Miguel to Perform for the First-Time at the Latin Grammys

Miguel is preparing for Latin music’s biggest night…

The 34-year-old Mexican American R&B singer, songwriter, who released the Spanish EP Te Lo Dije earlier this year, is set to perform at this year’s Latin Grammys, according to The Latin Recording Academy.

Miguel

Miguel is part ofthe final wave of performers and presenters joining the star-studded 2019 Latin Grammys lineup.

In addition to Miguel, who performed “Remember Me” with Natalia Lafourcade on the soundtrack to Disney’s Dia de los Muertos-themed animated film Coco, new additions to the performers roster include Alicia KeysFarrukoOzunaResidenteBeto CuevasCalibre 50Leonel GarcíaFito PáezMilly QuezadaTony SuccarCarlos Rivera, and Prince Royce.

Plus, Ángela AguilarEduardo “Visitante” Cabra,Sofia CarsonEmilio EstefanMon LaferteWilliam LevyRudy Mancuso,,Luis Gerardo MéndezMichael Peña, and Dayanara Torres join as presenters. 

Nominees CamiloDe La GhettoPaula FernandesKany GarcíaChristian Nodal and Tommy Torres were previously announced as presenters.

Coined as “the biggest night in Latin Music,” the awards show will kick off with a never-before-seen tribute honoring the 20th Anniversary of the Latin Grammys. A group of 20 artists, who’ll perform together for the first time, will interpret multiple iconic songs spanning various genres of Latin music while commemorating the past 20 years of excellence.

The final roster of performers join already confirmed artists Aitana, Anitta, Pedro CapóJulio Reyes CopelloDarellDimelo FlowFonsecaLuis FonsiGreeicyIntocableNellaReikRosalía, and Alejandro Sanz, who’s this year’s top nominee. 

The awards show will also include performances by Pepe Aguilar and Los Angeles AzulesPaula ArenasBad BunnyAlessia CaraDraco Rosa, Ximena SariñanaSech, Sebastián YatraNatalia Jiménez, Olga Tañón and Juanes, who as the 2019 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year will perform a medley of his biggest hits.

VicenteAlejandro, and Alex Fernandezwill also take the stage, becoming the first time all three generations of the Fernandez family will perform at the show. They’ll be joined by Mariachi Sol de Mexico

The 20th annual Latin Grammys, which will be co-hosted by Ricky Martin and actresses Roselyn Sánchez and Paz Vega, will air live Nov. 14 from the MGM Grand Garden Arenain Las Vegas via Univision.

William Levy Lands Series Regular Role on Fox’s Music Drama Series “Star”

William Levy’s star is on the rise…

The 37-year-old Cuban actor is joining the cast of Fox’s music drama series Star as a new series regular for the upcoming third season.

William Levy

Levy will play Mateo Ferrera, a driven media mogul who can charm the devil into church. He is rich, successful, smooth as silk and married to his equal, Nina Ferrera, played by Camila Banus. Mateo makes and breaks his own rules as he sprints toward success. The first generation son of immigrant parents, he is determined to make his mark and build his legacy by any means necessary.

Co-created by Lee Daniels and Tom DonaghyStar follows three talented singers – running from their pasts and desperate for a new start – with ambitions of stardom, as they navigate the cutthroat music business.

The large ensemble cast includes Queen Latifah, Benjamin Bratt, Jude Demorest, Ryan DestinyBrittany O’Grady, Amiyah Scott, Quincy Brown, Miss LawrenceMichael Michele, Stephen Dorff and Luke James.

Telenovela star Levy’s Spanish-language Triunfo Del Amor was the most watched scripted series on American television. On the film side, Levy appeared in Lionsgate’s Addicted, Universal’s Term Life alongside Vince Vaughn, and most recently, Universal’s blockbuster Girls Trip.

Levy to Star Opposite Milla Jovovich in Screen Gems’ Next “Resident Evil” Film

William Levy has a new residency in Hollywood

The 35-year-old Cuban actor and telenovela star has joined the cast of the closing chapter of Screen GemsResident Evil franchise.

William Levy

The film stars Milla Jovovich and Ali Larter, with Paul W.S. Anderson directing his script.

The film picks up where 2012’s Resident Evil: Retribution left off, as Project Alice races against time to stop the villainous Red Queen from destroying the final remnants of humanity.

In addition to Levy, Jovovich and Larter, the film will also star Iain Glen, Shawn Roberts, Ruby Rose and Eoin Macken.

Shooting starts this month in South Africa.

Levy, who came in in third place on season 14 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, previously starred in Planet 51, The Single Moms Club and Addicted.

He next appears in Term Life and The Veil.

Levy to Produce Docuseries on Hispanic NASCAR Race Car Drivers

William Levy is off to the (car) races for this next project…

The 34-year-old Cuban actor and telenovela star is partnering with NASCAR Productions and its Entertainment Marketing division to produce a non-scripted docuseries about Hispanic race car drivers.

William Levy

The series will focus on the challenges the Latino drivers face as they try to make it in NASCAR, the biggest motorsport in America.

The project will follow the drivers as they strive to make names for themselves within the sport while also trying to make it in America. NASCAR Productions, Levy and Gladys Gonzalez will produce this project.

Levy’s Spanish-language Triunfo Del Amor was the most watched scripted series on American television. In film, Levy appeared in Lionsgate’s Addicted and next will be seen in Universal PicturesTerm Life alongside Vince Vaughn.

“I’m truly thrilled about partnering with NASCAR and I can’t wait to show my fans worldwide this creative endeavor,” said Levy.

