On Monday night, New York City's AMC Empire 25 movie theater lit up brighter than Times Square itself with hope, inspiration, a sense of pride and a feeling of limitless possibilities for Latinos during the premiere of Cesar Chavez, a powerful biopic about the Mexican-American farm worker, labor leader and civil rights activist.
Like her strong characters, actress America Ferrera is making sure that her voice is heard, but this time it's on a political platform. The Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild-award-winning actress, has become a strong voice in support of comprehensive immigration reform as Voto Latino's artist coalition co-chair. Last week, she stopped by the set of POLITICO in Washington, D.C., to further discuss her stance on the issue.
America Ferrera, America’s plum Latina sweetheart, opens up about growing up in Los Angeles, politics and more, on an episode of "Cafecito." The Honduran actress met up with the NBC Latino funded conversational segment at the Voto Latino Power Summit in Washington, DC, earlier this year.
Catalina Sandino Moreno will be replacing Rosario Dawson in the upcoming thriller Incarnate. The Colombian actress who was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in Maria Full of Grace (2004) is getting another opportunity to become better acquitted with American audiences.
CBS' "Damascus" will host America Ferrera's (Ugly Betty) return to television; and, believe it or not, she will be portraying a "justice-seeking" nun who "practices law on the behalf of the less fortunate," and probably on the behalf of God.