Judy Ann asks Sharon: ‘Paano na pelikula nating tatlo ni Regine?’

MANILA Oct 17 (Mabuhay) — Actress Judy Ann Santos expressed her concern over Sharon Cuneta’s post about retiring from show business. In an Instagram post, Cuneta cleared speculations that she will be retiring from show business soon. Cuneta said her plans of leaving the entertainment industry will not happen anytime soon because of her contracts […]

17.10.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·

Erich Gonzales topbills new ABS-CBN series ‘La Vida Lena’

MANILA, Oct 13 (Mabuhay) — Actress Erich Gonzales is set to topbill a new ABS-CBN series entitled “La Vida Lena.” The Kapamilya actress shared the good news to her fans and followers as she posted a poster of the new show under Dreamscape Entertainment. She also tagged ABS-CBN directors Jojo Saguin and Jerry Sineneng. In […]

13.10.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·

Bela Padilla introduces new flame

MANILA, Oct 12 (Mabuhay) — Bela Padilla has confirmed being in a new romance as she posted a photo of a man whom she was with during a recent stay in Turkey. “The one I met in St. Gallen,” was Padilla’s short caption for the photos showing her sharing a sweet moment with the man. […]

12.10.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·

Ivana Alawi reacts to ‘pantasya ng bayan’ tag

MANILA, Oct 10 (Mabuhay) — Ivana Alawi doesn’t understand why she has been tagged as every man’s fantasy woman. In an online interview, Alawi insists she is not trying to be anything but her usual self. “Honestly hindi ko siya maintindihan kung bakit kasi hindi naman kami masyado natutuwa sa sarili ko. I am being […]

10.10.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·

I don’t feel 51, says Alice Dixson

MANILA, Oct 9 (Mabuhay) — The adage, “Age is just a number,” rings true for Alice Dixson, who wowed her followers over the weekend with bare-faced selfies at the beach. “I don’t feel 51,” Dixson wrote on Instagram, sharing photos of her tanning session. “On my closeup, you can see my freckles and sun spots […]

09.10.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·

Maja Salvador to star in Mikhail Red’s upcoming film

MANILA, Oct 7 (Mabuhay) — Actress Maja Salvador is set to star in the upcoming movie “Arisaka,” the latest film of young director Mikhail Red. This was confirmed by Salvador in an Instagram post on Wednesday, September 30. In the caption, Salvador simply wrote “Arisaka.” Using the same photos shared by Salvador, Red also shared […]

07.10.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·

Why Andi Eigenmann left limelight for island life

MANILA, Oct 6 (Mabuhay)–  – Andi Eigenmann opened up about her island life and why she decided to stay away from the limelight. Eigenmann said it’s not actually the “fault of showbiz but it’s the timing of it all for me.” “Parang I started at a time I was so young and I didn’t really […]

06.10.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·

Liza Soberano, Enrique Gil to work on new project in early 2021

MANILA, Oct 5 (Mabuhay) — Actress Liza Soberano reiterated that she will remain a Kapamilya, confirming there have been offers to leave ABS-CBN but she chose to stay with her mother network. “That is true I have received offers and I’m grateful for them but I told my manager Tito Ogie (Diaz) that for now […]

05.10.2020 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, News ·

Are they getting married? Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla break silence

MANILA, Sept 30 (Mabuhay)– After a weekend full of speculations, Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla are finally breaking their silence after rumors that the two are getting married spread on social media. This after the their mothers, Min Bernardo and Karla Estrada, posted photos of a wedding gown and invitation with the ‘KN’ initials and […]

30.09.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

Markus Paterson opens up about relationship with Janella Salvador

MANILA, Sept 28 (Mabuhay) — Filipino-British actor and model Markus Paterson has opened up about his relationship with actress Janella Salvador. In the latest vlog of singer-actor Kyle Echarri, Paterson admitted his almost two-year relationship with the Kapamilya actress. The 22-year-old actor said he could not live without Salvador, whom he described as the love […]

28.09.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

Gerald Anderson reacts to Julia Barretto pregnancy rumor

MANILA, Sept 23 (Mabuhay) — Actor Gerald Anderson posted a cryptic message on his Instagram account following a rumor that he got his fellow Star Magic artist Julia Barretto pregnant. In his Instagram Stories post, Anderson posted a black image showing the words “Congratulations to me.” The actor also used the fist bump, smiley and […]

23.09.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

Angelica Panganiban will listen to your lockdown problems in new show

MANILA, Sept 21 (Mabuhay) — The lockdown has made it crushingly obvious that some people need company. And if you feel like you’re among those who do, then you probably will want to check out Angelica Panganiban’s new, upcoming weekly show, “Ask Angelica,” scheduled to premiere on September 25, 8 p.m., in various online platforms […]

21.09.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Heaven Peralejo denies asking Pacquiaos for financial help

Heaven Peralejo denies asking Pacquiaos for financial help

MANILA, Sept 18 (Mabuhay) — Actress Heaven Peralejo took to social media to deny that she asked financial help from the family of her former boyfriend, Jimuel Pacquiao. This comes after veteran entertainment columnist Lolit Solis, in an Instagram post, said the actress asked P100,000 from Jimuel’s father, boxing champion and senator Manny Pacquiao. “The […]

18.09.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·

MTRCB chief: Content regulation on Netflix, other streaming platforms only meant ‘post-monitoring’

MANILA, Sept 4 (Mabuhay) — The Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) on Friday said it has no intention of stepping over the viewers’ rights by regulating the content of video on demand platforms like Netflix. “The word kasi na regulate they feel we’re curtailing their freedom. No. MTRCB is not a censoring […]

04.09.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, News, Philippine News ·
Albie Casiño reveals he’s single

Albie Casiño reveals he’s single

MANILA, Sept 3 (Mabuhay) — Albie Casiño has revealed he’s single. The actor shared, during a guest appearance on Vice Ganda’s online talk show, “Gabing Gabi na Vice,” that he’s been single for close to year now. “Mag-one year na,” he told host Vice Ganda, revealing that he and the unnamed woman broke up last […]

03.09.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

Richard Yap gears up for new movie

MANILA, Aug 31 (Mabuhay) — Actor Richard Yap is gearing up for a new film under the direction of Louie Ignacio. In an Instagram post over the weekend, Ignacio confirmed that the movie project is under Heaven’s Best Entertainment. The film, with the working title “My First, Your Last,” also stars Lotlot de Leon, Rita […]

31.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

Erich Gonzales, Enchong Dee join forces for digital project

MANILA, Aug 28 (Mabuhay) — Actress Erich Gonzales and Enchong Dee are joining forces for a digital project. In their respective social media accounts on Sunday, August 23, the two shared that they will launch a channel, where they will upload their original digital series dubbed Enrich Originals. “I’m proud to announce that (Erich) and […]

28.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

Lea Salonga talks about resuming dreams once pandemic is over

MANILA, Aug 27 (Mabuhay) — Broadway star and “The Voice” coach Lea Salonga released a new song about holding on to dreams and looking forward to once again pursuing them once the pandemic is over. Titled “Dream Again,” the single was a collaboration among Salonga, and composers Blair Bodine and Daniel Edmonds. “There was this […]

27.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, International Stars ·

Liza Soberano’s business not spared by effects of coronavirus pandemic

MANILA, Aug 26 (Mabuhay) — Liza Soberano’s beauty and wellness business has not been spared by the coronavirus pandemic. According to the actress, her Hope Hand and Foot Wellness Center has been closed since March following the lockdown protocols imposed by the government to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. “Sad to say, I haven’t […]

26.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

JM de Guzman shares how he copes with his panic disorder

MANILA, Aug 25 (Mabuhay) — Actor JM de Guzman, who over the years has been open about his mental health struggles, shared on Monday a video of an episode of his panic disorder, as he reminded followers who may be in a similar situation that, “You are not alone.” On Instagram, the “Pamilya Ko” star […]

25.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·

Matteo Guidicelli gushes about being married to Sarah

MANILA, Aug 24 (Mabuhay) — It has been six months since they got married but for Matteo Guidicelli, every single day he spends with wife Sarah Geronimo still feels like a dream. In an online interview, Guidicelli could not stop gushing about his wife, who was his girlfriend for six years before they tied the […]

24.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

Moira dela Torre has message for those struggling with their mental health

MANILA, Aug 20 (Mabuhay) — Moira dela Torre reminded everyone struggling with their mental health that it’s okay not to be okay, especially during difficult times. On Instagram, dela Torre admitted that the past few days have been mentally tough for her. “Anxiety attacks have been often. My joints start to stiffen. I couldn’t breathe,” […]

20.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Health & Fitness, News ·

Andi Eigenmann shares tips to find contentment

MANILA, Aug 19 (Mabuhay) — For Andi Eigenmann, who is now living a simple life in Siargao with her two children and her partner, surfing champion, Philmar Alipayo, true happiness comes from within. “Para sa akin, matuto ka talaga na mahalin ang sarili mo. Kilalanin ‘yung sarili mo, bigyan ng oras ‘yung sarili mo. Once […]

18.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Jake Cuenca responds to netizen’s claim celebrities don’t feel effect of pandemic

Jake Cuenca responds to netizen’s claim celebrities don’t feel effect of pandemic

MANILA, Aug 12 (Mabuhay) — Jake Cuenca did not let a comment of a netizen pass after the latter claimed that celebrities like him are more privileged during this time of the coronavirus pandemic. The comment came after Cuenca disagreed with a statement made by Senator Cynthia Villar about how the local medical community should […]

12.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·
Jessy Mendiola to host new fitness show

Jessy Mendiola to host new fitness show

MANILA, Aug 6 (Mabuhay)– Actress Jessy Mendiola is set to return to work as the host of a new fitness program which will be aired on TV5. Mendiola took to social media to share her the teaser of her show “Fit for Life,” which will debut on August 16, 7 a.m. on TV5 and on […]

06.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle ·
Alden Richards, Nadine Lustre open to work on a movie together

Alden Richards, Nadine Lustre open to work on a movie together

MANILA, Aug 5 (Mabuhay)– Alden Richards has said he is willing to work again with Nadine Lustre. Alden and Nadine, who are a “fitspiration” to their fans, are co-ambassadors of a health and fitness competition. According to Alden, he has worked with Nadine when she is just starting her career. “During the early stages ng […]

05.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·
Catriona Gray seeks P10M from tabloid over fake topless photos

Catriona Gray seeks P10M from tabloid over fake topless photos

MANILA, Aug 3 (Mabuhay) — Catriona Gray is demanding P10 million from a tabloid over its “false” allegations about her having nude photos. The former Miss Universe title-holder said local tabloid Bulgar caused “immeasurable damage” to her reputation by publishing an article with an alleged topless photo of hers. In the circulated demand letter, Gray […]

03.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, News, Philippine News ·

Pacquiao joins roster of PH Army advisers

MANILA, July 23 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine Army (PA) on Wednesday welcomed Senator Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao as the newest member of its Multi-Sector Advisory Board (MSAB). The Filipino boxing icon, who is also an Army reserve colonel, took his oath and received his Army Transformation Roadmap pin via video teleconferencing in a ceremony led by […]

23.07.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, News, Philippine News ·

Dingdong’s delivery service app hires, helps out-of-work showbiz workers

MANILA, July 22 (Mabuhay) — Dingdong Dantes’ food delivery service app has been hiring showbiz workers who lost their jobs amid the community quarantine. The riders were given a five-day training with the help of Yes Pinoy Foundation and other agencies. Carlo Kaunes, a stuntman of “Descendants of the Sun,” said he has been feeling […]

Solon proposes to use ABS-CBN frequencies for distance learning

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — A lawmaker has proposed the temporary use by the government of ABS-CBN’s former television and radio frequencies for effective distance learning. Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund Villafuerte filed on Tuesday House Resolution 1044, a copy of which was sent to the media on Wednesday. Villafuerte said the unused frequencies can be tapped to […]

16.07.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, News, Philippine News ·

75% of Filipinos in favor of ABS-CBN franchise renewal — SWS survey

MANILA, July 13 (Mabuhay) — A Social Weather Stations poll found that three out of four Filipinos or 75 percent of those polled were in favor of Congress renewing ABS-CBN’s franchise, and over half of those polled considered a non-renewal a major blow to press freedom. The SWS’ National Mobile Phone Survey, taken from July […]

14.07.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, News, Philippine News ·

Move to kill ABS-CBN’s franchise bid damages trust in gov’t- Archbishop Soc Villegas

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — The House franchise committee’s decision to deny ABS-CBN Corp’s bid for a new broadcast license has “damaged people’s trust in the workings of the government,” Lingayen Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas said on Saturday. In a statement, the former chief of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) said that members of […]

13.07.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Multimedia, News, Philippine News ·

Actress gets job as waitress in Australia amid pandemic

MANILA, July 9 (Mabuhay) — Rich Asuncion recently opened up about her life in Australia as she hopes to inspire her social media followers to keep moving forward even during challenging times. In a lengthy Instagram post, the actress said she has been working as a waitress amid the pandemic. Asuncion admitted that she had […]

