1 hr 7 min

Gina Torres Talks Telenovelas and the Power of Producing Your Own Content Brown & Black

    • Society & Culture

Actor and producer Gina Torres joins the show to discuss her new podcast project - 'Princess of South Beach'. It's a 36 episode, modern, bilingual audio telenovela series recorded in English and Spanish that reimagines the telenovela format. Torres is also a producer of her work and she takes Jack and Mike through the good and the bad of being Afro-Latina in Hollywood. And you'll want to stick around to hear two stories that happened to her on set regarding her skin color and Cuban heritage. It'll make your skin boil.
Plus Mike and Jack discuss the complex pressures of being "authentic" today, and why Asian content like 'Squid Game,' is faring better than Latinx content.

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Actor and producer Gina Torres joins the show to discuss her new podcast project - 'Princess of South Beach'. It's a 36 episode, modern, bilingual audio telenovela series recorded in English and Spanish that reimagines the telenovela format. Torres is also a producer of her work and she takes Jack and Mike through the good and the bad of being Afro-Latina in Hollywood. And you'll want to stick around to hear two stories that happened to her on set regarding her skin color and Cuban heritage. It'll make your skin boil.
Plus Mike and Jack discuss the complex pressures of being "authentic" today, and why Asian content like 'Squid Game,' is faring better than Latinx content.

Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

1 hr 7 min

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