By Cristina Arreola | 10/17/2013 - 10:23
Gina Rodriguez is starring in a new film, Sleeping With the Fishes, a colorful romantic comedy which delivers a fresh perspective on diverse families in America.
Set in Brooklyn, Sleeping With the Fishes follows Alexis, played by Rodriguez, a Latina Jew with an overprotective familia. She ends up on a journey to self-discovery when she falls for a hunky guy from a very different background.
By Cristina Arreola | 09/19/2013 - 12:36
Are you excited for the 2013 ALMA Awards? After seeing the list of presenters and honorees, we definitely are!
Real-life best friends Eva Longoria and Mario Lopez will be hosting the awards show on September 27.
The barrier-breaking show, which will air on MSNBC and mun2, honors Latino entertainers who have made a positive impact upon their heritage and their field.
By Jesus Trivino | 04/19/2013 - 15:50
Gina Rodriguez still misses Jenni Rivera—we all do. Fortunately, Rodriguez co-starred with JR in her first film role, Filly Brown, which hits theatres nationwide today. In the film, Rodriguez portrays the titular character, an aspiring L.A.-based rapper with a mother (Rivera) in jail and a father (Lou Diamond Phillips) struggling to make ends meet. Think 8 Mile with a Latina spin. Here the up-and-coming actress remembers her time with "La Diva de La Banda."
By Sugey Palomares | 10/10/2012 - 13:34
Our resident associate editor, Sugey Palomares, covered the red carpet and chatted with our favorite celebrities including, Bella Thorne, Ryan Guzman, and more.
By Sugey Palomares | 10/05/2012 - 18:00
These talented newcomers love and embrace their roots. Check out what some of our young Hollywood stars shared about Hispanic Heritage Month and what they love most about being Latino!
By Samantha Leal | 08/29/2012 - 16:00
For someone who just turned 26, Joseph Julian Soria is making some serious moves – most recently starring in the film fest favorite Filly Brown and joining the newest season of Army Wives as Hector Cruz, husband to Gloria (played by Alyssa Diaz). We caught up with the young actor to get the scoop on his Army Wives character, his celebrity crushes and the lowdown on his love for Meryl Streep.
Let’s start with your background – where’d you grow up?
By Sugey Palomares | 08/20/2012 - 13:00
Actress Gina Rodriguez has earned positive praises for her powerful role as an aspiring rapper who struggles to survive after her mom (played by Jenni Rivera) is incarcerated in the indie NYILFF favorite, Filly Brown. Now movie lovers wonder what kind of roles the talented 27-year-old actress plans on pursuing next.
By Miranda Noland | 01/30/2012 - 08:18
By Adriana Rivera | 01/16/2012 - 09:39
Gina Rodriguez is soaring right now with buzz for her new film Filly Brown, which is due to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival this month. The 27-year-old Chicago native of Puerto Rican descent stars as the title character in the film opposite Jenni Rivera and Edward James Olmos. Rodriguez, a graduate from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, plays an aspiring hip-hop artist struggling to make the right decisions.