Ziad Tayeh contacted the HOLA office to say that he has been quite busy as of late. He booked roles in the web series "Back To Basics" (directed by Niro Mahé) and the films The Girl Is In Trouble (directed by Julius Onah and also starring Columbus Short, Wilmer Valderrama, Miriam Colón-Valle, Paz de la Huerta, Kareem Saviñón and Dominic Colón), Underground (dir. Daisuke Kasagawa), The Politics of Conflict (directed by Minos Papas) and Last Chance (directed by Franco Cardiello).
Manny Alfaro, Vidal Silva Gil and Oscar A. Colón , shown above from left to right, will start shooting the feature film Be a Real Man. Scheduled to shoot in March and April 2011, the film will be helmed by Ricardo Bacallao. The director cast the talent after seeing the actors' profiles on the HOLA online talent directory.
A.B. Lugo is soon to be a published author. Some of his poetry is included in the poetry anthology Me No Habla With Acento: Contemporary Latino Poetry. Edited by Emanuel Xavier, the anthology includes work by Edwin Torres, Bonafide Rojas, Luzma Umpierre, Caridad de la Luz "La Bruja," Urayoán Noel, Roberto "Simply Rob" Vassilarakis, Nancy Mercado and Carlos Andrés Gómez, and is published by Rebel Satori Press and El Museo Del Barrio. Available for pre-sale now, the anthology will be officially released on April 12, 2011.