12.07.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·

ABS-CBN franchise lies with Congress not with Duterte admin — DOF

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — Issues regarding the franchise of embattled ABS-CBN Corp. are not with the administration but with Congress, according to Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III, who heads the economic cluster. Dominguez on Wednesday said the franchise issue of ABS-CBN lies strictly with Congress, even as President Rodrigo Duterte earlier threatened to oppose the franchise […]

11.07.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·

Palace calls for conscience vote on ABS-CBN franchise as hearings wrap up

MANILA, July 8 (Mabuhay) — Members of Congress should vote on the ABS-CBN franchise issue according to their conscience, Malacañang said Tuesday as lawmakers wrap up this week their hearings on bills seeking to grant the broadcasting network a fresh 25-year license to operate. President Rodrigo Duterte remains “neutral” on the company’s bid for a […]

09.07.2020 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·
Coronavirus survivor Iza Calzado donates plasma for patients

Coronavirus survivor Iza Calzado donates plasma for patients

MANILA, June 13 (Mabuhay) — Actress Iza Calzado, one of the first local high-profile cases of coronavirus, shared that she has donated blood in the hope of helping other patients recover. On Instagram, Calzado shared a photo of her holding the bag of blood she had donated at the Philippine General Hospital. The successful donation […]

Kathryn Bernardo inspires followers with post-workout pictures

Kathryn Bernardo inspires followers with post-workout pictures

MANILA, June 10 (Mabuhay) — Kathryn Bernardo left her followers in awe after she posted several post-workout selfies on her social media page. The actress said that since the lockdown, she made a promise to herself that she would work out at least three times a week to keep her body healthy “and to offset […]

10.06.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle ·
Anne Curtis looks sweet, innocent in 3rd upcoming film

Anne Curtis looks sweet, innocent in 3rd upcoming film

MANILA, May 12 (Mabuhay) — 2018 is shaping up to be a banner year for Anne Curtis in terms of her film output, with not one but three in various stages of production, including a just-unveiled one under director Yam Laranas. On Instagram, the 33-year-old actress shared a photo of a clapperboard of the project, […]

18.05.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Morissette breaks silence, laments snap judgment

Morissette breaks silence, laments snap judgment

MANILA, May 8 (Mabuhay) — Breakout singer Morissette, a former ward of Sarah Geronimo on “The Voice of the Philippines,” addressed accusations that she mocked the recent emotional breakdown of the pop star, whom she continues to refer to as her idol. Morissette, 21, denied the rumor, countering one by one the details of the […]

18.05.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Gary V’s heart surgery successful

Gary V’s heart surgery successful

MANILA, May 8 (Mabuhay) — On Gary V’s Viber public chat Sunday evening, Angeli Pangilinan updated fans, followers, friends, and family that Mr. Pure Energy Gary Valenciaisrecovering from a successful heart surgery. “As of today, May 6, at 7:30pm, Gary’s heart surgery was successful. Paolo, Gab, Kiana and I visited him at the coronary recovery room […]

18.05.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Kim Chiu grateful for experience hosting ‘Voice Kids’

Kim Chiu grateful for experience hosting ‘Voice Kids’

Kim Chiu thanked her “The Voice Kids” family for giving her the opportunity to host the popular singing contest for a full season. In an Instagram post, Chiu, who is more known as an actress, said the talent show boosted her interest in hosting as this was just the first time that she was given […]

11.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
New ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ film in the pipeline

New ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ film in the pipeline

TriStar, the Mark Gordon Company and Entertainment One have signed on to finance the next adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ “Chronicles of Narnia” book series. The feature, titled “The Silver Chair”, will take place after the events of “The Voyage of the Dawn Treader”, when Prince Caspian has become King Caspian, with “Life of Pi”and “Finding Neverland” writer David […]

10.08.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Tom Cruise-starring ‘Mena’ given new name and delayed release date

Tom Cruise-starring ‘Mena’ given new name and delayed release date

Universal has announced that Doug Liman-directed drug thriller “Mena” has been renamed “American Made” and given a new release date. The film stars Tom Cruise as real-life American pilot and hustler Barry Seal who ran drugs for cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar and was recruited by the CIA to run one of the biggest covert operations in US […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Is Bianca Manalo engaged to boyfriend Fabio Ide?

Is Bianca Manalo engaged to boyfriend Fabio Ide?

A surprised Bianca Manalo denied that she is already engaged to her boyfriend, Brazilian-Japanese model Fabio Ide. “Wala pa, wala pa. Oh my God, hindi ko alam,” the beauty queen-turned-actress quickly replied when asked about the engagement. Manalo, however, admitted that they are already talking about settling down. “Napag-uusapan,” she said. Prior to Ide, Manalo […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Bloomsbury announces tie-in books for Potter prequel movie ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’

Bloomsbury announces tie-in books for Potter prequel movie ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’

The publishing house Bloomsbury Children’s Books will release several tie-in books on the release day of the movie “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” on November 18. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”: the book and the movie Inspired by JK Rowling’s 2001 book of the same name, the movie (also known as […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Martha Stewart and Snoop Dog to host joint dinner party series

Martha Stewart and Snoop Dog to host joint dinner party series

Domestic goddess Martha Stewart has teamed up with rapper Snoop Dogg for a new unscripted cooking series, ordered by VH1. The show will see the unlikely duo join forces each week to host a dinner party with celebrity guests, in a bid to “exemplify America’s fascination with food, entertaining and celebrity,” according to Stewart (via Variety). […]

HBO announces ‘Game of Thrones’ live concert tours

HBO announces ‘Game of Thrones’ live concert tours

Live Nation has partnered with HBO Global for a series of live “Game of Thrones” concerts in the US. The immersive “Game of Thrones” Live Concert Experience will feature live music and scenes from the Emmy- and Golden Globe Award-winning show, with the series’ composer Ramin Djawadi at the helm of a full orchestra, choir and […]

Music ID app Shazam gets TV quiz show

Music ID app Shazam gets TV quiz show

Shazam, the smartphone app that can identify full songs and tracks from short clips, is at the center of a new game show ordered by US network Fox. Just like the app itself, TV show “Beat Shazam” has contestants trying to identify the name and artist or group credited for an untitled track. The episode’s […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Games, Multimedia, Music, Online, Science & Technology ·
Noel Gallagher to headline Pure & Crafted Festival 2016

Noel Gallagher to headline Pure & Crafted Festival 2016

The second Pure & Crafted Festival, August 12-13 in Berlin, will be headlined by Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, with Mando Diao and Tricky’s Skilled Mechanics project also prominent. Presented by BMW Motorrad, the 2016 Pure & Crafted festival makes for a last chance to see both Noel Gallagher and Mando Diao before the end […]

08.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Motoring, Music ·
Aiko Melendez to bashers: Stop judging

Aiko Melendez to bashers: Stop judging

Actress Aiko Melendez fires back at bashers criticizing her new romance with Persian boyfriend Shahin Alimirzapour. In a latest Instagram post, the 40-year-old actress gave her two cents on people who keep on questioning her relationship with Alimirzapour. Melendez said that instead of dwelling on all the negativity, she’d rather live a good life. “Some […]

08.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Countdown to the release of Amy Schumer’s memoir ‘The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo’

Countdown to the release of Amy Schumer’s memoir ‘The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo’

Publishers Gallery Books (Simon & Schuster) announced the book’s August 16 launch date back in March, and now the wait is nearly over for Schumer’s large fan base. An award-wining comedian… Amy Schumer first came to the public eye in 2011-2012 when she came fourth on the reality TV competition “Last Comic Standing,” having been […]

08.08.2016 · Filled under: Art, Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
3-minute preview: ‘Nine Lives’

3-minute preview: ‘Nine Lives’

Get your claws into the comedy tale of Tom Brand who is turned into a cat and has one week to make things right with his family in “Nine Lives.” – Who’s in it and what’s it about? – Kevin Spacey plays famous business magnate Tom Brand, who’s built his empire on hard work, long […]

04.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Anne Hathaway tributes ‘The Princess Diaries’ on anniversary

Anne Hathaway tributes ‘The Princess Diaries’ on anniversary

Fifteen years ago on August 3, 2001, teen comedy film “The Princess Diaries” released to North American cinemas, and lead actress Anne Hathaway hasn’t forgotten its impact on her life or that of countless others. “It’s been 15 years (say it with me) SHUT UP!!!!!” Anne Hathawaywrote on Instagram, quoting one of the film’s best-known […]

04.08.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Ruru Madrid honored to reprise Dingdong Dantes’ role on ‘Encantadia’ remake

Ruru Madrid honored to reprise Dingdong Dantes’ role on ‘Encantadia’ remake

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Ruru Madrid has come a long way since he finished as runner-up on the talent reality show “Protégé: The Battle For The Big Artista Break” in 2012. From teenybopper roles, Ruru now takes on a more serious and mature role in GMA’s remake of the 2005 fantaserye “Encantadia.” He admitted he feels […]

04.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Rooney’s Man Utd testimonial a Facebook first

Rooney’s Man Utd testimonial a Facebook first

The August 3 meeting between Manchester United and Everton, a testimonial for United forward and captain Wayne Rooney, will be broadcast live via Facebook. The occasion marks the first time that a match between two Premier League soccer teams has been livestreamed on the social media platform. Both facebook.com/manchesterunited andfacebook.com/waynerooney will carry the game, which kicks off at […]

Lady Gaga, Aretha Franklin, more booked for Tony Bennett tribute

Lady Gaga, Aretha Franklin, more booked for Tony Bennett tribute

A televised tribute to American singer Tony Bennett is set to take place on December 20. Celebrating Tony Bennett’s 90th birthday on August 3, 2016, NBC’s TV broadcast tribute is to take place December 20. Among the stars booked to appear alongside the 19-time Grammy award winner himself are Stevie Wonder, Elton John, k.d. Lang, […]

03.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Coco Martin hopes to do remake of ‘Utol’ with Montano

Coco Martin hopes to do remake of ‘Utol’ with Montano

Actor Coco Martin wants to do a remake of the 1996 action movie “Utol,” which starred Cesar Montano and Victor Neri. The “Ang Probinsyano” star told reporters that he hopes to do a movie with his idol, Montano, who recently joined the cast of the hit primetime series. “Sabi ko (sa kanya), ‘Kuya Boy, sana […]

03.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Luxury house Bulgari to showcase heritage collection as part of exclusive Australian exhibition

Luxury house Bulgari to showcase heritage collection as part of exclusive Australian exhibition

Luxury jewelry brand Bulgari is set to showcase some of its spectacular heritage collection, worn by the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, Grace Kelly, and Sophia Loren, as part of an exclusive new exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia. The exhibit, titled “Italian Jewels: Bulgari Style,” will run from September 30 to January 29, […]

03.08.2016 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Jimmy Fallon to host Golden Globes

Jimmy Fallon to host Golden Globes

Jimmy Fallon, host of “The Tonight Show,” will kick off Hollywood’s annual awards season as presenter of the 2017 Golden Globes, organizers announced on Tuesday. Fallon is a veteran of the glittering event, having handed out awards in a variety of categories, most recently in 2014. He also hosted the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards. The […]

03.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Summer on location: discover London through five movies

Summer on location: discover London through five movies

Travel the world from the comfort of your sofa this summer with six destinations to discover through the art of cinema. For this stop on our film-based voyage, we visit the British capital London, seen through five international must-see movies. Recent flick: London Has Fallen After saving Washington, the US President, played by Aaron Eckhart, and […]

02.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Rosanna Roces to marry lesbian partner

Rosanna Roces to marry lesbian partner

Rosanna Roces and her lesbian partner, Blessy Arias, are set to get married in Canada next month. They will also have a ceremony in the Philippines in December. The couple shared the story behind their relationship, which started in their teens. Roces and Arias revealed that they have long known each other. Roces was only […]

02.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Patrick Garcia reassures wife: No need to be insecure

Patrick Garcia reassures wife: No need to be insecure

“There was no reason to be insecure in the first place,” actor Patrick Garcia told his wife, Nikka Martinez, who recently opened up about her fears over being compared to actress Jennylyn Mercado. Garcia posted on Instagram a photo of him and Martinez taken during their wedding day back in March 2015. “They say when […]

02.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Ben Wheatley-helmed action thriller ‘Free Fire’ chosen to close the London Film Festival

Ben Wheatley-helmed action thriller ‘Free Fire’ chosen to close the London Film Festival

Ben Wheatley’s period action thriller “Free Fire” has been selected as the closing night gala film for the 60th BFI London Film Festival, with the occasion also marking the movie’s European debut. Set in late 1970s Boston, the film boasts Martin Scorsese as its executive producer, with an all-star cast, including Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson, in addition […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Jessy reaches out to Pia after her joke went viral

