On Monday, Amazon Studios announced their Latino Community Initiatives with Edward James Olmos' Latino Film Institute and sponsorship of its Youth Cinema Project (YCP) which will provide funding and resources to college-bound students. Olmos made the announcement Monday night alongside Amazon executive Latasha Gillespie, Global Head of DEIA for Amazon Studios, Freevee and IMDb.
LOCAS POR EL CAMBIO will be Amazon Prime Video's first foray into Spanish language comedy from Latin America. The comedy, based in Mexico City, will premiere on November 27, 2020 on the streaming service in more than 240 countries and territories. The body switching plot isn't new but folks can get a view of Mexico that has nothing to do with narcos. Watch the hilarious new trailer.
Late television personality and astrologer Walter Mercado is the subject of a Netflix feature-length documentary this summer. "Mucho Mucho Amor" will stream this summer on the streaming service but it's premiering at the Sundance Film Festival on January 24.
The city of Los Angeles and Mayor Eric Garcetti launched a new initiative to help Latinos break into Hollywood called LA Collab which includes support from Hollywood leaders and actors like Zoe Saldana,Eva Longoria,J.J. Abrams, producer Jason Blum among others. Read the official announcement below.
We know actress Carla Jimenez is a funny lady with her roles in Fox’s "The Mick" and "Last Man Standing" but who knew she could also sing. The Latina released her first Christmas album which includes classic holiday classics like "Little Drummer Boy" and "Mi Burrito Sabenero" featuring a duet with "One Day at a Time" actress Justina Machado.
A documentary crew followed eight undocumented families in Netflix's documentary, LIVING UNDOCUMENTED executive produced by Selena Gomez. The Texas native wanted to be part of the project because of the plight of families in the face of potential deportation. The documentary follows not only Latino families but other minorities.
First they gave us "Dora the Explorer" and now Nickelodeon is bringing us another animated show featuring a Latino family. "The Casagrandes" is a spin-off of "The Loud House," and features the voices of Eugenio Derbez, Carlos Alazraqui, Carlos PenaVega and Alexa PenaVega as the family along with Melissa Joan Hart and Ken Jeong as their neighbors. Take a sneak peek at the new show.
The nominations 34th Annual Imagen Awards are out, and television is the place to be for Latino representation. Check out the list of 93 nominations in 18 categories. Among the nominees are Jennifer Lopez, Andy Garcia, Jay Hernandez, Antonio Banderas, America Ferrera and many newcomers.
The first look at the new Anita in Steven Spielberg's adaptation of WEST SIDE STORY was revealed. Ariana DeBose is the latest actor to play the role that Rita Moreno and Chita Rivera made famous. Meet the new star of Spielberg's film.
Legendary Mexican comedian Luis de Alba has embarked on his last stand-up comedy tour, but the 72-year-old isn’t completely retiring from show business. For his next phase in his life, he plans to mentor up-and-coming comedians and spend time with his family. CineMovie caught up with the man of many funny faces before he started his comedy tour.