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Things are getting spicy for a Thursday! Tonight marked the 16th annual Latin Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, and just as you would expect, there was a lot of hot music, hot winners and hot people all under one roof. Mexican actress Jacqueline Bracamontes and Puerto Rican singer/songwriter and actress Roselyn Sánchez will served as the (ridiculously sexy) co-hosts for the first time, and proved to be successful in entertaining the audience as we recognized and honored a number of names who have had breakout work in Latin music this year. We were graced with a variety of live performances, including Ricky Martin, reggaeton superstars J Balvin and Farruko, Afro-Colombian hip-hop »
Ready or not, it's show time! The red carpet's been rolled out at the 2015 Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas, and all of Latin music's finest are whipping up their most glamorous getups for the evenings. And a bland occasion, this will not be, with more than 22 presenters and 32 performers guaranteed to take the stage—heck, Will Smith will even be there! As for who'll stun on the red carpet, we've got a few guesses so far. And of course, that includes the lovely ladies of Fifth Harmony, in addition to co-hostesses Roselyn Sánchez and Jacqueline Bracamontes. And with Will in attendance, you know Jada Pinkett-Smitt (and her impeccable style) is bound to impress as »
Adapt this is a column that makes the case for a big or small screen adaptation of a book or graphic novel.
The book: Broken Monsters, written by Lauren Beukes, published in 2014
Premise: In modern-day Detroit, amidst economic hardships everywhere, Detective Gabriella Versado comes across a body that’s more unnerving than anything she’s seen before; the top half of a boy and the bottom half of a deer seem to have been put together into one. As Detective Versado tries to track down this new killer as he strikes again and again, her daughter Layla, homeless man Tk, blogger Jonno, artist Clayton, and many others get drawn into the web, all while trying to maintain their own lives and keep themselves ahead of their own problems, which come in all shapes and sizes.
Why it would make a great adaptation: Aside from successfully being a nail-biting mystery with several tense moments, »
- Deepayan Sengupta
House of Lies star Don Cheadle has joined the cast of the upcoming live reading of the 2011 Black list script El Feugo Caliente. Melanie Lynskey (Togetherness), and Natalie Martinez (End of Watch) have also come on board, joining previously announced cast members Roselyn Sanchez, Jaime Camil, Judy Reyes, Stephanie Beatriz, Diego Boneta, Ben Schwartz, and narrator Anthony Mendez. Casting for the readings is handled by Lisa Zagoria of Aquila Wood Casting. Written by… »
Screen Media Films has acquired U.S. rights to the drama “Mothers Day,” starring Courtney Cox, Rosalyn Sanchez, Susan Sarandon and daughter Eva Amurri Martino, Sharon Stone, Christina Ricci and Paul Wesley, Variety has learned exclusively.
Screen Media is planning on a second quarter release that will be tied to Mother’s Day on May 8, 2016.
Lotus Entertainment will be taking meetings with international buyers during the American Film Market to continue to sell foreign rights.
The story is focused on a rock photographer who is riding a career high when an unlikely and unexpected pregnancy forces »
- Dave McNary
Husband-and-wife acting duo Roselyn Sanchez and Eric Winter have teamed to executive produce Familia En Venta (Family For Sale), a single-camera half-hour comedy for Fox based on Fox International Channel’s 2014 Colombian series, which starred Sanchez. Familia En Venta explores conscious uncoupling and marriage through the lens of the divorce of an affluent Hispanic family. Aaron Serna (Cristela) will write the adaptation, with Ian Gurvitz (The Exes) supervising and… »
Lifetime has renewed their Devious Maids TV series for a fourth season of 10 episodes. The third season of 13 episodes concluded in August and was down in the ratings by about 25% when compared to season two.
