The 43-year-old half-Peruvian American comedian will host two new stand-up special for Netflix viewers.
Segura, a New York Times bestselling author, podcast host and actor, will host his fifth and sixth comedy specials for the streamer, with the first slated to premiere in 2023.
Segura, originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, is well known for his Netflix specialsBall Hog, Disgraceful, Completely Normal, and Mostly Stories.
He has also made feature film appearances that include Instant Family, Countdown, Flinch, and The Opening Act, among others.
Segura is one of the top-selling touring acts in the world, having sold hundreds of thousands of tickets on multiple international tours.
Additionally, he co-hosts two of the most popular comedy podcasts, “Your Mom’s House,” with his wife, comedian Christina P. and “Two Bears, One Cave” with fellow comedian Bert Kreischer.
Segura also produces multiple podcasts under his YMH Studios brand.
He recently published I’d Like To Play Alone Please, which debuted at #2 on the New York Times Best Sellers list.
Segura, who grew up in a half Peruvian/half American household speaking fluent Spanish, has been staking his claim in Latin America making a crossover and performing in both English and Spanish. He also launched a podcast in Spanish called Tom Segura En Españolto polish his Spanish-language skills.
The 42-year-old half-Peruvian American comedian, actor and podcaster has signed with WME (William Morris Endeavor) for representation in all areas.
Segura is best known for his Netflix specials Ball Hog, Disgraceful, Mostly Storiesand Completely Normal.
While he’d planned to unveil an additional Spanish-language special on Netflix last fall, its release has been delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Segura previously released the hour-long stand-up albums White Girls With Cornrowsand Thrilledin 2012 and 2010, respectively.
He’ll kick off his latest world tour, I’m Coming Everywhere on December 31, with two shows at the Hawaii Theater Center in Honolulu, and will continue touring throughout 2022.
Segura’s film credits include Paramount Pictures’ comedy Instant Family, in which he starred opposite Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne, comedian Steve Byrne’s The Opening Act, Justin Dec’s horror-thriller Countdownand Cameron Van Hoy’s crime drama Flinch.
He’s appeared on the television side in The Cabin with Bert Kreischer, Workaholics, Happy Endingsand more.
Segura also has his own podcast network, Your Mom’s House Studios, which he runs with his wife, comedian Christina Pazsitzky. It’s home to the hit podcasts Your Mom’s House, which he co-hosts with Pazsitzky, and 2 Bears 1 Cave, which he co-hosts with Bert Kreischer, among others. Notably, YMH Studios was one of the first networks to create successful livestream podcast events as a creative outlet amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, which has disrupted the stand-up scene to varying degrees over the last 20 or so months.
The 19-year-old Peruvian American actress/singer, who starred in Dora and the Lost City of Gold, will star opposite Andy Garcia and Gloria Estefan in Warner Bros.‘ remake ofFather of the Bride.
Gaz Alazraki, who helmed Club de Cuervos, is directing the feature, which goes before cameras in May.
Like previous iterations of Bride, which includes a Spencer Tracy-fronted 1950 movie and the Steve Martin-starring 1991 feature, the latest remake will center on the father of a soon-to-be bride coming to terms with his daughter’s nuptials.
The latest take, however, will be told through the relationships in a big, sprawling Cuban American family.
Merced will play the sister of the bride, who is being played by Adria Arjona. Garcia is the father.
Matt Lopez wrote the script for the update.
In addition to starring in Dora, in which she toplined as the globe-trotting adventuress, Merced co-starred with Mark Wahlberg in Instant Family, was part of the ensemble for Netflix’s Let It Snow, and appeared with Benicio Del Toro in Sicario: Day of the Soldado.
She next voice-stars in DreamWorks Animation’s Spirit Untamedand will be protected by Jason Momoa in action-thriller Sweet Girl. Both are due to be released this summer.
The 40-year-old half-Peruvian American comedian, who speaks Spanish fluently, has signed a deal with Netflix for two stand-up specials, his fourth and fifth for the streamer, including his first in Spanish.
The English-language Tom Segura: Ball Hog,which was filmed live at the Moody Theaterin Austin, Texas, premieres March 24.
The second untitled special will be shot completely in Spanish this fall.
“Netflix has rapidly changed the way comedy is consumed around the world, and by releasing a Spanish language special, I look forward to being able to reach a new audience that Jo Koy and Ali Wong will never get,” quipped Segura. “Estoy muy emocionado por la oportunidad de entretener las amigas de mi mama,” he added.
Segura, who grew up in a half Peruvian/half American household speaking fluent Spanish, has been staking his claim in the elusive Latin American comedy crossover market by performing both in English and Spanish.
His new Spanish-language podcast, Tom Segura En Español is the 6th podcast from Your Mom’s House Studios, the production shingle created by Segura and his wife, comedian Christina Pazsitzky, who has two stand-up specials of her own streaming on Netflix.
Their flagship show,Your Mom’s House, features A-list guests and averages over 1 million unique impressions per episode, and growing. October will mark its 10-year anniversary.
