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‘Maya and the Three’ Animated Series Features All-Star Latinx Cast

Virginia Isaad
While we are making slow yet steady progress in Hollywood when it comes to Latinx representation,  in the world of animation there is still some progress to be made. The beloved Coco, Elena of Avalor, the first Latina Disney princess,...
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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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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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Netflix Series ‘Gentefied’ Announces Four New Cast Members for Season Two

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Latinx representation on TV is not what it should be but Latinx shows are slowly on the rise and one of everybody’s favorites shows recently released an update. Streaming giant Netflix announced that the original series Gentefied has four new...
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America Ferrera To Make Film Directorial Debut With ‘I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter’

Virginia Isaad
Emmy and Golden Globe winner America Ferrera introduced Yo soy Betty, La Fea to US audiences with her role in Ugly Betty and now she’s helping bring a beloved Latinx book to life. Netflix just announced the Honduran-American actress/director will...
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A Latinx ‘Bridgerton’ Would Be Crazy & These Social Media Posts Prove It

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
I enjoyed Bridgerton. I really did. It was indulgent, frivolous and totally addictive, just as any truly binge-worthy TV show should be. As the first of eight total series currently in development by Netflix and TV veteran Shonda Rhimes (Grey’s...
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5 Fun Facts About ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Latina Star Anya Taylor-Joy

Virginia Isaad
Anya Taylor-Joy, 24,  is the lead of the hit show, “The Queen’s Gambit,” Netflix’s most-watched limited series reaching 62 million homes since its debut on Oct. 23. The worldwide success of the series is partly due to Taylor-Joy’s captivating work...
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15 New & Classic Telenovelas to Binge In Cuarantena

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Telenovelas give us drama, but the kind we like. The frivolous drama that serves an escape from the real mess we are experiencing right now (on top of the stresses of everyday life). Since we seem to have more extra...