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Meet The Mexican Actor Who Will Play Luis Miguel In A New TV Series

It was just announced that actor Diego Boneta will play the role of Luis Miguel in Telemundo’s upcoming TV series.

Listo para contar la historia oficial de Luis Miguel. Prepárense… #telemundo #netflix

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“Luis Miguel, the Series” is set to air on Telemundo in the U.S. It will be distributed in Latin America and Spain by Netflix in 2018.

Telemundo has released several successful bio-musicals, including “Celia,” based on Celia Cruz, and “Hasta Que Te Conoci,” about Juan Gabriel.

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People will travel alongside with me through a surprising, unexpected and emotional journey that has shaped the artist and the person that I am today,” Luis Miguel said, according to Billboard.

Here’s why Boneta (or should I say Buenote) is the perfect choice to play Luis Miguel.

Umm… talk about similar smiles.

They both know a thing or two about slick hair…

Sentir que tus besos se anidaron en mí…

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… And nice suits.

Meet Ollie… #monsterpartymovie

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What dapper dudes.

More importantly, this 26-year-old is a triple threat!

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Check out his moves on “Pretty Little Liars.”

Boneta can actually sing! His breakthrough role was Rocco Bezauri on the Spanish telenovela “Rebelde.”

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Boneta’s singing skills helped him snag a role on “Rebelde,” and he eventually transitioned into becoming a bonafide pop singer.

Here’s a music video from Boneta’s debut album.

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Boneta has released two albums so far: his debut “Diego” and “Indigo.” He could have just been a singer for the rest of his life, but you cannot put this kind of talent into a box. You have to let it roam free.

Boneta also has major crossover appeal. Remember him as Javier Luna on “90210”?

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That was probably not the best clip, considering he gets killed. However, it does show he has a dramatic flare. Don’t believe us??

Boneta doesn’t just look good on the small screen. He can carry a feature film!

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He was the main love interest in the 2012 musical “Rock of Ages.” Looks like Boneta can do it all!

So, what’s left to say… you ready, Diego?

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Beause 2018 cannot come fast enough!

READ: Diego Boneta Talks Stereotypes

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Reports Of A New Series Depicting The Life Of Frida Kahlo Has The Internet Asking All Sorts Of Questions

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Reports Of A New Series Depicting The Life Of Frida Kahlo Has The Internet Asking All Sorts Of Questions

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There are few people in this world that are as iconic as Frida Kahlo. She’s captured the minds and imaginations of generations of people from all over the world. We’ve seen her story told before, including on the big screen, but fans have long awaited a Netflix rendition of the artists unique story and now it seem like we may finally be getting what so many of us have wanted for so long.

The Frida Kahlo Corporation is developing a TV drama series based on the artist’s storied life.

Acording to a report by Deadline, the Frida Kahlo Corporation is working with a media company and famed Venezuelan composer and singer Carlos Baute to produce a drama series following the life of the iconic artist.

Frida Kahlo has inspired and influenced fans around the world and has had a major impact on the Latinx diaspora, the art world, feminism and culture as a whole. So, it seems that producers are pulling out all the stops to make sure they do right by the artist.

The series is being written by Latino talent, lead by Joel Novoa and Marilú Godinez. Novoa, who has worked on Arrow, Blood and Treasure and the feature film God’s Slave is attached to direct. The partnership will create a slate of content to celebrate the life of Frida Kahlo in different genres.

“The idea is to talk about what the books don’t,” said the writing duo in a joint statement. “The subtext behind each painting, the richness of Mexico’s 20th century and the revolution. Themes that are incredibly relevant at this unprecedented time.”

Carlos Dorado of the Frida Kahlo Corporation added, “Frida Kahlo corporation is always looking for talented people who know how to exalt the life of an icon like Frida Kahlo. In this case the professional team that has been formed is distinguished by its great professionalism, experience and most importantly the sensitivity to be able to approach a project as important and transcendental as Frida Kahlo. This high professional team will always have the support of Frida Kahlo Corporation.”

So when can we expect to see a series about one of the world’s greatest artists and feminist icons?

The team expects to start production of the series during the second half of 2021. A studio has already shown interest and the presentation of the project to the market is expected to occur in February.

“We are currently developing and writing the basis of the series and expect to be ready to present the project in the upcoming weeks,” the team said in a statement.

Also, why has it taken so long?!

Should the series find a studio and distributor, this would be the first drama series focusing on Kahlo in recent history. It’s been almost twenty years since her story was told on the big screen, when Salma Hayek portrayed the icon in the 2002 film Frida. That film went on to earn six Oscar nominations, winning for Best Makeup and Best Original Score. More recently, Kahlo was voiced by Natalia Cordova-Buckley in the Oscar-winning Pixar pic Coco. 

In addition to this, in 2019 it was announced that there would be an animated film about the painter.

But fans of the iconic feminist and artist have long hoped to see a TV series depicting her larger than life personality and role in shaping the world we live in today and it looks like we may finally get what we’ve asked for.

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New Netflix Docuseries Explores The Summer The Night Stalker Terrorized Los Angeles

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New Netflix Docuseries Explores The Summer The Night Stalker Terrorized Los Angeles

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Richard Ramirez, a.k.a. The Night Stalker, spent the summer of 1985 terrorizing Los Angeles. Ramirez murdered 13 people during his reign of terror in Southern California. Netflix’s new docuseries is exploring the crime by interviewing law enforcement and family of the victims.

“Night Stalker: The Hunt For a Serial” killer is now streaming on Netflix.

“Night Stalker: The Hunt For a Serial Killer” is the latest Netflix docuseries diving into the true crimes that have shaped American society. Richard Ramirez is one of the most prolific serial killers of all time and single-handedly terrorized Los Angeles during the summer of 1985.

Ramirez fundamentally changed Los Angeles and the people who live there. The serial killer was an opportunistic killer. He would break into homes using unlocked doors and opened windows. Once inside, he would rape, murder, rob, and assault the people inside the home.

The documentary series explores just how Ramirez was able to keep law enforcement at bay for so long. The killer did not have a standard modus operandi. His victims ran the gamut of gender, age, and race. There was no indicator as to who could be next. He also rarely used the same weapon when killing his victims. Some people were stabbed to death while others were strangled and others still were bludgeoned.

While not the first telling of Ramirez’s story, it is the most terrifying account to date.

“Victims ranged in age from 6 to 82,” director Tiller Russell told PEOPLE. “Men, women, and children. The murder weapons were wildly different. There were guns, knives, hammers, and tire irons. There was this sort of feeling that whoever you were, that anybody could be a victim and anybody could be next.”

Family members of the various victims speak in the documentary series about learning of the horror committed to them. People remember grandparents and neighbors killed by Ramirez. All the while, police followed every lead to make sure they left no stone unturned.

“Night Stalker: The Hunt For a Serial Killer” is now streaming on Netflix.

READ: Here’s How An East LA Neighborhood Brought Down One Of America’s Most Notorious Serial Killers

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