Latinos love a superb scare. And we’re not simply speaking about folks tales involving La Llorona, the chupacabra, or that ghost your abuela swears she noticed one night time. Latinos are constantly a number of the greatest supporters of horror on the field workplace.

The style has additionally seen its share of Latino actors, a few of whom come from the music world. With Halloween across the nook, right here’s a take a look at these double threats who’ve dabbled in horror on the large display screen and small.

Jennifer Lopez

JLo double-dipped within the horror style early in her profession. She performed a documentary director who faces off with lethal large snakes in 1997’s Anaconda, and a therapist who actually enters the thoughts of a serial killer in 2000’s The Cell. Lopez didn’t return for the lesser-known sequels, which, on reflection, was the good transfer.

Daddy Yankee

You realize “Gasolina,” the club-banger Yankee launched in 2004, however you’re in all probability not as aware of the vampire flick he appeared in that exact same yr. Within the low-budget 2004 Puerto Rican movie Vampiros, Yankee performed a physically-abusive machista who’s relationship the protagonist’s ex-girlfriend. They couldn’t have solid him as a suave vamp?

Selena Gomez

For those who’re going to get murdered in a horror film, you need it to be memorable. And we’d say Gomez’s grizzly loss of life within the 2019 zombie horror comedy The Lifeless Don’t Die — which noticed Adam Driver chop off her head and maintain it up — is fairly memorable. Subsequent up for Gomez is the considerably much less morbid Lodge Transylvania: Transformania, during which she supplies the voice of Dracula’s daughter.


Is Chayanne a vampire? You may make a powerful argument. The 53-year-old pop star has been within the music trade for what seems like ceaselessly and has barely aged. So it is smart that he was solid because the lead within the Spanish-language mini-series Gabriel, Amor Inmortal. Chayanne performed a goateed vampire in the hunt for redemption and he additionally sang the 2008 present’s theme track.

Lele Pons

The social media star-turned-singer kicked off season two of the MTV sequence Scream in 2016, showing within the fictional Murderville movie proven within the opening scene. You may in all probability already guess how Pons’s cameo ends. The film is named Murderville, in spite of everything.


Earlier than her music profession took off with pop hits similar to “Amante” and “Mas Fuerte,” Greeicy starred as reluctant vampire Daisy O’Brian within the 2013 Colombian novela Chica Vampiro. The present a couple of teen vamp residing a double-life proved to be so standard throughout the pond that it led to a European tour, which featured Greeicy and her co-stars performing songs from the present.

Ruben Blades

Blades is that uncommon, established music star who has an equally respectable profession in performing. Whereas Blades has performed dozens of roles, he at the moment shines as Daniel Salazar in AMC’s Concern The Strolling Lifeless, the place he’s lasted seven seasons into the zombie apocalypse.

Diego Boneta

The star of Netflix’s Luis Miguel: The Sequence, primarily based on real-life Mexican singer Luis Miguel, will star within the upcoming HBO Max mini-series Brujo, primarily based on real-life serial killer Adolfo Constanzo. It received’t be the primary time Boneta has performed a serial killer. The typically singer has gotten his fingers soiled now and again in a profession that has included the horror flicks Metropolis of Lifeless Males, Monster Hunter, Monster Celebration, and Summer season Camp, and the FOX slasher TV sequence Scream Queens.

Fats Joe

Through the 8 Mile spoof scene in Scary Film 3, a farmer takes the stage for a freestyle rap battle, solely to search out out his opponent isn’t any newbie, however as a substitute “Lean Again” rapper Fats Joe. Joey Crack performs himself within the 2003 horror-comedy and does what he does greatest throughout his cameo: Rap.

Malu Trevejo

Right here’s the little that we learn about Trevejo’s upcoming movie Wolf Mountain, which is able to mark the Instagram star and “Luna Llena” singer’s performing debut…. there’s one thing mysterious lurking within the woods. And Tobin Bell — who creeped us out for years as Jigsaw within the Noticed films — is concerned in some capability.

Pedro Fernandez

You may say Fernandez had a horror section. The Mexican singer and actor was cranking out horror flicks left and proper within the late Nineteen Eighties and early Nineties. He squared off with a possessed doll within the polarizing Vacaciones de Terror movies, received stalked by a masked psycho within the slasher Trampa Infernal, and went trying to find treasure in a cursed mine in Panico En la Montaña — all inside a three-year span.

Juliana O’Neal and Milka La Mas Dura

The solid of 2012’s La Casa Del Kilometro 5 feels extra acceptable for a musical than a horror movie. The low-budget Dominican movie — which revolves round a radio station contest set in a haunted home — co-stars “La Reina del Mambo” Juliana O’Neal as a journalist, and rapper Milka La Mas Dura as Devil-worshipper. Additionally a part of the solid was urbano producer and artist Jhon Distrito.

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