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J.ALBA, SJP Sign on for Escape From Planet Earth Animated Film
Jessica Alba Signs On Opposite Sarah Jessica Parker for 'Escape From Planet Earth'
By Amaris Castillo | 08/04/2011 - 16:00

Jessica Alba, who has stayed extremely active as her second child’s birthdate looms closer, already has a new project lined up.  According to Hollywood Reporter, our August cover girl will join other A-listers in Escape from Planet Earth, a family-friendly animated film about heroes who try to save aliens trapped on planet Earth. 


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EXCLUSIVE: Esai Morales On Being A Dad: "There's No Nobler Reason to Get Out of Bed"
By Lee Hernandez | 08/03/2011 - 15:30

In the new film, Gun Hill Road, (opening in select cities on August 5th), Puerto Rican actor Esai Morales plays Enrique, an ex-con who returns home from prison to discover that his son Michael (Harmony Santana) is now a transgendered girl named Vanessa. Esai says the new movie—which he describes as the "Latino Crying Game meets Precious"— isn't for people with weak stomachs. It's intense, dark, and at times brutal. 


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POLL: Who Should Play Pablo Escobar?
POLL: Who Should Play Pablo Escobar?
By Latina Staff | 08/01/2011 - 11:30

A plan is in full swing to make a movie about late Colombian drug lord, Pablo Escobar, with director Brad Furman (The Lincoln Lawyer) at the helm. Escobar, who was murdered in 1993, once controlled 80 percent of the cocaine shipped to the United States and was named one of the ten richest people on earth by Fortune and Forbes magazines.  


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Film Festivals
2011 Summer Film Festival Roundup
By Amaris Castillo | 07/29/2011 - 16:00

Every summer, we at Latina hear about so many great indie film festivals and the amazing Latino-made films featured, so we decided to create a list to share so that you can get the inside track.  The Los Angeles Latino Film Festival just wrapped with the premiere of Cowboys vs. Aliens (starring one of our fave actresses, Ana de la Reguera) which opens nationwide today, but a ton of festivals featuring Latino films and Latino actors will be popping up all around the country from now until Fall.


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What to Watch: 'The Harvest/La Cosecha' Documentary on Young Migrant Farm Worker
What to Watch: 'The Harvest/La Cosecha' Documentary on Young Migrant Farm Workers
By Mariela Rosario | 07/29/2011 - 16:00

If ever there was a film that every person in America should see, it is this one. The Harvest/La Cosecha follows three young migrant farm workers as they give up their childhoods to work 12-14 hour days picking the food that winds up on our tables for dinner every night.


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WATCH: Selena Gomez’s First Ever Film Role!
By Amaris Castillo | 07/29/2011 - 11:30

Before Selena Gomez soared to stardom with her role in Disney’s Wizards of Waverly Place, she was just a local Texas girl who Robert Rodriguez decided to cast in his first Spy Kids film. 

Beauty Transformation: Selena Gomez


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EXCLUSIVE: Ana de la Reguera on Daniel Craig: "He’s the Hottest Guy I’ve Ever Seen!"
By Mariela Rosario | 07/28/2011 - 16:24

We caught up with one of favorite actresses, Ana de la Reguera, to chat about her role in the upcoming summer blockbuster Cowboys & Aliens and found out all about her  why she loves hanging with the boys and how it was working with Daniel Craig (hint, Ana enjoyed herself very, very much). Here's what she had to say:

Tell us about Cowboys Vs. Aliens!


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The Skin I Inhabit
WATCH: First Full Trailer for Pedro Almodóvar's 'La Piel Que Habito'
By Amaris Castillo | 07/27/2011 - 12:30

The trailer for Pedro Almodóvar’s highly anticipated new film, La Piel Que Habito (or The Skin That I Inhabit), is out!  The horror film stars Antonio Banderas as a plastic surgeon who is searching for the man who raped his daughter.  The film is loosely based on Thierry Jonquet’s 1995 novel, “Mygale.”


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Without Men
Eva Longoria & Kate del Castillo on Their Infamous Kiss in 'Without Men'
By Celestrellas | 07/26/2011 - 13:30

Eva Longoria and Kate del Castillo's new movie Without Men just premiered at the Los Angeles International Latino Film Festival and of course, all reporters wanted to know was what they thought about their now infamous love scenes.


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Chilean Miners Movie
Casting the Chilean Miners Movie!
By Lee Hernandez | 07/25/2011 - 10:37

For months we've been hearing that the riveting true story of the Chilean miners, who were trapped underground for 69 days would be turned into a movie, and now TVGuide.com is reporting that Mike Medavoy (the producer of the Oscar-nominated film, Black Swan) has acquired the rights to the story and he's tapped Jose Rivera—the scribe who wrote the Che Guevara biopic, The Motorcycle Diaries—to adapt the fil


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