Tamara Beckwith Polanco, 38, and Rubin-Vega, 51, immediately grasped the importance of the salon ladies in the film — as well as in Latin culture.
These fabulously turned-out women, in their skin-tight pants and knotted turbans and gloriously long nails, know everything about everyone on their block and have opinions about them all, too.
At the intersection of it all is the likeable, magnetic bodega owner Usnavi Ramos , who saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines and sings about a better life.
Click through the gallery for 25+ photos of Daphne Rubin-Vega and Adam Pascal on the red carpet.
The movie was supposed to come out last summer, but was delayed a year due to the pandemic.