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Casting News: Sofia Vergara Meets Three Stooges, Javier Bardem Climbs a 'Dark Tower'
By Lee Hernandez | 04/07/2011 - 12:30

A-list Latino stars are being offered coveted movie roles left and right this week.


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Diego Boneta
Diego Boneta to Headline 'Rock of Ages' Movie Opposite Tom Cruise!
By Lee Hernandez | 04/01/2011 - 11:15

We've known that Diego Boneta was a phenominal singer since last Christmas, when the talented Mexicano serenaded us with a gorgeous rendition of Jose Feliciano's "Feliz Navidad." So it brings us a great deal of joy to report that Boneta has just been cast as the lead in the highly anticipated movie-musical Rock of Ages opposite Tom Cruise


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WATCH: 'Cristiada' Trailer!
By Mariela Rosario | 04/01/2011 - 10:55

A trailer for the film, Cristiada, has finally dropped! The cast reads like a veritable who's who of Latin Hollywood so we've been looking forward to getting a peek at this production since news first broke that they were filming.


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Benicio del Toro to Star in New Oliver Stone film "Savages"
We've Got the Scoop on Benicio del Toro's Latest Projects!
By Smriti Mundhra | 03/29/2011 - 17:29

It may be Bob Marley’s name that has become synonymous with dub and reggae, but—as filmmakers Ethan Higbee and Adam Bhala Lough know—his mentor Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry is the true godfather of the movement. Now 70-something and living in Switzerland, Perry gets his close-up in The Upsetter, a feature documentary directed by Higbee and Lough and narrated by Benicio del Toro.


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Rio
FOX to Screen "Rio" at Brazilian Favela
By Lee Hernandez | 03/24/2011 - 15:00

FOX has gone out of its way to make its 3-D animated movie, Rio as authentic (and as Brazilian) as possible. First, the studio cast Brazilian-born actor Rodrigo Santoro as a lead in the film, then they hired Brazilian director Carlos Saldanha to helm the project and later recruited iconic Brazilian composer, Sergio Mendes to score it. 


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Cameron Diaz
Cameron Diaz is CinemaCon's Female Star of the Year!
By Johanna Ferreira | 03/22/2011 - 15:30

We were proud to hear that Cameron Diaz has recently been named the female star of the year by CinemaCon. Cameron is expected to pick up her award on March 30th, at a Columbia Pictures event held during CinemaCon. The event runs from March 29th to the 31st at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.


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EXCLUSIVE: Catching up with Michael Peña from 'The Lincoln Lawyer'
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 03/17/2011 - 08:21

Fresh off Battle: Los Angeles opening-weekend win last Friday, Michael Peña hits the big screen again this week with the drama/thriller The Lincoln Lawyer, co-starring Matthew McConaughey as a bottom-feeding criminal defense attorney who works out of his car and lands the seemingly dream client—a rich bad boy who is accused of rape and attempted murder. Enter the Mexican American actor as Jesus, the all-too-convenient suspect.


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SNEAK PEEK: Behind the Scenes of 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides'
SNEAK PEEK: Behind the Scenes of 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides'
By Mariela Rosario | 03/16/2011 - 12:30

Check out this extended preview of Disney's latest installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean film series: On Stranger Tides. Featuring Penelope Cruz as Angelica, an old lover of Captain Jack Sparrow and daughter of the most feared Pirate of all time, Blackbeard.

Mainly this preview is awesome for the zinger Cruz delivers upon seeing Johnny Depp's Captain Sparrow for the the first time, "Why is it that we can never meet without you pointing something at me?" Ha!


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In the Heights
'In the Heights' Movie: Our Dream Casting Choices Revealed!
By Lee Hernandez | 03/10/2011 - 18:26

This week, Modern Family star Sofia Vergara told TV Guide she’s close to landing the role of beauty salon owner Daniela in the movie version of the Tony-winning Broadway musical, In the Heights, which begins shooting this summer. That got us thinking about our dream casting choices. Check them out:


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Antonio Banderas on Working with Salma Hayek in "Puss in Boots"
EXCLUSIVE: Antonio Banderas on Working with Salma Hayek Again in "Puss in Boots"
By Mariela Rosario | 03/10/2011 - 15:30

We got some insider news on Dreamworks upcoming Puss in Boots we're excited to share with you! First of all, we all knew that Salma Hayek has been cast as the female counterpart to Antonio Banderas' Puss in Boots. But we can now share her character's name: Ms. Kitty Soft Paws. She's a thief rivaled only by Boots and her special gift is an incredibly soft touch that allows her to lift almost anything without being detected. How cute is that?


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