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These HuevoCartoons Went from Going Viral on YouTube to Cracking Hollywood

Have you watched the trailer for Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos?

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It’s an animated film about a shy young chicken named Toto who fights hard to become a gallo. All he needs are some huevos. ?

It features voice acting from Angelica Vale…

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And comedian Omar Chaparro.

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The movie, which opens in the US on September 4th, also features Maite Perroni, Ninel Conde and Bruno Bichir (yes, he’s Demian’s brother).

Some of the supporting characters look familiar, don’t they?

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That’s because they’re characters from the HuevoCartoon universe.

QUIZ: Which HuevoCartoon Character Are You?

Yep, they’re the same HuevoCartoons that blew up years ago on the Internet. There was Poeta Huevos:

And Los Huevos Rancheros, Chema and Chava.

As their popularity grew, new huevos were hatched. Like el Huevo Filósofo…

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Looks like that candle isn’t the only thing el Huevo Filósofo is lighting up.

And Los Súper Huevos.

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A group of heroes who spend more time fighting each other than battling crime.

QUIZ: Which HuevoCartoon Character Are You?

Eventually, some of the HuevoCartoon characters made it to the big screen in Mexico.

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In the appropriately titled animated film Una Película de Huevos.

In Una Película de Huevos, we meet Toto, an egg that doesn’t want to become someone’s breakfast.

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Toto hatches and becomes a chick in a sequel called Otra Pelicula de Huevos y Un Pollo.

Yes, that’s the same Toto from Un Gallo Con Muchos Huevos.

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Egg –> Chick –> Chicken.

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Can’t wait to watch Un Gallo Con Muchos Huevos? Don’t forget to share on Facebook and Twitter. 

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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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‘The Tax Collector’ Director Denies That Shia LeBeouf Is In Brownface

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‘The Tax Collector’ Director Denies That Shia LeBeouf Is In Brownface

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Shia LeBeouf is in the new movie “The Tax Collector” and people are accusing him of brownface for this role. The actor takes on the accent for the role and got a chest tattoo to do the role authentically. For some, it is cultural appropriation and it has started a debate.

Shia LeBeouf is the man in “The Tax Collector” and people have questions.

The pulse-pounding trailer has all of the action you can handle so you can only imagine what the full movie is like. The movie is all about the tax collector having to fight to protect his family when a rival takes over his turf. LeBeouf is ready to do whatever it takes to save his family.

Some people are very upset about the role for LeBeouf.

The tattoos and the accent are too much for people. Some have argued that the role was not at all a way of cultural appropriation. Instead, LeBeouf is playing a white role that happens to have grown up in a neighborhood where he picked up the accent and a certain way of dress.

The argument is going both ways with people fighting to defend him.

While the role could be really problematic for some, others see themselves reflected in it. There are many people defending LeBeouf because they too grow up in a neighborhood and took on the culture of the neighborhood.

The director of the film, David Ayer, spoke out saying that LeBeouf is not in brownface.

“He’s a white guy playing a white guy. He’s not taking anyone’s work away,” Ayer told the LA Times to calm the critics.

What do you think?

READ: Bon Appétit Editor Adam Rapoport Resigns Over Brownface Scandal

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