Jessy reaches out to Pia after her joke went viral

Jessy Mendiola finally broke her silence after drawing flak for joking that she beat Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzabach for the title of “Sexiest Woman in the Country.” Mendiola said she just laughed off the criticism because she knows that her comment was just taken out of context. “Nung nabalitaan ko nga, natawa na lang […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Hopes fade for ‘Beetlejuice’ sequel

Hopes fade for ‘Beetlejuice’ sequel

The chances of seeing Tim Burton’s eccentric ghost return to the big screen keep getting slimmer as the years go by. According to Michael Keaton, who played the legendary Beetlejuice, the much-rumored follow-up could already be dead and buried. “It’s possible that ship has sailed,” came Michael Keaton’s metaphorical reply when asked about the long-awaited […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
J.K. Rowling confirms end of Harry Potter’s story

J.K. Rowling confirms end of Harry Potter’s story

Renowned author J.K. Rowling has confirmed Harry Potter’s story will not continue, with the two-part play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” marking the end of the road for the character. The play, which opened to rave reviews over the weekend, is set 19 years after the franchise’s final novel, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Iñigo Pascual admits to dating Fil-British beauty

Iñigo Pascual admits to dating Fil-British beauty

Teen actor Iñigo Pascual, the son of Kapamilya star Piolo Pascual, has admitted to dating Filipino-British Kelley Day, one of the members of the “It’s Showtime” girl group GirlTrends. “She’s beautiful, everyone can see that,” Iñigo, 18, said when asked if they are already a couple. “For now, we’re just good friends. We don’t want […]

31.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Why Kylie Jenner, Instagram and a hunger for little luxuries mean lipstick has never been hotter

Why Kylie Jenner, Instagram and a hunger for little luxuries mean lipstick has never been hotter

July 29 is National Lipstick Day, so it’s just as well that a colorful pout has never been more on trend.  Research released this week revealed that in the UK alone, lipstick sales are set to increase by an estimated whopping 12 percent during 2016, hitting the £306 million mark (about US$402 million). Thestudy, by […]

31.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Lifestyle ·
Myrtle Sarrosa releases album

Myrtle Sarrosa releases album

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Actress and cosplayer Myrtle Sarrosa still could not believe that her album is finally out. The album, titled “Now Playing Myrtle,” is under Ivory Music and Video and is now available in record bars nationwide. “Truly a dream come true to find so many people who believe in my songwriting skills. Still […]

31.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Meryl Streep in talks to join cast of ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

Meryl Streep in talks to join cast of ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

Actress Meryl Streep is in talks to join Emily Blunt and Lin Manuel-Miranda for Disney’s upcoming “Mary Poppins Returns,” reports Variety. Streep is rumored to take the role of Topsy, a supporting role that was absent from the 1964 classic, while Blunt will take on the title character. Manuel-Miranda will play new character Jack, a street […]

31.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
5 rules for optimal nutrition by celebrity trainer David Kirsch

5 rules for optimal nutrition by celebrity trainer David Kirsch

Celebrity trainer David Kirsch is well-known for his work with A-list models and actresses such as Heidi Klum, Kate Upton, Liv Tyler, and Anne Hathaway. In his latest book, “Ultimate Family Wellness,” David shares his own story of balancing fatherhood with fitness, and gives his expert advice on how to work out and eat well with the whole family. […]

Jennifer Lopez launches shoe collection with Giuseppe Zanotti

Jennifer Lopez launches shoe collection with Giuseppe Zanotti

Jennifer Lopez is building up her fashion empire by launching a debut high-end shoe line with Giuseppe Zanotti. The pop star and actress is teaming up with the luxury fashion and footwear designer on a capsule collection christened #GiuseppexJennifer, to go on sale worldwide in January 2017. According to WWD, the line will go on […]

30.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Venice Film Festival 2016 announces lineup

Venice Film Festival 2016 announces lineup

The films in contention at the 73rd edition of the Venice Film Festival were announced on Thursday in Rome, with a group of English-language features on the docket. Opening the festival is Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land,” starring Ryan Gosling and Emma stone in a nod to the Golden Age of American musicals. In Mel […]

28.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
New Beatles documentary will feature 1965 Shea Stadium footage

New Beatles documentary will feature 1965 Shea Stadium footage

Ron Howard’s documentary “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years” will feature a half hour of footage from the band’s memorable Shea Stadium concert from 1965, reports Variety. The Shea Stadium concert was one of the first times a rock concert took place in a stadium setting. More than 55,000 people attended the […]

28.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Music ·
Specialist sees Pokémon Go as means of tackling type 2 diabetes

Specialist sees Pokémon Go as means of tackling type 2 diabetes

A specialist diabetes researcher sees Pokémon Go — the virtual character-hunting game with millions of players worldwide — as an excellent means of tackling rising levels of obesity and type 2 diabetes.  Pokémon Go has now piqued the interest of the medical world. The smartphone-based character-hunting craze that’s sweeping the world has caught the attention […]

Pierce Brosnan joins Dave Bautista in ‘Final Score’

Pierce Brosnan joins Dave Bautista in ‘Final Score’

Pierce Brosnan is joining Scott Mann’s action-thriller “Final Score” reports Deadline. He will join “Guardians of the Galaxy” actor Dave Bautista on the project, along with Alexandra Dinu (“Red Valentine,” “Island”) and Julian Cheung (“The Grandmaster”). The story takes place at a major sporting event when the stadium is suddenly seized by a group of heavily […]

28.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Gary V talks about changes on ‘ASAP’

Gary V talks about changes on ‘ASAP’

Gary Valenciano, one of the senior members of ABS-CBN’s Sunday show “ASAP” waxed philosophical describing the show’s journey through the years, comparing “ASAP” to a beach and competing shows to waves. “With regards to the other show, what they have created was a huge wave and every body rode on that wave but it has […]

28.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Stars give their jeans to help refugees

Stars give their jeans to help refugees

Giving the shirt off your back used to be ultimate sign of generosity. But Hollywood stars Sharon Stone, Benicio Del Toro and Emma Watson have gone one better, donating their trousers for a new charity drive called “Jeans for Refugees”. Singers Elton John and Lily Allen have also handed over their denims to the American […]

26.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Judy Ann open to working with Coco in ‘Ang Probinsyano’

Judy Ann open to working with Coco in ‘Ang Probinsyano’

Actress Judy Ann Santos said she is open to the idea of joining the cast of the hit primetime series “Ang Probinsyano” starring Coco Martin. In an interview, Santos referred to Martin as “this generation’s new action star.” “Of course I’d like to work with Coco. Parang Coco is this generation’s new action star na […]

26.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Renowned Filipino Designer Rocky Gathercole vsits ABS-CBN Foundation’s Bantay Bata

Renowned Filipino Designer Rocky Gathercole vsits ABS-CBN Foundation’s Bantay Bata

AFI head praises designer for “Rock The Runway” fundraiser on July 28 in Avalon Hollywood HOLLYWOOD, CA  – A heartwarming lovefest ensued upon the recent visit of Rocky Gathercole, famed Filipino designer to the biggest music stars, to the ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya (Family Service) Foundation, Inc. or ALKFI. The designer to celebrities like Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Katy Perry, Gwen Stefani, Jennifer […]

20.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Happenings, International Stars, Local News ·
Are Sofia Andres, Diego Loyzaga a couple?

Are Sofia Andres, Diego Loyzaga a couple?

Actor Diego Loyzaga posted a photo of rumored girlfriend Sofia Andres on his Instagram account with a caption that had fans clamoring for the two to finally admit their couple status. “Ang dyosa ng buhay ko,” Loyzaga wrote as the caption to the photo of Andres. His post immediately drew thousands of likes and hundreds […]

20.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
NBA teams with Twitter for streaming, but no games

NBA teams with Twitter for streaming, but no games

Twitter and the National Basketball Association announced a deal Tuesday to stream live content, but not games, to users of the social media platform. The deal will deliver a weekly NBA pregame show with “first-of-its-kind elements created specifically for integration with Twitter conversation,” according to a joint statement. “The weekly pregame show will be featured […]

20.07.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Sports & Recreation, Videos ·
‘Pretty Woman’ director Garry Marshall dies at 81

‘Pretty Woman’ director Garry Marshall dies at 81

Hollywood director, producer and comedy giant Garry Marshall died on Tuesday at the age of 81, leaving a legacy that includes “Happy Days,” “Pretty Woman” and countless other iconic hits. The mogul died of pneumonia after suffering a stroke in hospital in the Los Angeles suburb of Burbank, according to his publicist. Directors Guild of […]

20.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Beatles’ LA concerts to be released worldwide as album

Beatles’ LA concerts to be released worldwide as album

Apple Corps Ltd. and Universal Music Group have announced plans to release a new album from iconic British band “The Beatles”, showcasing three sold-out concerts they played at the Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl in 1964 and 1965. A companion to Ron Howard’s highly anticipated documentary feature film “The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years” about […]

20.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Marvin Agustin asked: How rich are you?

Marvin Agustin asked: How rich are you?

“Pwede bang masaya na lang?” This was the statement of actor and restaurateur Marvin Agustin when asked about his wealth in a television interview. Agustin instead said that his life has improved a lot, noting that he started with nothing. “Iyong yaman naman relative. Siguro galing talaga ako sa wala, zero,” he said. Agustin co-owns […]

18.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
‘Aliens’ 30th anniversary celebration in store for San Diego Comic Con

‘Aliens’ 30th anniversary celebration in store for San Diego Comic Con

With James Cameron’s movie set to celebrate its 30th birthday in a few days, San Diego Comic Con is the ideal opportunity to reunite the film’s director and cast at a reunion panel, July 23. “Aliens” – the second movie in the “Alien” franchise following Ridley Scott’s 1979 film – turns 30 July 18. Twentieth Century […]

18.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Fil-Am stars in world premiere of ‘As Straw Before The Wind’

Fil-Am stars in world premiere of ‘As Straw Before The Wind’

Hollywood, CA   – As Straw Productions presents the World Premiere of As Straw Before The Wind, a new play that offers a window into the life experience of a Filipina nurse who survives the trauma of World War II, only to discover that her war is not yet over. Written by Felix Racelis, under the direction of Lesley Asistio, the […]

17.07.2016 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film, Local News ·
Mara Alberto is GMA7’s latest sexy comedian

Mara Alberto is GMA7’s latest sexy comedian

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Petite and sexy 23-year old Mara Alberto’s dream came true when she debuted as an actress on GMA7’s sitcom “A1 Ko sa ‘Yo.” Before her showbiz break, the newbie actress confessed she used to look for jobs on PLDT’s telephone directories. “Hindi pa masyado uso Google noon,” she shared. “Sa telephone directory […]

17.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
‘Game of Thrones’ leads Emmys field with 23 nominations

‘Game of Thrones’ leads Emmys field with 23 nominations

Fantasy drama “Game of Thrones” led the field for television’s coveted Primetime Emmy awards Thursday for a third straight year, with nominations in 23 categories. HBO’s fantasy epic about noble families vying for control of the Iron Throne will compete for the prestigious outstanding drama series trophy for the fifth year in a row, the […]

17.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Warner Bros unveils new details of fresh ‘Wonder Woman’ feature film

Warner Bros unveils new details of fresh ‘Wonder Woman’ feature film

Warner Bros has unleashed further details on the upcoming “Wonder Woman” feature film, and released the names of the duo who have penned its screenplay. As Collider reports, originally, there were five writers brought in to elaborate Wonder Woman‘s story for film, with Jason Fuchs initially selected, however — a press release issued directly from Warner Bros has […]

13.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Sofía Vergara to unleash her third fragrance – ‘Tempting’

Sofía Vergara to unleash her third fragrance – ‘Tempting’

Sofía Vergara is poised to release the third perfume as part of her growing fragrance franchise with Parlux Fragrances Ltd. The scent, dubbed “Tempting” by the “Modern Family” actress, is set to roll out to Perfumania this month before entering broader retail distribution in September, at a retail price point of US$32 for a 1-oz. […]

13.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
What Elmo’s girlfriend Janine thinks of Janella

What Elmo’s girlfriend Janine thinks of Janella

The new onscreen partnership of Elmo Magalona and Janella Salvador does not seem to be a problem at all for the actor’s real-life girlfriend, actress Janine Gutierrez. Magalona said he is fortunate that Gutierrez supports his endeavors even after he transferred to ABS-CBN. “She’s really happy for me. I’m really happy that she’s supportive of […]

13.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Paris Hilton’s new fragrance is called Gold Rush

Paris Hilton’s new fragrance is called Gold Rush

Lemon zest, velvet orchid and vanilla are among the notes present in the latest fragrance — the 20th — developed by Paris Hilton. The bottle will be sold at launch through Home Shopping Network from its June 27 debut through to August 1, 2016, when general retail availability commences. Bergamot, nectarine, rose, violet, praline, and […]

12.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Taylor Swift world’s highest paid celebrity: Forbes

Taylor Swift world’s highest paid celebrity: Forbes

At the tender age of 26, Taylor Swift is the world’s highest-paid celebrity, pulling in a whopping $170 million over the past year, Forbes magazine said Monday. The pop diva’s take from June 2015 to June 2016 is the highest total of her young career, the magazine said, more than doubling her previous record of […]

