Posts Tagged ‘Filly Brown’

Coll to Star in the CW's Telenovela Adaptation

Coll to Star in the CW’s Telenovela Adaptation “Jane the Virgin”

Ivonne Coll has landed another abuelita role… The 66-year-old Puerto Rican actress, who has portrayed the grandmother to Naya Rivera’s character on Glee and Katie Leclerc’s abuelita on Switched at Birth, has landed a series regular role on the...

Mar 19, 14 • EntertainmentNo Comments »
Rodriguez Wins Cine Latino Pride in Hollywood Award at Premios Tu Mundo

Rodriguez Wins Cine Latino Pride in Hollywood Award at Premios Tu Mundo

Michelle Rodriguez is the pride of Latino Hollywood… The 34-year-old Puerto Rican and Dominican American actress earned the Fandango Cine Latino Pride in Hollywood award this week at the Premios Tu Mundo, held at Miami’s American Airlines...

Aug 16, 13 • AwardsNo Comments »
The Late Rivera Wins Six Trophies at the Billboard Latin Music Awards

The Late Rivera Wins Six Trophies at the Billboard Latin Music Awards

She may be gone… But Jenni Rivera has not been forgotten. The late Mexican American singer, known as la Diva de la Banda, proved to be one of the big winners at the 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards. Rivera, whose influence and sales rose in the...

Apr 28, 13 • Awards1 Comment »

Rivera’s “Filly Brown” Earns $1.36 Million In Its Debut Weekend

Jenni Rivera’s first and, sadly, last big screen acting debut is reporting strong numbers… The late Mexican American singer’s music drama Filly Brown earned a hefty $1.36 million at the box office in only 188 theaters this weekend. “The...

Apr 22, 13 • Entertainment1 Comment »
Rivera's Feature Film Debut in

Rivera’s Feature Film Debut in “Filly Brown” to Entertain Theater Audiences This Weekend

Jenni Rivera’s first and only big screen acting role will finally see the light at box offices nationwide… The 2012 Sundance Film Festival hit Filly Brown will open in theaters on Friday amid great anticipation over seeing the late Mexican...

Apr 18, 13 • Entertainment1 Comment »
New Jenni Rivera Biography Due in Late April

New Jenni Rivera Biography Due in Late April

La Diva de la Banda may be gone too soon… But Jenni Rivera’s legacy will live on in another biography… Leila Cobo, the executive director of Latin content and programming for Billboard, has written a biography of the late Mexican American...

Mar 31, 13 • EntertainmentNo Comments »
Rodriguez Cast in Fox's

Rodriguez Cast in Fox’s “Wild Blue” Drama Pilot

Gina Rodriguez is headed into the wild blue (yonder)… The Puerto Rican actress has been cast as the female lead in Fox’s Navy drama pilot Wild Blue, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The project, which has been described as a mix between...

Mar 18, 13 • EntertainmentNo Comments »
Rodriguez to Star in

Rodriguez to Star in “Marching Banda”

Gina Rodriguez has joined the Banda… The Puerto Rican actress has signed on to star in Marching Banda. Rodriguez, who starred as an aspiring hip-hop artist in Filly Brown, will portray a single mother of a high school trumpet player in the film...

Mar 11, 13 • EntertainmentNo Comments »
Rivera's English-Language Pop Album to Be Released

Rivera’s English-Language Pop Album to Be Released

La Diva de la Banda’s crossover dreams are still alive despite her untimely passing… Jenni Rivera‘s family members say they plan to release the late singer’s English-language pop album, which was recorded in 2004, according to MTV Tr3s....

Jan 5, 13 • EntertainmentNo Comments »
Rivera Headlining ABC's

Rivera Headlining ABC’s “Jenni” Comedy Project…

She’s already a mega superstar on mun2… And now Jenni Rivera’s ready to shine on ABC. The network has put in development Jenni, a multi-camera family comedy starring the 43-year-old Mexican-American singer-songwriter. The project hails from...

Dec 6, 12 • Entertainment4 Comments »