By Mariela Rosario | 12/19/2008 - 17:00
Everyone knows that Will Smith and Rosario Dawson are super cool with each other. In a recent interview with New York magazine Rosario talks about how impressed she was by Smith's dedication to the role as IRS agent Ben Thomas in their new film Seven Pounds. At times she even found herself wondering if she was talking to her friend Will, or his character Ben, and apparently she wasn;t the only one who noticed.
By Monica Herrera | 12/19/2008 - 11:01
It's tough to drag our attention away from Oscar buzz-worthy movies these days, but two big budget flicks with very different themes are giving it a shot this weekend. Which one will you go see? Let's explore our options...
By Monica Herrera | 12/18/2008 - 14:01
The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced this morning, and we'd like to say felicidades to America Ferrera, who will vie for Oustanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series. The Ugly Betty star won the award in 2007 but lost to 30 Rock's Tina Fey this year, so expect a showdown between these TV divas when the awards air on January 25! Or maybe not, since neither of them is particularly diva-like, and everyone and their dog is obsessed with Tina this year...but here's hoping anyway.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 12/16/2008 - 16:50
You might want to leave the kids home when you head out to see this cartoon. The Hollywood Reporter says that the success of legendary comedy duo Cheech and Chong’s reunion tour, Cheech & Chong Light Up America, has sparked the idea for an animated feature film.
By Lee Hernandez | 12/16/2008 - 14:30
Steven Bauer went from unknown to sex symbol 25 years ago with his role as Manolo Ribera, the right-hand man to Al Pacino's Tony Montana, in Scarface. Latina.com spoke with the Cuban actor, now 52, about the craziest fan he’s ever met, why he’s still happily single, and more.
We can’t even imagine Scarface without you. Can you?
By Mariela Rosario | 12/16/2008 - 12:15
Jennifer Lopez has signed on to star in a new romantic comedy entitled Plan B. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the rom-com, written by Kate Angelo, is one of the first projects to get a green light from CBS Films. The story centers around a woman who uses artificial insemination to conceive twins (Plan B) only
to meet Mr. Right (or Plan A) on the very same
By Monica Herrera | 12/15/2008 - 13:13
Not that many people, it seems. While the Latin-themed holiday flick was one of only two new films to open in wide release this week--Keanu Reeves' sci-fi remake The Day The Earth Stood Still was the other--Nothing Like The Holidays earned just $3.5 million to land at #7 on the box office chart.
By Monica Herrera | 12/15/2008 - 09:14
Guillermo Del Toro would probably like nothing more than to make a film on his home turf of Mexico, but the acclaimed director of Pan's Labyrinth and Hellboy II says he is in "forced exile" from the country after his father's kidnapping 10 years ago.
By Monica Herrera | 12/12/2008 - 16:30
If you go to your local multiplex this weekend and see Nothing Like The Holidays on the marquee, thank Freddy Rodriguez. The 33-year-old actor not only stars in the movie, he also earned top billing as its Executive Producer by developing the script and recruiting its solidly Latin cast. We spoke to the Chicago-bred boricua about why he decided to bring a brown Christmas story to life onscreen.
You grew up in Humboldt Park yourself. What were the most important elements of your neighborhood that you wanted to portray?
By Monica Herrera | 12/12/2008 - 13:36
We're dying to talk to John Leguizamo about his new movie, Nothing Like The Holidays (opening today). But first, the Rican-Colombian actor has to get one thing off his chest: how psyched he is that Rosie Perez just earned an Independent Spirit nomination for The Take, a gritty drama they shot together in Boyle Heights. "I'm so proud of my Rosie. I've never seen an actress give all of herself like she did.