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Tristan Wilds is already having his superhero moment. You just haven't realized it yet.
Once upon a time in Hollywood, "Latin" characters were played by actors sporting caramel-colored makeup and over-the-top accents. Today, though, Latino faces -- genuine ones -- appear throughout the multiplexes and across the TV screen.
Best of all, Latino actors aren't always noticeably "ethnic," demonstrating the increasing number of roles for Hispanic actors besides cholos and hoochie mamas.
In "Monte Carlo," Disney triple threat Selena Gomez, who is half Mexican-American, leads the cadre of up-and-coming young Latinos who are making it in Hollywood without having to hide their roots or change their surnames.