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, Editorial Assistant

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Cristina Mari Arreola earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to BrooklynNew York. 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 baking her favorite sweets. You can follow her on Twitter at @c_arreola

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