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‘Party Of Five’ Is Returning To TV With One Big Twist

Do you remember the TV show “Party of Five” that was on back in the ’90s?

The widely popular show was on FOX for six seasons between 1994-2000. The storyline centered around a family (of five) that lost both their parents in a car accident. The older brother became the parental figure to his younger siblings, which of course made things difficult because who’d ever want that responsibility?

If you haven’t seen the original show, it’s on Netflix now.

A reboot of that show is in the works, but this time it will feature an all-Latino cast.

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According to the Hollywood Reporter, the original creators of “Party of Five” — Chris Keyser and Amy Lippman — are developing the project for Sony Pictures Television Studios.

Although a network has not picked it up yet, we’re sure it’s a matter of time considering the original creators are the ones pitching it.

This storyline will focus on a family who lost their parents after they were deported.

This development, especially its storyline, is so relevant to what’s going on in our country today, and many families will be able to relate to this.

It’s such a present issue,” Lippman said in an interview with Vulture. “It’s unavoidable and heartbreaking and it’s on the news every single night. And all these show creators are feeling that same incredibly rich source of storytelling.”

Now we’re wondering who will be cast on the show?

If you recall, the original cast featured Scott Wolf as Bailey Salinger (the heartthrob), Matthew Fox as Charlie Salinger (the eldest brother and hotter than Bailey), Neve Campbell as Julia Salinger (the oldest sister with a lot of drama), and Lacey Chabert as Claudia Salinger (the little sister who was pretty annoying as all little sisters are). There was also a baby and other characters that came in and out of their lives.

If casting is reading this, here’s some of our suggestions as to who should be on the show.

Ryan Guzman should play the older brother.

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Diego Boneta could be the new Scott Wolf.

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Becky G as the older sister.

And as little Claudia the role should go to Anthony Gonzalez, who was the voice of “Coco.”

Because who says it has to be a girl?! We want to see more of Anthony!

READ: Fans Are Obsessed With The Casting Of ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace’

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Netflix’s ‘Vampires vs. The Bronx’ Is Your New Quarantine Binge That Hilarious Roasts Gentrifiers

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Netflix’s ‘Vampires vs. The Bronx’ Is Your New Quarantine Binge That Hilarious Roasts Gentrifiers

Vampires vs. The Bronx

Over the weekend, to kick off the start of October, streamers unleashed a whole new slate of movies and series to binge while in isolation. To celebrate the Halloween season, most of the films and series are creep-related, drawing from some of our greatest everyday fears as All Hallows’ Eve content is often wont to do.

Using one of the scariest modern-day realities, Netflix’s newest film Vampires vs. The Bronx digs into one of the world’s scariest concepts: gentrification!

Ahh!!

Netflix’s newest movie, Vampires vs. The Bronx, follows three teenage boys fighting to save their neighborhood from bloodsucking gentrifiers.

The horror comedy film was written and directed by “Saturday Night Live” film segment director Osmany Rodriguez. You might know the director from his work on hysterical shorts for SNL including 2018’s “Complicit” which starred Scarlett Johansson as Ivanka Trump. Rodriguez also wrote the series’ faux Levi’s Woke commercial which featured Ryan Gosling, Pete Davidson, Leslie Jones, and Kenan Thompson.

According to Deadline, “Vampires vs. The Bronx” watches as “gentrification from an unlikely and deadly source creeps into the Bronx, a group of teenage friends rally to save the beloved local bodega and fight against a supernatural force intent on taking over their home at all costs.”

The new film takes audiences into the treasures of a neighborhood like The Bronx (like local bodegas and block parties) while introducing its worst nightmares (rocketing real estate prices, kale, and strange new business concepts).

So far, the film which was released on Oct. 2, has received rave reviews.

Speaking about the new Netflix pic, film reviewer RogerEbert.com describes the film as an observation of gentrification “for what it is—a form of white supremacy—and makes it an unmistakable evil, in which the pale monsters try to demoralize the residents by referring to the Bronx as ‘somewhere where no one cares when people disappear.'”

The best part? The new horror-comedy blasts us with all of the Latinidad.

With references to Sammy Sosa, characters who make up the full spectrum of U.S. Latin Americans (including Afro-Latino, and Haitian) this one seems like a classic in the making!

Check out the trailer below!

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Latinas Shared The Movies And Shows That Made Them Feel Seen

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Latinas Shared The Movies And Shows That Made Them Feel Seen

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It’s no secret that over the past few decades, people of color worked to fight for equal representation on screens both big and small. While, of course, there have been great POC and LGTBQ relationships on television there’s really been a spike in the spectrum of representation since our early years watching television and learning about relationships.

Recently, we asked Latinas on Instagram what shows and movies featured their favorite most diverse couples.

And the answers threw us for a time loop!

Check them out below!


“Maria and Luis on Sesame Street.”- melissa_phillips71


“Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner is The Bodyguard, they reminded me of my parents and they loved to play the soundtrack.” –millenialmarta


“The leads in Someone Great, Jane and Michael the virgin and the lesbian relationship Gentrified. It’s been 30 years and I finally found characters I can relate to.” –allyss_abyss_

“Most definitely, “Brooklyn 99”: two female Hispanics as regulars and a white person playing a Hispanic (Andy Samberg’s character’s last name is Peralta, which is a Spanish surname).” – seadra2011

“Holt and Kevin(and Rosa Diaz) have changed the way people have perceived gay couples and gay people. Nine Nine!” –chaoticbiguy


“The first on-screen presence that made me feel seen/represented period was @justinamachado ‘s character on One Day At A Time. A Latina veteran struggling with her mental health while trying to juggle school, work, love, and family? And as a main character? Whew….“-vieja.metiche

“Taína! It was on Disney if I remember correctly?? Then @americaferrera in sisterhood of the traveling pants as Carmen. 😭❤️ her life was like mine. Growing up in suburbs but never really having a place culturally.. but my girlfriends still had my back no matter our background.” –chessy__a

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