The 10 Best Latina Leading Ladies in Hollywood

It’s no secret that Latinos are dramatically underrepresented in Hollywood movies. But did you know women are, in general, absurdly absent from leading roles in Hollywood? In a study of the top movies from 2007 through 2009, the USC Annenberg School of Communications found that just 32% of roles in movies go to female actresses. 

Hey, Hollywood, we've got news for you: these 10 Latinas have starred in movies before, and they can do it again. Let's see these leading ladies on the screen more in 2014: 

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