Camila Cabello & Camilo’s “Ambulancia” Reaches No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Trending Songs Chart

Camila Cabello’s latest collaboration is on trend

Following the release of the 25-year-old Mexican-Cuban singer and Camilo’s music video for “Ambulancia,” the collaboration returns to Billboard’s February 4-dated Hot Trending Songs chart at No. 1.

Camilo & Camila CabelloBillboard’s Hot Trending charts, powered by Twitter, track global music-related trends and conversations in real-time across Twitter, viewable over either the last 24 hours or past seven days.

A weekly, 20-position version of the chart, covering activity from Friday through Thursday of each week, posts alongside Billboard’s other weekly charts on Billboard.com each Tuesday, with the latest tracking period running January 20-26.

“Ambulancia” was released September 6, 2022, alongside Camilo’s full-length album De Adentro Pa Afuera. The album peaked at No. 28 on the Top Latin Albums chart dated September 24, 2022.

Now the album’s latest radio single (it concurrently debuts at No. 17 on Tropical Airplay), the video for “Ambulancia” premiered Jan. 24 and features starring roles from both performers.

“Ambulancia” bows ahead a slew of new releases, led by Chloe’s “Pray It Away,” which starts at No. 2. Released Jan. 27 but teased beginning on January 25, “Pray” is the first taste of Chloe’s debut studio album, In Pieces, due in March.

Zara Larsson’s new single, “Can’t Tame Her,” follows at No. 3, while songs from new LPs and EPs by Trippie ReddQuevedo and Ice Spice round out the top 10.

NBC Renews Disaster Drama “La Brea,” Starring Jon Seda, for Season 3

There’s more sinkhole action in Jon Seda’s future..

NBC has renewed its disaster drama La Brea, starring the 52-year-old Puerto Rican actor for Season 3.

Jon SedaThe news was announced ahead of Season 2’s midseason return to the network on Tuesday night.

La Brea follows an epic family adventure after a massive sinkhole opens in Los Angeles, pulling people and buildings into a mysterious and dangerous primeval land where they have no choice but to band together to survive.

In addition to Seda, the series stars Natalie Zea, Eoin Macken, Nicholas Gonzalez, Chiké Okonkwo, Zyra Gorecki, Jack Martin, Veronica St. Clair, Rohan Mirchandaney, Lily Santiago, Josh McKenzie, Tonantzin Carmelo and Michelle Vergara Moore.

Seda portrays Dr. Sam Velez, while Gonzalez portrays Levi Delgado.

La Brea hails from writer David Appelbaum, who executive produces.

The series has been a strong performer for NBC. Season 1, which debuted in September 2021, was the No. 1 new show of the fall season in the ad-friendly 18-49 demographic. It was also the top drama of the entire 2021-22 TV season.

The Season 2 premiere brought in a 0.49 demo rating and about 4M Live+Same-Day viewers on September 27. So far, the second installment has averaged a 0.39 and 3.6M viewers.

Danny Trejo Appearing in Stimson Snead’s Sci-Fi Comedy “Tim Travers & The Time Traveler’s Paradox”

Danny Trejo is preparing to time travel

The 78-year-old Mexican American actor and Machete star has landed a key supporting role in Stimson Snead’s sci-fi comedy Tim Travers & The Time Traveler’s Paradox, which wrapped production in Spokane Washington earlier this month.

Danny TrejoThe feature expands on Snead’s award-winning short of the same name.

Samuel Dunning stars as a narcissistic, genius but broke scientist who seeks to solve the paradox of what happens to your past self when a future version travels backwards in time.

His work attracts the attention of the head of a mercenary army played by Machete star Trejo.

North by Northwest, which previously supported Snead’s previous shorts, lead produces the feature. An Immortal, LLC handled principal financing.

“Having worked with Stimson on his two very compelling shorts, I’m thrilled to be involved in his feature debut,” said Rich Cowan of North by Northwest, “Not only is he talented. He’s organized and has a sense of maturity unbecoming his age.”

Principal photography took place in and around Spokane Washington from November 30 to December 20, with limited final filming in January.

“I met Stimson years ago at the Seattle Film Summit, and I couldn’t be happier to join him for the culmination of our mutual efforts for his feature film directorial debut,” said Guerilla Rep Media founding head Ben Yennie, who was previously CEO of Mutiny Pictures, prior to its sale to BayView Entertainment last year.

