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Danny Ramos Makes Feature Directorial Debut With ‘The Margarita Man’

By Cesar Arredondo Danny Ramos‘ movie-making dreams came true. The San Antonio-born actor, producer, screenwriter worked in TV and film for many years before he returned to his hometown to make his feature film directorial debut in “The Margarita Man.” The movie is a coming-of-age comedy starring Anthony Guajardo, Jesse Borrego and Danny Trejo. Ramos’s brother, Miguel,

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Daniela Nieves To Star In Peacock’s ‘Vampire Academy’ Series

Peacock is sinking its teeth into Richelle Mead’s popular YA series. Daniela Nieves has joined the cast of the streamer’s “Vampire Academy,” a reboot of the 2014 fantasy movie, based on the bestselling author’s six paranormal romance novels. Just like the original series, “Vampire Academy” is about two young women — Lissa Dragomir and Rose Hathaway —

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Independent Film ‘Amaraica’ Offers A True-To Life Look At Undocumented Immigrants’ Lives

“Amaraica,” winner of the best film award at the NY Latino Film Festival and Barcelona Film Festival last year, is now available on HBO and HBO Max. The film, an immigrant story, revolves around Roberto, an undocumented roofer on the verge of marrying a U.S. citizen, which would give him legal status. Plans change when his ex-girlfriend Juana

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Harvey Guillén Realizes His Dreams: Joins Disney Gang In ‘Mickey Mouse Funhouse’ 

When Harvey Guillén watched Disney cartoons as a child, he always wanted to be in them. Now, his wish has come true. Guillén is the voice of Funny in “Mickey Mouse Funhouse,” the new Disney animated series that brings Mickey, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy and Pluto together. In “Funhouse,” the Disney gang meets

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Driver’s Seat: Female Auto Shop Owner Empowers Women, Gives Back To Community

Hilda Mera’s story defines the classic immigrant experience: She came to the U.S. with nothing — but worked hard and became a successful businesswoman. In eight years, Mera and her husband Jose Masache transformed a rundown building in Newark, New Jersey, into a thriving enterprise — S&A Auto Repair — that had gross sales of

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Modern Twist: Camilla Cabello Sparkles In Amazon Prime Video’s ‘Cinderella’

“Cinderella,” starring Cuban-born pop singing sensation Camilla Cabello, premiered on Amazon Prime Video to enthusiastic reviews. The fairy tale is given a much-needed face-lift by writer/director Kay Cannon (“Blockers”). The re-telling of “Cinderella” is infused with a more modern, urban, hip sensibility. The casting of Cabello in the lead role is the tasty frosting on an already delicious cake.

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