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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...
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Cardi B is Starring in Her First Major Film ‘Hustlers’ Alongside Jennifer Lopez

Afro-Latina rapper Cardi B has dominated the charts, racked up several endorsement deals, and smashed noteworthy records since her career took off in 2017 with “Bodak Yellow.” The Grammy Award-winning artist is adding another venture to her already impressive resume:...