12.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, International Stars, Music ·
Tommy, Miho to topbill first film

Tommy, Miho to topbill first film

A new film starring celebrity couple Tommy Esguerra and Miho Nishida, whose love story began inside the “Pinoy Big Brother” house, is in the works. Esgurra and Nishida will topbill the Regal Entertainment-produced movie titled “Never Been Touched, Never Been Kissed,” alongside Kapamilya actor Jake Cuenca and singer Angeline Quinto. Other details about the film […]

12.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Re-enter the dragon: Hong Kong’s movie new wave

Re-enter the dragon: Hong Kong’s movie new wave

Shoot the film you’ve always wanted on a shoestring budget or sell out and make a blockbuster? It is a dilemma Hong Kong directors frequently face as mainland China’s lucrative movie industry beckons. Now, with concerns growing about Beijing’s increasing influence on Hong Kong, some film-makers are defying commercial and political pressures to produce homegrown […]

11.07.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Get Ghostbusting with Snapchat

Get Ghostbusting with Snapchat

To promote the upcoming release of a totally rebooted take on the film “Ghostbusters” Sony is partnering with Snapchat and adding ‘busting’ and sliming features to the popular app Through sponsored lenses that for the first time allow Snapchatters to use front and rear cameras to the same effect, you can picture yourself busting a […]

11.07.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Jerald Napoles laughs his way to success

Jerald Napoles laughs his way to success

 Funny is the new sexy, as they say, and with that it could be said Jerald Napoles is among hottest of his ilk. The 33-year-old admitted as much, noting how he has even attracted gay admirers following his appearance in the 2013 musical “Care Divas.” “May mga nanligaw sa’kin noon na bading na gwapo pa […]

11.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
James Franco to be honoured at Outfest Awards

James Franco to be honoured at Outfest Awards

Outfest have announed that James Franco and Sundance Film Festival Director John Cooper are to receive this year’s honorary awards reports Variety. Franco is to recieve the first ever James Schamus Ally Award, created to recognize an individual’s efforts in bringing LGBTQ stories to the forefront, which will be presented to him by director Gus Van Sant on July 16. Cooper, […]

10.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Why Mariel keeps working despite delicate pregnancy

Why Mariel keeps working despite delicate pregnancy

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Having suffered two miscarriages in a year, one can’t help but urge television host Mariel Rodriguez to take a leave from work and rest to avoid any complications that may put her delicate pregnancy at risk. In an interview following his press conference for a money transfer service, Rodriguez’s husband, action star […]

10.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents ‘Out Of This World’

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents ‘Out Of This World’

A cosmic family adventure light years beyond your expectations First-Ever West Coast National Tour Debut Blasts Off July 14th – August 7th Throughout Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA) – Prepare to blast off on an intergalactic adventure for space-age family fun as the ultimate circus experience launches into the future with Ringling Bros. and Barnum […]

07.07.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Happenings, Music ·
Farfetch partners with Apple on new music channel

Farfetch partners with Apple on new music channel

Luxury fashion retailer Farfetch.com is teaming up with Apple on a new music channel reports WWD. Set to launch Tuesday, the new channel will see Farfetch feature two playlists of Apple music on its website and mobile devices. The playlist “Songs From the Shoot” will be created by the Farfetch team and as the name implies, will […]

Sundance Institute announces Riley Keough, Jena Malone movie ‘Lovesong’ as NEXT FEST opener

Sundance Institute announces Riley Keough, Jena Malone movie ‘Lovesong’ as NEXT FEST opener

The Sundance Institute has announced that the Riley Keough and Jena Malone movie “Lovesong” will kick off the Sundance NEXT FEST next month in LA.  The news of the opener and lineup for the festival, which will take place August 12-14, was announced by the Sundance Institute on Thursday. Directed by So Yong Kim, “Lovesong” […]

07.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
Why Rhian Ramos agreed to pose for FHM

Why Rhian Ramos agreed to pose for FHM

Rhian Ramos has finally agreed to pose for FHM Philippines. The actress appears on the cover of the men’s magazine’s July issue. Ramos admitted that she never saw herself as one to grace the pages of FHM, but shared that she decided to do so after attending Solenn Heussaff’s wedding in France last month. Without […]

07.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Porcelain artwork to be celebrated at Tokyo’s Keio Plaza Hotel

Porcelain artwork to be celebrated at Tokyo’s Keio Plaza Hotel

Traditional Japanese artwork will be celebrated at the annual Summer Festival of Arita/Imari Porcelains, on in Tokyo from July 1 to August 7. Arita/Imari Porcelain Made in the town of Arita (northwestern Kyūshū) since the 17th century, the pottery was exported principally from the port of Imari, Saga, hence the two names. Early Arita ware can be […]

03.07.2016 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
FASO concert taps Sylvia La Torre, Anna Maria Perez de Tagle as special guests

FASO concert taps Sylvia La Torre, Anna Maria Perez de Tagle as special guests

The Philippines’ legendary veteran entertainer, Sylvia La Torre, and her granddaughter, Broadway performer and TV-film actress Anna Maria Perez de Tagle, will be the special guests in the August 13 concert of the Filipino American Symphony Orchestra (FASO). La Torre and Perez de Tagle will perform a duet and solo numbers with FASO, the only Filipino […]

03.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music ·
Oscars organizers invite women, minorities in diversity push

Oscars organizers invite women, minorities in diversity push

Almost half the 683 people invited this year to join the organization that bestows the Oscars are women and nearly as many people of color, the body announced on Wednesday in a bid to honor its vow to push for more diversity. The record number of invitees include rising young stars John Boyega of “Star […]

03.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Watch: first trailer for ‘Voyage of Time’

Watch: first trailer for ‘Voyage of Time’

Brad Pitt narrates the first reel of footage from Terrence Malick’s grand vision of the universe, “Voyage of Time.” The documentary film, which has been ruminating in Malick’s mind for some three decades, examines the story of the universe from its beginning to end. First announced in 2008, there are two editions of “Voyage of […]

03.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
The Oscars in 2017: Academy announces dates

The Oscars in 2017: Academy announces dates

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revealed a slate of dates for the Oscars in 2017, with the 89th Academy Awards ceremony to take place on February 26th, 2017. The lead up to the 2017 Oscars starts on November 12, 2016 with the Governors Awards — Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands, and Debbie […]

03.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Underworld: Blood Wars’ release date delayed

‘Underworld: Blood Wars’ release date delayed

The release of ‘Underworld: Blood Wars’ has been delayed by three months. The fifth installment of the vampire / werewolf franchise will now debut on January 6 2017 instead of this October, Variety reports. Starring British actress Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Tobias Menzies and Charles Dance among others, the Screen Gems production is being directed by German […]

03.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Mangyan artist holds one-man art exhibit in La Habra

Mangyan artist holds one-man art exhibit in La Habra

Mat Relox, a Mangyan artist, known for his impassioned portrayal of the bucolic Mangyan life and culture, will hold his fourth one-man art exhibit 7 p.m., July 2, at the La Habra Art Gallery, 215 N. Orange St., La Habra, Calif. The exhibit runs through August 2. Guest artists at the ribbon cutting and opening reception are Ed Gumamit […]

30.06.2016 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Happenings ·
Zayn Malik debuts fashion-forward clothing collection

Zayn Malik debuts fashion-forward clothing collection

Zayn Malik has teamed up with illustrator Mark Wilkinson, known for his work with Iron Maiden covers, on his latest fashion-forward merchandise collection. The former One Direction star has debuted his 23-piece collection of clothing to commemorate his first solo album “Mind Of Mine.” Featuring bold graphic t-shirts, hoodies and vests, some of which are […]

29.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Sunshine hopes to get annulment before turning 40

Sunshine hopes to get annulment before turning 40

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Actress Sunshine Cruz hopes that her marriage to actor Cesar Montano will be annulled before she turns 40. Cruz, 38, said she wants to start with a clean slate. “Gusto kong mag-start na clean slate, ‘yung pagkatapos ng annulment,” she said. “So I’m hoping for the best na within the year or […]

29.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Keira Knightley to front Chanel’s jewelry line

Keira Knightley to front Chanel’s jewelry line

British beauty Keira Knightley is the new face of Chanel’s jewelry line “Coco Crush.” The ad campaign, shot by celebrity photography Mario Testino, will be launched in the fall. Other models that have fronted the jewelry line include Sigrid Agren and Jac Jagaciak. Knightley is also the face of the luxury brand’s perfume “Coco Mademoiselle” […]

27.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Lifestyle ·
Olga Kurylenko signs up to ‘Salty’

Olga Kurylenko signs up to ‘Salty’

French actress Olga Kurylenko has signed up to appear in the upcoming action-comedy movie “Salty.” The star will share the screen with the film’s lead, Hollywood legend Antonio Banderas, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Kurylenko will play the part of Sheila Enry, the supermodel wife of the rock star Turk Enry, played by Banderas. The story […]

27.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ dominates worldwide weekend box office

‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ dominates worldwide weekend box office

‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ shot to the number one position this weekend, according to ComScore’s official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of June 26. The action-packed movie, which stars Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum and Charlotte gainsbourg, hits the screens 20 years after its predecessor, ‘Independence Day’. It took $143.7 million worldwide over the […]

27.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Legendary Pictures nets ‘Bad Blood’ film, starring Jennifer Lawrence

Legendary Pictures nets ‘Bad Blood’ film, starring Jennifer Lawrence

Legendary Pictures has won the battle for hot Hollywood project “Bad Blood,” written and directed by Adam McKay, and with Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence attached to star. The film focuses on Elizabeth Holmes (Lawrence), founder of the controversial blood-testing start-up company Theranos which came under investigation for inaccurate testing that took place at their California labs. Deadline reports that […]

24.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Janice de Belen shoots lesbian scenes for indie film

Janice de Belen shoots lesbian scenes for indie film

Fans of Janice de Belen are in for a shock after the veteran actress revealed that her upcoming movie “Ringgo, The Dog Shooter” features the most daring scenes she has ever done in her entire showbiz career. In the indie film, which is one of the six finalists in the Filipino New Cinema section of […]

24.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Michelle Obama joins Snapchat and James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke

Michelle Obama joins Snapchat and James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke

First Lady Michelle Obama has joined Snapchat and used the platform to announce her upcoming appearance on James Corden’s popular Carpool Karaoke segment. Michelle Obama will join the the host of CBS’s “The Late Late Show with James Corden” in one of his drives about town and in all likelihood show off her singing chops […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Lynda Carter accepts presidential role in ‘Supergirl’

Lynda Carter accepts presidential role in ‘Supergirl’

“Wonder Woman” actress Lynda Carter will be back on primetime TV, having accepted a recurring role in the second season of “Supergirl.” After a couple of lower profile parts, Lynda Carter became a household name when she became the lead as Diana Prince, superpowered Amazonian princess in disguise, over a four-year run (1975-9) as Wonder […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Yeng ready to become mommy

Yeng ready to become mommy

Singer Yeng Constantino wants to take a step further by becoming a mother. “Feeling ko malapit na rin kasi this morning nanaginip ako, nanganak ako ng triplets,” she said, admitting she feels envious every time she sees a pregnant woman. “Actually nakita ko ’yung friend ko kahapon na buntis na, sabi ko nakakainggit buntis siya […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Netflix nabs DiCaprio’s ‘The Outlaw Ocean’

Netflix nabs DiCaprio’s ‘The Outlaw Ocean’

We’ve seen Leonardo DiCaprio survive a savage winter in “The Revenant.” Now the Oscar winner is making “The Outlaw Ocean,” a true story about a poacher that goes on the run for 110 days. Through his production company Appian Way, Leonardo DiCaprio is producing “The Outlaw Ocean” for digital subscription film and TV service Netflix. […]

21.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
PHL’s ‘The Dreamweaver’ wows audience at the 2016 Euro Asia Shorts closing night

PHL’s ‘The Dreamweaver’ wows audience at the 2016 Euro Asia Shorts closing night

WASHINGTON, D.C. – “The Dreamweaver,” the Philippines’ entry to the closing night of the 2016 Euro Asia Short Film Festival, garnered admiration and generated discussion from the panelists and audience on 10 June 2016. Film and movie enthusiasts gathered at the Embassy of Italy for the 5th and closing night of the film festival which featured nine short […]

21.06.2016 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Happenings, Legal Matters, Local News ·
Ryza Cenon opens up about attempted suicide due to depression

Ryza Cenon opens up about attempted suicide due to depression

“StarStruck” Season 2 Ultimate Female Survivor Ryza Cenon admitted to having suicidal tendency when she experienced depression last year. The 27-year-old Kapuso actress said that her depression was caused by mounting problems at the time. “Almost one year din kasi akong walang work. Mag-isa lang din ako na binubuhay yung sarili ko. Sobrang na-depress ako. […]

