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'Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2' brings Latina star Daniella Alonso to the silver screen

Daniella Alonso

 

After getting her feet wet in the apocalyptic "Revolution" and the hospital drama "The Night Shift," Daniella Alonso is stepping into the big screen with a role in "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" -- and trying her hand in comedy for the first time.

Here Alonso plays Divina Martinez, general manager of the Vegas hotel hosting a security guard expo where mall cop Paul Blart, played by Kevin James, gets into a whole lot of trouble.

Alonso, who is half Puerto Rican and half Peruvian, sat down for a video interview with Fox News Latino and opened up about her passion for acting, her love of animals, growing up in New York City and what it was like to have her comedy debut alongside James.

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