If you watch telenovelas you will probably know Kate del Castillo very well (she has appeared in nine), but now luckily, the English speaking world is getting to know her better.
I saw her last year in La Misma Luna and now she has an arc on Weeds as Pilar Zuazo, a Mexican crime boss. And, she also just signed a deal to be a face of Loreal.
Here’s what she said about her new role on Weeds to the LA Times:
“I love playing this powerful Latina woman…We’re usually either seductive, slutty women or we play maids. To play someone with power was a lot of fun.”
I’m glad that we are able to see Latina actresses break out of the typical stereotypes. Next up for del Castillo is Vidas Cruzadas,” a web novela appearing on Univision.com this summer.