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September 2013 Archives

Venezuela’s “Pelo Malo” Wins Golden Shell at San Sebastian

Venezuela’s “Pelo Malo” Wins Golden Shell at San Sebastian

The movie "Pelo Malo" (Bad Hair) by Venezuelan director Mariana Rondon was unanimously voted on Saturday as winner of the Golden Shell at the 61st San Sebastian Film Festival by a jury presided by film director Todd Haynes. continue reading »

Sandra Echeverria Credits Perseverance For Her Success

Sandra Echeverria Credits Perseverance For Her Success

Mexican actress Sandra Echeverria says perseverance has been the key to her success in the music business, in Mexican television and cinema and now in Hollywood. continue reading »

Sofia Vergara Defends “Modern Family” Character Against Critics

Sofia Vergara Defends “Modern Family” Character Against Critics

Colombian actress Sofia Vergara, who plays Gloria, the sexy, curvy, scandalous Latina in the ABC series "Modern Family," defended the popular character against those who slam her as a stereotype. continue reading »

Beyonce Shines In Front of 20,000 Fans in Mexico City

Beyonce Shines In Front of 20,000 Fans in Mexico City

Voluptuous from all angles of her body and intonations of her voice, Beyonce made a stop on her world tour at this capital to entertain the some 20,000 fans who packed the Mexico City Sports Palace. continue reading »

Cuban Singer Pablo Milanes Hospitalized for Food Poisoning

Cuban Singer Pablo Milanes Hospitalized for Food Poisoning

Cuban singer Pablo Milanes on Thursday was admitted to a Buenos Aires hospital for food poisoning and the concert he was scheduled to give in the evening here was postponed until the weekend. continue reading »

Vives, Illya Kuryaki and the Valderramas Lead Latin Grammy Nods

Vives, Illya Kuryaki and the Valderramas Lead Latin Grammy Nods

Colombia's Carlos Vives and Argentine rock duo Illya Kuryaki and the Valderramas lead the nominations for the 14th annual Latin Grammys with five apiece, the Latin Recording Academy said Wednesday. continue reading »

“15 Años y un Dia” Chosen to Represent Spain at Oscars

“15 Años y un Dia” Chosen to Represent Spain at Oscars

Spain's Film Academy on Wednesday chose "15 años y un dia" as the Iberian nation's Oscar entry in the category of best non-English language picture. continue reading »

Starz Developing “Gringo” Drama Series about Immigration Agent and Mexican Narcos

Starz Developing “Gringo” Drama Series about Immigration Agent and Mexican Narcos

The Starz cable network is said to be developing a drama series “Gringo” that tells the story of an immigration agent who infiltrates one of Mexico’s vicious narco cartels. The one-hour drama, according to Deadline, is loosely based on the book “The Shadow Catcher” by Hipolito Acosta. continue reading »

More Demian Bichir:  FX Renews ‘The Bridge’ for 2nd Season

More Demian Bichir:  FX Renews ‘The Bridge’ for 2nd Season

Good news for all you Demian Bichir fans, FX has renewed “The Bridge,” where he stars with Diane Kruger, for a second season. continue reading »

Sarah Batista Hispanic Reporter Leaves TV to Make Documentaries Telling  “Positive Stories”

Sarah Batista Hispanic Reporter Leaves TV to Make Documentaries Telling “Positive Stories”

A Hispanic television reporter in North Carolina has left broadcasting to start her own business and dedicate herself to telling "positive stories." After seven years as a reporter and program host on WBTV, an affiliate of CBS in Charlotte, Sarah Batista dropped the crime beat to produce a series of documentaries called "Stories to Inspire." continue reading »

“Devious Maids” Ratings Dble Over Season, Record 3 Million for Finale

“Devious Maids” Ratings Dble Over Season, Record 3 Million for Finale

Three million U.S. households tuned in for the season finale of Lifetime's "Devious Maids," one of the most successful TV drama series of the season. As Lifetime topped audience ratings Sunday at 10:00 p.m., 19 percent of viewers were of Hispanic origin. continue reading »

Actor Eugenio Derbez Donates Earnings from Hit Movie to Acapulco Hurricane Victims

Actor Eugenio Derbez Donates Earnings from Hit Movie to Acapulco Hurricane Victims

Eugenio Derbez, Mexican actor and star of “Instructions Not Included”, has announced he is donating a portion of his earnings to the people of Acapulco affected by Hurricane Manuel. continue reading »

Sofia Vergara’s Immigrant Comedy Picked up by Fox Network

Sofia Vergara’s Immigrant Comedy Picked up by Fox Network

Sofia Vergara’s Latin World Entertainment company has pitched and sold a half-hour comedy to the Fox network. The comedy “Speak American” revolved around the life of a Latina teacher who helps her students get rid of their accent and invites a stranger to introduce unconventional methods to help with “accent reduction”. continue reading »

Feliz Cumpleaños to Julio Iglesias Celebrating His 70th Birthday

Feliz Cumpleaños to Julio Iglesias Celebrating His 70th Birthday

Spanish crooner Julio Iglesias is celebrating his 70th birthday on Monday as he continues a career that has made him the Latin artist with the most discs sold and who is China's favorite. continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez Drops Out of Chilean Miners Movie

Jennifer Lopez Drops Out of Chilean Miners Movie

The actress of Puerto Rican descent, Jennifer Lopez, has dropped out of "The 33," a movie about the dramatic survival of miners trapped underground for over two months in a mine in northern Chile, the entertainment blog Deadline said. continue reading »