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Latinos in Hollywood

The Adorable Detail On The 'Jane The Virgin' Set You Probably Didn't Notice

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 09.29.2015 | Latino Voices

Gina Rodriguez makes sure to keep her family close, even while she's working.  While re-watching the first season of "Jane The Virgin," a su...

How Actress Sonia Manzano Brought A Latino Perspective To 'Sesame Street'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.26.2015 | Latino Voices

During a conversation with HuffPost Live on Wednesday about her new memoir, Becoming Maria, actress Sonia Manzano looked back on her time pl...

Salma Hayek Describes Her Experience Being Discriminated Against At A Movie Theater

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 08.09.2015 | Latino Voices

Salma Hayek joined host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani on HuffPost Live Thursday afternoon to discuss her recent project “The P...

9 Times Gina Rodriguez Schooled Hollywood On Diversity

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.30.2015 | Latino Voices

  From a young age, Gina Rodriguez  felt there was something wrong about who she was (or rather, who she wasn't) seeing on television....

'Boulevard' Star Roberto Aguire On Working With Robin Williams In Last Dramatic Role

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.10.2015 | Latino Voices

  It can be a long road to acceptance, particularly when it comes to who you are. That sentiment is what drives Robin Williams’ character ...

The Day Latinos Beat Donald Trump

Ligiah Villalobos | Posted 06.30.2015 | Latino Voices
Ligiah Villalobos

As a working TV and feature film writer in Hollywood, I have been fortunate enough to sell a couple of pilots to NBC. But I am also one of those immigrants from Mexico Donald Trump talked about -- except I've never raped anyone, I am not a criminal and I have never done or sold drugs.

Carolina Moreno

'Dope' Star Tony Revolori Is Your New Favorite Latino Nerd | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.29.2015 | Latino Voices

"Dope" goes beyond the coming-of-age movie genre. It’s a comedy that, above all, reveals what life can be like for black and Hispanic teens growing ...

The Error of Blaming the #Latino Community for Celebrities' Flops

César Vargas | Posted 06.16.2015 | Latino Voices
César Vargas

You can't conflate entertainment with charity or support. It's disingenuous to blame the community for our flopped ventures.

Gina Rodriguez: Hollywood 'Isn't About Racism, It's About Money'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.10.2015 | Latino Voices

Gina Rodriguez wants to show Hollywood the money. The “Jane the Virgin” star recently sat down with Glam Belleza Latina for their summer issue...

Why Sofia Vergara Says She'd Be ‘OK' With Losing Her Fame

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 05.11.2015 | Latino Voices

Sofía Vergara is at the pinnacle of her career thanks to a handful of endorsement deals and her role as Gloria in ABC’s Emmy-winning series “Mode...

Carolina Moreno

'Bravetown' Director Tells Why Latin Americans Can Relate To Theme Of Losing Family To War | Carolina Moreno | Posted 05.13.2015 | Latino Voices

Daniel Duran has made a name for himself directing music videos for some the world’s biggest Latin stars. Now, the 35-year-old Venezuelan-born direc...

‘Jane The Virgin' Star Explains Hollywood's Latino Problem With The Perfect Analogy

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 04.29.2015 | Latino Voices

It would strike many as odd for a film director to consider Johnny Depp and Carrot Top for the same role -- which is exactly why "Jane The Virgin" sta...

Hollywood's Diversity Problem Starts At The Top, UCLA Report Finds

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 03.02.2015 | Latino Voices

Hollywood’s diversity problem is far from shocking. Over the past few years, studies have highlighted the profitability of diverse casting and the l...

‘McFarland, USA' Director On Why She Avoided Making A ‘White Savior Movie'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 02.26.2015 | Latino Voices

‘McFarland, USA’ follows the true-story of coach John White and his all-Latino track team, who despite being newcomers to the sport overcome obsta...

Carolina Moreno

Latino Actors Weren't Snubbed At The Oscars -- But That's Not A Good Thing | Carolina Moreno | Posted 02.22.2015 | Latino Voices

It's been 14 years since a U.S. Latino actor last took home an Academy Award. No one knows when that will happen again, but it certainly won't be this...

Carolina Moreno

‘Fifty Shades Of Grey' Star On Why The Film's Leads Are ‘Extremely Brave' | Carolina Moreno | Posted 02.13.2015 | Latino Voices

Somewhere amid the incessant lip-biting and erotic scenes that push the limits of its R rating, the highly anticipated “Fifty Shades of Grey,” Sam...

Carolina Moreno

Oscar Isaac On His 'Powerful, Flawed' Latino Character In 'A Most Violent Year' | Carolina Moreno | Posted 02.02.2015 | Latino Voices

At the height of his struggle to survive in the lucrative but cutthroat heating oil industry during the most violent year in New York City history, Ab...

Cosmo Editor-In-Chief Says Hollywood Makes ‘Deliberate Decision' To Leave Latinos Out

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 01.16.2015 | Latino Voices

For Michelle Mulligan, editor-in-chief of Cosmo For Latinas, this year’s all-white Academy Award nominees are proof that Hollywood makes a “delibe...

Sofia Vergara Reveals How She Changed 'Modern Family'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 11.07.2014 | Latino Voices

Over the years Sofía Vergara’s “Modern Family” character, Gloria, has been heavily criticized for perpetuating stereotypes of Latinas. But now ...

Rosie Perez Says Latin Hollywood Told Her Not To ‘Rock The Boat'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 10.17.2014 | Latino Voices

Rosie Perez has always been a vocal advocate for Latino representation in the entertainment industry -- something she says Latin Hollywood wasn’t ke...

Carolina Moreno

Gina Rodriguez On Why Stars Are ‘Afraid' To Speak Up About Diversity On TV | Carolina Moreno | Posted 10.13.2014 | Latino Voices

Gina Rodriguez may be on the brink of stardom thanks to the CW’s new series "Jane The Virgin," but the actress is more preoccupied with changing the...

Demian Bichir: Latinos Have to Claim Their Own Place Within The Industry

The Huffington Post | Ana Maria Benedetti | Posted 09.21.2014 | Latino Voices

The underrepresentation and stereotyping of Latinos by the entertainment industry is nothing new. Latinos as maids and gardeners seem to be the norm. ...

Latinos in Mainstream Media Are a Disappearing Act: The Latino Media Gap Crisis

S.J. Main, Ph.D. | Posted 09.20.2014 | Latino Voices
S.J. Main, Ph.D.

The "Latino Media Gap" report serves as a first solid step in offering the mainstream media industry real data to confirm Latino representation is at a crisis low and requires urgent acknowledgment by all.

John Leguizamo Explains Why Latinos Are ‘The Fuel Of This Country'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.02.2014 | Latino Voices

John Leguizamo thinks Latinos are the key to building a “viable” economy in the United States. On Wednesday, the Colombian-born actor stopped ...

Revelations From The Stars Of 'Orange Is The New Black'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.06.2014 | Latino Voices

Let the binge watching begin. The second season of Netflix’s hit original series “Orange Is The New Black” premiered at midnight on June 6. ...