Check Out this weeks Fresh News for the week of 11/5!
Disney Plus Casted Latino Actor, Oscar Isaac, and Will Be Marvel’s First Live-Action Latino Superhero
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The Guatemalan-American actor will play in the new Disney+ Marvel TV series ‘Moon Knight’. The superhero series is about a soldier who fights crime after transforming into a human avatar of the Egyptian god of the moon. This opportunity for Oscar gives tremendous hope to continue the casting of Latinx talent in Hollywood. Read more here.
Ricky Martin on Battling Pandemic Anxiety and Breaking Bad for Netflix’s ‘Jingle Jangle’
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Rickey Martin speaks on pandemic anxiety and portraying a villainous side on the film 'Jingle Jangle' on Variety's podcast 'The Big Ticket' with Marc Malkin. In “Jingle Jangle,” Martin is the voice of Don Juan Diego, a villainous toy that causes the downfall of the world’s greatest inventor (played by Forest Whitaker) when he convinces the inventor’s protégé (Keegan-Michael Key) to betray him. The period film, written and directed by David E. Talbert and co-produced by his wife, Lyn Sisson-Talbert, premieres Nov. 13
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The Cast of ‘Tyler Perry’s Ruthless on BET+ is Increasing
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Stevie Baggs, Jr., Colin McCalla, Samantha L. Thomas, Michelle Nunez, Alise Willis and Jael Pettigrew are now joining Tyler Perry’s drama series ‘Tyler Perry’s Ruthless’. The series is produced, written and directed by Tyler Perry himself. Three episodes will premiere on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, and new episodes will be available to watch every Thursday. Read more here.
A Plan to Make Mexico region of Jalisco, Jallywood
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An ambitious scheme to make the Mexican region of Jalisco the production capital of Latin America, a Jallywood so to speak, has launched with the introduction of a new state film law. According the the Jalisco Film commissioner Rodolfo Guzman, the region aims to push Congress to revisit the shelved plan to introduce federal tax incentives next year to foster audiovisual projects. Read more here.