7 Obvious Latina Movie Casting Decisions

Were you surprised to hear that Jennifer Lopez would be playing a cougar in the upcoming thriller The Boy Next Door? We definitely weren’t! Sometimes a role is so obviously meant for one actress, it would seem ridiculous to cast anyone else. Here are 7 instances when the casting director got it right and cast the perfect Latina:  

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Cristina Arreola, Associate Editor

Cristina Mari Arreola is the Associate Editor. Originally from El Paso, Texas, she earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to New York City. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or frantically reading a novel from her (extremely lengthy) reading list. See what she's reading now on Goodreads, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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