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Eugenio Derbez Does What Hollywood Couldn't

AP | ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON | Posted 10.25.2013 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican comedian Eugenio Derbez jokes that it took him 12 years to become an overnight sensation. The real punch ...

Rita Moreno: Latinos Aren't Cast In 'Big Nomination' Roles

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 10.08.2013 | Latino Voices

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Oscar-winning actress Rita Moreno says she has a ready answer for those who ask why more Latinos fail to receive Hollywo...

Neither Fast Nor Furious, Part 1

Jeff Valdez | Posted 08.14.2013 | Latino Voices
Jeff Valdez

Latino influence and spending power is undeniable, which leads me to ask: Just how does Hollywood, the liberal and creative capital of the world, view this exploding market?

Gael Garcia Bernal Teams Up With Jon Stewart

Blogamole | Posted 05.28.2013 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez Fans of The Daily Show got a nice bit of news last week. It seems host Jon Stewart will be leaving his desk for a few month...

Latinos Have A Tough Time In Hollywood

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 05.27.2013 | Latino Voices

Like most people aspiring to be actors, Jeremy Ray Valdez moved to Hollywood more than a decade ago. He quickly realized that the opportunities for La...

The Academy's Conundrum: Lupe Ontiveros

Chon A. Noriega | Posted 05.01.2013 | Latino Voices
Chon A. Noriega

Ontiveros passed away in July 2012 at age 69 -- much too early, to be sure. Yet she had an astounding career, especially in light of the limited roles available for Latino actors. So imagine my surprise when the Oscars did not include her in the "In Memoriam" segment.

Latino Celeb Photo Of The Day: Salma Hayek Is Pretty In Pink

The Huffington Post | Lee Hernandez | Posted 07.22.2012 | Latino Voices

Smile, you're in an Oiver Stone film! On June 15th, the Latino stars of the highly anticipated Oliver Stone thriller "Savages" got together for a c...

LOOK: Former Child Star Is Now A Teen Heartthrob

The Huffington Post | Lee Hernandez | Posted 06.03.2012 | Latino Voices

As a child actor, Tyler Posey starred as Jennifer Lopez’s adorable 11-year-old son Ty Ventura in the 2002 romantic comedy "Maid in Manhattan." 10 ye...

Navy SEALs & Latinos Headline "True to Life" Action Movie 'Act of Valor' Opening Tomorrow

S.J. Main, Ph.D. | Posted 04.24.2012 | Latino Voices
S.J. Main, Ph.D.

The Bandito Brothers' co-directing team Mike "Mouse" McCoy and Scott Waugh "go big" with action this Friday when their patriotic film 'Act of Valor' opens wide in theaters.

WATCH: Maria Canals Barrera Says Adiós To Wizards Of Waverly Place

Posted 01.06.2012 | Latino Voices

Maria Canals Barrera, the Cuban-American actress best know for her role as Selena Gomez's mother, Theresa Russo, in the hit TV show, Wizards of Waverl...