Here's the press release about the renewal:
"Devious Maids" Renewed For Fourth Season
Los Angeles, CA (September 24, 2015) - Lifetime's hit series Devious Maids (#DeviousMaids, #DeviousArmy) will return for a devilish fourth season next year, it was announced today by Liz Gateley, Executive Vice President of Programming for Lifetime. The network has ordered 10 episodes of the ABC Studios-produced program, which is executive produced by Marc Cherry, Eva Longoria, Sabrina Wind and Brian Tanen, and stars Ana Ortiz, Dania Ramírez, Roselyn Sánchez, »
Lifetime is keeping its Devious Maids around for another year. The cable network has renewed the soapy drama for a second season. “Devious Maids is a steady hit that continues to deliver for us,” Liz Gateley, Evp of programming for Lifetime, said. “It has found a loyal audience that is socially engaged with the show. The entire writing and production team worked hard to up the storytelling this year and the cast delivered great performances, so the show just gets better and better. I am very excited to renew it for another season.” Devious Maids comes from executive producers Marc Cherry and Eva Longoria and stars Ana Ortiz as Marisol, Dania Ramírez as Rosie, Roselyn Sánchez as Carmen, Judy Reyes as Zoila, and Susan Lucci as Genevieve. The series is set in a world where murder and mayhem collide in the mansions of Beverly Hills’ wealthiest and most powerful families. »
- Chris King
“Devious Maids” will return to Lifetime for a fourth season, the cabler announced Thursday. Season 4 will consist of 10 episodes.
“‘Devious Maids’ is a steady hit that continues to deliver for us,” Liz Gateley, Evp of programming for Lifetime, commented. “It has found a loyal audience that is socially engaged with the show. The entire writing and production team worked hard to up the storytelling this year and the cast delivered great performances, so the show just gets better and better. I am very excited to renew it for another season.”
The soapy telenovela-adapted dramedy is set in a world where murder and mayhem collide in the mansions of Beverly Hills’ wealthiest and most powerful families, and the series centers on a close-knit group of maids, »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
Lifetime has renewed “Devious Maids” for a 10-episode fourth season, the network announced Thursday. The show is set in a world where murder and mayhem collide in the mansions of Beverly Hills’ wealthiest and most powerful families. It centers on a close-knit group of maids who are bonded together by their jobs, life struggles and the melodramatic universe that engulfs their employers. The series stars Ana Ortiz, Dania Ramirez, Judy Reyes and Roselyn Sanchez. “Devious Maids” also stars Grant Show, Rebecca Wisocky and Tom Irwin. Brianna Brown and Brett Cullen made a return to the series this past season, joining other cast members. »
- Joe Otterson
The second season of Devious Maids' saw a big drop in the ratings and fell about 30% when compared to the first season. Have the numbers rebounded in season three? Will this Lifetime series be cancelled or renewed for a fourth year?
Devious Maids revolves around a group of Latina maids who work in the homes of wealthy and powerful families in Beverly Hills. The large cast includes Ana Ortiz, Dania Ramirez, Roselyn Sánchez, Judy Reyes, Edy Ganem, Tom Irwin, Rebecca Wisocky, Brianna Brown, Brett Cullen, Grant Show, Susan Lucci, Drew Van Acker, Naya Rivera, Gilles Marini, Nathan Owens, Ivan Hernandez, and John O'Hurley.
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Ellen Page is attached to star in the Rosalind Ross-penned indie drama "Lioness". The true story tale follows Lance Corporal Leslie Martz, a U.S. Marine and lesbian who was stationed in Haditha, Iraq. No director is attached at this stage.
Martz was sent to Afghanistan as a leader of a Female Engagement Team and tasked with the dual mandate of gaining the trust of Afghan women by equipping them with necessary skills for independence but also secretly extracting information from them about their Taliban husbands. [Source: THR]
Courteney Cox and Roselyn Sanchez have joined the cast of Paul Duddridge and Nigel Levy's drama "Mothers Day" which is currently shooting in Los Angeles. Susan Sarandon, Eva Amurri Martino, Sharon Stone, Christina Ricci and Paul Wesley also star.
The story is focused on a rock photographer who is riding a career high when an unlikely and unexpected »
- Garth Franklin
Courteney Cox and “Devious Maids” star Roselyn Sanchez have joined the cast of Paul Duddridge’s indie drama “Mothers Day,” it was announced Wednesday by producers Danielle James and Amy Williams, both of whom are working moms. Susan Sarandon and her daughter Eva Amurri Martino also star alongside Sharon Stone, Christina Ricci and “The Vampire Diaries” hunk Paul Wesley. Duddridge is making his feature directorial debut, while Nigel Levy is co-directing the film. Paige Cameron wrote the script based on a concept by Duddridge. Also Read: Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis to Reteam for Garry Marshall Comedy 'Mother's Day' “Mothers Day »
- Jeff Sneider
Producers are Danielle James and Amy Williams, who are both working mothers. The story is focused on a rock photographer who is riding a career high when an unlikely and unexpected pregnancy forces her to turn her lens inward.
