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New María Félix Bioseries Captures the Life of Iconic Mexican Actress

Sofía Aguilar
Iconic Mexican actress María Félix was considered one of the most beautiful and successful actresses during what’s considered the Golden Age of Mexican cinema. La Doña, as she was known, dominated the industry during the ’40s and ’50s and starred...
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Melissa Fumero and Olga Merediz star in Netflix Series ‘Blockbuster’

Sofía Aguilar
Before the ease of streaming services, people had to go to a physical store to pick a movie to watch and the most iconic of these video rental stores was Blockbuster. Though Blockbuster shut down in 2014 it’s making a...
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Why ‘Gordita Chronicles’ Deserves More Seasons, Not Cancellation

Sofía Aguilar
When I found out that HBO Max had canceled Gordita Chronicles just one month after it premiered on the platform, it wasn’t just disappointing—it was familiar. And that was its own kind of terrifying. How have we arrived at this point...
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‘Love, Victor’ Star Isabella Ferreira Talks Queer Latina Rep in Hollywood & New Movie ‘Crush’

Sofía Aguilar
Rising star and Latina actress Isabella Ferreira is a beacon of light for other young Latinas looking to see themselves represented on-screen. The actress, who is of Dominican and Puerto Rican descent, first made her mark on the industry with...
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Salvadoran American Marcella Arguello Talks Latina Representation in Comedy & New Fuse Series

Sofía Aguilar
Salvadoran American stand-up comedian Marcella Arguello was a force to be reckoned with from childhood. Describing herself as a “class clown” who was always “being silly, being goofy” from day one, Arguello has since headlined and opened for acts in...
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‘Marry Me’ Brings New Twist to the Rom-Com Genre

Sofía Aguilar
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Jennifer Lopez has blessed us with Marry Me, the latest rom-com of her decades-long career. The 52-year-old Boricua actress stars as Kat Valdez, a Latina singer still at odds with the huge extent of...
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‘Alma’s Way’ PBS Kids Series Features a Boricua Girl Growing Up in the Bronx

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
PBS Kids is getting ready to launch a brand-new animated series for kids that is all about Latinx representation. Sesame Street icon Sonia Manzano developed Alma’s Way  all about a 6-year-old Puerto Rican girl growing up in the Bronx, New...
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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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Jennifer Lopez’s Nuyorican Productions Signs Deal With Netflix

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Jennifer Lopez, 51, is undeniably multi-talented having established herself in music, film, and television — most recently with Shades of Blue and World of Dance — and now her production company is reaching new levels. Lopez announced on Monday that...
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Mj Rodriguez and George Salazar to Star in L.A. Production of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

Virginia Isaad
The beloved musical Little Shop of Horrors is getting a West Coast production with a star-studded cast that includes Afro-Boricua trans actress and Pose star Mj Rodriguez as Audrey. The Pasadena Playhouse, located in the Los Angeles County, has announced their...
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Meet Marcela Davison Aviles: The Latina Behind Pixar’s Smash Hit ‘Coco’

Mariela Rosario
You may have never heard of her before, but Marcela Davison Aviles is behind some of your favorite Latino content on Disney. As Disney/Pixar’s lead cultural consultant, she’s helped guide the company in the creation of Handy Manny, Elena of...