The short version of Tim Travers screened at more than 30 film festivals in 2022 including winning multiple awards at Boston SciFi, Nevermore Film Fest, and FilmQuest.

Aimee Carrero to Star in the Buddy Action-Comedy “Code 3”

Aimee Carrero has broken the code

The 34-year-old Dominican actress will star in the buddy action-comedy Code 3 opposite Rainn Wilson and Lil Rel Howery.

Aimee CarreroProduction is set to begin in February.

She’ll portray Jessica, a newbie paramedic who is eager to learn is well-trained, and is superb under pressure. In the 24-hour shift where she’s training to replace Randy (Wilson), she’s in for an incredible day of surprises and realizations.

The film, by director Christopher Leone, follows a day in the life of two overworked, underpaid, and nearly burnt-out paramedics. One EMT is so burnt-out by the job that he’s forcing himself to resign, though he first must embark on one last 24-hour shift to train his replacement. Everything that could happen on the job, from the mundane to the extreme, then happens on this final, exhilarating day.

The script for Code 3 hails from Leone and former paramedic Patrick Pianezza. Angela Cardon will oversee the project for Wayfarer Studios and will serve as its sole financier.

Producers are Justin Baldoni and Andrew Calof for Wayfarer, Lawrence Mattis of Circle of Confusion, Matt Smith of Electro Corduroy Entertainment, and Paul “Pizza” Pianezza of Realdream.

Carrero’s breakout role was in Season 2 of FX’s The Americans playing the character of Lucia.

She can currently be seen in the Fox Searchlight film The Menu starring Ralph Fiennes and Anya Taylor-Joy, streaming now via HBO Max.

Additionally, she co-starred in the Apple TV+ holiday film Spirited opposite Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell.

Up next, she’ll appear as a series regular in Amazon’s The Consultant opposite Christoph Waltz in the role of Patti.

 

Netflix Releases Key Art for Live-Action Series “One Piece,” Featuring Ilia Isorelýs Paulino

Ilia Isorelýs Paulino has arrived in one piece

Netflix has released the key art for is highly anticipated live-action series One Piece, starring the 28-year-old Latin actress.

Ilia Isorelýs PaulinoThe series is based on one of the best-selling manga titles of all time.

The series is slated to premiere later this year.

The key art poster reveals Iñaki Godoy as Monkey D. Luffy, wearing the character’s signature red vest and straw hat.

In addition to Luffy, the key art teases the live-action debuts of Zoro, Nami, Usopp, and Sanji, the primary Straw Hats, played by Mackenyu (Roronoa Zoro), Emily Rudd (Nami), Jacob Romero Gibson (Usopp) and Taz Skylar (Sanji). See the full image below.

 

One PieceBased on the manga title by Eiichiro OdaOne Piece will follow the other-worldly adventures of Monkey D. Luffy and his pirate crew as they explore exotic islands and endless oceans in search for the ultimate treasure “One Piece” to become the next Pirate King.

Steven Maeda and Matt Owens serve as writers, executive producers and showrunners.

Previously announced cast includes McKinley Belcher III, Morgan Davies, Aidan Scott, Vincent Regan, Jeff Ward, Craig Fairbrass, Langley Kirkwood, Celeste Loots, Alexander Maniatis, Chioma Umeala and Steven Ward. Additional cast to be announced.

One Piece is produced by Tomorrow Studios and Netflix in partnership with Shueisha.

Apple TV+ Renews Enrique Arrizon’s “Acapulco” for Third Season

Enrique Arrizon isn’t leaving Acapulco just yet…

Apple TV+ has renewed the bilingual comedy series Acapulco, starring the 29-year-old Mexican actor, for a 10-episode third season. Production is set to begin this spring.

Enrique Arrizon, AcapulcoIn Season 3 of the series inspired by the 3Pas Studios and Pantelion Films’ feature How to Be A Latin Lover, it’s a time of reconciling past mistakes and exciting new beginnings. In the present story, older Maximo (Eugenio Derbez) finds himself returning to a Las Colinas he no longer recognizes. While in 1985, younger Maximo continues his climb up the ladder of success while potentially jeopardizing all the relationships he’s worked so hard to build…

“We at 3Pas Studios are thankful to Apple TV+, the perfect home for Acapulco, along with our production partner Lionsgate, filmmakers, and cast and crew,” said star and executive producer Derbez. “We have always believed that the stories we tell about our communities and cultures can resonate with global audiences, so crank up the AC, it’s about to get a lot hotter at Las Colinas Resort.”

