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 | 10/21/2011 - 16:00
This week for What to Watch, we're highlighting the fourth installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean series: On Stranger Tides.
In the film, the beloved Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) is on the hunt for the fabled Fountain of Youth. He also crosses paths with a former lover named Angelica (played by the gorgeous Penélope Cruz) who forces him aboard the ship of the fearful pirate Blackbeard (Ian McShane).
By Kate Sandoval | 10/21/2011 - 16:00
Supermodel Christy Turlington was recently named the face of Avon’s latest fragrance, Step Into Sexy, a floral-oriental with notes of violet, orchid, rosewood, and amber ($28, available through Avon representatives or at avon.com in November).
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 | 10/14/2011 - 16:36
Earlier this week, we introduced you to Ziah Colon, the Boricua who stars in the highly anticipated remake of Footloose. Directed by Craig Brewer, the film centers on Ren McCormack (Kenny Wormald), a city kid who moves to a small Georgia town where dance and rock music are banned – and decides to shake things up with a dosage of teenage rebellion.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/07/2011 - 13:41
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month and in honor of it, we wanted to highlight an upcoming film centered on the disease this week. Five, an anthology of five short films in one movie, explores how peoples’ lives are affected by breast cancer.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/23/2011 - 14:00
In the new film Blackthorn, we’re thrust into a blend of legendary tale of adventure in Latin America, with a good old fashioned Western twist. The film (out now OnDemand and October 7th in limited theaters across the U.S.) is helmed by Spanish filmmaker Mateo Gil, known mainly for his screenplays (he wrote the Spanish hit film, Abre Los Ojos, remade in English as Vanilla Sky).
By Amaris Castillo | 09/14/2011 - 08:30
Zoe Saldana spoke to Access Hollywood about being included on the cover of Latina’s 15th Anniversary cover (out on newsstands now). The part-Puerto Rican, part-Dominican actress also shared details of her childhood, which was partly spent in the Dominican Republic, and of her star role in new action flick Colombiana.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/17/2011 - 13:52
— Colombia has its first 3D animated film out next month, Tr3s reports. Directed by Jairo Carrillo, Pequeñas Voces (Little Voices) it is a compilation of four children (ages 8-13) telling their own life stories. According to the website, Pequeñas Voces is about how Colombia’s internal guerrilla way has affected its youth. Adult voices are completely ignored in the film.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/15/2011 - 12:45
Antonio Banderas opened up recently about his once-rocky working relationship with director Pedro Almodóvar. The pair, both from Spain, didn’t work with one another for about two decades. Banderas, who stars in Almodóvar’s new film, La Piel Que Habito (The Skin I Live In), told a French newspaper that the director saw his depar