Celia Cruz TV Biopic by Fox Telecolombia Network, Canal RCN Is Underway; Who Will Portray Legendary "Queen of Salsa?"

Celia Cruz, also known as the "Queen of Salsa" continues to reign and her extraordinary talent will be celebrated with a biopic TV series that Fox Telecolombia Network is developing with Canal RCN. The highly anticipated TV tribute will be made up of 80, one-hour episodes that will tell the story of Cruz's life from her birth to the height of her fame.
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Tony and Grammy Award-Winning 'In the Heights' Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda Gears Up for New Off-Broadway Musical, 'Hamilton'

There's no rhyme or reason to deny that composer, rapper, lyricist and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda has crazy lyrical skills that are reflected in his comedic hip-hop improv show and Pivot TV series, Freestyle Love Supreme, or that he has the creative vision to write and star in a four-time Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical like "In the Heights." Well he's at it again, and theater lovers are in for another treat with the upcoming release of his latest off-Broadway musical, "Hamilton."
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Mexico and U.S. Channel Comedy: Cheech Marin Recalls Meeting Mexico's Most Beloved Comedic Star 'Cantinflas' Played by Mario Moreno

Mexico's most beloved comedic film star of all time, Cantinflas (played by Mario Moreno) was considered to be "the best comedian alive," according to the great Charlie Chaplin. Today, his influence continues to thrive not only with Pantelion Films' recent release of his biopic, "Cantinflas," but with modern-day Latino comedic actors, such as Cheech Marin who recalled meeting Moreno in a Latin Post exclusive interview.

'In the Heights' Producer Lin-Manuel Miranda's Comedic Hip-Hop Improv Show, 'Freestyle Love Supreme' Brings the Rhythm and the Rhyme to Pivot TV Series

Tony and Grammy Award-winning, "In the Heights" composer-lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda knows how to grab the audience's attention, bring forth stellar performances and pay homage to Washington Heights. Once again, he's is taking it back to the streets of 'The Heights,' but this time he's doing it through Pivot's new TV series, "Freestyle Love Supreme," the on-screen version of Miranda's popular stage show featuring freestyle rap.

'Avengers 2' Official Trailer and Poster Released Amid Cyber Leak, Marvel Reacts on Twitter

Patience and confidentiality doesn't often exist on the Internet, and that's just fine with avid Marvel fans who are eager to learn more details about the upcoming "Avengers 2 : Age of Ultron."

'Matador' Cast, El Rey Network Continue to Mourn the Death of Elizabeth Peña With Touching Tribute by Gabriel Luna

"Elizabeth was electric. She was magnetic. She was gravitational. A complete FORCE" -- Gabriel Luna from El Rey Network's hit spy thriller "Matador."

'Annabelle' Tops $150 Million at Box Office Worldwide, Set New Record for Horror in Colombia and Chile

Who knew that a creepy little doll named Annabelle would be such a hit around the globe, drawing in more than $150 million at the worldwide box office. It looks like "The Conjuring" prequel's doll would be better suited to have her entrancing eyes filled with dollar signs instead of evil fury!
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Cheech Marin Talks About Working With El Rey's Robert Rodriguez, 'Book of Life'

Many people know comedic actor Cheech Marin for his stoner comedy "Cheech & Chong" films in the '70s and '80s, but he's also made his mark as a director, writer, musician and a Chicano advocate and art collector. He's starred in feature film comedies and animated movies and has made bestselling bilingual children's music albums. Marin recently spoke to Latin Post about his role in the animated fantasy-adventure, "The Book of Life," directed by Jorge Gutierrez and produced by his longtime friend and Oscar-winning Guillermo del Toro. During the Latin Post exclusive interview, Marin reminisced of his early days and recalled other Latino trailblazers in film, including renegade filmmaker and fellow Mexican-American, Robert Rodriguez.
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Oscar de La Renta Dead at 82, Leaves Behind Unparalleled Legacy and Imprint on Fashion Industry Worldwide

Being in the presence of the legendary Oscar de la Renta, one just felt more elegant and feminine, even his name flowed like his impressive designs that celebrated the female form with a Latin-inspired twist that merged delicate beauty, sensuality, strength, style and sophistication. The fashion icon, the consummate professional, master of haute couture and the classic gentleman has died Monday evening at his Connecticut home at age 82, leaving behind an unparalleled legacy and an imprint of the fashion industry worldwide.
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Cheech Marin Brings the Laughs with Comical Serenades and Helps Diego Luna in His Quest for True Love in Jorge Gutierrez and Guillermo del Toro's "Book of Life"

If you are ever in need of a wing man and a singing entourage to help woo your true love, Cheech Marin is your man! In "The Book of Life," Marin voices the hysterical role of Pancho Rodriguez, one of Manolo's (voiced by Diego Luna's hilarious mariachi friends, the "Rodriguez brothers" (also voiced by Gabriel Iglesias and Ricardo Sanchez "Mandril"). In the film, they try "fun, though hardly romantic versions of Rod Stewart's 'Do Ya Think I'm Sexy' and Biz Markie's 'Just a Friend' - the latter to the accompaniment of a toy piano."

