Gone Too Soon: 10 TV Shows That Deserve Their Own Movie
10 TV Shows We'd Love to See as Movies
By Cristina Arreola | 04/02/2014 - 16:24

When Veronica Mars was canceled in 2007, faithful fans demanded a movie... and seven years later, they got one.


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35 Latinos Who Guest Starred On 'Law & Order: SVU'
35 Latinos Who Guest Starred On 'Law & Order: SVU'
By Cristina Arreola | 03/23/2014 - 10:00

We're not exaggerating when we say that everybody has appeared on an episode of Law & Order: SVU. Seriously, the show is littered with struggling actors who soon-after became incredibly fam


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The Latino Recast of 2013 Oscar Nominees
The Latino Recast of 2013 Oscar Nominees!
By Sugey Palomares | 02/21/2013 - 15:55

Oscars' time is fast approaching! As we countdown to cheer on our favorite celebrities and check out what they rock to the red carpet, we also can’t help but acknowledge that Latino nominees were pretty much non-existent this year. We are taking matters into our own hands with our signature Latino recast. Hollywood can sure use more diversity! Check out our picks and let us know what you think!


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Esai Morales Sounds Off on Latinos in Hollywood
Esai Morales on Latinos in Hollywood: "I'm still waiting for our 'Roots'"
By Amaris Castillo | 08/15/2011 - 14:00

Esai Morales, star of new film Gun Hill Road, sounded off recently to BET.com about Latino roles in Hollywood.  The 48-year-old Puerto Rican actor stars alongside Judy Reyes and up-and-coming transgender actress Harmony Santana in the film, which premiered at this year’s Sundance Film FestivalGun Hill Road is about an ex-convict who returns home to the Bronx


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Harmony Santana
Will Transgender Actress Harmony Santana Be the Next Latina to Win an Oscar?
By Lee Hernandez | 08/04/2011 - 22:42

Several actors have received Oscar nominations for playing transgender characters, including John Lithgow (The World According to Garp), Jaye Davidson (The Crying Game), Felicity Huffman (Transamerica) and Hillary Swank, who won an Academy Award for her role in Boy's Don't Cry (1999). But could Harmony Santana, the half-Dominican, half-Puerto Rican star of the new indie


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EXCLUSIVE: Esai Morales On Being A Dad: "There's No Nobler Reason to Get Out of Bed"
By Lee Hernandez | 08/03/2011 - 15:30

In the new film, Gun Hill Road, (opening in select cities on August 5th), Puerto Rican actor Esai Morales plays Enrique, an ex-con who returns home from prison to discover that his son Michael (Harmony Santana) is now a transgendered girl named Vanessa. Esai says the new movie—which he describes as the "Latino Crying Game meets Precious"— isn't for people with weak stomachs. It's intense, dark, and at times brutal. 


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What to Watch: New Latino Web Series 'Los Americans'
By Adriana Rivera | 06/10/2011 - 12:50

Imagine a modern, multi-generational, suburban, middle class, Latino family. Does that sound sort of familiar? Now, imagine seeing that family in scripted scenes with high production values and great acting. That’s what the new web series Los Americans is bringing to the internet.


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FIRST LOOK: Esai Morales & Judy Reyes in 'Gun Hill Road'
FIRST LOOK: Esai Morales & Judy Reyes in 'Gun Hill Road'
By Mariela Rosario | 01/25/2011 - 17:00

Esai Morales and Judy Reyes teamed up for first-time director Rashad Ernesto Green's debut film Gun Hill Road, premiering this week at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.

The film follows an ex-convict (Morales) who returns home after three years to an estranged wide and a son who is going through major changes—as in becoming a woman! The film takes a hard look at what it means to be a man and even more importantly, what it means to be family. Check out the sneak peek below:


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