Exclusive: John Leguizamo Talks ‘Fugly,’ Pablo Escobar Project, & ‘Latin History for Dummies’
Exclusive: John Leguizamo Talks ‘Fugly,’ Pablo Escobar Project, & ‘Latin History for Dummies’
By Jesus Trivino | 11/26/2014 - 12:22

John Leguizamo returns to theaters with Fugly!, a love story told the only way he knows how—with emotion, grit, and humor.


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Pablo Escobar's Last Gift to Colombia: Crazy Hippos That May Have to Be Killed
Pablo Escobar's Last Gift to Colombia: Crazy Hippos That May Have to Be Killed
By Latina Staff | 07/02/2014 - 09:45

It wasn't all about the drugs for Pablo Escobar.


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Netflix Debuting Series On Pablo Escobar
By Cristina Arreola | 04/04/2014 - 09:43

The story of Pablo Escobar certainly makes for good TV.


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John Leguizamo at the GLAAD Media Awards
John Leguizamo to Star in Pablo Escobar Biopic
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/10/2013 - 15:10

John Leguizamo knows what he wants and he'll do whatever it takes to get it!

According to Deadline, Leguizamo wanted to star as Pablo Escobar in the upcoming biopic, The King of Cocaine. He even went as far as spending $15,000 on a fat suit to convince the biopic's filmmaker, Brad Furman, that he would be perfect for the part.


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10 Latino Movies to Watch on Netflix Right Now
By Jesus Trivino | 08/23/2013 - 13:13

Take a break from binge-watching Orange is the New Black and click on these flicks featuring Latino leads on Netflix. Thank us later!


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Benicio del Toro and Pablo Escobar
Benicio Del Toro to Play Pablo Escobar on the Big Screen
By Samantha Leal | 11/20/2012 - 10:35

Benicio del Toro is in final negotiations to play the infamous Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar in a new movie titled Paradise Lost, reports Variety. The Puerto Rican actor is no stranger to playing controversial and iconic roles , including that of Ernesto "Che" Guevara in Steven Soderbergh's Che


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POLL: Who Should Play Pablo Escobar?
POLL: Who Should Play Pablo Escobar?
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.  


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Salma Hayek to Star in Adaptation of Marquez's "Noticia de un Secuestro"
By Mariela Rosario | 03/25/2009 - 11:15


Salma Hayek
is reportedly in talks to star in a big screen adaptation of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's novel Noticia de un Secuestro. Argentinian screenplay writer Aida Bortnick has confirmed that the Mexicana actress is the strongest candidate to star in the adaptation of the Nobel prize winning author's gripping, non-fiction account of the infamous 1990 kidnapping by members of Pablo Escobar's drug cartel of Maruja Pachon de Villamizar, a Colombian journalist married to prominent politician Alberto Villamizar, and his sister, Beatriz.


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