John Leguizamo Boycotts The 2020 Emmy Awards

John Leguizamo Boycotts 2020 Emmy Awards Over Lack of Latino Nominees

John Leguizamo decided to take a stand and boycott this year's Emmy Awards due to lack of Latinx representation and stories in Hollywood, both in film and TV.
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John Leguizamo is Creating a Comic Book Featuring a Latinx Superhero

Latino actor, producer, and playwright John Leguizamo is working on a comic book with a Latinx superhero named PhenomX as the main character. To bring this into mainstream, he started a crowdfunding project.
The storybook experiment could mean big things for Netflix original programming.

Netflix: "Puss In Boots" Will Let Kids Choose Their Own Adventure

The experiment could change storytelling on streaming.
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Exclusive Clip to 'The Infiltrator' starring Bryan Cranston and John Leguizamo

Broad Green Pictures has released an exclusive clip for their upcoming film "The Infiltrator."
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John Leguizamo's Media Marketing Startup is Expanding with New Full-Scale Production Studios

NGL Media, a multicultural marketing solutions company that is aimed at Latino audiences, is expanding its operations to include a full-scale production facility.
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Best of 2015: Which Latino Films and Stars Had a Breakout year?

As the year comes to a close Latin Post will begin looking at the best in film in 2015. This year has been a banner year for Latinos in cinema as many films have taken top prizes at international film festivals, starred in high profile films or had breakout performances. Here is a list of the accomplishments in cinema for Latinos.
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'Meadowland' Movie Review: Olivia Wilde Triumphs in Difficult Drama About Child Loss

"Meadowland" is a tour de force film that is a difficult watch but rewarding by the end.
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CHANGING THE GAME: How John Leguizamo Continues to Take Risks and Reinvent Himself

John Leguizamo, an award-winning actor, thespian, producer, author, screenwriter, graphic novelist, spoke with Latin Post for its "Changing the Game" series.
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'The Wedding Ringer' Argentinian Star Ignacio Serricchio Channels John Leguizamo, Hank Azaria in Hilarious Role (EXCLUSIVE)

When Argentinian actor Ignacio Serricchio was cast to play the role of a flamboyant wedding player in "The Wedding Ringer," starring comedian Kevin Hart, "Frozen's" Josh Gad, "The Big Bang Theory's" Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting and the legendary Cloris Leachman (among other loveable and hilarious actors), he knew of a few characters he could channel from real life and film.
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John Leguizamo’s ‘Fugly!’ Embarks on Hilarious Journey of Self-Reflection as His New Show Hits Comedy Circuit

When it comes to exploring, exploiting and self-deprecation, actor-comedian John Leguizamo is your man! He's left audiences in stitches while reflecting upon his life - from "Mambo Mouth," "Spic-O-Rama," "Freak," to "Sexaholix ... a Love Story" and "Ghetto Klown," and now, he's at it again with "Fugly," based on "a near-death experience that forces him to revisit his personal and professional highs and lows."
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John Leguizamo Central Park SummerStage 'GhettoKlown' Play: Colombian-Born Queens Native Goes From 'Benny Blanco from the Bronx' to Broadway

Emmy Award and ALMA Award winner John Leguizamo, who was recently nominated for an Imagen Award for Best Primetime Programme: Special or Movie-of-the-Week for "Ghetto Klown" is bringing the laughs to Central Park's Summerstage on July 28.
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Jennifer Lopez, 'Cesar Chavez' Cast, 'Devious Maids,' John Leguizamo Among Top Nominees for 2014 Imagen Awards

Latinos have impacted primetime television since its beginnings, from mainstream TV shows like "I Love Lucy," with Cuban-born, American musician Desi Arnaz, to the comical "George Lopez" TV series and "That '70s Show" with Wilmer Valderrama. In film, Rita Moreno in "West Side Story," Edward James Olmos' in "Stand and Deliver" and Jennifer Lopez in "Selena" stand as memorable Latino performances.
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'Chef' Movie Review: An Intimate & Autobiographical Return to Form by Jon Favreau

Back in 2008, director Jon Favreau was a hero. The auteur had just given the world the first "Iron Man" movie. He already had a proven track record with a number of other major hits, but "Iron Man" seemed like a new beginning for the filmmaker. However, his place in Hollywood was not a particularly stable one. Just a few years later his "Iron Man" sequel was blasted critically; a year later his "Cowboys & Aliens" flopped critically and at the box office. The fall seemed swift for the filmmaker. But Favreau has not given up. He has returned to his roots of indie film-making with "Chef," arguably his most autobiographical film to date.

How Did Anastasia Steele Change Dakota Johnson's Life?

After the great opportunity of being chosen to be the actress to play Anastasia Steele in the highly anticipated film adaptation of “Fifty Shades of Grey,” it can thrill fans all the more to know that Dakota Johnson has remained grounded ever since.

John Leguizamo Lends Voice to Newly Discovered California Dinosaurs in Latest Animated Role

What does comedian-turned-actor-turned-animated prehistoric bird, John Leguizamo and paleontology have in common? A new found affection for the Alexornis bird, which was discovered in Baja California and Mexico in the 1970s.
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Holiday Films Where Latinos Take the Lead

Christmas and the holiday season are important to Latinos, traditionally and culturally, and that being so, it's amazing to see Latinos on screen, portraying interesting and intelligent characters in films about the season. While there needs to be more seasonal films where Latinos are the lead, there are a number of films that Latinos can refer to when they want to see themselves represented on screen.
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