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‘Alina of Cuba’ Producer Responds to John Leguizamo’s Criticism of James Franco Casting as Fidel Castro: “His Comments Are Culturally Uneducated”

Following criticisms by John Leguizamo of James Franco’s casting as Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro in the independent film Alina of Cuba, producer John Martinez O’Felan has responded, calling the comments “culturally uneducated.” In the film, to be directed by Miguel Bardem and based on a script written by Jose Rivera and Nilo Cruz, Franco will star opposite […]

Oscars: Simu Liu, Uma Thurman, Lily James and Rami Malek to Present

Simu Liu, Uma Thurman, Lily James and Rami Malek are among the latest group of presenters for the 2022 Oscars. Ruth E. Carter, John Leguizamo and last year’s best actor winner, Anthony Hopkins, who notably wasn’t present when he won the award at the end of last year’s show, will also take the stage during […]

John Leguizamo, Beverly D’Angelo Join David Harbour in ‘Violent Night’ (Exclusive)

John Leguizamo, Beverly D’Angelo, Alex Hassell and Alexis Louder have joined David Harbour in Universal’s Christmas action movie Violent Night. David Leitch, Kelly McCormick and Guy Danella are producing the feature via their Universal-based 87North Banner, with the moviemakers hoping to replicate the success of their previous effort, the Bob Odenkirk sleeper action hit Nobody. […]

Meet the Voices Behind the ‘Encanto’ Cast

Stephanie Beatriz, John Leguizamo, Diane Guerrero, Jessica Darrow, Maluma and Wilmer Valderrama, among others, voice the characters in the Oscar-nominated animated Disney film.

How ‘Spawn’ Led John Leguizamo to Create ‘PhenomX’

Decades ago, John Leguizamo arrived on the set of Spawn at ungodly hours to be transformed into the character of the Clown, the bloated villain at the center of the 1997 comic book adaptation. “It was kind of inhumane, that costume,” Leguizamo tells The Hollywood Reporter with a laugh. “Some days I got there at […]

Ben Foster in ‘The Survivor’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

Barry Levinson tells the true story of a Jewish boxer who's haunted by what it took to survive the Holocaust.

Latinx Writers, Showrunners Demand Action on Inclusivity: “We Are Tired”

More than 270 Latinx TV and film writers, showrunners and producers have penned an open letter that calls for more action on inclusivity and representation in the industry.

NY Gov. Cuomo Teams With Kathryn Bigelow, Morgan Freeman, Others on National Face Mask PSAs

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo has joined forces with Tribeca Film Festival co-founders Jane Rosenthal and Robert De Niro and Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow as well as Hollywood stars such as Morgan Freeman, Ellen Pompeo, Jamie Foxx and Rosie Perez on a national mask campaign, featuring eight TV public service announcements.

Richard Armitage, Paz Vega, John Leguizamo Join ‘The Man From Rome’ (Exclusive)

Richard Armitage, Paz Vega, John Leguizamo and Geraldine Chaplin are set to star in theological crime thriller 'The Man from Rome' about a Vatican agent investigating mysterious killings at a church. The project is being sold at the Cannes Virtual Market.

John Leguizamo Spotlights “Dire” Latinx Representation in U.S. History Books

'Latin History for Morons' offers a glimpse at the stories are overlooked in textbooks.

‘Playing With Fire’ Trailer: Uptight Firefighter John Cena Becomes a Babysitter in Family Comedy

Paramount has released the trailer for the new family comedy 'Playing with Fire,' starring professional wrestler turned actor John Cena. In the film, Cena plays an uptight fire superintendent who must faces his hardest task yet— babysitting three kids he and his crew rescued until they can locate their parents.

‘When They See Us’: TV Review

Ava DuVernay restores names to the Central Park Five in 'When They See Us,' a Netflix miniseries marked by powerful moments and the superb cinematography of Bradford Young.