01/06/2013 11:10 am ET

13 Most Anticipated Hispanic Films Of 2013

13. Parker (Jennifer Lopez – Jan 25th)

Anytime you have Jennifer Lopez in the cast of a movie, it is something to look forward to. ‘La Lopez’ bizarrely teams up with British B-actor Jason Statham in this crime caper flick about a thief with a unique code of professional ethics who is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Lopez plays the role of Leslie, who forms an unlikely alliance with Statham as they look to hijack the score of a gangs’s latest heist. Quick reminders of “Out of Sight” and “Money Train” come to mind as Lopez returns to the action genre and leaves behind the syrupy romantic comedies of the early 2000’s. Will this be a hit? Probably not, since there is no way I can see Statham and Lopez sparking up the big screen with romantic fireworks, but having J-Lo on screen always brings out people in numbers… unless its “Gigli.”

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