' daddy) about immigration and his role in the new romantic comedy Immigration Tango hitting theaters today, February 18th.

This movie take a comical approach to the immigration question. Do you think that’s an effective way to approach the topic?


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2011 Oscars: Recasting ‘True Grit’
By Lee Hernandez | 02/17/2011 - 12:13

The next film in our series is a remarkable American Western about a stubborn young woman who enlists the help of a merciless U.S. Marshall to track down her father’s murderer. Here’s our Latin reimagining of Joel and Ethan Coen’s True Grit.


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Poster for Pedro Almodóvar’s New Film Shows Some Serious Skin
By Lee Hernandez | 02/15/2011 - 12:45

The poster for Pedro Almodóvar’s highly anticipated new film, The Skin That I Inhabit has been released, and the flowery image is just as haunting (if not creepier) than the plot for the upcoming horror film.


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2011 Oscars: Recasting ‘127 Hours’
By Lee Hernandez | 02/15/2011 - 09:52

If you thought our recast of The King’s Speech was on point, check out the next film in our series: Danny Boyle’s Oscar-nominated 127 Hours, a visceral survival story which, in Castaway fashion, stars James Franco, mostly by himself.
 
ARON RALSTON


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2011 Oscars Recasting: 'The King's Speech'
2011 Oscars: Recasting 'The King's Speech'
By Lee Hernandez | 02/11/2011 - 17:00

We continue our series recasting this year’s Oscar nominated films with Tom Hooper's touching drama, The King's Speech.


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"Juno" Star Michael Cera Takes Up Spanish as a Second Language
By Lee Hernandez | 02/11/2011 - 15:45

Is a Spanish version of Juno headed to the big screen? Not exactly.

But Michael Cera, who is perhaps best known for his role as the awkward and nerdy lover of orange-flavored Tic-Tac’s in Juno, is taking up Espanol as a second language for his latest flick. 


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Wolfgang Puck is Cooking Up a Latin Menu for the Oscars
Wolfgang Puck is Cooking Up a Latin Menu for the Oscars
By Irasema Romero | 02/10/2011 - 15:30

The annual star-studded dinner will feature a veggie risotto paella and Spanish ham for 1,500 guests that include Academy Award winners, nominees and presenters. We sure that Spanish stars Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem (who is nominated for Best Actor) to certainly enjoy the evening.

“Our goal each year is to honor Hollywood’s brightest stars and most accomplished artists with a culinary masterpiece,” Puck said of the planned specialties. “Only the finest ingredients and flavors will do”


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2011 Oscars Recasting: 'The Kids Are Alright'
2011 Oscars: Recasting 'The Kids Are All Right'
By Lee Hernandez | 02/05/2011 - 13:16

From The Social Network, to Black Swan to The Fighter — we've recast some of the year's best films with Latin stars.


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Morena Baccarin is in the Running for “The Avengers”
By Jazmin Perez | 02/04/2011 - 20:25

The star of ABC’s V, Morena Baccarin, is in the running to play the role of Nick Fury’s (Samuel Jackson) sidekick in The Avengers. Others being considered for the female role are Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother), Jessica Lucas (Melrose Place) and Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World).


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