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Alita: Battle Angel Archives - ShowBizCafe.com

Alita: Battle Angel Archives - ShowBizCafe.com

Jack Rico

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2019/02/28 at 4:06pm

PODCAST: Robert Rodriguez and Rosa Salazar Talk ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ and Latino Representation

Robert Rodriguez, the director of the new film Alita: Battle Angel discusses how it was a happy coincidence that his lead actress Rosa Salazar was Peruvian, how one of the main goals of his TV network El Rey was to find and hire more Latino filmmakers, and his honest answer when I asked if it is the responsibility of a Hispanic director to create Latino stars. (2:22) Read More

Jack Rico

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2018/11/29 at 5:34pm

The First Latina-Superhero Arrives Courtesy of Robert Rodriguez. Official Trailer of ‘Alita: Battle Angel’

Do we really need DC or Marvel to create a Hispanic superhero for us? No. James Cameron and  Robert Rodriguez have aready done it and she’s called Alita. Rosa Salazar, of Cuban descent, plays Alita, the lead actress, or our hero in ‘Alita: Battle Angel‘. Rodriguez and Cameron undertand the power of having Latina leads. Cameron hired Caribbean Dominican/Puerto Rican actresses Zoe Saldana and Michelle Rodriguez for Avatar. Robert Rodriguez… ni para que decir. Watch the trailer and get  excited for a new hero! Read More

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