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WATCH: "Girl in Progress" Exclusive Scene
By Latina Staff | 05/11/2012 - 13:27

Check out an exclusive clip from the film Girl in Progress , directed by (Under the Same Moon’s Patricia Riggen). In the film, single mom Grace  (Eva Mendes) is a far-cry from grown-up. Ansiedad (Cierra Ramirez) jumpstarts her own coming of age by modeling her life after teen movies and coming-of-age stories in an attempt to skip ahead to adulthood. The results make for a funny, heartbreaking and ultimately uplifting movie with some poignant moments.  

 


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4 New Movies to See This Weekend!
By Samantha Leal | 05/11/2012 - 09:47

Thank goodness it’s the weekend! Are you ready to wind down? Hit the theater, grab some popcorn, and catch one of these flicks opening today:

Girl in Progress

Grace (Eva Mendes) is a single mom who isn’t giving her daughter, Ansiedad (Cierra Ramirez), the attention she deserves. As Ansiedad reads coming-of-age stories in class, she decides to skip ahead to adulthood. But sometimes, even adults still have to learn about becoming grown-ups.

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Exclusive Photos: Eva Mendes & Cierra Ramirez's New Movie Girl in Progress
By Latina Staff | 04/13/2012 - 17:08

We've been buzzing about Eva Mendes' new flick, Girl in Progress, for months now! The film is about a dysfunctional single mother who struggles to raise her teenage daughter, played by Cierra Ramirez. Check out these exclusive photos of Girl in Progress, which hits theaters May 11th.


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10 Must-See Movies This Spring & Summer
By Sally Mercedes | 03/21/2012 - 18:01

Although the summer movie season usually starts in May, the highly-anticipated release of The Hunger Games this weekend has moved the movie calendar up a couple of months. But with so many movies coming out between now and July, it's easy to get overwhelmed. So we're doing the dirty work for you!

These are 10 must-see movies for this spring and summer and why you just can't miss them. It might not be the list the critics make, but it's proof that there's a little something for everyone year-round.


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Introducing 'Secret Life of the American Teenager' Star Cierra Ramirez
Introducing 'Secret Life of the American Teenager' Star Cierra Ramirez
By Jill Pankow | 03/12/2012 - 07:21

Enchanting young Latina Cierra Ramirez will be the newest student in school when ABC Family’s hit Secret Life of the American Teenager returns for its spring premiere at the end of this month. The Houston native will be joining the cast as pregnant teen Kathy who lives with her grandmother. Lead actress Shailene Woodley, who plays Amy on the show, will serve as a kind of mentor for Kathy who plans on putting her unborn child up for adoption.


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WATCH: New Trailer for 'Girl in Progress' Starring Eva Mendes
By Adriana Rivera | 01/11/2012 - 13:12

Eva Mendes is back on the big screen in a new coming-of-age comedy entitled Girl in Progress. The Cuban-American actress stars as an immature and dysfunctional single mother who is trying to make ends meet while her teenage daughter, played by Cierra Ramirez, is coming to terms with growing up.

EXCLUSIVE: Poster for Eva Mendes' New Film, "Girl in Progress"


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EXCLUSIVE: Poster for Eva Mendes’ New Film, "Girl in Progress"
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 01/05/2012 - 15:32

Every chica has to go de niña a mujer, with all the good and bad times that coming of age entails. But what if you had to go through it with a mom who pays more attention to herself than to you? That’s the predicament that Ansiedad (newcomer Cierra Ramirez) finds herself in in the must-see Girl in Progress (out April 27), faced with an all-but-absent single woman as a mom (Eva Mendes).


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