By Adriana Rivera | 08/12/2011 - 13:30
—Penelope Cruz is all set and ready to star in a new film in Sarajevo called Venuto al Mondo (Into The World), directed by Sergio Castellitto. Cruz said in a 2010 statement that her role in this film would be the most important of her life.
By Miranda Noland | 06/13/2011 - 08:49
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 | 09/15/2010 - 17:00
President Barack Obama will address the Congressional Hispanic Institute this evening at the 33rd Annual Awards Gala, being held at Washington Convention Center in the nation's capital. Eva Longoria Parker, Lin Manuel Miranda and Arturo Sandoval will be honored with special awards at tonight's ceremony.
By Lee Hernandez | 10/09/2009 - 11:55
As one of the biggest In the Heights fans on the planet, I had to share this brilliant video with all of you. Lin-Manuel Miranda and Karen Olivo star in this hilarious parody of Jay-Z's "Run This Town," featuring Rihanna and Kanye West. "Run This Tour" was made to promote the upcoming (and highly anticipated) National Tour of Broadway’s Tony-winning smash In the Heights—which will launch on Oct. 27 at Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center.
Check it out and let us know what you think!
By Mariela Rosario | 01/09/2009 - 17:30
The producers of Broadway musical In the Heights recently announced that they have recouped their 10 million dollar investment. This is a huge deal for the show, based around the traditionally Latino neighborhood of Washington Heights in upper Manhattan. While other shows on Broadway have been forced to scale back their productions or close down all together, the continuing success of In the Heights proves that show creator Lin Manuel was able to develop an entertaining (and lucrative) new formula for success on the Great White Way.
By smundhra | 07/28/2008 - 10:15
Jennifer Lopez seems to be done with making grand entrances. The mother of two, who at one point used to command attention on everything from the red carpet to the checkout aisle at the grocery store, celebrated her 39th birthday in uncharacteristically low-key style.
By Mariela Rosario | 06/16/2008 - 00:28
New York native Lin-Manuel Miranda had much to celebrate at the Tony Awards as he accepted the prizes for both Best Musical and most memorably, Best Score for his show In The Heights. Having written both the music and the lyrics of this play about the Latino neighborhood of Washington Heights where he was raised when he was just a sophomore at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, Lin-Manuel was living his dream just by attending the Tony Awards.