YMH Studios also produces Where My Mom’s At (a parenting podcast hosted by Christina),2 Bears 1 Cave (hosted by Segura and comedian Bert Kreischer), Dr. Drew After Dark (hosted by Dr. Drew Pinsky) and The Honey Dew with Ryan Sickler.
Segura is currently on tour with his new Spanish hour, and just wrapped his Take It Down Tour, which took the comedian to 11 countries with 183 shows and more than 335,000 tickets sold.
Not for the faint-hearted, in Ball Hog, Segura offers advice on how to handle emotionally fragile people, winning arguments with your mother, managing expectations, and following your dreams.
On the big screen, Segura was recently seen in Mark Wahlberg’s comedy Instant Family.
This year’s Imagen Awards were doled out over the weekend, with the 28-year-old half-Puerto Rican actress taking home one of the night’s awards.
Rodriguez was named Best Actress – Television for her role as Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista on the FX groundbreaking television drama Pose, which was named Best Primetime Program – Drama alongside CBS’ Magnum P.I.
Pose, created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Afro-Latino television writer/producer Steven Canals, features the largest cast of transgender actors to be starring as series regulars in a scripted show. In addition to Rodriguez, the series also stars 23-year-old Dominican actor Angel Bismark Curiel.
Anthony Ramos won the Best Actor – Feature Film prize for his role in Monsters and Men, which was named Best Feature Film, while Isabela Moner was namedBest Actress – Feature Film for her role inInstant Family.
Jon Seda was named Best Actor – Television for his role in Chicago P.D., while Wilmer Valderrama was named Best Supporting Actor – Television for his role on NCIS.
Rita Moreno was named Best Supporting Actress – Television for One Day at a Time, while Anthony Gonzalez was named Best Young Actor – Television for HBO’s Icebox.
Held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, the Imagen Awards were established in 1985 from a suggestion by veteran television producer Norman Lear to encourage and recognize the positive portrayals of Latinos in media. The winners were judged and selected in 18 categories by an independent panel of entertainment industry executives and Latinx community leaders.
The Imagen Foundation also honored Chairman of Endemol Shine Americasand CEO of Endemol Shine North America’s Cris Abregowith the prestigious Imagen President’s Awardand Luisa Leschinwith the Norman Lear Writer’s Award.
The complete list of winners can be read below.
Best Feature Film Monsters and Men (NEON/Moviepass Films)
Best Director Reinaldo Marcus Green, Monsters and Men (NEON/Moviepass Films)
Best Actor – Feature Film Anthony Ramos, Monsters and Men (NEON/Moviepass Films)
Best Actress – Feature Film Isabela Moner, Instant Family (Paramount Pictures)
Best Primetime Program – Drama (TIE) Magnum P.I. (CBS; CBS Television Studios, Universal Television, Perfect Storm Entertainment, Davis Entertainment, 101st Street Productions) Pose (FX Networks; Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions)
Best Primetime Program – Comedy One Day at a Time (Netflix; Sony Pictures Television for Netflix)
Best Primetime Program – Specials, Movies & Limited Series Icebox (HBO; HBO Films in association with Gracie Films and Endeavor Content)
Best Actor – Television Jon Seda, Chicago P.D. (NBC; Wolf Entertainment in association with Universal Television)
Best Actress – Television Mj Rodriguez, Pose (FX Networks; Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions)
Best Supporting Actor – Television Wilmer Valderrama, NCIS (CBS; CBS Television Studios)
Best Supporting Actress – Television Rita Moreno, One Day at a Time (Netflix; Sony Pictures Television for Netflix)
Best Young Actor – Television Anthony Gonzalez, Icebox (HBO; HBO Films in association with Gracie Films and Endeavor Content)
Best Variety or Reality Show Hip-Hop Houdini (Fuse; 7Beyond)
Best Children’s Programming The Loud House (Nickelodeon)
Best Documentary – Great Performances John Leguizamo’s Road to Broadway (PBS; NGL Studios & Diamante Content Production in association with THIRTEEN PRODUCTIONS LLC for WNET & Latino Public Broadcasting)
Best Informational Program Breaking Big (PBS; Ozy Media)
Best Short-Form Non-Fiction Program SC Featured – A Dreamer’s Path (ESPN Deportes)
Paramount Pictures has released the first trailer for Dora and the Lost City of Gold, starring the 17-year-old Peruvian-American actress.
The live-action film is based on the popular Nickelodeonanimated series, Dora the Explorer.
In addition to Moner as the title character, the film also Eva Longoria, Michael Peña and Eugenio Derbez.
After spending most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, Dora prepares to leap into her most challenging adventure yet – high school. Always the explorer, she quickly finds herself leading Boots (her best friend, a monkey), Diego (half-Dominican American actor Jeffrey Wahlberg), a mysterious jungle inhabitant (Derbez), and a rag-tag group of teens on a live-action adventure to save her parents and solve the mystery behind a lost city of gold.
The film is directed by James Bobin. The screenplay is written by Nicholas Stollerand Matthew Robinson, from a story by Tom Wheeler.
Dora and the Lost City of Gold arrives in theaters on August 2.
Moner’s previous credits include the films Instant Family, Sicario: Day of the Soldadoand Transformers: The Last Knight.