Benicio del Toro to Star in New Oliver Stone film "Savages"
We've Got the Scoop on Benicio del Toro's Latest Projects!
By Smriti Mundhra | 03/29/2011 - 17:29

It may be Bob Marley’s name that has become synonymous with dub and reggae, but—as filmmakers Ethan Higbee and Adam Bhala Lough know—his mentor Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry is the true godfather of the movement. Now 70-something and living in Switzerland, Perry gets his close-up in The Upsetter, a feature documentary directed by Higbee and Lough and narrated by Benicio del Toro.


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Cameron Diaz and Alex Rodriguez
POLL: Would You Watch a Romantic Comedy Starring Cameron Diaz and Alex Rodriguez?
By Lee Hernandez | 03/28/2011 - 15:17

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is about to become a pitcher — but it’s not what you think.

Rumor has it, A-Rod and his girlfriend Cameron Diaz, are in the process of developing a new movie and are planning to pitch the idea to a studio. “Cameron actually has an idea for a romantic comedy set around Major League Baseball,” says a source close to the actress.


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Iconic Composer Sergio Mendes Scores One for Brazil!
Iconic Composer Sergio Mendes Scores One for Brazil!
By Lee Hernandez | 03/21/2011 - 12:30

It's widely known that the new Brazil-set animated movie, Rio (in theaters April 15th) boasts A-list talent like George Lopez, Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx and Jesse Eisenberg.


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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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SNEAK PEEK: Behind the Scenes of 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides'
SNEAK PEEK: Behind the Scenes of 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides'
By Mariela Rosario | 03/16/2011 - 12:30

Check out this extended preview of Disney's latest installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean film series: On Stranger Tides. Featuring Penelope Cruz as Angelica, an old lover of Captain Jack Sparrow and daughter of the most feared Pirate of all time, Blackbeard.

Mainly this preview is awesome for the zinger Cruz delivers upon seeing Johnny Depp's Captain Sparrow for the the first time, "Why is it that we can never meet without you pointing something at me?" Ha!


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Antonio Banderas on Working with Salma Hayek in "Puss in Boots"
EXCLUSIVE: Antonio Banderas on Working with Salma Hayek Again in "Puss in Boots"
By Mariela Rosario | 03/10/2011 - 15:30

We got some insider news on Dreamworks upcoming Puss in Boots we're excited to share with you! First of all, we all knew that Salma Hayek has been cast as the female counterpart to Antonio Banderas' Puss in Boots. But we can now share her character's name: Ms. Kitty Soft Paws. She's a thief rivaled only by Boots and her special gift is an incredibly soft touch that allows her to lift almost anything without being detected. How cute is that?


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Michelle Rodriguez
Michelle Rodriguez's Badass Career: A Retrospective
By Latina Staff | 03/08/2011 - 18:10

Michelle Rodriguez has made a career out of playing badass ladies you do not want to cross, but she says she is ready to put those days behind her to embrace more feminine roles. To this we say: Noooooo! We understand her desire to branch out, but she is just too good at being bad!

Here's a look at M-Rod in all her tough chica glory. Tell us: Which is your favorite role?


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POLL: Who Should Play Pancho Villa?
POLL: Who Should Play Pancho Villa?
By Amaris Castillo | 02/23/2011 - 14:44

We were bummed to hear that Johnny Depp pulled out of the lead role in the verbosely-titled Seven Friends of Pancho Villa and the Woman with Six Fingers, because come on, you can never get enough Depp. But our frowns turned upside down the minute we heard who is up to replace him! Two new contenders have emerged for the role of the Mexican revolutionary general: Benicio del Toro and Gael Garcia Bernal. It’s a tough choice since both are so talented (and sexy!) so we need your input:

 


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EXCLUSIVE: Carlos Leon Does the "Immigration Tango" in New Romantic Comedy
EXCLUSIVE: Carlos Leon Does the "Immigration Tango" in New Romantic Comedy
By Johanna Ferreira | 02/18/2011 - 16:00

We chatted up the insanely handsome Cuban actor Carlos Leon (aka Madonna’s ex and Lourdes' daddy) about immigration and his role in the new romantic comedy Immigration Tango hitting theaters today, February 18th.

This movie take a comical approach to the immigration question. Do you think that’s an effective way to approach the topic?


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WATCH: 'Even the Rain' Trailer
By Mariela Rosario | 02/01/2011 - 17:15

The new trailer for Gael Garcia Bernal's Goya nominated film Even the Rain came out and the film looks pretty riveting. We're thinking it really deserved those 13 nominations! The film is a tense drama about a filmmaker (Bernal) who goes to Bolivia to shoot a film about the Spanish conquest of America. The film crews travels coincide with the Cochabamba Water Wars in 2000, which throws their film into chaos and begins to blur the line between reality and fiction as the exploitation of indigenous people has continued for hundreds of years. 


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