Introducing 'Rob!' Star Claudia Bassols
By Amaris Castillo | 01/09/2012 - 15:15

This Thursday, the upcoming comedy show Rob! is set to premiere on CBS. The show centers on an architect (played by Rob Schneider) who marries into a tight-knit Mexican family and has a slew of well-known Latino actors such as Cheech Marin and Lupe Ontiveros in tow. 

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Introducing Sensato
Introducing Pitbull’s New Protégé, Sensato
By Amaris Castillo | 01/02/2012 - 13:22

There’s a new Latino lyricist emerging in music – and he comes with already-lengthy credentials.

Dominican urban artist Sensato (born William Reyna) is best known for his wild success with “Watagatapitusberry, an infectious (and somewhat nonsensical) song that blazed through the radio two years ago. The song’s popularity skyrocketed so that Lil Jon and Cuban American rapper Pitbull joined in on its official remix. 

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Introducing New York Giants Wide Receiver Victor Cruz!
Introducing New York Giants Wide Receiver Victor Cruz!
By Adriana Rivera | 12/26/2011 - 13:39

Victor Cruz is already a sports hero and football star, but in case you don’t have all the facts about this 25 year-old half-black, half-Puerto Rican New York Giants wide receiver, here’s what you need to know.

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Introducing 'Sherlock Holmes' Star Noomi Rapace
By Amaris Castillo | 12/12/2011 - 14:30

At 31, Noomi Rapace is a well-seasoned actress, with roles in films such as 2009’s Swedish film The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

Though best known for her roles as the tattooed Lisbeth Salander in the Swedish/Danish film adaptations of the wildly popular “Millenium” series (by journalist) Stieg Larrsson, the part-Spanish actress may be well on her way towards creating a mark within the English-language film industry.

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Introducing Denise Vasi
Introducing the New Latina Star of “Single Ladies!”
By Lee Hernandez | 12/05/2011 - 17:07

When Stacey Dash quit her starring role on VH1’s hit show Single Ladies last month, we were bummed that we’d no longer have a Latina star on the VH1 dramedy.

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Introducing Q'orianka Kilcher
Introducing 'Neverland' Star Q'orianka Kilcher
By Amaris Castillo | 11/28/2011 - 16:40

Q’orianka Kilcher is one fierce chica.

The 21-year-old of part-Peruvian descent stars in Syfy’s new upcoming mini-series Neverland. The series, which bases itself as a prequel to J.M. Barrie’s classic Peter Pan, follows Peter and his fellow pickpocketing friends as they explore a world called Neverland after being transported there by a magical orb.

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Introducing Carlos Marín from Il Divo
By Amaris Castillo | 11/21/2011 - 14:00

The 43-year-old Spanish-bred singer Carlos Marín is the baritone member of the pop operatic quartet Il Divo, which was founded by The X Factor’s Simon Cowell. Il Divo, which has sold more than 26 million albums worldwide, has a new album out titled Wicked Game. The album, which hit stores earlier this month and is also available on iTunes, includes a classic song titled “Wicked Game” by rock musician Chris Isaak reinterpreted in Spanish.

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Introducing Makenzie Vega from 'The Good Wife'
Introducing Makenzie Vega from 'The Good Wife'
By Amaris Castillo | 11/07/2011 - 12:00

Being Alexa Vega’s (Spy Kids) younger sister, we’re guessing Makenzie Vega may feel like she has some big shoes to fill, but she's not letting that get in her way!

The 17-year-old part-colombiana actress stars in CBS’ legal drama The Good Wife, which centers on Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies), a junior litigator whose husband Peter Florrick (Chris Noth) lands in jail after a public sex and corruption scandal.

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Introducing Blanca Suárez from Pedro Almodóvar's "The Skin I Live In"
By Amaris Castillo | 10/31/2011 - 14:42

Not many 23-year-olds can say they star in a film helmed by renowned director Pedro Almodóvar. Luckily for Blanca Suárez, she can.

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Introducing Yaya DaCosta
Introducing 'In Time' Star Yaya DaCosta
By Lee Hernandez | 10/24/2011 - 12:30

Following a memorable and funny turn as Mark Ruffalo’s friend and lover in last year’s Oscar nominated film, The Kids Are All Right, Brazilian actress Yaya DaCosta has a new role in In Time—a sci-fi thriller about money and immortality—which stars Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried and opens in theaters nationwide this Friday, October 28th. 

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