Tag Archive

Tag Archives for " Desperado "

Salma Hayek Reveals She Was a Finalist for ‘The Matrix,’ but Failed Her Trinity Physical Test

Salma Hayek joined Jada Pinkett Smith on the most recent installment of the latter’s Facebook interview series “Red Table Talk” (via Yahoo Entertainment) and revealed she was one of the four finalists in the casting process for Trinity in “The Matrix.” One of the other four finalists was Pinkett Smith herself. Hayek’s career was red […]

Continue reading

‘Desperado’: Salma Hayek Talks Film’s Casting And Says ‘Studio Wanted Cameron Diaz As A Mexican’

No matter how much people like to complain about the casting of underrepresented actors in Hollywood projects, it’s still a struggle for actors of color to get the same opportunities as white actors. Case in point, Salma Hayek took the time to reflect on her role in Robert Rodriguez‘s “Desperado,” the film that gave Hayek […]

Continue reading

Salma Hayek Reflects on ‘Desperado’ Casting: ‘Studio Wanted Cameron Diaz as a Mexican’

This year’s 25th anniversary of Robert Rodriguez’s “Desperado” means it’s also the 25th anniversary of Salma Hayek getting her breakthrough Hollywood role. Hayek was already a major star in Mexico in the early 1990s thanks to her role on the hugely popular telenovela “Teresa.” In an interview with Elle this week, the Oscar-nominated actress reflected […]

Continue reading

Danny Trejo Peruses His IMDb and Reveals Why He Doesn’t Mind Being Typecast for Funny or Die — Watch (Exclusive)

In addition to mustaches and tacos, Danny Trejo is an expert on Danny Trejo. That’s probably why Funny or Die enlisted him for the second episode of “IMDb Me,” a new series in which actors go through their IMDb pages and recount their experiences on a cross-section of movies they’ve worked on over the years. […]

Continue reading