Hector Elizondo on Playing Father to Diego Luna in 'The Book of Life'

Celebrated actor Hector Elizondo, who was recently honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Hispanic Organization of Latino Actors in New York, takes his roles very seriously, whether it's on the stage, the small or big screen, or on the radio as a member of the distinguished L.A. Theatre Works for National Public Radio.
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'Book of Life' Director Jorge Gutierrez: Guillermo del Toro-Produced Film Is 'Dream Come True'

Imagine seeing your life's work come alive on the big screen, watching your heartfelt storytelling and illustrations inspired by your upbringing and culture unfold -- all with the help of your favorite producer, Oscar winner Guillermo del Toro, a stellar cast, including Diego Luna, Channing Tatum and Zoe Saldana and a soundtrack that features the legendary Plácido Domingo. Now imagine it all in 3D.
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Hispanic Heritage Month 2014: Rita Moreno's Groundbreaking Life in the Spotlight Continues to Inspire Latino Actors

Many people use the word "icon" loosely when singing a star's praises, though it's rarely truly justified. But sometimes the word and the subject are interchangeable, especially if it's a Latina trailblazer at the culmination of Hispanic Heritage Month.
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Brooklyn-based, Venezuelan-born Singer-Storyteller Migguel Anggelo Awakens the Senses, Wows Sold-Out Crowd at Joe's Pub in NYC with "Between Dreams/ Entre Sueños" Concert

How do you find the extraordinary in the ordinary? What makes a performer truly come alive on stage? After recently watching Brooklyn-based, Venezuelan-born, singer, dancer, artist and storyteller, Migguel Anggelo perform "Between Dreams / Entre Sueños" to a sold-out crowd at Joe's Pub at the Public in New York, I was reminded of how life can imitate art and art can imitate life.
“Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day”

"Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" Hits Theaters: Director Miguel Arteta Assembles Stellar Cast Featuring Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, Ed Oxenbould and Bella Thorne

Have you ever had a bad day? Have you ever had a "terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day?" Well Alexander, brilliantly played by Ed Oxenbould, in "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," which hit theaters on Friday, Oct. 10 knows a thing or two, or a million about enduring the worst of the worst days.
New York Comic Con 2014: Vanessa Verduga

New York Comic Con 2014: Latina Lawyer-Turned- Comic Book and Web Series Creator Shares Inspiration for Campy, Comedic-Drama "Justice Woman"

Inspired by superheroes, such as Wonder Woman, Batman and Robin since her childhood, L.A.-born, Bronx-raised Latina Vanessa Verduga, who appeared on a panel called "Women of Color" at New York Comic-Con 2014, shared her enthusiasm for her campy, comedy-drama comic book and web series, "Justice Woman," as well as her pride for Hispanic Heritage Month with Latin Post.

Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' Oculus Rift Experience Virtually Takes Movie-goers to Space in New York City

Have you ever wondered what would be like to be inside the cockpit of a spaceship? Or are you curious what could happen if the world comes to an end? Well, you're not alone.
El Rey Network Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

'Matador' TV Series Cast Highlighted in New Trailer by Robert Rodriguez, El Rey Network for Hispanic Heritage Month

El Rey Network and its founder and chairman, filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, are celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with an exclusive video that highlights its Latino talent featured on its popular TV series, including "From Dusk Till Dawn," "Matador" and "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair."
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Enrique Iglesias Hit 'Bailando' Tops the Charts and Surpasses the Million Download Mark

Enrique Iglesias is once again reigning over the charts and breaking records with his latest single "Bailando," and he's probably 'bailando' (dancing) all the way to the bank -- and back to the studio where the music magic happens!

'Book of Life' Movie Soundtrack Release Date & Trailer Songs: Album Features Voices of Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana, Diego Luna & Plácido Domingo

"The Book of Life" creators are asking their fans, "Quieres bailar?" (Do you want to dance?) as they are gearing up for the official release date of the highly anticipated animated film's soundtrack on Oct. 13.

'Annabelle' Doll and Its Creepy New England Connection: Director John R. Leonetti Discusses 'The Conjuring' Tie-in and Recalls Demonic Encounter During His Youth

The makers of "The Conjuring," 2013's hugely successful supernatural thriller are bringing spooky back. "The Conjuring" cinematographer, John R. Leonetti has taken the reins this time to direct "Annabelle," which hit theaters Friday, Oct. 3.

'Annabelle' Star, Oscar Nominated Alfre Woodard on Defying Type-Casting and Paranormal Activity in 'The Conjuring' Prequel

We've seen Oscar nominee Alfre Woodard command both the big and small screen in "Twelve Years a Slave," "Cross Creek," and her latest project, "State of Affairs," but she decided to take on an unconventional role in New Line Cinema's super-natural thriller and "The Conjuring" prequel, "Annabelle," which hit theaters today, Friday, Oct. 3.
Guatemalan Runway Couture Designer Guillermo Jop of GUiSHEM

Fashion Designer Guillermo Jop Revels in New GUiSHEM Line & Guatemala's First Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

Guatemalan runway couture designer Guillermo Jop, who is also head designer for the GUiSHEM brand, has created innovative and edgy designs for top celebrities, such as Kristen Stewart, Kelly Osbourne, Julianne Hough, Connie Britton, as well as Latina celebrities Christina Milian and Bella Thorne, among many others. His contemporary yet vintage flair features razor-sharp edges, mesh and geometric shapes, yet he still manages to accentuate the curves of the female form.
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Grammy Award-Winning La Santa Cecilia Performs at La Puente High School and Inspires Students with Powerful Message

Teachers often have the greatest impact on their students; they help mold us into the people we are today, yet sometimes it's only until later in life that you truly recognize the profoundness of their method of teaching or approach.

Dascha Polanco and Selenis Leyva Glam It Up, Get Sexy at Vanidades Sans Orange Jail Uniforms

"Orange Is the New Black" cast members Dascha Polanco and Selenis Leyva may have to sport bland, orange jail uniforms as an inmates at the Litchfield Penitentiary on the popular Netflix dramedy, but when they're not on the clock, these ladies know how to work the red carpet.
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