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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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Latinx YA Novel ‘A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow’ to be Adapted to Film

Sofía Aguilar
We love seeing Latinx books becoming film adaptations! From Ariana Godoy’s A Través De Mi Ventana to Erika L. Sanchez’s I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter directed by America Ferrera on the horizon, there’s been a more significant push in Hollywood...
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Marvel Reveals Two New Latina Actors in Upcoming ‘Black Panther’ Sequel

Sofía Aguilar
Marvel’s Black Panther is back and we’re celebrating the Latinx representation after the reveal of the teaser trailer for the sequel, Wakanda Forever this week. Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played the title role in the original Black Panther film, passed away in...
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Gina Rodriguez Cast in “Spy Kids” Reboot on Netflix

Sofía Aguilar
Spy Kids is officially reaching a new generation of kids! The original 2001 hit starred Antonio Banderas, Alexa Vega, Cheech Marin, and Danny Trejo and was known for the unprecedented representation it brought to Latinx families. It quickly became a highly...
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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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Salvadoran Director Tatiana Huezo Debuts Film About War in Mexico at Cannes

Laysha Macedo
When the lineup for Cannes 2021 was revealed it was apparent that there is very little Latin-American representation within the lineup, both in front and behind the screen. This makes Latina director Tatiana Huezo’s presence at Cannes even more noteworthy;...
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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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10 Films Directed by Latinas You Need to Watch

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
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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Salma Hayek Will Play a Superhero Worshipped by the Incas in ‘The Eternals’

Virginia Isaad
Salma Hayek has already played one of Latin America’s otherworldly and beloved artists when she starred in Frida and now she’s playing a powerful immortal as Ajak in Marvel’s new film The Eternals.Based on the 1976 comic book series created...