Amigos del español

Viola Davis

She is the lady of the moment, the woman who changed the TV with her amazing show How to Get Away with Murder. The latest Emmy winner talked to us in the Beverly Hilton Hotel about her amazing year, her fascination with Shonda Rhymes, creator of the show, and her interest in other cultures. Seriously, who wouldn't want to be Viola Davis? 

Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Garner: "I’m fluent in Spanish, love talking and reading in Spanish". I recognize how wonderful is to speak in another language and have the possibility to discover different cultures through the language. It’s difficult for me to read but I do it. I force myself to keep learning. 

Christoph Waltz

There are few film franchises with as many fascinating and fun villains as James Bond, from Auric Goldfinger to Ernst Stavro Blofeld to Red Grant to Alec Trevelyan and on, and the 24th Bond film Spectre is no different. In it, Christoph Waltz plays Franz Oberhauser, a mysterious man with a mysterious connection to 007 himself. The two-time Oscar winner was very uncomfortable with some of the questions bu the chat a lot about his passion for the Opera, his lack of Spanish and his love for reading. Here is what he said about his character and what we can expect from him. 

Will Smith

Will Smith knows a thing or two about playing a real person on the big screen. He’s done it in Ali, in The Pursuit of Happiness and now in Concussion. The story tells the tale of Dr. Bennet Omalu, the neuropathologist and Nigerian immigrant that forever changed the game of American Football. In 2002, Omalu performed an autopsy on Mike Webster, one of the Pittsburgh Steelers' most famous players. In the years before he died, Webster had struggled with mental illness and fallen into financial ruin.

Benicio del Toro

Without a doubt Benicio del Toro is one of the best actors in Hollywood, and it happens to be also a proud Latino. The Oscar winning actor was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico in 1967 to lawyer parents, and moved to Pennsylvania when he was 12. In 2000 he played a police officer in Steven Soderbergh’s Traffic, for which he won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a Bafta. He has also starred in The Usual Suspects, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Che. In his latest film, Sicario he plays Alejandro, a former prosecutor turned CIA collaborator

Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway has proved herself in many ways, she’s got an Oscar, a huge success in the box office with a few blockbusters, critically acclaimed movies, a comedy classic in The Devil Wears Prada and also she is a passionate of the Spanish Culture. When we sat for the interview in a hotel of New York she says how much she enjoyed her last trip on vacation to Spain, to Ibiza just a few weeks back. With very few good movies for women and a fierce competition for them Hathaway recognizes how hard she has to fight for her place in Hollywood.