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Lionsgate Sued Over 'Filly Brown' Film
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/23/2013 - 09:21

The studio behind Filly Brown, the Sundance film starring various Latino stars including Gina Rodriguez and the late Jenni Rivera, is currently finding itself in quite a bit of trouble over the film.


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What Happened to Ticket Sales of Machete Kills?
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/21/2013 - 15:33

Machete Kills has not exactly been a box office success. The Robert Rodriguez film, which hit theaters on October 11 and is jam packed with big name stars, has only made an estimated $6.4 million to date.

With the success of Latino associated films such as Gravity, Instructions Not Included and Pulling Strings, we were left wondering exactly what went wrong.


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Zoe Saldana & Diego Luna Join Cast of Animated Film
Zoe Saldana & Diego Luna Join Cast of Star-Studded Animated Movie
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/18/2013 - 09:50

Zoe Saldana and Diego Luna are the latest pair to lend their voices to the upcoming animated film, Book of Life.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Book of Life, which is being produced by Guillermo del Toro and directed by Jorge Gutierrez, will be the first major animated film for Saldana and Luna.


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Adrienne Bailon in I'm in Love with a Church Girl
EXCLUSIVE: Adrienne Bailon Talks 'I'm in Love with a Church Girl'
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/17/2013 - 16:15

"God's timing is perfect timing," Adrienne Bailon told us about the release of her new film I'm in Love with a Church Girl.

The 29-year-old belleza stars as "church girl" Vanessa Leon in this movie which shares the powerful, inspiring story of a love between a man and a woman; the gift of second chances; and a family that never stops praying and believing.

We sat down with Adrienne to get the scoop on I'm in Love with a Church Girl and her plans for 2014.


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Gina Rodriguez attends the '2013 Latinos de Hoy Awards'
Gina Rodriguez Stars in Romantic Comedy 'Sleeping With the Fishes'
By Cristina Arreola | 10/17/2013 - 10:23

Gina Rodriguez is starring in a new film, Sleeping With the Fishes, a colorful romantic comedy which delivers a fresh perspective on diverse families in America.

Set in Brooklyn, Sleeping With the Fishes follows Alexis, played by Rodriguez, a Latina Jew with an overprotective familia. She ends up on a journey to self-discovery when she falls for a hunky guy from a very different background.


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Machete Kills Director Robert Rodriguez Discusses Cult Films
Robert Rodriguez Discusses His Favorite Cult Films
By Cristina Arreola | 10/11/2013 - 14:58

Robert Rodriguez, director of Machete Kills, has spearheaded some of the most daring, groundbreaking, thrilling movies of all time.

Blockbuster hits like Machete, Planet TerrorGrindhouse, and Sin City not only achieved incredible box office success, but also earned cult-status honors among film buffs. However, the Mexican-American director says that he owes his success to the cult movies he watched as a teenager and young adult. 


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Machete at the GAP
8 Reasons ‘Machete Chills’ is Better Than ‘Machete Kills’
By Jesus Trivino | 10/10/2013 - 15:57

Danny Trejo is perhaps the meanest mofo to ever hit Hollywood—if you need proof, check out his starring role in Machete Kills, in theaters tomorrow. Yet, the Latina staff would like to think the Mexican American actor is a big softie (and he is a sweetheart, whenever we interview him). Therefore, we reimagined his gory Robert Rodriguez-directed sequel as Machete Chills. Click and fall in love.


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15 Mexican Directors You Should Be Watching
15 Mexican Directors You Should Be Watching
By Cristina Arreola | 10/10/2013 - 13:35

It's no secret that Mexican films are breaking all kinds of box-office records. Eugenio Derbez's bilingual comedy Instructions Not Included became the highest-grossing Spanish-language movie in U.S. history last month.


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Yul Vasquez in Runner, Runner
EXCLUSIVE: Yul Vazquez Talks Movie 'Runner, Runner' And Cuban Heritage
By Cristina Arreola | 10/10/2013 - 10:01

Yul Vazquez loves playing the bad guy. 

"The trick isn't playing a villain," the Cuban-American actor said, "It's playing someone interesting and finding humor in the character."


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Halloween Horror: 10 Scary Movies In Spanish!
By Cristina Arreola | 10/07/2013 - 15:40

Halloween is a chance to channel your favorite celebrity with a killer costume, hand out candy to trick-or-treaters, and eat a lot of chocolate candy guilt-free. But if you're anything like us, you appreciate the spookier side of the holiday as well. Grab some popcorn, a blanket, and a friend to cuddle with...these 10 Spanish-language horror films will have you on the edge of your seat! 


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