Antonio Banderas to Star in Chilean Miners Movie
By Amaris Castillo | 05/20/2013 - 13:44

Antonio Banderas has been cast in The 33, a film about the Chilean miners.

Deadline reports that the Spanish actor is set to play Mario Sepúlveda, who became the public face of the 33 miners, who were trapped underground for a total of 69 days.


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Reese Witherspoon's Not Alone: 11 Latino Stars Who Have Been Arrested!
By Latina Staff | 04/22/2013 - 09:43

Reese Witherspoon is now famous for the tag line, “Do you know my name?” That’s what the actress asked a police officer when she was arrested on Friday night in Atlanta. She was charged with disorderly conduct and her husband, Jim Toth, was taken in for driving under the influence. The Oscar-winning star released a statement saying she was “deeply embarrassed” by her actions. Good call, Reese.


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Victor Cruz Memoir: Out of the Blue
5 Great Latino Celebrity Memoirs & Autobiographies
By Samantha Leal | 07/17/2012 - 16:15

Victor Cruz just released his new memoir, Out of the Blue, which chronicles his life and struggle to get to where he is now – a Super Bowl champion and proud papi. To celebrate, we’re looking at some other books by notable Latinos. Are any of these on your reading list?


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Charlie Sheen on Feeling Latino: "I'm a White Guy in America"
By Samantha Leal | 07/11/2012 - 17:00

In a new interview conducted by Maria Elena Salinas for Univision's Aqui y Ahora, Charlie Sheen gets to the root of his, well, Latino roots and his relationship to Latino culture.


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The 10 Best Latino Movie Performances of 2011!
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 12/22/2011 - 13:42

2011 didn’t offer much in terms of showy Hollywood performances for Latinos, but if you knew where to look, there were some very solid performances in a wide range of genres, with some actors even managing to snag award nominations. From blockbuster comedies to low-budget indies to foreign films to animated movies, here are our most buzzed-about, favorite performances of the year!

13 Fall Movies Starring Latinos!


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Martin Sheen Stands Up for Latino Man Wrongly Convicted of Murder
By Fox News Latino | 12/07/2011 - 13:30

Hollywood actor Martin Sheen is using his political muscle to try and help a Latino man he says was wrongly convicted of murder.

At a press conference Monday, Sheen, who is Latino himself, said he met with the man, Jon-Adrian Velasquez, hours earlier and believes his case “cries out for justice.”


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Going Off Latina-Style
5 Latino TV Characters You Don't Want to Mess With
By Latina Staff | 10/25/2011 - 16:29

Something awesome happened in the season six premiere of Showtime's hit serial killer drama Dexter (Oct. 2)—Lauren Velez's character (the ambitious and tough Maria Laguerta), was promoted from Lieutenant to Captain of Miami Metro Homicide! And if you thought Laguerta was tough before her big promotion, then get ready, because Laguerta is loving her new promotion and the power that comes with it.


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EXCLUSIVE: Emilio Estevez on Latinos: "This is a Demographic That Will Not Stay Silent"
By Lee Hernandez | 10/18/2011 - 12:25

When we caught up with actor-director Emilio Estevez last week to discuss his new film The Way, we asked the Spanish actor if he thinks things have gotten better for Latinos in Hollywood over the last 20 or 30 years.


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