From Inmate to X-Men: Elizabeth Rodriguez Talks ‘Orange Is the New Black’ & ‘Logan’

Elizabeth Rodriguez is about to have a great 2017. And it’s already off to a great start. As part of the ensemble of Orange is the New Black, she picked up another Screen Actors Guild Award. It’s the third year in a row the Netflix prison show has picked up this award. And while her roles as tough-loving mom Aleida in Orange, feathered detective Agent Chavez in Grimm, and caring nurse Liza in Fear the Walking Dead have given her plenty of fun action sequences, nothing compares to the type of work she gets to do in the latest Wolverine flick, Logan. Continue reading From Inmate to X-Men: Elizabeth Rodriguez Talks ‘Orange Is the New Black’ & ‘Logan’

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A Lin-Manuel Miranda Musical is Becoming a Movie, Thanks in Part to Jay Z

Hamilton may have turned Lin-Manuel Miranda into a crossover star, but years before the presidential play came around, he was already a big name on Broadway. His first Broadway play In The Heights was huge, actually. It was nominated for 13 Tony Awards and the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Like Hamilton, it incorporated hip-hop into theater in a way that actually wasn’t too cheesy. It tells the story of a group of kids growing up in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood, and years after its initial success, it is being made into a movie, thanks in part to hip-hop mogul Jay Z (via Stereogum). Continue reading A Lin-Manuel Miranda Musical is Becoming a Movie, Thanks in Part to Jay Z

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