By Amaris Castillo | 11/07/2011 - 10:45
Boricuas in the house, in Spain! People en Español is reporting that Puerto Rican superstar singer Ricky Martin and his compatriot Benicio del Toro were recently granted Spanish citizenship. José Blanco, a spokesperson for the Spanish government, made the announcement.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/28/2011 - 18:00
Halloween is coming up so this week on What to Watch, we wanted to give ourselves a good scare by focusing on the best Spanish-language horror films. We won’t be able to sleep this weekend and the same may apply to you once you read this.
We've got everything from creepy children to a thesis gone horribly wrong...read on if you dare!
By Amaris Castillo | 10/12/2011 - 13:20
Enrique Iglesias is set to guest judge on The X Factor tonight! People is reporting that the 36-year-old Spanish singer and big-time producer Pharrell Williams will help the contestants on the reality singing competition on tonight’s episode.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/12/2011 - 09:24
It’s confirmed! Spanish actor Javier Bardem will play the villain in the new James Bond movie, Bond 23. How did we find out? According to EOnline, Bardem spilled the frijoles himself in an interview on ABC’s Nightline.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/03/2011 - 11:00
Like many Spaniards, Elena Anaya is familiar with the work of famed director and compatriot Pedro Almodóvar. Born in Palencia, Spain, the 36-year-old actress is more familiar than most because she starred in his 2006 film Hable con Ella, which garnered multiple awards, including an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/22/2011 - 14:18
Antonio Banderas spoke about everything from his start in Hollywood to his wife’s history with substance abuse in the November issue of AARP. The handsome 51-year-old Spanish actor, who reprises his role in the new film Puss in Boots (out Nov. 4), said the secret to his long marriage with Melanie Griffith is that they had both experienced relationship failures before.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/12/2011 - 16:39
Global superstar Manu Chao opened up about his childhood and his early roots in music in this week’s episode of National Public Radio’s Alt. Latino program. The 50-year-old global superstar was raised in France by Spanish parents who fled their country to avoid the dictatorship of late Francisco Franco. As a kid, Chao would play ride bicycles, play in the woods, and play sports with friends. “I was lucky for sure,” Chao said when he described his childhood.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/20/2011 - 10:30
The Dark Tower, a three-part movie franchise and TV series that was supposed to star Javier Bardem, has been canceled, reports the Hollywood Reporter. Universal Pictures backed out of the huge project, which was going to be an adaptation of famous author Stephen King’s seven-part fantasy Western series. The project encountered a series of problems including budgetary issues and the fall start date being pushed.
By Lee Hernandez | 07/07/2011 - 19:39
18-year-old actress Nathalia Ramos, who was born in Madrid, Spain, is the star of House of Anubis, Nickelodeon’s first ever soap opera aimed at children and teens.