21.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Actor Anton Yelchin dies in car accident

Actor Anton Yelchin dies in car accident

Anton Yelchin, a rising young actor who starred as Chekov in the new “Star Trek” film, was killed early Sunday in an automobile accident, his publicist confirmed. He was 27. “The news is so sad and true,” Jennifer Allen said in a statement. Yelchin “was killed in a fatal traffic collision early this morning. His family requests you respect their privacy,” the publicist said. Born in Russia, he came to America […]

20.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Coleen Garcia happy with dad courting Karla Estrada

Coleen Garcia happy with dad courting Karla Estrada

Coleen Garcia sees no problem with her dad Jose courting actress-singer-TV host Karla Estrada. The actress deemed it’s about time her dad finds someone to love having been single for the longest time. “It’s a good feeling also to see my dad happy. My dad has been single since I was nine and I’m already […]

20.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Zac Efron in talks to join Hugh Jackman’s ‘The Greatest Showman On Earth’

Zac Efron in talks to join Hugh Jackman’s ‘The Greatest Showman On Earth’

Zac Efron is in talks with Fox to join Hugh Jackman in “The Greatest Showman on Earth” reports Variety. The film is a biopic of the P.T. Barnum, with Jackman already confirmed to play the showman and founder of Barnum & Bailey Circus. Barnum had a talent for hoaxing the public and gained fame as a 19th century impresario with […]

16.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Toni, Paul mark first wedding anniversary

Toni, Paul mark first wedding anniversary

Toni Gonzaga and Paul Soriano celebrated their first anniversary as a married couple Sunday. Gonzaga made sure to greet her husband on the ABS-CBN variety program “ASAP” a happy anniversary. She likewise took to Instagram to express her love for Soriano by reposting one of their pre-nuptial photos. In the caption, Gonzaga wrote: “I’d marry […]

16.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ to return for a ninth season

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ to return for a ninth season

HBO announced on Tuesday that hit comedy “Curb Your Enthusiasm” will be returning to the network for a ninth season reports The Hollywood Reporter. The announcement will be good news for fans of the beloved Larry David comedy, with the show lasting airing an original episode back in September 2011. First premiering as a special in […]

15.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Sunshine trains with Red Ranger trainer

Sunshine trains with Red Ranger trainer

After announcing she will be part of the remake of the hit telefantaserye “Encantadia,” actress Sunshine Dizon shared she has been preparing for her role on the show by going to the gym, among others. Sunshine said she is doing strengthening exercises to toughen herself up for fight scenes. Her trainer? None other than the […]

15.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Is Angel Locsin still playing ‘Darna?’

Is Angel Locsin still playing ‘Darna?’

Angel Locsin still won’t say whether she will reprise the role of “Darna” in the remake project slated to be produced by Star Cinema. “As long as naniniwala ka,” was the actress’ response to one follower on Instagram when she was asked if she will still play the iconic Filipino character created by Mars Ravelo. […]

14.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
‘Ghostbusters’ fans set Guinness World Record

‘Ghostbusters’ fans set Guinness World Record

The world record for the largest gathering of people dressed as ghosts has been broken. Hundreds of fans have descended on the Event Plaza at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore in ghost costumes. The event, organized by Sony to promote the film franchise’s upcoming reboot, was adjudicated by Guinness World Records representative Rishi Nath who […]

14.06.2016 · Filled under: Art, Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Siri is the standout star of Apple’s annual developer conference

Siri is the standout star of Apple’s annual developer conference

Speeding up Apple Watch reaction times, and adding more channels and live video feeds to Apple TV will be welcome additions to Apple’s devices, but it is the decision to set Siri, its virtual assistant, free of the iPhone and let it land on the desktop and work with other developers’ apps that is the […]

Helena Bonham Carter backing ‘Saint Mazie’ adaptation

Helena Bonham Carter backing ‘Saint Mazie’ adaptation

Box office assistant Mazie Gordon-Phillips is to get her own miniseries as Helena Bonham Carter produces and stars in a film adapting “Saint Mazie,” based on the real-life heroine to New York’s homeless. “Mazie is a restless, independent woman who embodies the essence of 1930s New York,” fellow producer Faye Ward told Deadline. “Our story […]

13.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Kaye on getting married: ‘Kay tagal ko itong hinintay’

Kaye on getting married: ‘Kay tagal ko itong hinintay’

MANILA (Mabuhay) — “Buti nga hindi nagsawa si Lord sa akin,” actress Kaye Abad said as she admitted that she had been fervently praying for her relationship with actor Paul Jake Castillo to end in marriage. “Sabi ko ayaw ko na nang papalit-palit,” Abad, 34, said. “Lagi kong sinasabi na gusto ko nang mag-asawa kasi […]

13.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Kris Aquino is top donor to Leni Robredo campaign

Kris Aquino is top donor to Leni Robredo campaign

MANILA, June 9 (Mabuhay) – Kris Aquino did not only lend her star power to the campaign of Leni Robredo, but also contributed millions of pesos to the successful vice presidential bid. Robredo’s list of contributors, submitted as part of her statement of contributions and expenditures, showed the actress and television host contributing P30.8 million. […]

09.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
‘Supergirl’ series to recruit new Superman

‘Supergirl’ series to recruit new Superman

TV series “Supergirl” is moving into a second series and Superman will appear in the first two episodes, the show’s executive producer has said. A new actor will play Superman, who is portrayed by Henry Cavill in DC’s ongoing film franchise, with show exec Andrew Kriesberg saying that he and his team “cannot wait to […]

08.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Isabelle finds it hard to play ‘bad’

Isabelle finds it hard to play ‘bad’

ISABELLE De Leon won several best child actress awards for her role as the paraplegic sister of Jiro Manio in the internationally-acclaimed movie, “Magnifico”, in 2003. She stayed with GMA7 for many years as a child star as one of Vic Sotto’s daughters in “Daddy Di Do Du.” As a teen star, she did a […]

08.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Kate Upton lands contract with Next Models

Kate Upton lands contract with Next Models

Kate Upton’s modeling career is going from strength to strength, with the US beauty signing up to Next Models agency. The 23-year-old model-slash-actress will continue to be represented by WME and LBI Entertainment for her onscreen projects, WWDreports. Upton carved out a name for herself as a swimsuit model when she was featured by Sports Illustrated […]

‘For His Glory’: An evening of classical and contemporary music for a cause

‘For His Glory’: An evening of classical and contemporary music for a cause

by: Rey Andres The field is ripe for harvest but unfortunately there are not too many people to do the harvesting because the act of doing so requires a lot of sacrifice, commitment and dedication. It has always been that since centuries ago when Jesus walked the face of the earth when he told His […]

‘Unreal’ TV series renewed for Season 3

‘Unreal’ TV series renewed for Season 3

The show about the surreal world about reality TV “Unreal” has been renewed for a third season. Cable network Lifetime made the announcement ahead of its Season 2 premiere June 6. The series stars Shiri Appleby as the TV producer of a reality dating show “Everlasting” who is tasked with manipulating the contestants to create […]

06.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Jericho soap airs in Peru

Jericho soap airs in Peru

Jericho Rosales is going places – particularly South America. Currently making waves in Peru is his starrer retitled “Puentes De Amor,” which originally aired in the Philippines as “Bridges Of Love.” The soap, also starring Paulo Avelino and Maja Salvador, has been acquired for syndication in South America early this year by 7A Media, a […]

06.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Marvin Agustin turns alma mater into entrepreneur school

Marvin Agustin turns alma mater into entrepreneur school

Marvin Agustin has added another feather to his cap after he opened a school to teach the youth about entrepreneurship. Agustin established a school that will cater to incoming Grade 11 students who wish to study culinary entrepreneurship, business and entrepreneurship in the future. In a lengthy Facebook post, Agustin recalled his days as a […]

03.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Watch Gwen Stefani’s latest video for ‘Misery’

Watch Gwen Stefani’s latest video for ‘Misery’

Gwen Stefani has dropped a new video from her latest album which explores the pain of her divorce and her new relationship with current partner Blake Shelton. The latest video “Misery” from her March album “This is What the Truth Feels Like” features a stylized Stefani in a selection of couture dresses, an assortment of […]

02.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Oscar winner Brie Larson in talks to play Captain Marvel

Oscar winner Brie Larson in talks to play Captain Marvel

Brie Larson is being eyed to bring one of Marvel’s most popular female superheroes to life on the big screen.   According to Variety, Larson, who just won the best actress Oscar for her role in “Room,” is the frontrunner for the role. The film script is being penned by “Inside Out” scribe Meg LeFauve and […]

02.06.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Annabelle believes Duterte can slash crime in 6 months

Annabelle believes Duterte can slash crime in 6 months

“Para sa akin, kaya niya,” feisty talent manager Annabelle Rama said when asked about whether she believes presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte can suppress criminality in the country in just six months. “Kaya niya ‘yung sinasabi niya na three to six months na wala nang krimen, kayang-kaya niya iyan,” insisted the 63-year-old Rama, a supporter of […]

02.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Depp, facing abuse allegations, gets backing from family, friends

Depp, facing abuse allegations, gets backing from family, friends

Johnny Depp, facing abuse allegations from his estranged wife Amber Heard, has received prominent backing from his daughter and former partner Vanessa Paradis, with others also rushing to his defense. Heard, who filed for divorce in Los Angeles last week and appeared in court with a black eye, has accused the Oscar-nominated Hollywood star of […]

31.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
John Lloyd wants to venture into directing

John Lloyd wants to venture into directing

John Lloyd Cruz hopes to direct a movie in the future. Cruz said he realized that he wants to give directing a try when he attended the Berlin International Film Festival last February. Cruz was among the stars of Lav Diaz’s “Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis” which won the Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize at the […]

31.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Kris Aquino congratulates Leni, calls VP fight ‘personal’

Kris Aquino congratulates Leni, calls VP fight ‘personal’

Television host and actress Kris Aquino on Friday congratulated Liberal Party bet Leni Robredo for winning the tight vice presidential race, finishing ahead of closest rival Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., according to official tallies. In the vice presidential count, Robredo got 14,418,817 votes against Marcos’s 14,155,344 votes. She was declared the winner coincidentally on […]

31.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Andi Eigenmann wants to try theater

Andi Eigenmann wants to try theater

After starring roles in TV and film, Andi Eigenmann wants to also try theater. Eigenmann admits that she has stage fright, which she hopes to conquer. “Stage will show how good you are and how dedicated you are as an artist,” Eigemann said. “And I’m all about just always getting over my fear and trying […]

30.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Why Dawn is worried about ‘Love Me Tomorrow’

Why Dawn is worried about ‘Love Me Tomorrow’

Dawn Zulueta admitted that she was worried about how moviegoers would react to her role in “Love Me Tomorrow” as Piolo Pascual’s love interest considering their age gap. However, she felt relieved when she started receiving positive feedback on social media when the teaser of the upcoming Star Cinema movie was finally released. “Baka mag […]

30.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Vin Abrenica is now a Kapamilya

Vin Abrenica is now a Kapamilya

Actor Vin Abrenica is now a certified Kapamilya. On Instagram, Abrenica posted a photo of him with Star Creatives head Malou Santos and his manager Noel Ferrer. Mico del Rosario of Star Creatives also took to Instagram to welcome Abrenica to ABS-CBN. Last October, Abrenica appeared in an episode of “Ipaglaban Mo” which marked his […]

30.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Meet the fan who captured Jovit Baldivino’s heart

Meet the fan who captured Jovit Baldivino’s heart

A fan whose only wish was to score a selfie with her idol is now dating the man of her dreams. On Facebook, superfan Shara Chavez shared her and singer Jovit Baldivino’s love story. She said it all began when she first heard him sing on the first season of “Pilipinas Got Talent.” “Way back […]

28.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Givenchy ‘Live Irrésistible’ lands as an Eau de Toilette for summer 2016

Givenchy ‘Live Irrésistible’ lands as an Eau de Toilette for summer 2016

With summer just around the corner, the French luxury brand has unveiled a new version of its “Live Irrésistible” fragrance, launched less than a year ago. For 2016, Givenchy captures the scent’s uplifting joie de vivre in an Eau de Toilette, for an even more refreshing, rich and audacious version of the original fragrance. It’s due to […]

28.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Lifestyle ·
Jamie Bell as James Bond? New rumors on the next 007 surface

Jamie Bell as James Bond? New rumors on the next 007 surface

The rumor mill is turning again regarding who will be the next James Bond, with Jamie Bell’s name now added to the list of possible contenders for the role. Daniel Craig’s future as 007 is still uncertain, with the actor reporting that he is not keen to return to the role, although he is still under contract […]

28.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Adventure video game ‘Mirror’s Edge’ tapped for TV series

Adventure video game ‘Mirror’s Edge’ tapped for TV series

Action-adventure platform video game “Mirror’s Edge” will be adapted and reformatted into a female-centered action series for television, following its acquisition by Endemol Shine Studios. Developed by EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts, “Mirror’s Edge” centers around main character and heroine Faith — a courier in a quasi-futuristic dystopian society and skilled warrior whose sister is framed for murder. While […]

