By Mariela Rosario | 01/14/2011 - 09:00
Gael Garcia Bernal has been testing the waters with a few mainstream romantic comedies. Perhaps Hollywood is ready for a new Latino leading man? Cause we know we are!
By Mariela Rosario | 01/10/2011 - 16:00
Pedro Almodóvar describes his film La Piel Que Habito (The Skin that I Inhabit) opening in Spain on March 18th and starring Antonio Banderas as a “horror story without screams or shocks.” But if the first few images from the movie send a message, it's that the famed Spanish director's latest movie is going to be creepy.
By Lee Hernandez | 01/07/2011 - 14:15
Last year, when Cameron Diaz was cast as Seth Rogen's love interest in The Green Hornet, we were hoping that Hollywood's highest paid actress wasn't settling for a thankless role as a cliched big screen love interest. What we didn't know was that Diaz's character, Lenore Case, would become the brains behind the Green Hornet.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/05/2011 - 17:00
Salma Hayek is teaming up with Spanish comedian Jose Mota to make a new satirical film called La Chispa de la Vida.
It's a movie that was originally written in English by Randy Feldman (Tango & Cash) and developed for the U.S. market. But Andres Vicente Gomez is producing the film for Madrid-based Al Fresco Enterprises and tapping into Spanish tax breaks.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/05/2011 - 13:00
Next up for the LATINA Choice Awards are movies of 2010. From the first ever Mexploitation flick to a tour-de-force performance from Javier Bardem to a glitter-soaked musical debut for Christina Aguilera—there was something for everyone in 2010.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/05/2011 - 11:15
Entertainment Weekly recently caught up with Julia Roberts at a special screening she organized in Los Angeles of Alejandro González Iñárritu's Biutiful to support a campaign to nominate Javier Bardem for a Best Actor Oscar. Here's what she had to say about Bardem's transcendent performance and why she is shocked by the awards snub so far.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/05/2011 - 10:10
The People's Choice Awards are tonight (at 9 p.m. on CBS) and though we're rooting for our girls Eva Longoria and Selena Gomez, we can't lie—we are definitely dissapointed by the lack of Latino representation throughout the awards season so far.
By Lori Hoffman | 12/30/2010 - 08:21
After only 30 previews and 69 performances, Pedro Almodovar's Broadway adaptation of his Oscar-nominated movie Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown will be closing on January 2nd.
The musical, although cast with big-name stars like Patti Lupone, didn't resonate with critics and was notable for its absence of Latino actors.
By Stacey Rivera | 12/17/2010 - 10:18
Cuba is producing its first big-budget horror movie! Writer-director Alejandro Brugues talked to CNN about the zombie comedy, in which hero Juan, an unemployed loafer, has to decide to flee the zombies or make money off them. While it may be a zombie movie, Brugues tells CNN it is a very Cuban movie as well. "We always do the same thing in the face of trouble. First we try to make some money out of it. Then we try to leave the country. And that's what our heroes do throughout the film."
By Mariela Rosario | 12/16/2010 - 17:00
Javier Bardem and Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu were beaming last night at the Los Angeles premiere of their new film Biutiful. It probably had something to do with the fact that their movie received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Foreign Language Film. MTV Tr3s Blogamole was on the red carpet and asked the director how it felt: "[It] was fantastic!" said Iñárritu. "It was really great news!