By Jill Pankow | 02/06/2012 - 16:08
The 3rd season of HBO’s award winning series Boardwalk Empire will welcome Bobby Cannavale, a new nemesis for main character Nucky (Steve Buscemi). The part-Cuban actor will play Gyp who rivals Nucky for control of Atlantic City’s bootlegging business when the season begins.
By Jill Pankow | 02/03/2012 - 17:32
One of HBO’s newest and most promising hits is Luck, a horseracing drama brought to you by Michael Mann centered around the wheelings and dealings of California’s Santa Anita racetrack. In the middle of the action is Nuyorican John Ortiz who plays opposite Dustin Hoffman as a dubious horse trainer. Ortiz spoke with Latina about his limited racetrack experience prior to the show, his take on gambling and who he’ll be rooting for in the Super Bowl this Sunday.
By Lee Hernandez | 12/15/2011 - 13:07
Why aren't there more Latinos on TV? That's a question we ask often here at Latina. So this fall, we set out to grade the major TV networks (and some cable networks, too) to find out if they're featuring enough Latinos in their primetime shows. Read on to find out which networks made the grade (and which ones failed).
By Lee Hernandez | 11/28/2011 - 19:19
From Victor Rasuk and Luis Guzman in How To Make It in America to Kevin Alejandro and Paola Turbay on True Blood—and Paz de la Huerta on Boardwalk Empire—HBO has made a concerted effort this year to represent the 50 million+ Latinos who are currently living in the United States, in their primetime dramas. The network’s comedies—on the oth
By Adriana Rivera | 10/13/2011 - 13:45
—Nestor Carbonell will be enjoying a busy year. Ringer, The CW drama series that the Cuban actor stars in, has been picked up for a full season of 22 episodes. The show, also starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, is one of the first dramas on network television to get a full order of episodes, according to Zap2It.com.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/04/2011 - 12:15
Last month, we shared several highlights from the new HBO documentary film The Latino List. Directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, the film premiered last week on both HBO Latino and HBO and explores the meaning of being a modern Latino/a through one-on-one interviews with a cross-section of Latino figures.
By Mariela Rosario | 09/29/2011 - 15:30
Maria Hinojosa has been a working journalist for over 25 years and she is finally being acknowledged for her groundbreaking work with the honor of being named the first Latina to ever anchor the primetime news on PBS.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/28/2011 - 17:00
An astronaut, an actress and an activist—what do they have in common? They all made The Latino List, a new documentary film premiering September 28 on HBO Latino and September 29 on HBO. Directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, the film explores what it means to be a modern Latino and features interviews with a cross-section of figures from a myriad of disciplines.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/01/2011 - 09:30
Lingerie is usually worn discretely, but for Paz de la Huerta, its something to show off to the world. The 26-year-old star of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire is the new face of Agent Provocateur, a British luxury lingerie label.