26.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Games, Online, Science & Technology ·
Noémie Schmidt named as the face of upcoming Rochas fragrance

Noémie Schmidt named as the face of upcoming Rochas fragrance

Interparfums, which owns the Rochas brand, has named young Swiss actress Noémie Schmidt, as the face of the fashion, beauty and perfume house’s latest women’s fragrance. Although Interparfums is yet to unveil the name and composition of its upcoming fragrance, it has already revealed the face of its new scent. Noémie Schmidt will front the […]

26.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Lifestyle ·
‘Books Across America’ gets books in hands of young children with help from ‘The Dr. Oz Show,’ UPS, Scholastic, and The National WIC Association

‘Books Across America’ gets books in hands of young children with help from ‘The Dr. Oz Show,’ UPS, Scholastic, and The National WIC Association

Sacramento, Calif.— On Wednesday, May 25, “Books Across America” launches with “The Dr. Oz Show,” UPS, Scholastic, and the National WIC Association (NWA), a nationwide book drive and week-long campaign, May 25 to May 31. The drive aims to get books into the hands of children across the country ages 0 to 5. The campaign […]

26.05.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Local News ·
Emma Watson’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ breaks teaser trailer record

Emma Watson’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ breaks teaser trailer record

Disney’s minute and a half clip for “Beauty and the Beast” has proven itself a masterclass in no-spoiler scene setting, and has been rewarded for its efforts with over 90 million views within its first 24 hours of availability. A reimagining of both a classic fairytale and a previous Disney movie — the third in […]

25.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
How busy couple Billy, Coleen find time for each other

How busy couple Billy, Coleen find time for each other

Billy Crawford is very proud of his girlfriend, actress Coleen Garcia, who is one of the lead stars in the upcoming Star Cinema movie “Love Me Tomorrow.” “[She’s a] wonderful actress. She’s going to choose I think roles that will be a bit challenging, not really stagnant into the whole sexy young female artist. I […]

25.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Angelina Jolie named visiting professor of London university

Angelina Jolie named visiting professor of London university

Hollywood star and UN refugee agency envoy Angelina Jolie is to become a visiting professor at Britain’s prestigious London School of Economics, the university announced Monday. Jolie was named as one of four new “visiting professors in practice” who will contribute to a new master’s programme on “women, peace and security”. “I am very encouraged […]

24.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Netflix and Disney: here’s what’s included in the deal

Netflix and Disney: here’s what’s included in the deal

From September 2016 onwards, Netflix will become the first-stop US pay TV home of Disney studio output — including Marvel, Lucasfilm, and Pixar. Should the deal last four years or more, here’s what US users can expect to see arrive on the streaming service. The reminder was slipped into a May 23 blogpost about Netflix’s summer plans, […]

24.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Enchong Dee confirms split with model GF

Enchong Dee confirms split with model GF

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Actor-dancer Enchong Dee confirmed that his two-year relationship with model Samantha Lewis has come to an end. “We’re just friends now,” said Dee. “Bibihira ako makahanap ng ganoon klaseng babae pero I think there’s just a certain point that you just have to say stop.” He did not go into details. Dee […]

24.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ straight into the number one spot at the global box office after opening weekend

‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ straight into the number one spot at the global box office after opening weekend

“X-Men: Apocalypse” has gone straight to the number one spot at the global box office after opening in several territories ComScore reports. The latest instalment in the X-Men franchise, which opens this week in North America, sees director Bryan Singer again at the helm with James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender and Nicholas Hoult all reprising their […]

23.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Madonna’s Prince tribute criticized at Billboard Music Awards

Madonna’s Prince tribute criticized at Billboard Music Awards

Madonna came under fire late Sunday for her tribute to Prince during the Billboard Music Awards ceremony, which critics saw as too distant from the late artist himself. Wearing a shimmering lilac-colored suit, Madonna took to the Las Vegas stage at the end of the evening and sang “Nothing Compares 2 U” followed by “Purple […]

23.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Cannes Film Festival winners 2016

Cannes Film Festival winners 2016

Here are the winners from the 2016 Cannes film festival, as chosen by a jury led by Australian director and “Mad Max” creator George Miller: Palme d’Or: “I, Daniel Blake” British Director Ken Loach won over the jury with his moving tale of a carpenter (Dave Johns) who suffers repeated humiliations as he seeks welfare […]

23.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, International Stars ·
Josh Duhamel returning for ‘Transformers: The Last Night’

Josh Duhamel returning for ‘Transformers: The Last Night’

Having appeared in the first three of Michael Bay’s “Transformers” films, “All My Children” graduate Josh Duhamel is back — along with Mark Wahlberg — for fifth film “Transformers: The Last Night.” Duhamel appeared as army officer William Lennox in “Tansformers” (2007), “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” (2009) and “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” (2011) […]

18.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
CNN to examine the 90s in new documentary series

CNN to examine the 90s in new documentary series

CNN has revealed it is adding “The Nineties” to its decades-apart documentary series. Following its recent series “The Sixties,” “The Seventies” and “The Eighties,” the channel will explore the major events of the last decade of the 20th century through an eight-part series, Variety reports. Issues such as the impeachment of President Bill Clinton and the development […]

18.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Wanda Sykes joins the cast of ‘Mother/Daughter’

Wanda Sykes joins the cast of ‘Mother/Daughter’

Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn are getting a new co-star for their upcoming movie “Mother/Daughter,” in the form of Wanda Sykes. The actress will play the part of a hotel worker who offers advice to the mother-daughter duo played by Hawn and Schumer,Deadline reports. Scripted by “Ghostbusters” writer Katie Dippold and directed by Jonathan Levine, the […]

18.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Brad Pitt to start Le Mans 24 Hour Race

Brad Pitt to start Le Mans 24 Hour Race

American actor Brad Pitt will wave the starting flag for this year’s Le Mans 24 hour car race on June 18, organisers of the French endurance race confirmed on Friday. “Proud and very happy that the start of #LeMans24 2016 will be given by #BradPitt, eager for him to share the legend of this race,” […]

18.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Motoring ·
After win, Richard Gomez to take a break from showbiz

After win, Richard Gomez to take a break from showbiz

Actor Richard Gomez will be taking a break from show business now that he is the mayor-elect of Ormoc City. Last Tuesday, the 50-year-old Gomez was proclaimed the mayor of OrmocCity in Leyte after he defeated Liberal Party candidate Ondo Codilla. “Pahinga lang muna ako sandali sa showbiz. Tutal I’m sure every once in a […]

18.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Sharon confirms losing 36 lbs

Sharon confirms losing 36 lbs

Sharon Cuneta proudly announced that she has lost weight as she prepares for her upcoming showbiz projects, which include a major movie comeback. Earlier this week, the veteran singer-actress confirmed that she will be a judge on the latest season of “The Voice Kids” replacing Sarah Geronimo. “So far 36 lbs. nabilang ko since December,” […]

18.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Honours for De Niro, tears from legendary boxer Duran in Cannes

Honours for De Niro, tears from legendary boxer Duran in Cannes

It has been a while since legendary boxer Roberto Duran had a crowd on their feet chanting his name, but they did in Cannes on Monday after a screening of a film on his life starring Robert De Niro. Both De Niro and Duran had tears in their eyes as they embraced to a standing […]

17.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Streisand teams up with film stars for Broadway album

Streisand teams up with film stars for Broadway album

Barbra Streisand, one of the most enduring US entertainers, on Monday announced a new album featuring duets of Broadway musical numbers with Hollywood stars. Streisand revealed the album, entitled “Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway,” as she scheduled a tour of North American arenas throughout August in which she will perform some of the songs. The […]

17.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
BF surprises Karel Marquez with marriage proposal

BF surprises Karel Marquez with marriage proposal

Actress Karel Marquez is now engaged. The 29-year-old Marquez is set to marry her boyfriend of more than three years, businessman Sean Fariñas, she announced on Instagram. In the caption, Marquez admitted that she had no idea that her boyfriend would propose to her during their beach vacation in Negros Occidental. “At the moment, I […]

17.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
City of LA announces  entertainment lineup for ‘Pacific Bridge’ concert

City of LA announces entertainment lineup for ‘Pacific Bridge’ concert

New outdoor event featuring prominent Asian Pacific American entertainers and performers LOS ANGELES – Councilmember David Ryu and the City of Los Angeles will be rounding off the end of Los Angeles Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (LAAPAHM) with “Pacific Bridge,” a high energy family-friendly concert that invites some of the most renowned Asian Pacific […]

17.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings, Local News ·
Julia Roberts hailed for ‘unthinkable’ barefoot walk in Cannes

Julia Roberts hailed for ‘unthinkable’ barefoot walk in Cannes

She may be one of Hollywood’s biggest stars, but deep down Julia Roberts is like every woman: dying to kick off her high heels. The 48-year-old actress is known for going barefoot at awards ceremonies and even at her wedding to country singer Lyle Lovett. But America’s sweetheart went one naked step further by risking […]

Dakota Johnson to star opposite Andrew Garfield in crime thriller

Dakota Johnson to star opposite Andrew Garfield in crime thriller

The “50 Shades of Grey” star Dakota Johnson has signed on to star alongside Andrew Garfield in a “Under the Silver Lake.” Johnson, who is currently filming “Fifty Shades Darker” and “Fifty Shades Freed” will star in the modern noir crime thriller set in Los Angeles, reports Deadline. The script is written and will be […]

15.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
How Aiko Melendez met her Iranian boyfriend

How Aiko Melendez met her Iranian boyfriend

The love story of actress Aiko Melendez and her Iranian boyfriend, businessman Shahin Alimirzapour, didn’t exactly start on the right foot. “We met in a party of our common friend. He approached me pero hindi ko siya pinapansin,” shared Melendez . “I’m kinda snob, you know.” Melendez eventually decided to give Alimirzapour a shot. “He […]

14.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Julia Montes recalls past trauma

Julia Montes recalls past trauma

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Although she has found success as an actress, Julia Montes admits that there are times when she still experiences bouts of insecurity because of a traumatic experience when she was still a young girl. Montes revealed that while growing up, she was shamed by an undisclosed person, who told her grandmother that […]

13.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Jake denies work is the reason why he’s single

Jake denies work is the reason why he’s single

Jake Cuenca currently has his hands full. Aside from being part of “Ang Probinsyano,” he will soon start taping “Because You Love Me,” a television series also starring Yen Santos and Gerald Anderson. He, however, denied that his busy work schedule is the reason why his love life has to temporarily take the backseat. “No […]

13.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Jairus, Sharlene already a couple?

Jairus, Sharlene already a couple?

Teen stars Sharlene San Pedro and Jairus Aquino on Thursday stressed that they are just good friends. The two young stars said that they are both waiting for the right time. “Dapat pagdating ng tamang panahon doon pa lang, huwag basta-basta,” San Pedro said. “Ako kapag nakita mo na ‘yung tamang tao, doon pa lang […]

12.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Undone beauty rules the red carpet at Cannes

Undone beauty rules the red carpet at Cannes

The 2016 Cannes Film Festival is finally here, and it looks like a sassy, slightly undone approach to glamour is going to be on the menu this season. Here are some of the most glamorous beauty looks from the opening ceremony and photo calls. Kristen Stewart unveiled a fresh, pretty look that managed to look […]

12.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Sam Milby is looking for someone to marry

Sam Milby is looking for someone to marry

Sam Milby is looking for a partner for life, according to his close friend John Prats. Prats said the 31-year-old Milby is “searching” for someone to marry and wants to have kids as soon as possible. “Gusto na niya. Actually nung kinasal pa lang ako, ang usapan kasi namin mago-overnight siya after nung wedding. Pero […]

12.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Nicola Peltz joins star Thomas Mann in “Our House’

Nicola Peltz joins star Thomas Mann in “Our House’

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Nicola Peltz has joined the cast of “Our House,” a film by Anthony Scott Burns that stars Thomas Mann. The 21-year-old actress played a girlfriend to Norman on the A&E television show “Bates Motel,” based on Alfred Hitchcock’s movie “Psycho.” She had a leading role in “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” […]

11.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Cannes Film Festival 2016: week one highlights

Cannes Film Festival 2016: week one highlights

A rundown of key events during the first week of the 69th Cannes Film Festival, which opens Wednesday, May 11. Wednesday, May 11 – Opening Ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival hosted by Laurent Lafitte – Screening of “Café Society” by Woody Allen (Out of Competition – opening film) Thursday, May 12 – Screening of […]

11.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, International Stars ·
Margaret Thatcher assassination attempt to be made into a film

Margaret Thatcher assassination attempt to be made into a film

Filmmakers will be bringing the failed assassination attempt of Margaret Thatcher in 1984 to the big screen. Based on the book “High Dive” by Jonathan Lee, the film will recreate the IRA bombing of Thatcher’s Brighton hotel, the most audacious attack on a British government since the 1605 plot to blow up the British Parliament. […]

11.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, International Stars ·
Johnny Depp to star in film based on Dominique Strauss-Kahn scandal

Johnny Depp to star in film based on Dominique Strauss-Kahn scandal

Johnny Depp and Marion Cotillard are set to star in a film based on the real-life scandal of Dominique Strauss-Kahn. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Depp will star as a French diplomat who is accused of sexual assault and placed under house arrest in “The Libertine.” Strauss-Kahn was the managing director of the International Monetary Fund until […]

11.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
What’s missing in Angelica Panganiban’s life?

