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Sofia Vergara Teaming Up with Reese Witherspoon on Next Movie Project

Sofia Vergara Teaming Up with Reese Witherspoon on Next Movie Project

Director Anne Fletcher is negotiating joining the MGM movie project "Don't Mess With Texas," an action comedy in which Colombian actress Sofia Vergara will play an escaping prisoner and star with Reese Witherspoon, Variety magazine reported on Monday. continue reading »

Cuban Film Director Jose Massip Dies at 88

Cuban Film Director Jose Massip Dies at 88

Cuban film director Jose Massip, the winner of the National Film Prize and founder of the island's Cinematographic Art and Industry Institute, or ICAI, died in Havana, local media reported. He was 88. continue reading »

German Film Festival Screens Film Looking at Mexican Emigration to the U.S.

German Film Festival Screens Film Looking at Mexican Emigration to the U.S.

The drama of Mexican immigration to the United States is depicted in "Los Angeles," a film by American director John Harper that honors the largely forgotten figures of that exodus. continue reading »

Salma Hayek Joins Cast of “The Septembers of Shiraz”

Salma Hayek Joins Cast of “The Septembers of Shiraz”

Mexican actress Salma Hayek has been cast in the political drama "The Septembers of Shiraz," the story of a Jewish family caught up in Iran's 1981 Islamic revolution, The Hollywood Reporter said. continue reading »

Drexler Announces Spain and LatAm Tour After Completing New Album

Drexler Announces Spain and LatAm Tour After Completing New Album

Uruguayan singer-songwriter Jorge Drexler finished recording his next album, "Bailar en la Cueva," in studios between Bogota and Madrid, with a notable contribution by Brazilian musician Caetano Veloso. continue reading »

Latina Actress Aimee Garcia Shatters Stereotypes in New “RoboCop” Film

Latina Actress Aimee Garcia Shatters Stereotypes in New “RoboCop” Film

Aimee Garcia has broken free of Hollywood's stereotypes of Hispanics with her portrayal of a scientist in "RoboCop," saying she won the role through sheer determination even though it was initially intended for an Asian actress. continue reading »

CNN Latino Shuts Down 1 Year After Debut

CNN Latino Shuts Down 1 Year After Debut

CNN has decided to shut down its CNN Latino venture this month due to disappointing business results, sources inside the company confirmed to Efe on Wednesday. continue reading »

Univision, Variety Partner to Provide More Latino Entertainment News

Univision, Variety Partner to Provide More Latino Entertainment News

The Univision network is partnering with U.S. showbiz magazine Variety to bring the Spanish-speaking audience in the United States wider and more in-depth coverage of the global entertainment industry beginning Feb. 27. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Comic Luis Raul “Piquito” Martinez Dead at 51

Puerto Rican Comic Luis Raul “Piquito” Martinez Dead at 51

Puerto Rican comedian Luis Raul Martinez died Sunday of pneumonia after spending 18 days in a hospital intensive care unit, his family confirmed via the social networks. He was 51. continue reading »

Botran Rum Names Emilio Estefan As New Face of Brand

Botran Rum Names Emilio Estefan As New Face of Brand

Music producer Emilio Estefan told Efe that he agreed to be the face of Botran rum in the United States because the deal will benefit the South Florida economy and send a message of unity in the Hispanic community. continue reading »