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COCO MARTIN’S “MMK” EPISODE WINS IN SEOUL INTERNATIONAL DRAMA AWARDS 2012

Asia’s longest-running drama anthology, “Maalaala Mo Kaya” recently earned international recognitions from two of the most coveted award-giving bodies for television namely Seoul International Drama Awards 2012 and Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Prize. ABS-CBN’s “MMK: Kamao” episode (with international title “Remembering: Fist”) topbilled by multi-awarded actor Coco Martin, bagged the special prize in the recently concluded 7th Seoul International Drama Awards. According to “MMK” business unit head Malou Santos, the latest recognition from Seoul International Drama Awards is an accolade they dedicate to the Filipino people whose inspiring tales are immortalized in the two-decade-old drama anthology. “We share this honor to the Filipino people who continue to awe us with their stories of hope and resilience,” shared Malou. “This is also a tribute not only to the artistry of the people behind ‘MMK’ but more so to the nobility and strength of the ordinary people

Enrique Gil is confident he has what it takes to be an actor

Hindi na nga maikakailang si Enrique Gil na ang isa sa mga most in-demand na aktor ng kanyang henerasyon. Matapos tayong pakiligin at patawanin sa The Reunion ngayon namin ay isa na siya sa mga mananakot sa pinakabagong pelikula ng Skylight Films at ng Star Cinema, ang Amorosa: The Revenge . Sa kaliwa’t kanang mga proyekto, shooting at tapings ni Enrique, na napapanood po gabi-gabi sa Princess and I at Linggo sa ASAP 2012 , natanong namin ang binata kung paano niya nagagawa ang lahat ng ito. “ Hindi ko alam e . I don’t know siguro you are excited that another project ang mapapanood mo , that is the only thing that pushes you. I don’t know what keeps us going basta yun Amorosa I am done, sana maging hit. It’s good kasi yung roles kasi na I want to do are the roles I haven’t done before and I love horror movies kaya nagawa ko na, at yung next, Strangers naman horror but in a different way. Ibang-iba siya, you have to watch it. Action yun e, parang action yun. You’ll see

Fabulous gowns, power couples and scene-stealers await the 2012 Star Magic ball

The Star Magic ball proves to be the most awaited time of the year for most Kapamilya stars as this is the time that they get to dress their best and catch up with each other at the same time. They are given a month to prepare their formal wear so that they could do their final fittings one to two weeks before the event. Kathryn Bernardo will surely look every inch the princess in her glittery white gown with sweetheart neckline designed by Rhett Ayala. “ Ang ginawa ni Sir Rhett maraming beadworks, simple pero elegant yung dating.” Her Princess and I co-stars Enrique Gil and Daniel Padilla will be sporting the creations of Francis Libiran and Nat Manilag, respectively. But perhaps more than their glamorous attire, the public is mostly excited who will be the scene stealers for this year. It remains to be seen whether or not rumored couple John Lloyd Cruz and Angelica Panganiban will make this their first official appearance together. As it was, they were relatively h

Dennis Trillo - Enjoys Doing Indie Movies

3-camera set-up: cameras shooting a scene of Dennis speaking in front of a camera. This is taken from Dennis Trillo's F B fanpage. It seems that Dennis Trillo is enjoying doing indie movies. After his Cinemalaya entry, Ang Katiwala, he has a new indie movie offering under the direction of Brillante Mendoza entitled Sapi. Joining Dennis in this movie are Meryll Soriano and Baron Geisler. In an interview by Philstar to Dennis, he confessed that he's nervous in doing the movie because of it's horror theme that if your spiritually weak, you might get possessed by evil spirits. He further added that he will go to church and receive a blessing before going to the shoot. Got this pic from Pinoyexchange.com as posted by Dennis' fans. This is another exciting film that movie netizens should watch out for.

Ride to Love poster - Take the chance..take the ride...

From Benjamin Alves facebook Regal Films will soon release its new romantic movie offering. Under the hands of the acclaimed director Adolfo B. Alix Jr. (Tambolista, Batanes, Daybreak, Adela, Kalayaan, among others), this love story will feature Benjamin Alves, Angel Aquino, Eula Cabellero, Iza Calzado, Ivan Dorschner, Eddie Garcia, Fabio Ide, Rufa Mae Qunito, Boots Anson Roa, Tom Rodriguez, JC Tiuseco, Jillian Ward, and Megan Young as its cast.