What’s missing in Angelica Panganiban’s life?

John Prats only has one wish for his best friend, actress Angelica Panganiban, and that is for her to find the man who will be her partner for life. “Nakikita ko sa kanya na iyon na lang ang kulang sa buhay niya,” said Prats. “Mabait kasi na tao iyon eh,” he said. “Atsaka nung sinabi […]

11.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Netflix’s entry into reality competition to be produced by Sylvester Stallone

Netflix’s entry into reality competition to be produced by Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone will produce Netflix’s first reality competition show for the online streaming network. To be called “Ultimate Beastmaster,” the show will have six national versions — American, Mexican, Brazilian, German, South Korean and Japanese. Each country will have nine episodes, with each episode being made available globally on Netflix. Each country will have 18 […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Sports & Recreation ·
New release date for ‘Pitch Perfect 3’

New release date for ‘Pitch Perfect 3’

The release date for “Pitch Perfect 3” has been moved up a month from August to July 2017. According to Variety, the third installment of the film about an all-girls a capella singing group will hit theaters July 21, 2017, instead of its original release date of Aug. 4. Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow and Rebel […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Goal-setting through gaming can encourage kids to eat more fruit and veggies

Goal-setting through gaming can encourage kids to eat more fruit and veggies

A new US study has found that playing ‘serious’ video games can help encourage children to eat more fruit and vegetables.   Researchers from the United States Department of Agriculture / Agricultural Research Service Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital used a serious video game, “Squires Quest! II: […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Games, Health & Fitness, Online ·
No wedding bells yet for Tommy, Miho

No wedding bells yet for Tommy, Miho

Celebrity couple Tommy Esguerra and Miho Nishida are not planning on getting married anytime soon. The love story of Esguerra and Nishida started inside the “Pinoy Big Brother” house, with the latter emerging as the grand winner of “PBB 737”. “Hindi siguro ngayon, balang araw pa siguro,” said Nishida. “Kasi mas gusto pa naming magkaroon […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Cesar Montano showcases new artworks

Cesar Montano showcases new artworks

Actor Cesar Montano who has been painting for 20 years now has unveiled 13 new works. These are on display at Kamuning Bakery Cafe in Quezon City, one of which was bought by Regal Films founder Lily Y. Monteverde who calls him “a gifted artist.” Prior, Montano held exhibits at the Glass Wing of Ayala […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
‘Captain America’ bests Mowgli to grab US box-office lead

‘Captain America’ bests Mowgli to grab US box-office lead

The latest rock-’em-sock-’em “Captain America” film has vaulted past Disney’s “The Jungle Book” at the North American box office with a strong debut weekend take of $181. 8 million, industry data showed Sunday. “Captain America: Civil War,” starring Chris Evans, is built around a seemingly no-lose formula: Marvel comics superheroes — including Iron Man, the […]

09.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Arjo asked: Is Jane Oineza your girlfriend?

Arjo asked: Is Jane Oineza your girlfriend?

Actor Arjo Atayde was asked in a television interview aired Thursday if he is already in a relationship with actress Jane Oineza. Last month, Oineza admitted that she is seeing the actor, who appears in the ABS-CBN primetime series “Ang Probinsyano”. Atayde made it clear, however, that Oineza is not his girlfriend. “Hindi ko siya […]

09.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Is Mika dela Cruz ready to entertain suitors?

Is Mika dela Cruz ready to entertain suitors?

Teen actress Mika dela Cruz was asked if she is ready to entertain suitors as she turns 18 this year. “Never pa po akong nagka-boyfriend, ever. So, mag e-eighteen na ako, so medyo kabado ako sa future kung anong magiging reaction ng family ko,” she said. A certified “ate’s girl,” she added that her suitors […]

07.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
How fatherhood changed John Prats

How fatherhood changed John Prats

Kapamilya actor John Prats is relishing the challenge of fatherhood as he tries to find the right balance between his career and his young family. The 32-year-old Prats opened up about the little changes in his life since his wife Isabel Oli gave birth, saying that now that he has baby Feather, he finds himself […]

07.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Is Michael Fassbender ‘Entering Hades’?

Is Michael Fassbender ‘Entering Hades’?

Versatile Oscar-nominated actor, Michael Fassbender is in talks to play real-life serial killer, Jack Unterweger The film, “Entering Hades” is based on John Leake’s book about Unterweger, an Austrian journalist who led a secret double life – when he wasn’t investigating crimes, he was committing them. He murdered 11 people before being caught. According to Variety, the […]

04.05.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Virtual reality film of Anne Frank’s story confirmed

Virtual reality film of Anne Frank’s story confirmed

A virtual reality film which will take viewers inside Anne Frank’s secret annex has been confirmed reports The Hollywood Reporter. The possibly controversial new film, “Anne”, will tell the story of Anne’s experience inside the annex whilst hiding from the Nazis during World War II. The film’s technology will give viewers the chance to be “immersed […]

04.05.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Jack Huston and Emilia Clarke set to star in Phillip Noyce’s ‘Above Suspicion’

Jack Huston and Emilia Clarke set to star in Phillip Noyce’s ‘Above Suspicion’

Jack Huston and “Game of Thrones” actress Emilia Clarke have been confirmed to star in the Philip Noyce thriller “Above Suspicion” reports Deadline. The film will be based on the book by New York Times columnist Joe Sharkey, which tells the true story of a newly-married FBI agent who after been assigned to an Appalachian mountain town in Kentucky starts […]

04.05.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Julie Anne becomes sexier as she celebrates 10 years in showbiz

Julie Anne becomes sexier as she celebrates 10 years in showbiz

Julie Anne San Jose is turning 22 on May 17 and her gift to her loyal fans is a big birthday concert, “In Control”, that also celebrates her 10th anniversary in showbiz. Produced by Dreamstar Events, this will be held at the Kia Theatre in Cubao on May 14, 8 p.m. Last seen on TV […]

04.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Mom to Janella: Ang hirap magkamali

Mom to Janella: Ang hirap magkamali

 “Think before you act.” This was the advice of theater actress Jenine Desiderio to her daughter Janella Salvador, who turned 18 last March 30. “Kasi touch move ‘yan eh. Love life, buhay, kapag nagkamali ka eh ‘yun na ‘yon, paninindigan mo na. So dapat pag-isipan mo muna para hindi ka magkamali,” Desiderio told Salvador. As […]

02.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
‘The Good Wife’ wraps up May 8 with series finale on US TV

‘The Good Wife’ wraps up May 8 with series finale on US TV

Sunday, May 8, the small screen bids farewell to esteemed attorney, Alicia Florrick, in a series finale titled “End.” After seven seasons following her legal affairs and tumultuous personal life, TV viewers will soon find out what fate CBS has in store for the series heroine, who brought her own touch to the world of […]

02.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘The Jungle Book’ tramples competition at the US box office

‘The Jungle Book’ tramples competition at the US box office

Three new movie releases failed to best Disney’s “The Jungle Book,” which trounced the competition at the US box office during its third weekend with $42. 4 million, industry estimates showed Sunday. With a domestic total of $252 million and a global take of more than $685 million, the live-action “Jungle Book” continues Disney’s hugely […]

02.05.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Docu screening remembers The Delano Manongs: Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers

Docu screening remembers The Delano Manongs: Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of the 70th anniversary celebration of the establishment of Philippines-United States diplomatic relations, the Philippine Embassy, in collaboration with the Asian-Pacific American (APA) Film held a community screening of the documentary, The Delano Manongs at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy on 22 April 2016. The Delano Manongs tells the story of farm labor organizer […]

30.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings ·
Kim Rodriguez ready for challenging roles

Kim Rodriguez ready for challenging roles

After portraying protagonist roles in her previous television shows, Kim Rodriguez will try her hand on a new role, and for the first time as a “kontrabida” in the newest GMA afternoon show. The pretty actress admitted that it’s not easy to portray a kontrabida, underscoring the need for intense emotion in majority of the […]

29.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Stephen Merchant joins Hugh Jackman for ‘Wolverine 3’

Stephen Merchant joins Hugh Jackman for ‘Wolverine 3’

The British actor Stephen Merchant is set to star alongside Hugh Jackman in “Wolverine 3”, according to Deadline. The co-creator of the original “The Office”, “The Ricky Gervais Show” and “Life’s Too Short”, Stephen Merchant has joined the cast of “Wolverine 3”. He will join Hugh Jackman in the title role, Richard E. Grant and Patrick Stewart, among […]

29.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Whitney Houston documentary in the pipeline, with Oscar-winning director to helm

Whitney Houston documentary in the pipeline, with Oscar-winning director to helm

A documentary on the life and career of deceased songstress Whitney Houston is in the works, with Oscar-winning Scottish director Kevin Macdonald at the helm, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The as-yet-untitled film has reportedly been dubbed “The Voice” by those close to the project, and would be the first film to be officially authorized by […]

29.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Music ·
Matteo assures fans: ‘My head is full of Sarah’

Matteo assures fans: ‘My head is full of Sarah’

Matteo Guidicelli once again denied that he and girlfriend Sarah Geronimo are now engaged. In an interview after a press conference announcing the second season of his show “Single/Single,” Guidicelli reiterated that it is not true that he already proposed to Geronimo. “There were rumors that came out that we were engaged and people were […]

29.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Prince had opioid meds with him when died: reports

Prince had opioid meds with him when died: reports

Prince had prescription opioid medication on him and in his home when he died last week, US media reported, although autopsy results have yet to indicate why the pop icon died. CNN reported late Wednesday that the pills were found both on Prince’s person and at his Paisley Park compound, citing a law enforcement official. […]

28.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
Jessica Alba, Michelle Obama win Webby Awards

Jessica Alba, Michelle Obama win Webby Awards

Actress turned entrepreneur Jessica Alba and US First Lady Michelle Obama were among celebrities and technology titans honored Tuesday with Webby Awards for “excellence on the Internet.” The winners were announced ahead of the 20th Annual Webby Awards ceremony that will take place in New York City on May 16. The awards show is portrayed […]

28.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Alicia Vikander’s ‘Tulip Fever’ gets summer release date

Alicia Vikander’s ‘Tulip Fever’ gets summer release date

The period drama starring Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan and Christoph Waltz will open in theaters on July 15, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Oscar-winning actress Alicia Vikander (“Anna Karenina”, “The Danish Girl”, “Ex Machina”, “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”) will play a married woman in 17th-century Amsterdam who falls in love with the character of DeHaan (“Kill your […]

28.04.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Bradley mingles with fans, eats Pinoy food

Bradley mingles with fans, eats Pinoy food

By Abner Galino Former two-time WBO welterweight champion Timothy Ray “Tim” Bradley recently showed great adoration for Filipino fans, and as well as for Filipino food, despite a recent loss to boxing icon Manny Pacquiao. “The Filipino fans, they showed great love and respect. The Filipino community where I live, you know, they embraced me, […]

The things Andre admires about Barbie

The things Andre admires about Barbie

Working together for two years now, love team and “That’s My Amboy” lead stars Andre Paras and Barbie Forteza have become closer to each other. This friendship redounds to their undeniable onscreen chemistry, first seen on the GMA teleserye “The Half Sisters” in 2014. “Barbie just gets better and better. Lahat nahawa sa kanya sa […]

28.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Street requiem Seattle benefits King County homeless

Street requiem Seattle benefits King County homeless

Over 150 local artists form mass chorus for fundraiser benefiting non-profit organizations working to end homelessness SEATTLE – “Street Requiem Seattle,” a spectacular choral work featuring 150 singers from 39 Seattlearea choruses and an ensemble of 14 local musicians, will be performed at Benaroya Hall on Sunday, May 1, at 7 PM. Ninety percent of […]

28.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings, Services ·
Angelica Panganiban: No such thing as a ‘happy ending’

Angelica Panganiban: No such thing as a ‘happy ending’

Angelica Panganiban doesn’t believe in happy endings. On Instagram, the 29-year-old actress shared a photo from the popular American television series “How I Met Your Mother.” It had a quote from one of the series’ characters, Barney Stinson, which was portrayed by actor Neil Patrick Harris. “I love our story. Sure it’s messy, but it’s […]

25.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
When fans cry: Can you mourn someone you never met?

When fans cry: Can you mourn someone you never met?