The upcoming third season will be showrun by Sam Laybourne. In addition to Derbe and Arrizon, the returning Acapulco ensemble cast includes Fernando Carsa, Damián Alcázar, Camila Perez, Chord Overstreet, Vanessa Bauche, Regina Reynoso, Raphael Alejandro, Jessica Collins, Rafael Cebrián, Carlos Corona and Regina Orozco.

Seasons 1 and 2 are now streaming globally on Apple TV+.

“We’ve seen an overwhelming response from audiences all over the world who have fallen in love with Acapulco,” said Morgan Wandell, head of international programming for Apple TV+. “Eugenio, Austin, Ben, Eric, Kim, and the talented cast and crew behind ‘Acapulco’ have created a feel-good show that has a lot of heart, emotion, and laughs, and we can’t wait to bring even more of that into season three.”

Acapulco is created by Austin Winsberg, Eduardo Cisneros and Jason Shuman. Winsberg also serves as executive producer alongside Derbez, Ben Odell, and co-executive producer Sonia Almanza Gambaro for 3Pas Studios; director Jay Karas; Eric and Kim Tannenbaum along with Jason Wang for The Tannenbaum Company.

The project is produced for Apple by Lionsgate Television, 3Pas Studios, Zihuatanejo Productions, and The Tannenbaum Company.

Carin León Earns Third No. on Billboard’s Regional Mexican Airplay Chart with Grupo Frontera-collab “Que Vuelvas”

Make that three winners for Carin León.

The 33-year-old Mexican artist has earned his third No. 1 on Billboard’s Regional Mexican Airplay chart with his Grupo Frontera-collab “Que Vuelvas.”

Carin Leon, Grupo FronteraThe track rises 8-1 on the chart dated January 28 with 7.7 million in audience impressions, up 44%, earned in the U.S. during the January 13-19 tracking week.

León secures his third No, 1 on the chart, following his three-week domination through his featured role in Banda MS’ “Ojos Cerrados.”

It’s a first No. 1 on the chart for Grupo Frontera, which scored a No. 2 with “No Se Va” last December.

Over on the all-genre Latin Airplay list, “Que Vuelvas” reaches its highest peak: No. 6 in its sixth week.

Fuerza Regida Earns Third No. 1 on Billboard’s Regional Mexican Albums Chart with “Sigan Hablando”

Fuerza Regida has another chart-topper on its hands…

The Regional Mexican band has picked up its its third No. 1 on BillboardRegional Mexican Albums chart as Sigan Hablando ascends from No. 2 to lead the January 28-dated list.

Fuerza RegidaThe album’s new win arrives two weeks after it debuted, alongside Pa Que Hablen, in the top 10 on the overall Top Latin Albums chart on January 14.

To claim the top slot on Regional Mexican Albums, Sigan Hablando earned 12,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending Jan. 19, a 12% gain from the week prior, according to Luminate.

Out of that sum, 11,000 derive from streaming which represents 18.1 million official on-demand U.S. streams of the album’s songs, up 15% from the previous week. The remaining units come from traditional album sales and track-equivalent album units through sales of the album’s songs.

On the Regional Mexican Albums chart, each unit equals one album sale, or 10 individual tracks sold from an album, or 3,750 ad-supported or 1,250 paid/subscription on-demand official audio and video streams generated by songs from an album.

Two more of the group’s albums also rank in the tally’s top 10, Pa Que Hablen at No. 3 — after its No. 2 debut on Jan. 14 — and Del Barrio Hasta Aquí, Vol. 2 at No. 4, the latter, in its 35th week, peaked at No. 2 in June 2022.

Sigan Hablando becomes the Sinaloa quintet’s third chart topper: Del Barrio Hasta Aquí debuted and led for 18 consecutive weeks in 2019.

Meanwhile, Adicto ruled for one week in April 2020.

Elsewhere, Sigan Hablando moves 4-2 on the all-Latin Top Latin Albums ranking, and pushes up on the overall Billboard 200, with a 97-65 lift.

