By Amaris Castillo | 10/07/2011 - 13:41
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month and in honor of it, we wanted to highlight an upcoming film centered on the disease this week. Five, an anthology of five short films in one movie, explores how peoples’ lives are affected by breast cancer.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/03/2011 - 11:00
Like many Spaniards, Elena Anaya is familiar with the work of famed director and compatriot Pedro Almodóvar. Born in Palencia, Spain, the 36-year-old actress is more familiar than most because she starred in his 2006 film Hable con Ella, which garnered multiple awards, including an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/16/2011 - 09:45
The trailer for Dania Ramirez’s new film Premium Rush is out – and the dominicana looks as badass as ever. The 31-year-old actress plays Vanessa, a tough bicycle messenger, alongside Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Inception).
By Amaris Castillo | 08/30/2011 - 13:00
Come fall, we will be able to see how Puerto Rico looked back in the 1950s—thanks to the new film The Rum Diary, which hits theatres October 28. Johnny Depp stars in the film, based on the semi-biographical book by late journalist/author Hunter S. Thompson, about a freelance journalist at a crossroads in his career who travels to the island in hopes of finding a secure niche for himself. Puerto Rican actor Amaury Nolasco costars alongside Depp in the highly anticipated film.
By Lee Hernandez | 08/22/2011 - 19:09
When we think of Andy Garcia, we think of the Cuban-American actor not as a great "Latino" actor, but rather as a great actor—period!
By Amaris Castillo | 08/18/2011 - 10:00
Zoe Saldana was once a feminine tomboy—or so our September cover girl described herself in the September issue of GQ. “I had my plastic swords, my ninja stars,” she said, “but I still wore lipstick.”
By Amaris Castillo | 08/17/2011 - 13:52
— Colombia has its first 3D animated film out next month, Tr3s reports. Directed by Jairo Carrillo, Pequeñas Voces (Little Voices) it is a compilation of four children (ages 8-13) telling their own life stories. According to the website, Pequeñas Voces is about how Colombia’s internal guerrilla way has affected its youth. Adult voices are completely ignored in the film.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/15/2011 - 14:00
Esai Morales, star of new film Gun Hill Road, sounded off recently to BET.com about Latino roles in Hollywood. The 48-year-old Puerto Rican actor stars alongside Judy Reyes and up-and-coming transgender actress Harmony Santana in the film, which premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Gun Hill Road is about an ex-convict who returns home to the Bronx
By Amaris Castillo | 08/15/2011 - 12:45
Antonio Banderas opened up recently about his once-rocky working relationship with director Pedro Almodóvar. The pair, both from Spain, didn’t work with one another for about two decades. Banderas, who stars in Almodóvar’s new film, La Piel Que Habito (The Skin I Live In), told a French newspaper that the director saw his depar
By Latina Staff | 08/01/2011 - 11:30
A plan is in full swing to make a movie about late Colombian drug lord, Pablo Escobar, with director Brad Furman (The Lincoln Lawyer) at the helm. Escobar, who was murdered in 1993, once controlled 80 percent of the cocaine shipped to the United States and was named one of the ten richest people on earth by Fortune and Forbes magazines.