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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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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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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...