Further, the album houses “Bebe Dame,” with Grupo Frontera, which earned both acts its first No. 1 on the multi-metric Hot Latin Songs chart (January 21). The song is pushed down to No. 2 on the current track though with a gain, displaced by the No. 1 debut of Bizarrap and Shakira’s “Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53.” On Regional Mexican Airplay, one other song from the Sigan Hablando makes progress: “Prefiero Empedarme” jumps 40-30.

 

Kali Uchis to Launch Headlining North American Tour in April

Kali Uchis is hitting the road…

The 28-year-old Colombian American genre-blending singer/songwriter, who recently released her latest single “I Wish You Roses,” will support her new album Red Moon in Venus with a headlining North American tour that will kick off in the spring.

Kali UchisRed Moon in Venus will be released via Geffen Records on March 3, and is currently available to pre-order and pre-save on streaming services. Speaking on the record’s overarching theme, Uchis explained that “love is the message.”

Red Moon In Venus is a timeless, burning expression of desire, heartbreak, faith, and honesty, reflecting the divine femininity of the moon and Venus,” the singer shared in a press release. “The moon and Venus work together to make key aspects of love and domestic life work well. This body of work represents all levels of love — releasing people with love, drawing love into your life and self-love. It’s believed by many astrologers that the blood moon can send your emotions into a spin, and that’s what I felt represented this body of work best.” 

The Red Moon in Venus tour will start on April 25 in Austin with a stop at the Moody Amphitheater in Waterloo Park.

Uchis will make stops in New York City, Philadelphia, Orlando, Atlanta, Boston, Toronto and more before concluding the trek on May 30 at Phoenix’s Arizona Financial Theatre.

Raye will support Uchis on all dates except May 26, 28 and 30.

Before heading out on her headlining tour, Uchis will have a chance to get her feet wet with a series of festival appearances starting in March.

Festival season will see the “I Wish You Roses” singer perform at Lollapalooza Argentina, Chile and Brazil, Colombia’s Esteréo Picnic and Coachella.

Brice Gonzalez Joins Voice Cast of Spin Master Entertainment, Nickelodeon & Paramount’s Sequel “PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie”

It’s paws up for Brice Gonzalez

The young Latino actor, TikTok star and Lopez vs. Lopez scene-stealer has joined the voiceover ensemble cast of Spin Master EntertainmentNickelodeonParamount’s sequel PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie.

Brice GonzalezGonzalez, who rose to acclaim as part of the EnkyBoys with his late father, will voice one of a trio of new pups, alongside Alan Kim and North West, who joins her mom Kim Kardashian who returns as Delores from the first film, along with a cameo from brother Saint West.

Other voice cast members include Kristen Bell, Christian Convery, McKenna Grace, Lil Rel HoweryJames MarsdenFinn Lee-Epp as Ryder and tennis ace Serena Williams.

Additional cast members reprising their roles include Marsai Martin (Liberty), Ron Pardo (Mayor Humdinger) and Callum Shoniker (Rocky). New cast members also include Luxton Handspiker (PAW Patrol series), Christian Corrao (Dino Dana) and Nylan Parthipan (PAW Patrol series).

All of them join Taraji P. Henson in the feature, which is hitting theaters on October 13.

The film’s score is composed and produced by Emmy-nominated Pinar Toprak.

“This year marks the 10th anniversary of the PAW Patrol franchise, and what better way to celebrate than the release of our second feature film,” said Jennifer Dodge, Spin Master’s President of Entertainment and producer of the film. “As we continue to expand the PAW Patrol universe for fans, we’ll follow the pups on mightier missions and explore their backstories, this time with a heartwarming tale centered around our heroine Skye. With this cast of dynamic voice talent, we’re bringing a whole new level of excitement to the big screen.”

Added Ramsey Naito, President of Nickelodeon Animation and Paramount Animation, “Following the historic success of the first film, which truly reinforced the global love for this franchise, we knew that this sequel called not only for an equally great story, but for world-class talent to bring these characters to life once again.”

The first PAW Patrol: Movie was a theatrical-day-and-date title with streaming service Paramount+. The movie opened to No. 1 in more than 25 countries and ultimately amassed $150M+ worldwide. It also became one of the most-watched Paramount+ originals.

PAW Patrol: The Movie helmer Cal Brunker directs again with his writing partner Bob Barlen, who takes on the role as associate producer.