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‘West Side Story’ Star Rachel Zegler Invited to the Oscars After Backlash

Sofía Aguilar
At only 20 years old, Rachel Zegler has already risen to prominence in Hollywood for her critically acclaimed role in Steven Spielberg’s remake of West Side Story as Maria. She is the youngest person in history to receive a Golden...
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Cecilia Suárez Talks Playing an Undocumented Matriarch in ‘Promised Land’

Virginia Isaad
Warning: Spoilers ahead The plights of undocumented immigrants crossing the border is the central focus of the first episode of ABC’s Latinx family drama, Promised Land. It follows Juana Sánchez (Katya Martín) and her sister Rosa (Ariana Guerra) on the...
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Gigi Saul Guerrero Lands Lead Roles in ‘Supernatural Academy’ & ‘Angry Birds’

Virginia Isaad
Mexican filmmaker and actress Gigi Saul Guerrero rose to fame after the release of her 2017 horror web series, La Quinceañera and later with Into the Dark: Culture Shock horror anthology series on Hulu. Now she’s switching it up by...
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Rachel Zegler First Latina to Win National Board Review’s Best Actress Since 1998

Sofía Aguilar
Rachel Zegler is a rising star with not one but two major movies coming up: the West Side Story remake and the leading role live-action Snow White. With her leading role as Maria in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film adaptation of...
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‘Hermanas’ Drama Series About Three Sisters in Florida Coming to CW

Virginia Isaad
Family is everything to us but that doesn’t mean we want them around 24/7 because tensions can rise and that’s basically the premise of a new drama series about Latina sisters. Diary of a Future President creator Ilana Peña is re-teaming...
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‘The Bodyguard’ Remake Writer Matthew López Says Female Lead Will Be Latina

Virginia Isaad
Mexican musical teen series Rebelde is getting rebooted on Netflix, ’90s teenage series Saved by the Bell also got remade for today’s viewers, and we even got a remake of the iconic musical West Side Story. However, when it was announced that...
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Camila Cabello Plays Empowered Heroine in Amazon’s ‘Cinderella’

Virginia Isaad
Amazon Prime’s Cinderella is unlike any other adaptation of the tale we’ve seen before. Starring Cuban-Mexican-American pop singer Camila Cabello in the titular role, the film starts in a familiar place with an orphaned Cinderella, her abusive stepmother and stepsisters,...