Iconic musical artist Chavela Vargas' life story is told in a new documentary, CHAVELA through interviews with Spanish film director Pedro Almodóvar, Latin music giants like Miguel Bose, Eugenia Leon, Tania Libertad and more. The revealing film includes never before seen interviews and performances, as well as anecdotes told by some of her most intimate friends. Watch a preview below.
Jay Hernandez has been trying to get a voice over part in a Pixar film for many years, and he tells CineMovie's Valentina Patruno a previous audition didn't get him a gig with Pixar, but it eventually led to a part in his favorite Pixar franchise - TOY STORY. The TOY STORY 4 star sat down with us in Miami to also reveal he was quite the toy builder as a child.
As this year’s award season proves, Latinos are not represented on television and movies in large numbers or as leads, but creator and director Marvin Lemus is hoping to turn things around with his new bilingual comedy series, GENTE-FIED starring America Ferrera. The show premiered at Sundance this year, and Lemus tells CineMovie his motivation for creating the series which is also executive produced by Ferrera.
Disney is already capitalizing on the first Latina princess with a robust new product line celebrating the brave and adventurous crown princess from Disney Channel’s upcoming TV Series "Elena of Avalor" premiering Friday, July 22. Actress Jenna Ortega and voice of Elena younger sister Isabel, unveiled "Elena of Avalor"-inspired window display at the Disney Store in Chicago.
When actor, writer and director Eugenio Derbez first arrived in Hollywood, he often visited the Hollywood Walk of Fame and daydreamed of one day seeing his name engraved on one of the stars adorning Hollywood Boulevard. Derbez, however, never actually thought it would happen until March 10, 2016 when he became one of the few Mexican artists to have that honor. Derbez reveals to CineMovie the significance of having that privilege, why Chris Rock's Oscar monologue didn't sit well with him and why he invited the janitor from his office building to the Hollywood ceremony.
Diego Luna premiered his latest directorial effort MR. PIG at the Sundance Film Festival in January, and he spoke to Remezcla.com in a candid interview about his film and insight into his childhood which seems to inform his films.
2016 is primed to be a big year for Latina actresses in Hollywood. From popular tween shows to mainstream Hollywood films, Latinas are making great strides in the industry, and are poised to be bigger than ever this year. Take a look at some of these superstars in the making who will soon be household names.
Mexican comedian/actor/writer Eugenio Derbez is finally being recognized by Hollywood with a star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 10. He's long been a huge star in his native Mexico with various successful shows, and his star keeps growing in Hollywood after his film, Instructions Not Included was a big hit here in the states. He's starred with Adam Sandler, Eva Mendes and most recently with Jennifer Garner in the upcoming Miracles from Heaven. Read all about his Walk of Fame star in the press release announcing this milestone in Derbez's career.
"MasterChef Latino" season 2 premieres Sunday, May 19 on Telemundo with Masterchef season 6 winner Chef Claudia Sandoval judging contestant's cooking skills along with professional chefs Ennio Carota and Benito Molina. Not only will they be judging the competition but the three hosts will compete against each in teams, she tells us in the video interview below.
There's been plenty of zombie apocalypse movies and television shows but Netflix's "Black Summer" deals with the subject matter much different than any other show or movie. Mexican actress Erika Hau stars as Carmen, one of the handful characters trying to get to the safe zone but as an undocumented immigrant she has to fight twice as hard. CineMovie caught up with the actress to talk about why "Black Summer" is like no other zombie show. Watch below.
Morena Baccarin isn’t the only Latino/a representing in what surely is going to be 2016’s next blockbuster movie, DEADPOOL. Behind the scenes, one of the creators behind the Marvel anti-hero is an Argentine. Here’s a little history of Deadpool’s inception and how these two Latinos figure in.