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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...