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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Fast & Furious & Latin
Fast & Furious & Latin
By Jesus Trivino Alarcon | 05/17/2013 - 15:58

It’s almost law: If a certain fuel-injected movie franchise is in theaters, Latinos are first in line to see it. No wonder that the popular series’ filmmakers have stocked it (Fast & Furious 6 races into theaters this Memorial Day) with all things us — from our hottest stars to our hottest music (there will be Pitbull club bangers!). Here’s your primer:


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Zoe Saldana at the London premiere of Star Trek: Into the Darknesse
Zoe Saldaña Dishes on 'Star Trek,' Her Mom, and Secret to Success (EXCLUSIVE)
By Sugey Palomares | 05/14/2013 - 12:01

Star Trek fans rejoice! Zoe Saldana is back as Uhura in J.J. Abrams' new installment, Star Trek Into Darkness. The A-list actress spoke exclusively about the new movie, including her on-screen romance with Spock. Saldana also dished on her secret to success, her mother, and more. Read the full interview below!

What do you think Star Trek fans will love most about Into Darkness?


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Zoe Saldana at the London premiere of Star Trek: Into the Darkness
Zoë Saldaña Doesn't Always Draw From Latina Identity for Films
By Amaris Castillo | 05/10/2013 - 10:09

Yes, Zoë Saldaña is Latina. But that doesn’t mean her ethnicity inspires her for every role she tackles.

During a recent press conference to promote her new film Star Trek: Into Darkness, our May 2013 cover girl spoke about not dwelling too much on being a Latina actress – but instead, just an actress.


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William Levy and Jada Pinkett-Smith
William Levy and Jada Pinkett-Smith to Star in New Movie 'Salsa'
By Sugey Palomares | 05/07/2013 - 11:52

Listen up DWTS fans! William Levy is returning to the dance floor for his new upcoming feature film, Salsa. The Cuban heartthrob will be partnering up with Jada Pinkett-Smith, who will produce and star in the movie about a woman at a turning point in her life who meets a salsa teacher and begins to love life again. We would too if we met Levy at salsa class!


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The Big Wedding movie poster
Commentary: Latinas Are Either Saints or Whores, According to New Movie
By Irina Gonzalez | 05/05/2013 - 16:00

I’m one of those girls who’s a sucker for romantic comedies. Yes, I said it. I simply love any movie that takes a couple who just can’t seem to get their act together and ends with them finding their happily ever after.

I don’t care if the plot is kind of silly. I don’t care if the acting is awful. I don’t even necessarily care that the dialogue is dry and the chemistry isn’t ideal. I just want to see that love-conquers-all finale that always brightens my day and puts a smile on my single-girl-in-the-city face.


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10 Latino Actors and Directors Roger Ebert Championed in His Reviews
10 Latino Actors and Directors Roger Ebert Championed in His Reviews
By Tom Castaneda | 04/05/2013 - 14:53

The entertainment world is mourning the death of legendary film critic Roger Ebert, who passed away at the age of 70 on Thursday after a long battle with thyroid cancer. Ebert, the first film critic to win a Pulitzer Prize for Criticism, reviewed films for the Chicago Sun-Times from 1967 until his passing and hosted At the Movies with rival critic Gene Siskel. During his career, Ebert even helped shine a spotlight on Latin luminaries in Hollywood.


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5 Things You Should Know About 'The Host'
5 Things You Should Know About 'The Host'
By LeAura Luciano | 03/28/2013 - 16:42

What if everything you love was taken from you in the blink of an eye? The Host is the next epic love story from the creator of the Twilight Saga, bestselling author, Stephenie Meyer.

Spoiler Alert: Meyer is currently writing a follow up to the highly anticipated new film.

1. Stephanie Meyer has a Latino Connection in The Host:


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Vanessa Hudgens: Please Just Claim You’re a Latina Already!
By Sugey Palomares | 03/26/2013 - 11:25

Call it a fad or just plan reality, but it seems like everyone wants to be Latina nowadays and, honestly, who can blame them? Vanessa Hudgens ‘kind of, sort of’ opened up about her Latina roots on The Chelsea Lately Show while promoting Spring Breakers with Selena Gomez.


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Selena Gomez Gets Kentucky Fried Chicken
Selena Gomez's Favorite Fast Food Restaurants!
By Amaris Castillo | 03/22/2013 - 13:58

Selena Gomez loves her fast food restaurants! And she’s "corrupted" those she has worked with too. The starlet's Spring Breakers (out today) costar Ashley Benson spoke about having to gain weight during the movie’s filming, per director Harmony Korine. That seemed to be no problem for Gomez.


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