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GKIDS to Release Hayek's

GKIDS to Release Hayek’s “Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet” in August

Salma Hayek’s latest personal project is headed to theaters in August… GKIDS has announced plans to release Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet on August 7 in Los Angeles and New York before expanding it nationwide the following week. The animated...

Mar 25, 15 • SpotlightNo Comments »
Smollet's

Smollet’s “Empire” Soundtrack Reaches No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart

Jussie Smollett is a chart-topper… The 31-year-old Brazilian actor/singer and the stars of Fox‘s Empire have reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, as the breakout hit series’ soundtrack debuts atop the list. The Billboard 200...

Mar 18, 15 • SpotlightNo Comments »
Moreno Brooks to Star Opposite Eva Longoria in NBC's

Moreno Brooks to Star Opposite Eva Longoria in NBC’s “Telenovela” Series

Jose Moreno Brooks is ready for a little melodrama in his life… The Latino semi-pro-soccer-player-turned-actor has landed a series regular role in NBC’s 13-episode single-camera comedy series Telenovela. Starring and executive produced by Eva...

Feb 22, 15 • SpotlightNo Comments »
Rivera Preparing for Broadway Return in

Rivera Preparing for Broadway Return in “The Visit”

Chita Rivera is ready for you to make a Visit… The 82-year-old half-Puerto Rican Broadway actress, dancer and singer and Tony Award winner, the first Hispanic woman and the first Latino American to receive a Kennedy Center Honors award, is...

Feb 15, 15 • SpotlightNo Comments »
Rodriguez's

Rodriguez’s “La isla mínima” Wins Big at the Goya Awards

Alberto Rodriguez is a ten… The 43-year-old Spanish filmmaker’s latest film, the thriller La isla mínima, performed up to expectations at the 29th Goya Awards, winning in 10 of the 17 categories in which it competed, including Best Film and...

Feb 8, 15 • SpotlightNo Comments »
Garcia's Comedy Project

Garcia’s Comedy Project “Super Clyde” to Get Do-Over for CBS

Greg Garcia’s super project is getting a new lease on life… CBS has ordered a new version of the 44-year-old Latino television director, producer and writer’s 2013 comedy Super Clyde. After abruptly cancelling Garcia’s most recent series The...

Jan 27, 15 • Spotlight1 Comment »
Shakira Joins President Obama's 'Invest in US' Educational Campaign

Shakira Joins President Obama’s ‘Invest in US’ Educational Campaign

Shakira is supporting quality early childhood development… The 37-year-old Colombian singer-songwriter, former The Voice coach and philanthropist is helping President Barack Obama launch a new national campaign, Invest in US, promoting better...

Dec 14, 14 • SpotlightNo Comments »
Maldonado & Pentatonix Release Music Video for

Maldonado & Pentatonix Release Music Video for “That’s Christmas to Me.”

Kirstie Maldonado is spreading holiday cheer… The half-Mexican American/part-Spanish artist and her fellow Pentatonix group mates have released the official music video for their original Christmas song “That’s Christmas to Me.”...

Nov 19, 14 • SpotlightNo Comments »
Lopez Developing Legal Drama Project

Lopez Developing Legal Drama Project “Justice” for NBC

Matt Lopez is looking to bring a little justice to NBC… The network has put in development Justice, a legal drama project from the Latino screenwriter and John Glenn. Written by Lopez, a former lawyer, Justice tells the story of larger-than-life...

Oct 1, 14 • SpotlightNo Comments »
Rodriguez Cast in Showtime’s Comedy Pilot

Rodriguez Cast in Showtime’s Comedy Pilot “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”

Things are about to get a little crazy for Vincent Rodriguez III… The Latino professional actor, singer, dancer has been cast as a potential series regular on Showtime’s comedy pilot Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, starring Rachel Bloom. The project...

Oct 1, 14 • SpotlightNo Comments »