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Melissa Fumero and Olga Merediz star in Netflix Series ‘Blockbuster’

Sofía Aguilar
Before the ease of streaming services, people had to go to a physical store to pick a movie to watch and the most iconic of these video rental stores was Blockbuster. Though Blockbuster shut down in 2014 it’s making a...
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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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How Ariana Godoy’s ‘A Través De Mi Ventana’ Went From Wattpad Novel to Netflix Film

Sofía Aguilar
Venezuelan writer Ariana Godoy is reinventing the publishing and film industries at the same time with a novel that garnered millions of reads. Her critically successful romance-thriller novel A Través De Mi Ventana is one of many novels she’s written on...
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Creator/Producer Kalinda Vazquez Signs Deal with Netflix and Launches with YA Thriller

Virginia Isaad
Latinx representation in Hollywood is still a work-in-progress but streaming giants like Amazon and Netflix are partnering with Latina powerhouses to change that. One Day at a Time showrunner Gloria Calderón Kellett inked a deal with Amazon for exclusive rights...
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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...