BB Gandanghari on Zoren-Carmina wedding: ‘I’m very happy for them’

BB Gandanghari as Michiko in 'Enchanted Garden'. As far as BB Gandanghari is concerned, Carmina Villaroel and Zoren Legaspi deserve their happy ending. “I’m very happy for them. They should get married and be legally husband and wife. After 14 years of living together, doon na talaga dapat papunta ‘yun,” said BB, who in her past life as actor Rustom Padilla was married to Carmina. That marriage was only annulled early this year, paving the way for the couple’s plan to tie the knot before the year ends. “My lawyer told me that it’s already annulled so I don’t see any legal obstacle for them,” BB told InterAksyon during a press conference for TV5’s fantaserye, “Enchanted Garden” on Thursday. Although she has not spoken to Carmina since she came out and later declared Rustom as dead, BB has remained supportive of her former spouse. “Whenever I’m home which is not very often, I would try to watch her new soap (ABS-CBN’s ‘Lorenzo’s Time’) and I have to adm

COCO-JULIA, PAPA CHEN-JODI, AND DANIEL-KATHRYN SPREAD THE LOVE IN “ASAP 2012”

“ASAP 2012” is all set to bring out the ‘best of the best’ concert performances this Sunday (September 2) as the ASAP Kapamilya welcomes the month of September with remarkable show-stopping production numbers led by Gary Valenciano, Martin Nievera, ZsaZsa Padilla, Vina Morales, Piolo Pascual, Toni Gonzaga, Billy Crawford, and Sam Milby. Celebrate the greatness of the Filipino music with the hair-raising musical performance of OPM icons Pilita Corales, Pops Fernandez, Kuh Ledesma, Ariel Rivera, Jay Durias, and Duncan Ramos; and romantic surprises from ASAP popular boy groups The Hunks, The Heartthrobs, ASAP Coverboys, and Teleserye Princes. Indulge with the sweetest treats from the most sought after teleserye love teams Coco Martin and Julia Montes of “Walang Hanggan,” Richard ‘Papa Chen’ Yap and Jodi Sta. Maria of “Be Careful With My Heart,” and Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo of “Princess and I.” Meanwhile, watch out for another astonishing vocal sho

Toni Gonzaga defends herself from accusations that she has a ‘diva attitude’

Recent reports have been coming out that Toni Gonzaga was allegedly snobbish towards some fans, something that isn’t new to the TV host-actress. Rumor has it that Toni allegedly showed a diva attitude and gave some fans who wanted to take a picture with her the cold treatment. Toni quickly denied this allegation and pointed out that this is not the first time that she was accused of exhibiting a diva attitude. “ Eh nung bago ako sa industriya ganon din. Tapos nung kalagitnaan ng isyu, may ganon din, tapos mawawala. Hindi siguro natin maiiwasan ‘yon, hindi siguro malaki ang ulo ko, panga lang ang malaki, ” she joked at the press conference of Tupperware Brands’ Search for Women of Confidence last Wednesday, August 29. She explained that many people misinterpret her because in front of the camera, she is the bubbly type. “ Siyempre sa TV bubbly ako, pero in person napagkakamalan nila akong suplada, napagkakamalan na moody, pero hindi nila naiintindihan sa personal [ na ] tah

Cosmo 69 Bachelors & Centerfolds Tell You What Makes You Beautiful

I bet no woman would not feel beautiful when these hot men sing their hearts out with their naughty smiles and toned bodies. This year, the Cosmo 69 Bachelors & Centerfolds offer you a serenade that will just make you smile throughout. Catch JM de Guzman, Mikael Daez, Robi Domingo, Ian Batherson, Aaron Villaflor, Baron Geisler, Alden Richards, Paulo Avelino, among others on this video.

RESTORED FILM, “HIMALA”, MAKES ITS WORLD PREMIERE AT THE VENICE FILM FEST

RESTORED FILM, “HIMALA”, MAKES ITS WORLD PREMIERE AT VENICE FILM FEST . To mark the 30th anniversary of the classic by Ishmael Bernal, the restored version of the film “Himala” will have its world premiere at the prestigious 69th Venice International Film Festival that began on August 29 and will run until September 8 at the Venice Lido. Along with other restored classics, the 1982 film starring Nora Aunor will be screened in the program titled “Venizia Classici”. The restored High-Definition version of the film is also slated for release close to the end of the year in local cinemas. “We are planning to re-release it theatrically, on pay TV and cable as well as on DVD. We have big plans for it,” said Leo Katigbak, head of ABS-CBN Film Archives. Meanwhile, the team is working on another classic “Oro, Plata, Mata”, and some Star Cinema films like Olivia Lamasan’s “Maalaala Mo Kaya” and “Madrasta”; Laurice Guillen’s “Tanging Yaman”; Rory Quintos’ “Anak”;

