By Mariela Rosario | 10/26/2010 - 17:00
Actress Alexa Vega, 22, was married on October 10, 2010 to producer Sean Covel. It was an intimate affair held in her now-hubby's hometown of Lead, North Dakota. Vega, best known for her role as Carmen Cortez in the Spy Kids movies, was walked down the aisle by Robert Rodriguez, who produced and directed the wildly successful franchise.
By Mariela Rosario | 09/03/2010 - 13:00
The buzz behind Machete is growing and we got our hands on this sneak peek of Robert Rodriguez's "Mexploitation" flick so you can see what's in store for you when you head to the theaters this holiday weekend. But watcher beware, this movie has a lot of blood and guts (literally) and this scene is no exception.
Do you think the time has come for "Mexploitation" films to be the next hot ticket in Hollywood?
By Verky Arcos | 09/01/2010 - 12:30
The film Machete opens in theaters this Friday, and although Michelle Rodriguez is one of our coolest reasons for watching the movie, the coolest part for her was working with director Roberto Rodriguez. "He’s very creative and the mind will go anywhere with his exploitation genre," said the outspoken actress.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/31/2010 - 14:00
After producing this summer’s Predators reboot, bad boy Texican filmmaker Robert Rodriguez is back with Machete, starring tough-guy Danny Trejo as a double-crossed ex-Mexican federale. With Rodriguez’s trademark over-the-top violence and butt-kicking chicks and its "We-didn’t-cross-the-border; the-border-crossed-us" take on the immigration issue, the movie is bound to create controversy. When we spoke to Rodriguez, though, he insisted it was all in the name of giving moviegoers a much needed good time.
By Mariela Rosario | 08/25/2010 - 09:00
Jessica Alba is reportedly in talks to star in the upcoming Robert Rodriguez film, Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World. The Spy Kids series originally starred Antonio Banderas and Carla Cugino as superspy parents who unwittingly teach their children the ins and outs of their industry.
By Mariela Rosario | 08/24/2010 - 15:15
Jessica Alba, Danny Trejo and Robert Rodriguez paid a visit to Despierta America to talk up their new film Machete, hitting theaters Sept. 3rd. And watching the interview we realized that, surprisingly enough, not one of the Latino stars speaks Spanish fluently.
By Mariela Rosario | 07/30/2010 - 16:30
We caught up with Michelle Rodriguez on the red carpet of the New York International Latino Film Festival for the premiere of her new film Tropico de Sangre. Rodriguez stars in the film as Minerva Mirabal, one of the inspiring Mirabal sisters in the Dominican Republic who dared to defy the ruthless dictator Rafael Trujillo—which eventually lead to their assassination in a sugar field.