Posts Tagged ‘Filly Brown’

The CW Orders Extra Scripts of Rodriguez's New Series

The CW Orders Extra Scripts of Rodriguez’s New Series “Jane the Virgin”

It appears there’ll be more of Gina Rodriguez on The CW… The 29-year-old Puerto Rican actress’ new series Jane the Virgin hasn’t premiered yet, but that hasn’t stopped the network from ordering three additional scripts from the freshman...

Sep 23, 14 • EntertainmentNo Comments »
Rodriguez to Star Opposite Ray Liotta in the Indie Film

Rodriguez to Star Opposite Ray Liotta in the Indie Film “Sticky Notes”

Gina Rodriguez has found herself in a sticky situation… The 28-year-old Puerto Rican actress has joined the cast of the indie film Sticky Notes, the directorial debut of screenwriter Amanda Harlib. The film, currently shooting in New Orleans,...

Jun 5, 14 • EntertainmentNo Comments »
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

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 »