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Guatemala’s Ricardo Arjona Prepares for International Release of New Album

Guatemala’s Ricardo Arjona Prepares for International Release of New Album

Guatemalan singer-songwriter Ricardo Arjona said here that he's ready to take his "Viaje" (Trip) around the world, that being the title of his latest disc. continue reading »

J.J. Abrams Invites “Star Wars” Fans to Donate to Unicef, Enter to Win Film Role

J.J. Abrams Invites “Star Wars” Fans to Donate to Unicef, Enter to Win Film Role

The director of "Star Wars: Episode VII," J.J. Abrams, has invited fans of the epic space saga to donate money to Unicef and enter a drawing for the chance to appear in the upcoming film. continue reading »

Joint Mexico-U.S. Animated Film “El Americano” Coming to Theaters in 2015

Joint Mexico-U.S. Animated Film “El Americano” Coming to Theaters in 2015

"El Americano 3D," billed as the first major U.S.-Mexican animated co-production, will be released in the first quarter of 2015, Variety magazine reported. continue reading »

Kate Castillo &La Reina del Sur Star Asks Families to Stay Away From Elephant-Abusing Circus

Kate Castillo &La Reina del Sur Star Asks Families to Stay Away From Elephant-Abusing Circus

This morning, in advance of Ringling Bros.' and Barnum & Bailey Circus' first show in Mexico (on May 28), actor Kate del Castillo sent a letter on PETA's behalf asking Arena Monterrey and Arena Ciudad de México not to host the cruel circus again. In her letter, del continue reading »

Chicago’s 7th Annual Alcyone Festival Set to Feature Play by Mexico’s Sabina Berman

Chicago’s 7th Annual Alcyone Festival Set to Feature Play by Mexico’s Sabina Berman

Chicago’s Halycon Theatre will feature the work of Sabina Berman, the award-winning Mexican playwright amongst others at its 7th Annual Alcyone Festival. continue reading »

Almodovar Believes a Film’s Success is Not Dependent on Awards

Almodovar Believes a Film’s Success is Not Dependent on Awards

Pedro Almodovar returned Saturday to Cannes as producer of "Wild Tales" by Argentina's Damian Szifron, a film competing for a Palme d'Or that the Spaniard doesn't believe it will win, but also believes that a movie "doesn't have to win a prize for it to take off." continue reading »

Pitbull, JLo Releases Video of official World Cup Song (VIDEO)

Pitbull, JLo Releases Video of official World Cup Song (VIDEO)

Pitbull premiered on his official YouTube channel the official song of the World Cup in Brazil, "We Are One (Ole Ola)," which he sings together with Jennifer Lopez and Brazil's Claudia Leitte. continue reading »

Daddy Yankee Films “Ora por Mi” Video in Puerto Rico

Daddy Yankee Films “Ora por Mi” Video in Puerto Rico

Reggaeton star Daddy Yankee filmed in his native Puerto Rico the music video for his next single, "Ora por Mi" (Pray for Me), a song he describes as a resume of his life as an individual and as an artist. continue reading »

Televisa Bringing Vargas Llosa’s “La Fiesta del Chivo” to TV

Televisa Bringing Vargas Llosa’s “La Fiesta del Chivo” to TV

Mexican media giant Televisa announced the start of shooting on a television series inspired by Mario Vargas Llosa's "La Fiesta del Chivo," a novel about Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo (1891-1961). continue reading »

Antonio Banderas May be Cast as Pope Francis in Biopic

Antonio Banderas May be Cast as Pope Francis in Biopic

Spanish heartthrob Antonio Banderas may be cast in the role of Pope Francis in the first feature film to be made on the life of the Argentine pontiff. Italian director Daniele Luchetti plans to make the $12 million Spanish language film, titled “Call Me Francesco,” with producer Pietro Valsecchi, who has made some of Italy’s highest-grossing movies. continue reading »

Argentine Film ’ Relatos Salvajes’ Vies for Top Prize at Cannes Film Festival

Argentine Film ’ Relatos Salvajes’ Vies for Top Prize at Cannes Film Festival

Argentine films are looking to give a Latin American flavor to the 67th Cannes Film Festival, where Damian Szifron's feature film "Relatos Salvajes" will be vying for the Palme d'Or, while Lisandro Alonso's "Jauja" will compete in the Un Certain Regard section. continue reading »

Mexico Honors Late Gabriel Garcia Marquez with Tribute

Mexico Honors Late Gabriel Garcia Marquez with Tribute

The Mexican capital's Jose Marti Cultural Center has begun screening a series of films based on famous works by the late Colombian Nobel literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died on April 17. continue reading »

Actor Kevin Spacey Shares Photo With Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto

Actor Kevin Spacey Shares Photo With Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto

American actor Kevin Spacey posted a photograph on Twitter taken with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, who he joked was "also making progress in his 1st year in office." continue reading »

Antonio Bandaras on Hispanic Artists and Their Roles in Hollywood

Antonio Bandaras on Hispanic Artists and Their Roles in Hollywood

Spanish actor Antonio Banderas said here that he is proud to be a part of the generation of Hispanic artists who managed to open the doors of Hollywood and consolidate themselves in the movie mecca. Banderas, who was in Bogota to present his new ladies' fragrance, "Her Golden Secret," recalled at a press conference his early years in movies and gave details about his most recent film project," The 33," about the Chilean miners who were trapped in a collapsed mine for 70 days in 2010. continue reading »

Actress Eva Longoria Kicks Off Latino Victory Project- PAC  to Find Future Hispanic Leaders

Actress Eva Longoria Kicks Off Latino Victory Project- PAC to Find Future Hispanic Leaders

Actress Eva Longoria on Monday fired the figurative starter pistol for the Latino Victory Project, an initiative that is designed to increase the influence of the Latino community and find future Hispanic leaders in the hopes that one of them will ultimately occupy the White House. continue reading »