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‘Menudo: Forever Young’ Docuseries on Iconic Puerto Rican Boy Band Premiering in June

Before Ricky Martin became the global superstar that he is today, he was one of 14 boys that were members of the iconic Puerto Rican boy band, Menudo who first premiered in 1977. The band originally launched with 5 members...
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BIPOC Kept Hollywood Afloat but Representation Still Low, Study Finds

Latinx representation in Hollywood is far from representative of our population in the U.S. and there’s a lot of work that needs to happen behind and in front of the camera. UCLA just released its annual Hollywood Diversity Report, and...
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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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“We Don’t Talk About Bruno” from ‘Encanto’ Hits #1 on US Spotify Chart

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Lin-Manuel Miranda undoubtedly had an amazing year in 2021, and his success is only continuing in 2022. The Puerto Rican songwriter and playwright, penned the soundtrack for the hit Disney film, Encanto, released in November and had all of us...
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‘Vivo’ Celebrates Cuban Culture and Shines with Music by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Virginia Isaad
Cuban culture and music are front and center in the latest animated film out on Netflix. Vivo is the first-ever Sony Animation musical film and  the second of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s movie projects this year following In the Heights, with Disney’s...
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Lin-Manuel Miranda Issues Apology for Lack of Afro-Latinx Representation in ‘In The Heights’

Since its release a week ago, the film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights has come under fire for a lack of Afro-Latinx representation in the film’s top-billed cast inciting claims of colorism in the Latinx community and in...
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Eva Longoria’s Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Biopic Gets Lead Actors

Virginia Isaad
It’s been more than a year since we learned that Eva Longoria will be directing the biopic about the Latino inventor of the beloved snack, Flamin’ Hot Cheetos. This marks actress/producer Longoria’s first feature film as director, she’s also directing...
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7 Latino Holiday Movies To Put On Your Watchlist ASAP

Priscilla Blossom
The holidays are upon us, and that means plenty of movies celebrating Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Years, and every holiday in between. And of course, many of these movies generally star all or mostly white casts. That said, some holiday films...