NASCAR Productions is continually working to integrate NASCAR into mainstream pop culture in an effort to expand the sport’s reach to new and more diverse audiences.

“Our goal is to produce original TV, film and digital projects that highlight some of the most compelling stories in NASCAR,” said Zane Stoddard, VP Entertainment Marketing and Content Development at NASCAR. “We are excited about the opportunity to partner with William Levy and his team on a project we believe both sports and nonsports fans alike will enjoy.”

Levy to Star as Jordi Molla’s Son in the Crime Thriller “Term Life”

It’s William Levy’s term to impress American audiences once again…

The 33-year-old Cuban actor, telenovela star and former Dancing with the Stars competitor has joined the cast of the Vince Vaughn– and Hailee Steinfeld-starring crime thriller Term Life.

William Levy

The film follows Nick Barrow (portrayed by Vaughn), who takes his estranged daughter (Steinfeld) on the lam when a heist goes south and he’s forced to take out a life insurance policy on himself that doesn’t take effect for 21 days.

In addition to Levy, the film will also star Bad Boys II alum Jordi Molla has been cast in the Peter Billingsley-helmed film as a ruthless Mexican cartel leader Victor Fuentes, who’s after Barrow.

Levy, meantime, will bring to life the role of Molla’s character’s son Alejandro.

He most recently filmed the feature The Veil. He’s shooting Change Of Heart with Jim Belushi and Virginia Madsen and will be seen in Lionsgate’s Addicted.

Levy Working on New Film with Gloria and Emilio Estefan

It looks like the rhythm is gonna get William Levy

The 33-year-old Cuban actor and telenovela star is currently working on a film with Miami Sound Machine masterminds Gloria and Emilio Estefan.

William Levy

The movie, based on the 1970s bilingual sitcom Que Pasa, U.S.A.? that aired on public television in the United States, focuses on the idea that the hatred and racism “that we Latinos have sometimes suffered” can transform a person’s life, said Estefan.

“(This is) a film that took me 14 years to finance and I got the people I wanted,” Estefan said.

The film, which is being shot in Miami, is expected to be released in early 2015.

In the meantime, Levy is set to appear in Single Mom’s Club opposite Zulay Henao, as well as Addicted later this year.

First Trailer Released for Henao’s Single Mom’s Club

Zulay Henao has joined the Single Mom’s Club

The first trailer for Tyler Perry‘s new comedy Single Mom’s Club, starring the 34-year-old Colombian American actress has just been released.

Zulay Henao

The film centers on a group of single mothers from different walks of life who are brought together by an incident at their children’s school. They bond and create a support group that helps them find the humor in life’s obstacles, as well as their inner strength to overcome their personal challenges.

In addition to Henao, the film also stars William Levy, Eddie Cibrian, Nia Long, Wendi McLendon-Covey and Amy Smart, as well as Terry Crews, Sean Carrigan and Ryan Eggold.

Single Mom’s Club will be released nationwide on March 14, 2014.

Santos to Star in MTV’s Comedy Pilot “Happyland”

Bianca Santos has found her happy place…

The Latina actress has been cast as the lead in MTV’s comedy pilot Happyland, alongside Colombian American actress Zulay Henao, Shane Harper, Katherine McNamara and Cameron Moulene.

Bianca Santos

Happyland is a hailed as a soapy teen comedy exploring the underbelly of one of the country’s most popular theme parks and the people who work there.

Santos is best known for portraying Lexi Rivera – Cierra Ramirez’s best friend and Jake T. Austin’s love interest –on ABC Family’s Jennifer Lopez-executive-produced drama series The Fosters, which has been renewed for a second season.

Happyland, which was written by Ben Epstein, will be directed by Lee Toland Krieger.

Santos will portray Lucy, a cynical teen working as a greeter at the park where her single mother (portrayed by Henao) has played a fairytale princess for 15 years, and explores the realities of growing up and falling in love while living in a make-believe world.

Henao, who will continue on OWN’s Love Thy Neighbor as a recurring, will appear opposite William Levy in the upcoming feature film Single Mom’s Club.

Levy to Star Opposite Jada Pinkett-Smith in “Salsa”

Sure, he competed on Dancing with the Stars… But this time William Levy will be dancing with a star.

The 32-year-old Cuban American actor and telenovela star has signed on to co-star opposite Jada Pinkett-Smith in Salsa, which the actress will also produce.

William Levy

Levy, the star of the popular telenovela Triunfo del Amor, will portray Pinkett-Smith’s salsa teacher in the film that tells the story of a woman at a turning point in her life. Through the dance of salsa she begins to get her life back on track.

Pinkett-Smith and Miguel Melendez will produce for Overbrook Entertainment, with production set to begin in the first quarter of 2014.

Levy recently wrapped two Lionsgate films: Addicted and Tyler Perry’s Single Moms Club. He’s currently shooting the remake of La Tormenta–called La Tempestad–for Univision.

Boyer Races William Levy in New Ruffles/Sabritas Commercial

Move over Danica Patrick… There’s a new speed racer in town… And, her name is Angelique Boyer.

The 24-year-old Mexican actress takes the wheel for a drag race against former Dancing with the Stars heartthrob William Levy in a Mexican commercial for Ruffles and Sabritas.

William Levy & Angelique Boyer

In the minute-long clip, the telenovela stars race through the city to reach La Esquina, where a young man is debating which brand of potato chips to buy. Boyer and Levy each tease each other along the way.

After arriving, Boyer and Levy each give good face to persuade the guy to pick their respective brand.