By Amaris Castillo | 10/11/2011 - 14:38
— Our cover girl Zoe Saldana loves to get whipped into shape at the gym. In an interview with Us Weekly, the part-Puerto Rican, part Dominican actress spoke about working with Hollywood-based trainer Steve Moyer. “We target whatever I want to target,” she said.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/06/2011 - 12:00
— Javier Bardem is in talks to take on the role as the starring villain in the second part of the Universal and Illumination franchise, Despicable Me. the big-screen baddy, named El Macho, has a son named Machito and will face off against Steve Carell and his trio of daughters in the second film.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/28/2011 - 16:05
The manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson’s former personal physician Dr. Conrad Murray began yesterday and choreographer and director Kenny Ortega took the stand. The 61-year-old Spanish-American recalled the demeanor of the deceased Jackson on June 19, 2009—just days before the singer died from a drug overdose. “My friend wasn't right,” Ortega said. “There was something going on that was deeply troubling me.”
By Amaris Castillo | 08/09/2011 - 11:00
Kenny Ortega will direct a remake of 1987 hit film Dirty Dancing. The iconic film about a teenage girl (Jennifer Grey) who falls in love with her handsome dance instructor (Patrick Swayze), grossed $214 million worldwide. Ortega, whose directorial roster includes the 2009 documentary Michael Jackson’s This Is It and Disney’s major hit High School Musical trilogy, was the original cho
By Mariela Rosario | 01/04/2011 - 17:00
Choreographer and director Kenny Ortega will testify at the trial of Michael Jackson's personal physician Dr. Conrad Murray this week, almost a year and a half after the King of Pop's tragic death on June 25, 2009.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/01/2010 - 15:00
By Mariela Rosario | 06/23/2010 - 13:00
This Friday, June 25th, marks the one-year anniversary of Michael Jackson's untimely death. CBS's The Early Show is celebrating the milestone with a special hour-long tribute entitled The King of Pop: One Year Later that will feature performances by Marc Anthony and Christina Aguilera. The special will air on Friday morning at 8AM EST.
By Mariela Rosario | 10/28/2009 - 09:25
Sony put on an impressive star-studded gala for the premiere of Kenny Ortega's This Is It concert film showing Michael Jackson's last days. In another example of how over-exploited the pop star's death has become, the This Is It premiere may be the first ever to sell merchandise commemorating the event. T-shirts, the film's CD and key chains were on sale for those lucky enough to be in attendance at the highly anticipated debut.
By Angie Romero | 09/29/2009 - 18:00
Two days ago, tickets for the posthumous Michael Jackson film This Is It went on sale. Surely many of you already have tickets. But for those of you who are tending to 20 things at the same time, some more urgent than others, I just wanted to tell you to stop whatever you’re doing right now and search for showtimes and tickets by zipcode here, otherwise you’ll have no choice but to wait for the DVD release.
By Mariela Rosario | 08/31/2009 - 10:23
Thousands of people gathered on Saturday in Mexico City to honor what would have been the 51st birthday of the king of pop, Michael Jackson.
Officials say that around 50,000 people came together, including upwards of 12,000 dancers to retrace the dance steps made famous around the world by the music video for Jackson’s "Thriller.” Men, women and children joined in the action, coming in costume and some getting their faces painted to reflect the ghoulish theme of the song.