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UPDATE: Penélope Cruz to Cameo in "Sex in the City" Sequel
By Mariela Rosario | 10/15/2009 - 09:49

Spoiler alert! You can add Penélope Cruz's name to the list of stars who will be making an appearance in the highly anticipated Sex in the City sequel! The Spanish actress will be joining a motley crew of celebs who have cameos in the new film, including Miley Cyrus and Liza Minelli.


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12 Must-See Mexican Movies
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 10/14/2009 - 11:52

Hollywood may be bigger, but make no mistake: Mexico has been producing great movies and pumping out icons—behind and in front of the cameras—for just as long.


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Lawsuit Halts Filming Of Márquez's "Memories of My Melancholy Whores"
By Mariela Rosario | 10/07/2009 - 14:10

Gabriel García Márquez's novel Memories of My Melancholy Whores tells the tale of a 90-year-old man who, for his birthday, gives himself one evening of “wild love with an adolescent virgin.” Codirector and producer Ricardo del Rio is attempting to bring the famed author's vision to life and is in the process of filming an adaptation of the book.


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Josh Brolin to Replace Sean Penn in "Cartel"
By Mariela Rosario | 10/01/2009 - 10:16

Josh Brolin is set to replace Sean Penn as the star of the Asger Leth-directed drama Cartel. Leth will be making his feature directing debut with Cartel. He previously directed the critically acclaimed 2006 documentary Ghosts of Cite Soleil. The film will begin shooting January in Mexico City.

Sean Penn was going to star in the film, but he left the project in June to take a break from acting for personal reasons.


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Jessica Alba in Talks to Join "Little Fockers"
By Mariela Rosario | 09/30/2009 - 17:00

Jessica Alba may be joining the Focker family soon! Reports are saying that the actress is in talks to costar in the newest installment of Ben Stiller's Meet the Parents series.


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"Precious" Nabs Top Prize at Toronto Film Festival
By Mariela Rosario | 09/21/2009 - 11:48

Lee Daniels's Precious, produced by Oprah Winfrey and based on the novel Push by Sapphire, took home the top prize over the weekend at the Toronto Film Festival. The coveted audience award at the festival is a traditionally seen as a predictor for Oscar contenders. Last year's audience award winner was a little film called Slumdog Millionaire.


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Oliver Stone's "South of the Border" Premieres at Venice Film Festival
By Mariela Rosario | 09/08/2009 - 10:05

This week at the Venice International Film Festival, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez traded in his red beret for the red carpet. Oliver Stone’s documentary, South of the Border, about the embattled leader, premiered this week at the Italian film festival, and the director said he is prepared for strong reactions from both sides of the political spectrum.


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Zoë Saldana Nominated for Two Scream Awards
By Mariela Rosario | 09/01/2009 - 10:08

Zoë Saldana seems to be carving a niche for herself in the sci-fi film department, and hard-core fans of the genre couldn’t be happier. The Star Trek star was recently nominated for two Scream awards, which honor the best in the sci-fi, fantasy, horror and comedy genres. "Eight out of the ten highest grossing films of all time are in the Scream genres, which is due to the incredible passion and loyalty of these fans," said Casey Patterson, executive producer of the awards show.


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George Lopez and Ashton Kutcher Chat About Twitter
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 08/31/2009 - 17:46

Comedian George Lopez recently had a funny conversation with his Valentine’s Day co-star Ashton Kutcher about the merits of Twitter. When Lopez told Kutcher that he was embarrassed by his 20,000 followers in the face of Kutcher’s staggering 3.5 million devotees, Kutcher explained that it’s not all about the numbers. “It’s about how you move the fish,” he said. “It’s how you work the tool.” Kutcher added that he and his wife, actress Demi Moore, have come to rely on Twitter as a form of communication.


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Eva and Rosario Land Major New Roles
By Anabell Romero | 08/20/2009 - 13:22

A-lister actresses Eva Longoria Parker and Rosario Dawson continue to test their limits and make some major strides in Hollywood, each scoring parts in two anticipated upcoming dramas.


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