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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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16 Movies & Shows Featuring Latinx Talent Coming Out in 2022

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
With the news of the cancellation of Gentefied earlier this month, it feels like the year is off to a rocky start for Latinx representation in Hollywood. The show made many of us feel seen and its cancellation after just...
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Leslie Grace to Star as Batgirl in Upcoming DC Film on HBO Max

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Afro-Latina In the Heights star Leslie Grace, 26, has just been named DC Comics new Batgirl! The actress will star as Barbara Gordon in the new Warner Bros. and DC film that will be exclusively on streaming service HBO Max...
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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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J.Lo is the Only Latinx Actress Over 45 to Star in a Film in the Last 12 Years

Virginia Isaad
Latinx are the largest ethnic minority in the U.S. making up 18.1 percent of the nation’s population. However, the number of Latinx actors and filmmakers in Hollywood — and other industries — don’t reflect this reality. Dr. Stacy L. Smith...