When icons die, the outpouring of public grief can easily be written off as mass hysteria. There are snide terms for it. “Mourning sickness” describes supposedly ostentatious group grieving, while “grief porn” is used to describe the voyeuristic media coverage of that collective angst. But psychologists said Friday the emotional pain of “losing” a star […]

21.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Health & Fitness, International Stars, Music ·
Lonely Planet releases guide to national parks of America

Lonely Planet releases guide to national parks of America

Lonely Planet has released a new title in honor of the 100th anniversary of the US National Park Service this summer, covering all 59 parks in a single guide. Lonely Planet’s “National Parks of America” is a hardcover edition that features landscape photography and original wildlife illustrations of the country’s 59 national parks. The book […]

20.04.2016 · Filled under: Art, Books, Destinations, Entertainment ·
Shakespeare compilation that saved ‘Macbeth’ put on sale

Shakespeare compilation that saved ‘Macbeth’ put on sale

A rare compilation of Shakespeare’s complete works was shown off before sale by Christie’s auction house on Tuesday in the week that Britain celebrates the 400th anniversary of the legendary playwright’s death. The “First Folio” was published in 1623 — just seven years after Shakespeare’s death — preserving “Macbeth” and 17 other works that were […]

20.04.2016 · Filled under: Art, Books, Entertainment ·
Batman and Superman attractions coming to theme park in Abu Dhabi

Batman and Superman attractions coming to theme park in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi will be the set of a new $1 billion theme park that will feature popular superhero characters such as Batman and Superman, as well as the world’s first Warner Bros. branded hotel. The Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi theme park will be built on Yas Island, already home to the world’s first Ferrari-branded […]

20.04.2016 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Lily James is new face of My Burberry fragrances

Lily James is new face of My Burberry fragrances

British actress Lily James has landed her first beauty campaign as the new face for My Burberry fragrances. James, best known for her roles in “Cinderella” and “Downton Abbey,” has been chosen to front a fragrance that’s said to be inspired by a London garden at dusk. The campaign for My Burberry Black will be […]

20.04.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Lifestyle ·
Luis Manzano on Angel Locsin: ‘We’re friends’

Luis Manzano on Angel Locsin: ‘We’re friends’

Television host Luis Manzano shared that even though he is no longer in a relationship with Angel Locsin, they remain good friends. The Kapamilya star said that after what they have both been through, he is happy to say that they ended the romance in good terms. “Where’s Angel sa lahat ng pinagdaanan namin? I’m […]

20.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Jennylyn on movie with John Lloyd: ‘Grabe ‘yung pressure’

Jennylyn on movie with John Lloyd: ‘Grabe ‘yung pressure’

Kapuso star Jennylyn Mercado admitted that she is now feeling the pressure as her first movie with John Lloyd Cruz is about to hit cinemas later this month. Directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina, “Just The 3 Of Us” will open in theaters on April 27 — against the much-awaited superhero flick “Captain America: Civil War.” “Grabe […]

20.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
PNoy’s sis Kris Aquino joins Mar in Samar campaign

PNoy’s sis Kris Aquino joins Mar in Samar campaign

CALBAYOG CITY, Apr 18 (Mabuhay) — The President’s sister and television host-actress Kris Aquino on Monday joined for the first time administration standard bearer Manuel “Mar” Roxas II as he took his campaign to Eastern Samar. In Roxas’ official Facebook account, a photo showed the Liberal Party presidential candidate and Kris shaking hands with supporters […]

18.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Philippine News ·
Beyonce unveils ‘Lemonade’ amid album speculation

Beyonce unveils ‘Lemonade’ amid album speculation

Pop superstar Beyonce on Saturday announced a televised project entitled “Lemonade” for next week, fueling speculation that she will release a “film-album.” Beyonce posted on Instagram a short video with the title “Lemonade” which it billed as a “world premiere event” to air on the cable network HBO on April 23. The rest of the […]

17.04.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, International Stars ·
Derek, girlfriend profess love for each other

Derek, girlfriend profess love for each other

Since the turn of the year, actor Derek Ramsay and his girlfriend, model Joanne Villablanca, have been more vocal about their feelings for each other on Instagram. It might be partly because of their promise to each other to make the most out of 2016. “I promise to build a new world for us two, […]

17.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Production now underway on Scarlett Johansson’s ‘Ghost in the Shell’

Production now underway on Scarlett Johansson’s ‘Ghost in the Shell’

Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures have confirmed that production has now started on the upcoming film adaptation of “Ghost in the Shell.” Based on the famous Kodansha Comics manga series, the comics were previously brought to the big screen by Mamoru Oshii in his iconic 1995 Japanese anime film. This new adaptation sees Rupert Sanders of “Snow White […]

14.04.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Chef Ferran Adrià creates Disney-inspired recipes for kids

Chef Ferran Adrià creates Disney-inspired recipes for kids

What do you get when you cross legendary Michelin-starred Spanish chef Ferran Adrià with fictional and animated Disney characters? Recipes like chickpeas and spinach, fit for a Jedi, eggplant padawan, and The Jungle Book juice. It’s an unlikely and surprising partnership. Kind of like a storyline about a Paris rat cooking at a fancy, gastronomic […]

14.04.2016 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Food & Dining ·
Why Andi no longer posts as much photos of daughter

Why Andi no longer posts as much photos of daughter

MANILA (Mabuhay) — If you follow Andi Eigenmann on Instagram, you would notice that she no longer posts a lot of photos of her daughter Ellie. The actress took to Twitter to explain her decision. In a series of posts, Eigenmann said she does not share so much photos of Ellie anymore because of “judgmental […]

14.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Asia falls for S. Korean military romance

Asia falls for S. Korean military romance

Millions across Asia will sit down this week for the finale of a hit South Korean drama series that has triggered relationship health warnings in China, a thumbs-up review from Thailand’s junta chief and a trans-regional passion for its two young stars. “Descendants of the Sun” tells the story of an army captain sent on […]

12.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Online ·
Hugh Jackman named Montblanc’s US ambassador

Hugh Jackman named Montblanc’s US ambassador

Award-winning Australian actor and stage performer Hugh Jackman will be promoting and representing the European luxury brand in North America. Jackman has been the Maison’s global brand ambassador since 2014 and as the company marks its 110th anniversary, the actor will be turning his attention and his considerable charm to the US where he will […]

Benjamin, in a word

Benjamin, in a word

When speaking is not enough, actor Benjamin Alves resorts to the written word to express himself. He pools his artistic energy and creates poems or short stories. “I may have a hard time putting my thoughts into words when speaking but writing them down was never a problem,” he said. Note that the 26-year-old actor […]

11.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Gwyneth Paltrow’s latest cookbook aimed at busy super moms

Gwyneth Paltrow’s latest cookbook aimed at busy super moms

Gwyneth Paltrow lovers and haters are likely keeping an eye out for her latest cookery book, this time aimed at the health-conscious, “super-busy home cook.” “It’s All Easy: Delicious Weekday Recipes for the Super-Busy Home Cook,” published by Grand Central Life & Style, features 125 of Paltrow’s favorite recipes which she claims can be made […]

Why Princess Punzalan returned to PH

Why Princess Punzalan returned to PH

MANILA (Mabuhay) — For the love of her craft, explained veteran actress Princess Punzalan when asked about her decision to return to the Philippines and join the cast of the late night drama “The Story of Us.” The 47-year-old Punzalan admitted that she would often find herself missing the limelight. “Mahal na mahal ko talaga […]

11.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
The Hollywood Vampires hit the road

The Hollywood Vampires hit the road

The rock supergroup boasting Alice Cooper, Aerosmith’s Joe Perry and Johnny Depp among its members, is embarking on an initial 23-date tour of the US and Europe. Kicking off on May 24 at the Turning Stone Casino, New York the band is then set to play dates in Portugal, Germany, Sweden and Denmark before returning […]

11.04.2016 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
‘Star Wars’ wins big at MTV awards

‘Star Wars’ wins big at MTV awards

Space Opera “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” was the big winner at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, taking best film and breakthrough performance for its star Daisy Ridley. It also scooped best villain for Adam Driver’s turn as the nefarious Kylo Ren, although Ridley lost out in the best hero category to Jennifer Lawrence, […]

11.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Captain America, Falcon, Scarlet Witch combine in MTV ‘Civil War’ excerpt

Captain America, Falcon, Scarlet Witch combine in MTV ‘Civil War’ excerpt

A minute’s worth of footage from May’s Marvel outing “Captain America: Civil War” aired during the 2016 MTV Movie Awards, offering a glimpse at how Cap, Falcon, and Scarlet Witch will be teaming up in the action film. The trio of superheroes combine for around half of the clip, which checks in at just over […]

11.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Kourtney Kardashian lands new contract with ‘Manuka Doctor’

Kourtney Kardashian lands new contract with ‘Manuka Doctor’

Kourtney Kardashian has been revealed as the new face of the skincare line “Manuka Doctor.” The reality TV star has teamed up with the naturally-inspired range powered by Manuka Honey and patented Purified Bee Venom to act as its global ambassador. “As fans of my show have seen, I am an advocate of products that […]

11.04.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon to reunite for American Revolution movie

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon to reunite for American Revolution movie

The two actors and friends could be set to reteam for a historical movie about the American Revolutionary War, reports Deadline. Ben Affleck is apparently tipped to direct this big-screen reenactment of the Battle of Bunker Hill, with Matt Damon on the cast. The upcoming feature film, in development at Warner Bros., is inspired by […]

06.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Arci on death rumors: Sikat na ako!

Arci on death rumors: Sikat na ako!

“Sikat na ako!” This was the statement of actress Arci Muñoz as she reacted to rumors that she died in a car accident during the Holy Week break. “Natawa nga ako, gusto ko nga mag-tweet actually ng ano, ‘[ako ang] spirit ni Arci.’ Gusto ko [mag-tweet] pero huwag na nga lang, huwag na lang patulan,” […]

06.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
NFL: Twitter wins Thursday Night Football streaming rights

NFL: Twitter wins Thursday Night Football streaming rights

Twitter has scored a deal to live-stream Thursday night National Football League games, the NFL announced — a move that helps the social media group connect with new audiences. The streaming rights had been hotly contested, with Amazon, Verizon and others reportedly seeking to be the first to help the NFL reach viewers outside the […]

‘Batman v Superman’ flies high at top of box office

‘Batman v Superman’ flies high at top of box office

“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” the blockbuster superhero flick, leapt for a second straight week to the heights of the box office — although with greatly diminished ticket sales, industry estimates showed Sunday. The movie, which pits two iconic superheroes against one other, earned $52.4 million in its second weekend, according to estimates from […]

04.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Sheena is now ‘on sale’

Sheena is now ‘on sale’

Sheena Halili is part of Starstruck 1. A lot of her batchmates are now moms, like Jennylyn Mercado, Yasmien Kurdi, Katrina Halili, Cristine Reyes and the latest one is Nadine Samonte who’s now pregnant. Now 29 years old, Sheena says she can feel the pressure to have her own family and also be a mom […]

04.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Jim Parsons cast in “Hidden Figures”

Jim Parsons cast in “Hidden Figures”

Actor Jim Parsons, known for his role as Sheldon Cooper in “Big Bang Theory”, will be joining director Ted Melfi’s “Hidden Figures” for Fox 2000, reports Deadline Hollywood. The film is based on the story of a group of African-American female mathematics geniuses that worked with NASA during the space race. It stars Octavia Spencer, […]

03.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
How a new Filipino studio could add authentic flavor to ‘Assassin’s Creed,’ ‘Far Cry’

How a new Filipino studio could add authentic flavor to ‘Assassin’s Creed,’ ‘Far Cry’

Worldwide studio network and video game publishing giant Ubisoft is opening a new studio in the Philippines. Could the addition of a second South East Asian team improve Filipino representation in video games, just as Ubisoft Singapore designed a locally inspired high-rise for another Ubisoft game? So far, Filipino characters and locations have been most […]

03.04.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Online ·
Iya Villania is pregnant

Iya Villania is pregnant

After two years of being a married couple, Iya Villania and Drew Arellano are finally having a baby. They revealed the good news on Easter Sunday through a post on their respective Instagram pages where Arellano can be seen pointing at an Easter egg drawn on Villania’s stomach. In the caption, Arellano wrote: “I found […]

03.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Obama’s tango partner dances to lofty record

Obama’s tango partner dances to lofty record

An Argentine tango dancer who made headlines for a sultry dance with US President Barack Obama has set a Guinness world record for tangoing on a platform suspended 60 meters (200 feet) in the air. Perched at eye level with the downtown Buenos Aires skyline, Mora Godoy took a whirl on a platform hanging mid-air […]

31.03.2016 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, U.S. News ·
Who is Hailey Baldwin, fashion’s rising star?

Who is Hailey Baldwin, fashion’s rising star?

Hailey Baldwin has been snapped up by IMG Models, meaning superstardom is surely within sight for the daughter of Hollywood actor and director Stephen Baldwin. But who exactly is the newest ‘It’ model on the scene? According to WWD, the teenage beauty has just signed a global contract with IMG, the agency that counts Gigi Hadid […]

30.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·