By Sugey Palomares | 02/07/2012 - 12:08
In order to keep up with the fast-growing and ever-changing Latino demographic, Univision and Disney are currently discussing the possibility of launching a 24-hour news channel for English-speaking Latinos in the U.S. The proposed new channel comes in light of the 2010 census results, which highlights that Latinos born in the U.S. make up for 60 percent of our nation’s growth in the last ten years. The news channel may premiere just in time for the presidential election in November, but neither company has gone on the record to confirm.
By Amaris Castillo | 01/13/2012 - 12:00
Bella Thorne’s new Disney Channel Original Movie Frenemies premieres tonight, and we caught up with the Cuban American actress over the phone yesterday to chat about it!
By Amaris Castillo | 12/16/2011 - 08:56
It’s less than a month away from the series finale of Selena Gomez’s Wizards of Waverly Place. The Emmy-winning Disney show, which helped catapult the part-Mexican teen singer/actress to superstardom, will end on January 6, 2012. When news first broke that season four would be the show’s last, Gomez spoke exclusively to Latina about it.
By Amaris Castillo | 12/13/2011 - 12:10
We’ll soon be introduced to a new Disney princess – and this one is much, much younger. We’re talking about a niña here.
By Lee Hernandez | 11/15/2011 - 15:00
If there’s one place teen superstar Selena Gomez can go to escape from the madness of Hollywood and the flashing lights of the paparazzo, it’s the set of her Emmy-winning Disney Channel show, Wizards of Waverly Place. But Wizards is coming to an end this year (the fourth season), and Selena definitely shed a tear or two when they finished taping.
By Adriana Rivera | 10/27/2011 - 14:30
—37-year-old Cuban actor Laz Alonso has just been cast in the music and dance-themed drama Planet B Boy. According to TheHollywoodReporter.com, the film, based on the award-winning 2007 documentary of the same name, will shoot in Los Angeles and France.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/20/2011 - 12:00
Selena Gomez is a “hot mess.” We are totally kidding (of course!) – but our cover girl is reportedly set to star in a comedy with the same title. According to Deadline, the part-Mexican actress/singer is currently in talks with Tony-winning director James D.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/14/2011 - 11:15
Sigh, we knew this was bound to happen one day. Bella Thorne is singing about boys. The part-Cuban teenage star of Disney’s hit sitcom Shake It Up! has teamed up with one of her best friends, Pia Mia Perez, on “Bubblegum Boy”—a fun, upbeat song that has us bobbing our heads in the office. Yeah, we said it, this song doesn't only have appeal for the tween set (though the topic may be a little young).
By Amaris Castillo | 08/19/2011 - 09:02
At yesterday’s airing of the 2011 Do Something! Awards, Demi Lovato gave viewers a spine-tingling performance. For the first time ever on television, the 18-year-old actress/singer performed her hit single “Skyscraper,” which earned the number one spot on iTunes earlier this summer following its release.
Dressed in a beige dress with silver accents, Lovato’s performance brought audience members to their feet.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/16/2011 - 11:15
Demi Lovato’s voice is one-of-a-kind.