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premiumrushDR550 Cine Latino: Premium Rush Star Dania Ramirez, on Being a Latina in Hollywood

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Dominican actress Dania Ramirez stars in her first leading role in David Koepp’s Premium Rush alongside Joseph Gordon-Levitt as aggressive bike messengers trying to get from point A to point B by dodging speeding cars, New York City pedestrians and crazy taxi drivers.

The athletic actress sat down with me in Beverly… Continue reading Cine Latino: 'Premium Rush' Star Dania Ramirez, on Being a Latina in Hollywood

Taking a look at some Latino movies in the works….

The remarkable rescue of 33 Chilean miners from the San Jose Mine last year captivated the world’s attention, and of course Hollywood is planning to take the heart-wrenching, death-defying story to the big screen. Academy Award-nominated producer Mike Medavoy (Black Swan, Shutter Island) and representatives of the 33 Chilean miners announced just a few days ago that they have entered into an… Continue reading Cine Latino: Chilean Miners Movie Gets the Green Light, Will Ferrell Learns Spanish for 'Casa de Mi Padre' and Zoe Saldana Kills in 'Colombiana,' Her First Latina Role

Grey’s Anatomy’s Sara Ramirez is poised to make a splash at newsstands this week after posing in her underwear for the March cover of Latina Magazine. On her award-winning ABC medical drama, Sara’s alter ego, Dr. Callie Torres, is going through enough soap opera drama to leave Erica Kane blushing. She’s having a baby with [...] Continue reading “Grey’s Anatomy’s” Sara Ramirez Covers Latina Magazine — In Her Underwear

Newly-minted American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez is doing TV double duty after agreeing to produce a new comedy series aboutb life as a Latina nanny, Variety said last week.Lopez is helping to create a new ABC comedy about three branches of an extended Los Angeles family — as told through the eyes of their [...] Continue reading Jennifer Lopez Producing ABC Comedy About Latina Nanny

Mexican-American actress Jessica Alba has revealed that she got immediately attracted to her latest film because she could draw on her own heritage. The 29-year-old star reunited with Sin City director Robert Rodriguez for the revenge thriller ‘Machete’. In the film, she plays a Latina character, a determined US Immigration agent, for the first time. [...] Continue reading Jessica Alba excited about her first Latina role