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Melonie Diaz Cast in HBO Drama 'Laughs Unlimited'
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 03/17/2014 - 15:45

Melonie Diaz has been tapped to star as the lead in HBO's upcoming project Laughs Unlimited.


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Francia Raisa in Christmas Bounty
12 Movies to Get You in the Holiday Spirit!
By Cristina Arreola | 11/19/2013 - 14:32

"Oh, there’s no place like home for the holidays..." especially when you have a cup of hot chocolate and a holiday movie to watch! But sometimes we're left wondering, where are all the Latino actors?! Feel the same way? We've got you covered.

Francia Raisa, star of Secret Life of the American Teen and the daughter of radio personality “El Cucuy," is bringing some cheer to our holiday favorites with her new movie, Christmas Bounty. The film premieres Nov. 26 on ABC Family.


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EXCLUSIVE: Melonie Diaz Talks 'Fruitvale Station' (Video)
EXCLUSIVE: Melonie Diaz Talks 'Fruitvale Station' (Video)
By Rosy Cordero | 07/11/2013 - 11:20

Fruitvale Station hits theaters this Friday, but has already made a splash at Sundance and Cannes, winning awards for the Audience Award for U.S. dramatic film and Best Film, respectively. The film chronicles the story of Oscar Grant (played by Michael B. Jordan), a young man shot by a police officer at the Oakland, California Fruitvale Bay Area Rapid Transit Station. 


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Best Dressed: One-Shouldered Dresses
By Miranda Noland | 03/19/2010 - 16:00

What is sexier than showing off both shoulders? Demurely covering one up in a modern asymmetrical dress, that's what. Some of our favorite Latina stars show us how to conquer the red carpet, one shoulder at a time.


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Best Dressed: Camilla Belle's Fashionable Night Out
By Miranda Noland | 09/11/2009 - 15:43
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Melonie Diaz Joins “Nip/Tuck!”
By Lee Hernandez | 08/26/2009 - 16:00

Melonie Diaz, 25, has signed on for a three-episode guest-starring role on FX’s plastic surgery drama, Nip/Tuck, Vivo Por TiVo has confirmed. She’ll play Ramona, a beautiful Latina in her 20s who helps her fiancé Matt McNamara (John Hensley) confront his two fathers, Sean (Dylan Walsh) and Christian (Julian McMahon) about their less-than-perfect parenting skills.


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American Son
By Angie Romero | 08/25/2009 - 17:05

Imagine if you had only 96 hours to make peace with your loved ones and
prepare yourself to be shipped off to fight in Iraq for an indefinite
period of time? This is what Nick Cannon’s character, 19-year-old Mike Holland, is going through in director Neil Abramson’s American Son, out today on DVD. Mike has just completed training for the U.S. Marine Corps, and is
given a four-day Thanksgiving leave to see family and friends before
his life changes forever.


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Exclusive: Melonie Diaz Gets Into The "Holiday" Spirit
By Monica Herrera | 12/11/2008 - 12:30

Melonie Diaz doesn't have kids of her own--"I can't even imagine what that's like!" she tells Latina.com--but she still didn't have to look very far to research her role as Marissa, a single mom caught up in a love triangle, in Nothing Like The Holidays
(out this Friday). In fact, all the 24-year-old Nuyorican actress had
to do was check in with her BFFs for some tips: "With my girlfriends,
it's like their kids are their world."


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Best Dressed: Selena Gomez
By Latina Staff | 12/05/2008 - 15:00
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Latinized: "Gossip Girl" Trades Leighton Meester for Selena Gomez
By Latina Staff | 09/30/2008 - 15:03

We love us the back-stabbing, nail-biting drama of the CW's hit soap Gossip Girl,
but we couldn't help but notice that the characters on the screen were
a bit too vanilla for our taste. So we decided to shake things up on the
Upper East Side by recasting the show with all Latino actors. Hey, we
have color TVs for a reason, right?


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