Exclusive: 2012 MTV Movie Award’s “Best Latino Actor of the Year” Nominees Announced!

MTV Tr3s is announcing the 2012 MTV Movie Awards “Best Latino Actor” nominees today, and the picks come as little surprise. Zoe Saldana, Diego Luna, Demian Bilchir, Penelope Cruz and Harmony Santana are all up for the award, which will be given during the Tr3s Spanish transmission of the awards on June 9th at 9 pm (EST).  The live broadcast of the awards will be on June 3rd at 9 pm (EST).

Zoe Saldana is nominated for her role in “Colombiana”, Diego Luna for his role in “Casa de mi Padre”, Demian Bilchir for “A Better Life”, Penelope Cruz for “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides”, and Harmony Santana for “Gun Hill Road”. You can vote for your favorite now through June 2nd at movieawards.tr3s.com. Last year’s award went to Alexa Vega.

While we think all the nominees are great, we want to hear from you: who do you think deserves the award?

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