Enrique Gil reveals ‘Princess and I’ will have a surprise ending

Enrique Gil said he is proud to share in the successful ratings of Princess and I . “It feels awesome kasi actually I’ve never really had a thanksgiving party for a show dahil sa sobrang lakas . It feels good, it feels great. Parang everybody’s happy dahil lahat ng pinaghirapan namin, nag -pay off. Ang laking pasasalamat namin sa tao . Kasi going into this teleserye, hindi namin ini- expect na mag-hi -hit kasi nag-ho- hope pa lang kami na sana magustuhan ng tao so hindi namin alam kung papatok sa tao. Actually yung mga tao sa probinsya tuwing nag-mo -mall show kami, sinasabi nila na Princess and I is number one sa province nila . So sobrang saya. Tapos may US tour kami next month yata. Atsaka may Asian tour din so sobrang excited kami, ” he shared. The Amorosa: The Revenge actor has also been busy promoting his psych-thriller under Skylight Films. Enrique admitted he barely had enough time to get over the success of his Star Cinema barkada flick The Reunion . “ Nung sin

Paulo Avelino - Leading the Cosmo Bachelors for 2012

No doubt that Paulo Avelino is a hot property in the showbiz industry industry. With Urian Best Actor (Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwang Paa) and a highest-rating teleserye (Walang Hanggan) under his belt, there's no way that you could ignore this talented and hot bud. He will surely make us ask for more of him as we see him sizzles in the September issue of the Cosmopolitan magazine and as he walk the runway in the Bachelor's Bash and Bench Universe Denim & Underwear shows Grab the latest copy of the September issue of Cosmopolitan magazine.

Jake Cuenca vows to go out with ‘a big bang’ on his final Bench show

Jake Cuenca believes in saving the best for last. As one of Bench’s most daring endorsers, the model-actor has never been shy about baring his well-sculpted physique, be it on billboards, print ads and on stage for Bench’s highly anticipated biennial fashion event. His participation in the Bench Universe Underwear and Denim Fashion Show on September 13 and 14 at the Mall of Asia Arena will probably be his final stage appearance for the clothing brand. And he plans on leaving a lasting impression. “Since this might be my last fashion show for Bench, I want to end it with a big bang!” he says, laughing. Why end a good thing? “Siyempre, ilang beses ko na nagawa ‘yan at ayoko namang magsawa ang mga tao sa akin. Kaya nag-iisip ako ng kakaibang gagawin. Something that will always be remembered kapag may Bench fashion show,” he says. So what is it? After baring his backside a couple of times, will he do “the full monty”? “Hintayin na lang nila iyong gagawin ko

Tumor benign, overjoyed Zsa Zsa tweets after successful surgery

Zsa Zsa tweeted this Instagram photo of herself over the weekend before her surgery. Zsa Zsa Padilla’s surgery to remove a tumor on one of her kidneys on Monday was a complete success, and then she woke up the next day to even better news from her doctors. The singer-actress tweeted on Tuesday night (Wednesday morning, Manila time) from her bed at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles that the tumor was benign. “My doctors woke me up from my nap to say that pathology got back to them and the tumor taken out was benign! I am overjoyed with the news!” she said. On Tuesday, members of Zsa Zsa’s family held a Mass for her at the Dolphy Theater, where the body of Zsa Zsa’s longtime partner, Comedy King Dolphy, lay in state for one night only two months ago. Dolphy’s sons Eric, Epi and Vandolph Quizon, and grandson Boy2 Quizon attended the Mass, along with Zsa Zsa and Dolphy’s daughter Nicole. After the Mass, Nicole announced that Zsa Zsa’s operation on Monda

Ruffa Gutierrez denies she’s Derek Ramsay’s mystery girl

Ruffa Gutierrez poses for a picture at a media conference for 'Enchanted Garden' on Thursday. (MJ Marfori) “Secret! Malalaman n’yo soon.” This was Derek Ramsay’s reply to the latest rumor that he has found a new girlfriend after his much-publicized split with Angelica Panganiban. Could the mystery girl be Ruffa Gutierrez, who was romantically linked to him after they both joined the The Big Launch of KapatidTV5 Network and AksyonTV International in California in late May? “Ay hindi ako ‘yun! Hindi ako ‘yung secret na nagpapasaya sa kanya. I’ve never had the opportunity para pasayahin siya,” a laughing Ruffa said on Thursday during a media conference for the TV5 fantasy series “Enchanted Garden”. “A little birdie told me na may nagpapasaya nga sa kanya,” she confirmed but did not elaborate. Ruffa insists that she and the Kapatid hunk are nothing more than good friends. Besides, she has made a vow to herself to rest her heart for the meantime. ”I’m on a lov