Sanchez is on the Lifetime show “Devious Maids,” which is in production on its third season. She is represented by Apa and Alchemy Entertainment. »
- Dave McNary
The actress will play a Us Marine in the drama inspired by the real-life female soldiers who deployed alongside Special Forces under the Lioness Program.
Page will next be seen opposite Julianne Moore and Michael Shannon in Freeheld, which Lionsgate will release on October 2. She is currently filming Tallulah opposite Allison Janney for Route One Entertainment and Ocean Blue Entertainment.
In other casting news, Courteney Cox and Roselyn Sanchez have joined Susan Sarandon, Sharon Stone, Christina Ricci, Paul Wesley and Eva Amurri Martino on Paul Duddridge’s drama Mothers Day. Danielle James and Amy Williams are producing the film, currently in production in Los Angeles. »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jeremy Kay)
The number of people and corporations ditching Donald Trump is growing faster than the list of Bill Cosby accusers, but many Latina Miss USA contestants are sticking with the pageant. Co-hosts Thomas Roberts, Cheryl Burke, Roselyn Sanchez, Cristian de la Fuente and Jeannie Mai have all dropped out. But several Latina beauties say they will still take part in the July 12 competition despite Trump’s controversial remarks about Mexican immigrants. “My mother is an immigrant from Nicaragua, and my father is of Mexican descent,” Miss California Natasha Alexis Martinez told Latina Magazine. “That’s a deep part of my family history, »
- Debbie Emery
The Miss USA pageant has named Todd Newton and Alex Wehrley as its new hosts, TheWrap has learned. Newton won a Daytime Emmy in 2010 for hosting “Family Game Night,” while Wehrley was Miss USA Wisconsin in 2009. Ok! TV’s Julie Alexandria has also been named as backstage host. They join the pageant amid ongoing controversy surrounding its co-owner, Donald Trump. On Tuesday, Jeannie Mai joined fellow former co-hosts Thomas Roberts, Cheryl Burke, Roselyn Sanchez and Cristian de la Fuente in dropping out of Miss USA. Also Read: 'The Real's' Jeannie Mai Becomes 5th Miss USA Co-Host to Dump »
- Joe Otterson
Miss USA co-host Jeannie Mai is the latest pageant participant to drop out of this year's event in the wake of controversial comments made by pageant co-owner and 2016 presidential candidate Donald Trump. On Monday night, Mai announced on Instagram that she was withdrawing as co-host of this year's pageant. Last week, Mai defended her decision to stay on after co-hosts Thomas Roberts, Cheryl Burke, Roselyn Sanchez and Cristian de la Fuente dropped out by saying she couldn't abandon the pageant contestants. But Monday she said Trump's ongoing involvement with the pageant and the continuing controversy
- Hilary Lewis
This year's Miss USA pageant is still feeling the fallout after Donald Trump's anti-immigration comments. Shortly after the news that Cheryl Burke and Roselyn Sanchez were ditching their posts as co-hosts for the pageant, Flo Rida has cancelled his scheduled performance as well. TMZ first reported that the rapper was pulling the plug on his appearance, which was slated during the evening gown portion of the popular competition show. But there's one celeb that isn't abandoning the pageant, or the presidential hopeful, despite the ongoing controversy—and that's Jeannie Mai. "While I absolutely do not condone Mr. Trump's statements, after careful deliberation I have »
NFL legend Emmitt Smith is now distancing himself from Donald Trump ... backing out as a judge in the upcoming Miss USA pageant after Trump trashed Mexicans. Smith was one of 5 celebrity judges that was scheduled to participate on the show. Several high profile people have dropped out from the production including co-host Cheryl Burke, Flo Rida (who was supposed to perform) and Roselyn Sanchez. Don't forget Univision and NBC have also cut ties with Trump »
- TMZ Staff
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