What to Watch: Immigration Tango
What to Watch: 'Immigration Tango'
By Angie Romero | 07/01/2011 - 15:21

We all know Carlos Leon as Lourdes’s papi, but earlier this year, he proved he’s got some acting chops, too! Leon stars in the romantic comedy Immigration Tango, about an immigrant couple in Florida (a Colombian, played by Leon, and a Russian, played by Elika Portnoy) who strikes a deal with their best friends, an American couple (Ashley Wolfe and McCaleb Burnett) to inter-marry in order to stay in the U.S. legally.


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Jennifer Lopez
The Real Reason Jennifer Lopez Might Not Return to 'American Idol'
By Latina Staff | 06/23/2011 - 10:30

We have to admit, Jennifer Lopez's hesitation to return as a judge on the highest rated television show (American Idol) in the U.S. had us scratching our heads. The show helped to revitalize her career and revealed her sensitive and nurturing side. It was a win-win situation as American Idol's ratings had been sliding and completely bounced back this season thanks in no small part to La Lopez.


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Brazil’s Best Exports
By Mariela Rosario | 05/20/2011 - 16:30

The Guinness Book of World Records recently declared that 114-year-old Maria Gomes Valentim, a resident of Brazil, is officially the world's oldest living human! Brazilian culture has given so many wonderful things to the world, and people there are clearly happy, or they would not be living to be 114.

From caipirinhas to samba—the stand-out South American country has got it going on! Here's why:


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Selena Gomez: “It’s humbling, having to go from this Disney high back down to having to find roles”
By Johanna Ferreira | 05/18/2011 - 13:01

With her role in Wizards of Waverly Place recently coming to an end, Selena Gomez looked fresh, beautiful and ready to take on the world in Teen Vogue’s June/July issue. The young star, who graced the cover in a delicate white crocheted top and sporting a bright red pout, opened up about everything to ending her days at Disney to her thoughts on heartbreak. One thing for sure, the mature 18-year old definitely has a soft spot for her fans.
 


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Antonio and Salma
Salma Hayek on Antonio Banderas: "I Can Feel Him in the Room When I'm Doing It"
By Lee Hernandez | 05/12/2011 - 18:38

In the Shrek spin-off, Puss in Boots, Salma Hayek plays Ms. Kitty Soft Paws, the female counterpart to Antonio Banderas' Puss in Boots. But even though the two actors' characters interact in the movie, Salma and Antonio have yet to work together on the film. 


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WATCH: Paz Vega in "The King's Speech" Spoof
By Mariela Rosario | 03/31/2011 - 14:30

Super mom Paz Vega seems to get more beautiful with every new baby she has (she's at three so far). The Spanish actress, who hails originally from Sevilla has a new film coming out tomorrow called Cat Run in which she plays high-end call girl who holds key evidence of a scandalous government cover-up. The film is an action comedy, and from this Funny or Die video, it's clear that Vega has been working on her comedic timing.

Check her out in "The Queen's Speech" below!


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EXCLUSIVE: Catching up with Michael Peña from 'The Lincoln Lawyer'
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 03/17/2011 - 08:21

Fresh off Battle: Los Angeles opening-weekend win last Friday, Michael Peña hits the big screen again this week with the drama/thriller The Lincoln Lawyer, co-starring Matthew McConaughey as a bottom-feeding criminal defense attorney who works out of his car and lands the seemingly dream client—a rich bad boy who is accused of rape and attempted murder. Enter the Mexican American actor as Jesus, the all-too-convenient suspect.


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Star Tracker: America Ferrera, Selena Gomez, Sofia Vergara and More …
By Johanna Ferreira | 02/16/2011 - 14:08

- We were pleased to hear that America Ferrera will be joining the DreamWorks animation sequel, How to Train Your Dragon 2!  Director, Dean DeBlois has confirmed that the entire voice cast will be returning, including Gerald Butler, Jay Baruchel, Craig Ferguson, Jonah Hill and Kristin Wig.


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Black Swan Recast
2011 Oscars: Recasting 'Black Swan'
By Lee Hernandez | 01/28/2011 - 13:00

We continue our series on recasting this year’s batch of Oscar nominated movies with Latin stars. Up next: Darren Aronofsky’s psychological thriller, Black Swan.


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Latinos Score Oscars with their Original Scores
Latinos Score Oscars with their Original Scores
By Grace Bastidas | 01/27/2011 - 12:30

The right music can heighten a viewer’s emotional connection to any film, creating tension (remember Jaws?), fright, sadness and a host of other feelings from the safety of your seat. A handful of Argentine composers have not only succeeded in doing this, but have also nabbed Academy Awards nominations (or wins!) in the process.


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