EXCLUSIVE: Jenna Ortega Talks Latina-Starring Series Stuck In The Middle, Elena of Avalor

Jul 22, 2016 by Sarah Moffatt

Since breaking onto the scene on the CW’s Jane The Virgin, Disney Channel star Jenna Ortega has been paving the way for young Latina actresses, with a role on Disney’s Stuck In The Middle and lending her voice to the new animated Disney series Elena of Avalor.

With the success of Stuck in the Middle and your upcoming show Elena of Avalor, which is about a Latina princess, what’s it like knowing you’re paving the way for other young Latina actress?

When I first started acting there weren’t a lot of roles for Latinas, but now our opportunities are growing, and just knowing that my fellow Latinas are getting more and more opportunities makes me proud. I’m proud to be a part of such a big movement for... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Nicolas Bechtel Talks Playing Lewie Diaz on Stuck In The Middle

Jul 22, 2016 by Sarah Moffatt

Stuck In The Middle star Nicolas Bechtel has a hit show on Disney Channel and earned a Daytime Emmy nomination for his role on General Hospital – two things not very many 11-year-olds can say. With the first season finale around the corner, Bechtel shed some light on what it’s like playing Lewie Diaz.

Congratulations on your Daytime Emmy nomination! How does it feel to be an Emmy-nominated actor?

Thank you! It was so awesome to be nominated. The executive producer at General Hospital and my mom went around and around about whether or not to submit me. My mom just wants me to focus on what I love to do and not worry about awards and things like that, but Frank Valentini brought up the fact that I... Read More

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