By Smriti Mundhra | 03/29/2011 - 17:29
It may be Bob Marley’s name that has become synonymous with dub and reggae, but—as filmmakers Ethan Higbee and Adam Bhala Lough know—his mentor Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry is the true godfather of the movement. Now 70-something and living in Switzerland, Perry gets his close-up in The Upsetter, a feature documentary directed by Higbee and Lough and narrated by Benicio del Toro.
By Lee Hernandez | 03/24/2011 - 15:00
FOX has gone out of its way to make its 3-D animated movie, Rio as authentic (and as Brazilian) as possible. First, the studio cast Brazilian-born actor Rodrigo Santoro as a lead in the film, then they hired Brazilian director Carlos Saldanha to helm the project and later recruited iconic Brazilian composer, Sergio Mendes to score it.
By Johanna Ferreira | 03/22/2011 - 15:30
We were proud to hear that Cameron Diaz has recently been named the female star of the year by CinemaCon. Cameron is expected to pick up her award on March 30th, at a Columbia Pictures event held during CinemaCon. The event runs from March 29th to the 31st at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 03/17/2011 - 08:21
Fresh off Battle: Los Angeles’ opening-weekend win last Friday, Michael Peña hits the big screen again this week with the drama/thriller The Lincoln Lawyer, co-starring Matthew McConaughey as a bottom-feeding criminal defense attorney who works out of his car and lands the seemingly dream client—a rich bad boy who is accused of rape and attempted murder. Enter the Mexican American actor as Jesus, the all-too-convenient suspect.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/16/2011 - 12:30
Check out this extended preview of Disney's latest installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean film series: On Stranger Tides. Featuring Penelope Cruz as Angelica, an old lover of Captain Jack Sparrow and daughter of the most feared Pirate of all time, Blackbeard.
Mainly this preview is awesome for the zinger Cruz delivers upon seeing Johnny Depp's Captain Sparrow for the the first time, "Why is it that we can never meet without you pointing something at me?" Ha!
By Lee Hernandez | 03/10/2011 - 18:26
This week, Modern Family star Sofia Vergara told TV Guide she’s close to landing the role of beauty salon owner Daniela in the movie version of the Tony-winning Broadway musical, In the Heights, which begins shooting this summer. That got us thinking about our dream casting choices. Check them out:
By Mariela Rosario | 03/10/2011 - 15:30
We got some insider news on Dreamworks upcoming Puss in Boots we're excited to share with you! First of all, we all knew that Salma Hayek has been cast as the female counterpart to Antonio Banderas' Puss in Boots. But we can now share her character's name: Ms. Kitty Soft Paws. She's a thief rivaled only by Boots and her special gift is an incredibly soft touch that allows her to lift almost anything without being detected. How cute is that?
By Lee Hernandez | 03/10/2011 - 09:30
Sofia Vergara just accepted a new role as the spokesperson for Xfinity TV, and now the Colombian actress tells TV Guide that she's close to winning another great part: the role of beauty salon owner Daniela in the movie version of Broadway's Tony-winning musical, In the Heights.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/09/2011 - 16:55
Jordana Brewster stars opposite Vin Diesel and Paul Walker in the fifth installment of the Fast & Furious franchise. Also featuring Elsa Pataky and Don Omar, Latinos made the last film in this series a huge hit, so we wouldn't be surprised if we embrace this one with just as much enthusiasm. Set in Brazil, this film finds the crew against a drug lord and a federal agent.
Watch the extended trailer below:
By Latina Staff | 03/08/2011 - 18:10
Michelle Rodriguez has made a career out of playing badass ladies you do not want to cross, but she says she is ready to put those days behind her to embrace more feminine roles. To this we say: Noooooo! We understand her desire to branch out, but she is just too good at being bad!
Here's a look at M-Rod in all her tough chica glory. Tell us: Which is your favorite role?