EXCLUSIVE: Lauren Velez Spills Details on Edward James Olmos's 'Dexter' Role: "It's About Salvation"
By Lee Hernandez | 05/25/2011 - 14:28

Production began today on the sixth season of Showtime’s hit serial killer drama, Dexter — and being the nosy diehard Dexter fans that we are — we called up Puerto Rican actress Lauren Velez (AKA Lt. Maria Laguerta) to get the 411 on what’s coming up in the new season for Dexter, Laguerta and Co.


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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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LATINA Choice Awards: Best TV Series of 2010
LATINA Choice Awards: Best TV Series of 2010
By Mariela Rosario | 01/05/2011 - 10:10

The People's Choice Awards are tonight (at 9 p.m. on CBS) and though we're rooting for our girls Eva Longoria and Selena Gomez, we can't lie—we are definitely dissapointed by the lack of Latino representation throughout the awards season so far.


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EXCLUSIVE: Major Spoiler! April Lee Hernandez Says "I Don’t End Up on Dexter's Table"
By Lee Hernandez | 11/22/2010 - 10:30

On last night’s episode of Dexter, we saw the last we’re going to see of uniform cop, Cira Manzon (April Lee Hernandez) after the rookie cop stabbed her friend, Deb (Jennifer Carpenter) in the back to get ahead in her career.


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Lauren Velez Dishes on the New Season of 'Dexter'
By Mariela Rosario | 09/22/2010 - 12:15

Lauren Velez stopped by the Latina offices and of course, we had to grill the Boricua actress on all things Dexter related! Although the bubbly and warm Velez isn't allowed to say too much about season 5 of the hit Showtime drama, she gave us some scoop on Lt.


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David Zayas on Playing a Ruthless Dictator in 'The Expendables'
David Zayas on Playing a Ruthless Dictator in 'The Expendables'
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/16/2010 - 14:06

This weekend’s box office champ, The Expendables, may have lured in audiences with not one or two, but 10 big-name action stars, but tucked among all the beefcake was a Latino who gives a solid, entertaining and surprising performance: Dexter’s David Zayas.


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April Lee Hernandez: ‘Dexter’ Role is my Comeback!”
By Lee Hernandez | 06/23/2010 - 16:00

In 2007, April Lee Hernandez gave a brave, scene stealing performance in the movie, Freedom Writers that earned her critical praise and got people calling her the next big star. Then she fell off the Hollywood map. The 30-year-old Boricua actress—who just landed a high profile role on Showtime's hit series, Dexter—spoke to Latina.com about her new role and why she sees it as a comeback.  


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Latin Love is in the Air on "Dexter" Season Four
By Lee Hernandez | 09/21/2009 - 18:30

We’re less than a week away from the highly anticipated fourth season of Showtime’s sublime serial killer drama Dexter (premiering on Sept. 27 at 9 p.m.), and guess what? I’ve seen the first four episodes. They’re pretty fabulous, and I’m going to share some of the juiciest details with you! I am a good friend, right?


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Lauren Velez on New Season of "Dexter": "Someone is Going to Die!"
By Lee Hernandez | 07/30/2009 - 16:10

Lauren Velez, my favorite boricua character actress, called me yesterday to talk about the upcoming fourth season of Showtime's brilliant serial killer drama Dexter, premiering Sept. 27. She got me super-excited when she told me the new season would contain plenty of romance, that it's going to be "bloody" and that someone (she's not yet sure who) is "going to die!"


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Fall '08 TV Extravaganza
By Latina Staff | 09/04/2008 - 15:13

Ladies, start your TiVos...it's fall TV time! Though it's been a great
summer, we're ready to trade in our flip-flops and beach towels for
pints of dulce de leche and cozy blankets to curl up on the couch with and get back in touch with our favorite small-screen characters.

Can't remember where your shows left off, or which new ones are worth tuning in for? Fret not—we've got your ultimate, Latino-centric fall TV preview right here.


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