Amigos del Español

Life is not about stopping before the storm, but about learning to live in the rain; with that philosophy, Idris Elba builds a Renaissance existence in the middle of the millennium.

Elba is the man of the moment, we have not recovered from the end of Luther's fourth season, when he premieres four films in less than three months: The Dark Tower, The Mountain Between Us, Molly's Game and Thor; Ragnakor. Icon of fashion and star of Hollywood, the Briton also is in the television starring: Luther and Guerrilla

U.S. awarded actress Elisabeth Moss said she was optimistic on the role of women in cinema nowadays in an interview in Cannes. She was there to promote The Square, the Swedish movie that won the Palm D’Or at the French International F

A consummate reader, Elizabeth told us about her passion to learn other cultures thorough pages and the awareness and empathy that books bring in. Moss is at the moment very busy with The Handmaid's Tale, and her motto to get all those awards is to choose good writing pieces. “Once you have a good story, a good writer, you can change the world”  

Like Cameron Diaz, Joaquin Phoenix is of Hispanic roots. Born in Puerto Rico, the actor, who constantly visits his father who now lives in Costa Rica, claims to feel identified with the culture of his ancestors.

Completely bilingual in English and Spanish, Phoenix, who just won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival as best actor for his role in You Were Never Really Here, confessed that although he does not practice, he still keeps the Spanish alive reading Latin American authors. Among his favorites are Lorca, Miguel Piñero and the book El Olvido Que Seremos written by Héctor Abad Faciolince. 

He is the new king of Hollywood, Charlie Hunnam, the guy who looks more than Brad Pitt when he was young, even more than Pitt, is the lead actor in the movie King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.

But Hunnam is also the protagonist of the film Lost City of Z, that it was shot in Colombia. Now and again a country decides that it’s time to spend some money to improve the climate for film and TV production. In the past few years the Colombian government has been flying in Hollywood studio execs and producers in order to change its outdated image as an unsafe destination, promote hefty tax incentives and cash rebates, and show them attractive sites to shoot. Fascinated with the Spanish culture, Hunnam now speaks a bit of Spanish and is very immersed in our culture. We are here to talk about King Arthur a legend about honor and folklore.

Going in Style is a remake of a 1979 caper comedy that originally starred Art Carney, George Burns and Lee Strasberg. In this version, Caine, Morgan Freeman and Alan Arkin are three lovable retirees whose company pension disappears aft

So, faced with homelessness, they do what anybody would do. They decide to rob a bank. In New York, Sir Michael Caine confessed his passion for the Spanish Culture, his limited with the Spanish and declares that he is not coming from Europe but Brexit.  

Hollywood has a new queen and her name is Emma Stone, the young actress who won an Oscar for the movie La La Land. In Toronto we had the opportunity to talk with herabout her career

her movie La La Land, her amazing chemistry with Ryan Gosling and her passion for the Spanish culture. Stone plays Mia, an aspiring actress caught in an endless loop from her boring barista day job on the Warner Bros.

Sienna Miller was the star of the new Ben Affleck directorial adventure (2016). He adapted the novel Live by Night by Dennis Lehane with Sienna playing Emma, the woman with whom the protagonist, Joe Coughlin, has a mayor affaire.

The Film is set in the Boston area at the end of the 20’s when the organized crime controlled all aspects of life. In New York we had the opportunity to talk with Sienna about her fascination with Latin American Literature, her passion for reading and her appreciation for languages.  

Helen Mirren: When we chatted about her role in the holiday film — her portrayal of "death" as a bubbly woman wearing fluffy blue feathers — she assured me that that positive portrayal was on purpose.

This is Mirren's 121st acting project. And has four more are on the way soon, including Fast & Furious 8. With a decade-spanning career that includes Oscars, Emmys, and Golden Globes, I had to ask Mirren her advice for young women aspiring to lengthy, successful careers. 

Nicole Kidman: The Australian actress premieres the movie Lion, a story that talks about adoption and maternal love. A piece that Kidman wants to keep adoption conversation.

Kidman adopted two children with ex-husband Tom Cruise and has two biological children with husband Keith Urban, and is being talking in Toronto and LA about how important is this movie for her. 

Kevin Spacey: is a master of acting; a renaissance man who directs, writes, produces and acts with the charm, knowledge and witty of the men of that century.

Last week in Los Angeles, we have the opportunity to talk with Kevin Spacey about his new season of House of Cards, and his passion for reading Spanish authors. He doesn’t speak  Spanish but appreciates to learn about our culture through the words of great writers.   

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