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Women to Watch: Isabel Cueva, Award Winning

Women to Watch: Isabel Cueva, Award Winning

Isabel Cueva and I met in 2010 at LALIFF where her short In the Name of Freedom showed. Since then she has been busy writing a script she plans to direct.  It’s good to see a Latina sister moving ahead in the film industry, not an easy task.

Now Syfy Network has announced its line up for their Annual 31 days of Halloween, and making it into the line up is SYFY’s original film, American Horror House, directed by Darin Scott.  This Latina Actress, is one of the stars along with Morgan Fairchild and Alessandra Torresani.  It premieres Saturday October 13 at  9PM/8PM CST.

Cueva has also recently wrapped the upcoming Lionsgate/Pantelion film, Aztec Warrior, opposite Luis Guzman, Terry Crews and Eugenio Derbez, to be released in 2013.

The stunning, multi-talented, beauty is also an awarded film director, producer, and recipient of the Alma and Cine Golden Eagle award. She has also been lauded with several Best Actress, Best Writer, and Best Short film awards and nominations for her directorial debut film In the Name of Freedom which is now in global distribution.

Isabel has worked opposite Danny Trejo on American Flyer, which is scheduled for airing on Showtime, she can also be seen in Jack The Reaper available on DVD.    

Isabel is currently a series regular on the comedy international pilot/web series Hollywood Angels and has recently been attached as the lead in the Indie feature Shallow Water (


On Halloween night, a sorority house is overrun with ghosts, while a vengeful housemother goes on a killing spree.


Directed by Darin Scott

Produced by Active Entertainment.

Starring, Morgan Fairchild, Alessandra Torresani and Isabel Cueva.

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