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Appearances, News ♦ September 18, 2022

America Ferrera will be the keynote speaker at the 2022 Texas Women’s Foundation Gala on September 29th.

Themed “Texas for All,” the Texas Women’s Foundation’s biggest fundraiser of the year will take place virtually and feature a celebrity keynote speaker: actress America Ferrera. The event will take place 11:30 am-1 pm September 29, and in honor of the 35th anniversary, tickets are just $35 each.

The Texas Women’s Foundation works to advance women’s economic security, leadership, education, health, and safety in Texas through research, advocacy, programs, and grantmaking. For more information or to purchase a ticket, visit

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Appearances, Photos ♦ September 16, 2022

America Ferrera participated in the D23 Expo in Anaheim this past weekend to announce her role in the upcoming animated feature, Elio! There are now 19 HQ photos added to our photo gallery of America Ferrera on the red carpet and during the presentation.

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Interviews, Videos ♦ September 13, 2022

America Ferrera chats with ET’s Will Marfuggi about ‘Elio’ at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, California. She praises the Pixar film’s message about self-acceptance. While she stays tight-lipped about her role in the ‘Barbie’ movie, America says fans should ‘expect the unexpected.’

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Interviews, Videos ♦ September 10, 2022

America Ferrera talks about the best part of voice acting, making the surprise announcement of Pixar’s new film ‘Elio’ and what fans can expect from the film.

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Films, News ♦ September 09, 2022

America Ferrera (“Ugly Betty,” “Superstore,”) will star in “Elio,” an upcoming Pixar animated film set to release in Spring 2024. The movie was announced during the D23 expo presentation on Friday.

“Elio” tells the story of the titular 11-year old boy, who is struggling to fit in until he suddenly gets beamed up by aliens and is chosen to be the galactic ambassador of earth. Ferrera voices Olga, Elio’s mother, who is working on a top secret project to decode alien messages. Yonas Kibreab voices the titular character.

Ferrera is best known for her Emmy winning role as Betty Suarez in “Ugly Betty.” In addition, she starred from 2015 to 2021 in the critically acclaimed NBC sitcom “Superstore,” and also directed several episodes and co-produced. Other notable roles include the 2005 film “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants,” and this year’s Apple TV+ miniseries “We Crashed.” Next year will see her star opposite Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling in Greta Gerwig’s highly anticipated “Barbie” live-action movie. As a voice actor, Ferrera previously voiced the character Astrid in the three “How to Train Your Dragon” films for Dreamworks Animation.

“Elio” was one of several projects teased by the company during the Friday animation panel.

Source: Variety

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News ♦ August 17, 2022

America Ferrera and Gentefied season 2 are nominated at the 2022 Imagen Awards! America is nominated for the “Best director – television” award and the series is nominated in a total of 5 categories.

This year’s award ceremony will occur on Sunday, October 2, 2022, at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes in Los Angeles.

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Interviews, Videos ♦ April 27, 2022

America Ferrera participated in a conversation about her experience with parenting while living with a global pandemic.

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