Latinos Are Biggest Moviegoers, Yet Few Roles In Top Movies

August 5, 2014 7:29 PM

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Latinos Are Biggest Moviegoers, Yet Few Roles In Top Movies

Recent surveys consistently show Latino families are the most avid movie theater goers, yet when it comes to Latino actors in top roles, the numbers are very low.

“Hispanics and Latinos are one of the fastest-growing groups in the U.S.,” said Marc Choueiti, one of the authors of a new study from USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. “If popular films were the only way to gauge diversity, viewers would be completely unaware of this. Individu...

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