Kid Cudi Learns 'How To Make It In America'
Kid Cudi Learns 'How To Make It In America'
By Adriana Rivera | 06/16/2011 - 15:00

Half-Mexican Kid Cudi made his acting debut last season in HBO’s How To Make It In America as party animal Domingo Brown. The rapper and producer had absolutely no acting skills when he began, but he's determined to step his game up for season two.

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EXCLUSIVE: Ana de la Reguera Explains Why “Eastbound & Down” Shot in Puerto Rico: “Production Was Afraid of Mexico.”
By Lee Hernandez | 10/16/2010 - 20:02

Mexican telenovela star Ana de la Reguera stars on the second season of HBO’s hit comedy Eastbound & Down. The sweet and talented actress spoke to Latina.com about depicting Mexico in Puerto Rico, whether her character Vida really likes Kenny Powers, and why she enjoys playing unscrupulous characters.

This season of Eastbound & Down is set in Mexico but the show filmed in Puerto Rico. Why is that?


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EXCLUSIVE: Ana de la Reguera on Crossing Over from Spanish to English Roles: "It’s Like Living a Double Life."
By Lee Hernandez | 10/12/2010 - 17:01

Like many talented Latinas before her (Sofia Vergara, Salma Hayek, Paz Vega to name a few) famous Mexican telenovela actress Ana de la Reguera is crossing over from Spanish-language roles into the American mainstream. The beautiful actress, who's currently starring as a sexy unscrupulous singer on HBO's hit series, Eastbound & Down, spoke to Latina.com about the challenges that come from that transition.


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We Chat with Dance Teacher Tomas Guerrero from HBO's 'El Espiritu de la Salsa'
By Mariela Rosario | 08/09/2010 - 10:30

Get ready to dance! Tonight at 9pm EST, HBO airs the documentary El Espiritu de la Salsa. We talked to well-known Spanish Harlem dance teacher Tomas Guerrero about how it felt to be featured in the new film, why he thinks salsa has such mass appeal and whether or not younger Latinos will continue the traditions.

How did you became a salsa dance instructor?


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Diversity Report Card: HBO
By Lee Hernandez | 05/28/2010 - 16:00

Like most people, I love HBO (especially on Sunday nights)! But does the network do a good job of casting Latin talent in front of the camera?


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Review: "Bored to Death" is the Best New Show This Fall!
By Lee Hernandez | 09/15/2009 - 18:38

If you’re a die-hard fan of HBO Sunday nights (like me!), and a fanatic of shows like True Blood, Hung and Entourage, you’re probably thinking that this is as good as HBO Sunday nights can get. You think nothing—no matter how good or funny or dramatic—will impress you more than those shows. Well, you’re wrong! I’ve just seen the first 3 episodes of HBO’s new comedy Bored to Death (which premiers this Sunday Sept. 20), and I am happy to report that it's funnier than Hung and Entourage combined (sorry Ari).


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Valerie Cruz on Her "True Blood" Character: "I Modeled Her Accent After Penélope Cruz"
By Lee Hernandez | 07/21/2009 - 17:00

I promised myself I wouldn't watch Alan Ball's acclaimed HBO drama True Blood until they came to their senses and hired a Latina to appear on the show.


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TV Review: The Jury’s Still Out On "Hung"
By Lee Hernandez | 06/29/2009 - 11:30

Okay, so technically, HBO’s new comedy series Hung—about a man who uses his biggest asset to make money as a male prostitute—isn’t Latin entertainment. It doesn’t tackle any Latin themes, and there are no Latinos or Latinas in the main cast—or even in supporting roles, for that matter (that’s typical for HBO, by the way).


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