Sofia Vergara Lands Role in Sexy New Thriller
Sofia Vergara Lands Role in Sexy New Thriller
By Celestrellas | 05/16/2011 - 13:40

It seems fitting that recently anointed CoverGirl spokeswoman, Sofía Vergara, would also land a role in in a sexual thriller at the Cannes Film Festival.

The Huffington Post reports that The Paperboy, which will also star Hollywood hunk Matthew McConaughey, is the brainchild of director Lee Daniels and is based on the 1995 book of the same name by author Pete Dexter.

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WATCH: Penelope Cruz the "Icing on the Cake" of New Pirates Movie
By Stacey Rivera | 05/16/2011 - 10:00

OK, it is a long video BUT if you are excited about the new Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and you love Penelope Cruz, there are some great moments here, including Penelope talking about how her sister Monica’s dance background helped her swing a sword as Penelope’s body double and a cute celebrities-are-real-people-moment when Penelope fixes her eyelashes at the beginning of the press conference.

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EXCLUSIVE: Aimee Garcia on Playing a Teen, Her Celebrity Crush and 'Go For It!'
By Amaris Castillo | 05/13/2011 - 11:30

Aimee Garcia is used to playing a teen.  The 32-year-old actress is probably best known for her role as bratty Veronica Palmero on The George Lopez Show, and in her newest film Go For It! Garcia plays a 19-year-old Chicago-bred Latina who struggles to fulfill her dreams of becoming a professional dancer despite a slew of obstacles. The film, which hits theatres today, was written, directed, and produced by Latina Carmen Marron and features a mostly Hispanic cast.

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Antonio and Salma
Salma Hayek on Antonio Banderas: "I Can Feel Him in the Room When I'm Doing It"
By Lee Hernandez | 05/12/2011 - 18:38

In the Shrek spin-off, Puss in Boots, Salma Hayek plays Ms. Kitty Soft Paws, the female counterpart to Antonio Banderas' Puss in Boots. But even though the two actors' characters interact in the movie, Salma and Antonio have yet to work together on the film. 

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WATCH: New Teaser for Almodovar's Latest Film 'La Piel Que Habito'
By Mariela Rosario | 05/09/2011 - 15:15

A new teaser for Pedro Almodovar's latest film La Piel Que Habito (The Skin I Live In) just dropped today and it looks so creepy...we can't wait! Not only will the film reunite Almodovar with longtime muse Antonio Banderas, but it's the director's first foray into the genre of a psychological thriller.

La Piel Que Habito is based on Thierry Jonquet's 1995 novel Mygale about an unhinged plastic surgeon who captures the man who viciously raped his daughter. Banderas will play the main character.

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WATCH: First Official 'Colombiana' Trailer Drops, Starring Zoe Saldana!
By Mariela Rosario | 05/09/2011 - 07:56

The first official trailer for Colombiana has dropped, and Zoe Saldana looks amazing! Written by Luc Besson and produced by the same crew who brought us The Professional and La Femme Nikita, the film is a classic vengeance tale starring Saldana as Cataleya Restrepo, a woman who becomes an assassin after witnessing the murder of her parents when she was just a little girl. Needless to say, Zoe is a total badass and we can not wait to see this high-octane action film. Check out the trailer below:

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Laz Alonso
EXCLUSIVE: Laz Alonso on Being Latino & Black in Hollywood
By Lee Hernandez | 05/06/2011 - 13:15

In the romantic comedy Jumping the Broom (opening in theaters nationwide today), Cuban actor Laz Alonso, 37, plays an African American character in an all-black cast that includes Angela Bassett, Paula Patton, Loretta Devine, Mike Epps, and Romeo.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Rodrigo Santoro on Being a Sex Symbol and His New Movie 'There Be Dragons'
By Lee Hernandez | 05/05/2011 - 15:30

We sat down with heartthrob Rodrigo Santoro (Love Actually, Che) in New York City today to get the 411 on his new movie, There Be Dragons (opening nationwide tomorrow), which the Brazilian actor called, "an epic story about love, faith, betrayal, passion and the power of forgiveness."

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Our Favorite Films Made By (Or Starring) Latinos At Tribeca Film Festival!
Our Favorite Films Made By (Or Starring) Latinos At Tribeca Film Festival!
By Latina Staff | 05/05/2011 - 08:00

The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) wrapped on this past weekend in New York, ending ten days of screenings, panels, red carpets, and community events.

This year, over 430,000 people attended the fest’s 10th edition, a milestone year for the film festival co-founded by Robert DeNiro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff. As in years past, it’s a great place to scout for talented new Latino filmmakers and actors!

Check out our round-up of the best movies we saw.

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