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Leslie Grace to Star as Batgirl in Upcoming DC Film on HBO Max

Afro-Latina In the Heights star Leslie Grace, 26, has just been named DC Comics new Batgirl! The actress will star as Barbara Gordon in the new Warner Bros. and DC film that will be exclusively on streaming service HBO Max...
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Cristela Alonzo Set to Host ‘Legends of the Hidden Temple’ Reboot

Though the game show only aired for two years, CW has announced that they are producing a reboot of Nickelodeon’s 1990s-era Legends of the Hidden Temple and they’ve nabbed Mexican-American comedian Cristela Alonzo to take the helm as the show’s host....
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Authentic, Tear-Jerking & Joy-Inducing, ‘In the Heights’ Gets it Right

It took a few days for me to have a spare near two-and-a-half hours to sit down and give In the Heights my undivided attention. I’ve been anxiously awaiting the release of this film, created by Lin-Manuel Miranda, directed by...
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Netflix Series ‘Gentefied’ Announces Four New Cast Members for Season Two

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Latinx representation on TV is not what it should be but Latinx shows are slowly on the rise and one of everybody’s favorites shows recently released an update. Streaming giant Netflix announced that the original series Gentefied has four new...
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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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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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A Latinx ‘Bridgerton’ Would Be Crazy & These Social Media Posts Prove It

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
I enjoyed Bridgerton. I really did. It was indulgent, frivolous and totally addictive, just as any truly binge-worthy TV show should be. As the first of eight total series currently in development by Netflix and TV veteran Shonda Rhimes (Grey’s...
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Cardi B Has Nabbed Her First Lead Role in an Upcoming Comedy Film

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Cardi B is set on making sure her name goes down in pop culture history proving she’s multi-talented and politically engaged, a rare combination among entertainers today. The “WAP” rapper has landed her very first starring role in a feature...
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‘Coco’ Short ‘A Day in the Life of the Dead’ Premieres on Disney+

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
A brand-new Pixar animated short collection called Pixar Popcorn is available to stream on Disney+ today, and it includes a hilarious short featuring characters from the 2017 beloved hit movie, Coco. The two-minute-long mini-film entitled A Day in the Life...
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J.Lo Will Portray Colombian Drug Lord Griselda Blanco in ‘The Godmother’

Virginia Isaad
Jennifer Lopez is transforming into the “Cocaine Queen” for her next role in the upcoming film The Godmother. Aside from starring in the film, J.Lo is also producing it alongside Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Benny Medina, and Julie Yorn. There are also...