Lana Parrilla at Paley Fest for Once Upon a Time
'Once Upon A Time' Star Lana Parrilla On Her Character's Latina Identity (EXCLUSIVE)
By Brittany Valadez | 03/08/2013 - 11:03

It was one fairytale afternoon as the stars of ABC’s hit show Once Upon a Time, hit the red carpet at Paley Fest in Los Angeles.

Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Josh Dallas, Lana Parrilla and more appeared at the event, which allows fans of hit TV shows to interact with their favorite celebrities.


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Lana Parilla at the 2012 NCLR ALMA Awards
Lana Parrilla Talks Second Season of ‘Once Upon a Time’
By Rosy Cordero | 10/19/2012 - 19:00

Lana Parrilla has been bewitching audiences as the Evil Queen on ABC’s Once Upon a Time, and it doesn’t look like that will be changing anytime soon.


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Lana Parilla promotes Once Upon a Time at the Monte Carlo TV Festival
EXCLUSIVE: ‘Once Upon a Time’ Star Lana Parrilla - “It’s a Great Time to Be a Latina in This Industry”
By Samantha Leal | 06/30/2012 - 16:00

Lana Parrilla plays Mayor Regina Mills (and, oh yeah, the Evil Queen) in ABC’s Once Upon a Time – though meeting her, you’d probably think she was more suited for the role of sweet Snow White. We sat down with the Boricua star to get the scoop on the show, her favorite stories growing up and what it’s like being a Latina in the industry.

‘Once Upon a Time’ is such a popular show, and you play a great Evil Queen. What was the casting process like?


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EXCLUSIVE: Lana Parrilla
EXCLUSIVE: ‘Once Upon A Time’ Star Lana Parrilla Says Hollywood Told Her: "You Don't Look Latina Enough"
By Lee Hernandez | 10/17/2011 - 15:07

Half-Puerto Rican actress Lana Parrilla has one of the most exciting roles on TV this fall—the part of the evil queen in ABC's fantastic new drama, Once Upon A Time (premiering Sunday, Oct. 23rd at 8/7c). But Lana's highly coveted new role is one she may not have gotten—if she hadn't made the drastic decision to chop off her long locks a few years ago. 


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Tube News: Four Latina Stars Lose Their Jobs
By Lee Hernandez | 06/02/2010 - 18:00

It’s bad enough that Latinos account for only 4% of on-camera talent on television (despite the fact that we make up roughly 14% of the U.S. population), but the major networks have made matters even worse by canceling four shows featuring Latinas in starring roles. 


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Diversity Report Card: CBS
By Lee Hernandez | 06/01/2010 - 15:00

Many people believe that the only way to get more Latin actors in front of the camera is to have more of us in executive positions behind the camera. There is proof that when a Latina runs a TV network, there are more opportunities for Latinos. Exhibit A: CBS


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