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Eva Longoria Set to Direct Comedy Series ‘The Gordita Chronicles’

Virginia Isaad
The comedy series The Gordita Chronicles was announced last year, loosely based on the life of show writer Claudia Forestieri, and now Eva Longoria is set to direct, Deadline reported. The show focuses on a Latina journalist who reminisces on...
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10 Films Directed by Latinas to Watch for Women’s History Month

It still absolutely boggles our minds that Latinos make up such a significant percentage of the U.S. population, yet we continue to be so grossly under-represented in the world of television and movies.  Latinx actors are routinely looked over even...
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America Ferrera To Make Film Directorial Debut With ‘I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter’

Virginia Isaad
Emmy and Golden Globe winner America Ferrera introduced Yo soy Betty, La Fea to US audiences with her role in Ugly Betty and now she’s helping bring a beloved Latinx book to life. Netflix just announced the Honduran-American actress/director will...
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Puerto Rican Director Ángel Manuel Soto Will Direct Blue Beetle, the First Latino Superhero Movie

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
When new broke that Disney was releasing Encanto, a film about a family in Colombia, it felt like a major step toward better representation. Now we can add Latinx superheroes to the mix with the recent announcement that actress Sasha...
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Covid Vaccine Program for POC in LA Misused in Affluent Communities

Virginia Isaad
Communities of color in California have had difficulty accessing the Covid-19 vaccine and now a program designed to aid them has been misused by affluent Angelenos, the Los Angeles Times reported. In an investigation the newspaper conducted, they found that...
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Lakota Character Joins Cast of “The Casagrandes” on Nickelodeon

Virginia Isaad
Native American and Indigenous representation on television continues to be a rarity but The Casagrandes on Nickelodeon has taken a step to change that. The Casagrandes is an animated series about 11-year-old Ronnie Anne Santiago and her multi-generational Mexican-American family that...
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Dominican Singer Natti Natasha Announces She’s Pregnant After Battling Infertility

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Dominican singer Natti Natasha has officially announced that she is pregnant with her first child with her fiancé Raphy Pina. At the 2021 Premio Lo Nuestro, Natti cradled her belly while performing her hit with Prince Royce “Antes Que Salga...