Michael Pena End of Watch Premiere
Michael Peña and 'Mosquita Y Mari' Nominated for Spirit Award
By Sugey Palomares | 11/27/2012 - 16:41

The annual Spirit Awards honoring independent flicks revealed this year's nominees today in Los Angeles. Zoe Saldana, Anna Kendrick, and Common took the stage to announce the nominations.


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Salma Hayek at the 2012 Bambi Awards
Salma Hayek Reveals She "Didn't Want to Be Naked" in 'Desperado'
By Samantha Leal | 11/26/2012 - 11:09

Salma Hayek wasn't always so comfortable showing off her body, especially when it came to movie roles. The Mexican-born beauty told The Sun newspaper that filming the nude scenes for the 1992 film Desperado with Antonio Banderas had her in tears. 


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Javier Bardem in Skyfall
Does Javier Bardem Deserve an Oscar for His Performance in 'Skyfall'?
By Samantha Leal | 11/12/2012 - 16:43

As the top-grossing Bond film (ever!) with an opening weekend of $90 million, Skyfall was a hit. And it's Javier Bardem who had audiences raving about his performance as Raoul Silva in the new film directed by Sam Mendes


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Alexa Vega in Machete Kills
Hot Damn! Alexa Vega Flaunts Killer Curves In New 'Machete Kills' Photo!
By Sugey Palomares | 11/08/2012 - 16:32

Don’t mess with Alexa Vega! The 24-year-old actress is proving that she has outgrown her Spy Kids days with this recent photo taken on the set of Roberto Rodriguez’s upcoming sequel, Machete Kills. The film, slated for release in the spring, also stars Jessica Alba and Sofia Vergara.


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Nadine Velazquez and Tamara Tunie in 'Flight'
EXCLUSIVE: Nadine Velazquez Dishes on Playing Denzel Washington's Love Interest in 'Flight'
By Sugey Palomares | 11/01/2012 - 15:23

Nadine Velazquez may be best known for her comedic role in the 2009 sitcom, My Name Is Earl, but the Puerto Rican model and actress is taking her career to new heights by starring in the upcoming drama alongside Denzel Washington, Flight. The Chicago native plays a flight attendant named Katerina, who also happens to be romantically involved with an alcoholic pilot played by the Oscar and Tony-winner.


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Javier Bardem at the Skyfall New York City photo call on October 15, 2012
Javier Bardem Talks About Villain Role in New 007 Flick 'Skyfall'
By Sugey Palomares | 10/16/2012 - 13:00

Javier Bardem is tapping into the essence of what super-villains are made of for the new James Bond movie, Skyfall.


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Tony Mendez at the Argo premiere in Washington DC
5 Things You May Not Know About Argo's Tony Mendez
By Sugey Palomares | 10/12/2012 - 13:00

Latino stories and experiences have inspired Hollywood blockbusters like Selena and El Cantante, but the latest bio-flick has nothing to do with pop stars. Real life CIA agent, Tony Mendez was responsible for the rescue of six American diplomats who were taken hostage in Iran back in the 1970s.

His real life account is the basis of the new drama-thriller played and directed by Ben Affleck, Argo. Here are some facts you may not know about this fascinating figure in U.S. history.


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Benicio del Toro in The Wolfman
6 of Our Favorite Latino Movie Villains!
By Sugey Palomares | 10/11/2012 - 18:00

There’s no better way to get in the Halloween spirit than to honor our favorite Latino movie villains. Warning: these characters have no mercy and are ruthless! Find out who made our list below.


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Harvest of the Empire Documentary
WATCH: Juan Gonzalez's 'Harvest of The Empire' Trailer
By Sugey Palomares | 09/28/2012 - 19:00

Daily News columnist and college professor, Juan Gonzalez’s revolutionary non-fiction narrative titled, Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America, is being adapted into a documentary. Outlining the socio-political struggles and triumphs of Latinos in the U.S., Juan also tackles issues of acculturation and identity.


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Michael Pena End of Watch Premiere
Michael Peña on Playing a Cop in End of Watch: "I've Actually Been Shot At!"
By Dan Koday | 09/21/2012 - 18:01

Latina recently got the chance to chat with Michael Peña, the Mexican actor set to star in Chavez alongside America Ferrera as wife Helen and Rosario Dawson as Dolores Huerta. But before conquering his role as the iconic civil rights activist, Michael can be seen keeping the streets of Los Angeles civil in his latest flick End of Watch, also starring America Ferrera, Natalie Martinez and Jake Gyllenhaal. Check out what Michael had to say about working with America and why he's actually been shot at in real life! 


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