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Grammy®Award-Winning Musician Jack Antonoff Behind the Music of “LOVE, SIMON”

This year’s most talked about and conversation-starter YA movie “Love, Simon” stars this generation’s coolest actors with Nick Robinson in the title role.  Robinson’s recent films include “Jurassic World,” “Everything, Everything” and “The 5 th  Wave.”  Along with Robinson, Katherine Langford also stars as Robinson’s best friend, she is best known for her role as Hannah Baker from the phenomenal Netflix show “13 Reasons Why”.  Completing the impressive young cast are Keiynan Lonsdale (CW’s “The Flash”), Miles Heizer (“13 Reasons Why”), Alexandra Shipp (“X-Men: Apocalypse”), Jorge Lendeborg Jr. (“Spiderman: Homecoming”), Logan Miller (“Before I Fall”), Talitha Bateman (“Annabelle: Creation”) with Jennifer Garner and Josh Duhamel. 


Columbia Pictures has just revealed the new trailer for its upcoming action thriller  Venom  which may be viewed  below. Check it out now and watch  Venom  in Philippine cinemas  October 5 .


Barely four weeks out before Han Solo ’s origin tale opens,  Lucasfilm has  unveiled   new  official  character  poster s  for  Solo: A Star Wars Story . The one-sheets individually showcase the titular Han Solo and key characters such as Lando, Qi ’R a, Chewbacca, Beckett and Dryden.

Julie Anne San Jose, Barbie Forteza unveil latest Vivo V9 in Velvet Red

Two of the country’s top stars, Julie Anne San Jose and Barbie Forteza, on Sunday, graced the launch of the newest color of the Vivo V9 smartphone, the Velvet Red, in SM North EDSA. Julie Anne led the 5 p.m. show while Barbie graced the 7 p.m. event. The two young artists donned their fiercest red ensemble for their respective segments. Multi-talented artist Julie Anne San Jose belts out high notes during the launch of the Vivo V9 Velvet Red at SM North EDSA. Asia’s Pop Sweetheart Julie Anne encouraged her fans to get the Vivo V9 in Velvet Red, which she described as a striking color fit for the passionate and the bold.   “I believe most of my followers are full of energy… So, the Vivo V9 Velvet really fits them. [And] it’s a very reliable smartphone brand. It’s a good innovator,” she said. Young actress Barbie Forteza charmed fans with her rendition of chart-topping “New Rules” at the launch of the Vivo V9 Velvet Red. Award-winning actress Barbie, mea

Kristel De Catalina wins “Pilipinas Got Talent” Season 6

Kristel De Catalina emerged as the grand winner of ABS-CBN’s world class talent search “Pilipinas Got Talent” after beating nine other amazing and jaw-dropping acts in the show’s grand finals dubbed as “The Greatest Showdown” held last weekend at the Bren Z Guiao Convention Center in San Fernando, Pampanga. For her, she is still on cloud nine. It was her inspirations, her family especially her son and God, who made her win the competition.


MYX Squadfest to showcase today’s rising performers   The Philippines’ hottest hit makers and music video creators will be honed by the country’s number one music channel MYX   in the 13 th  MYX Music Awards, now made even bigger with the MYX Squadfest, happening for the first time at the Araneta Coliseum on May 15 (Tuesday).


The 66th FAMAS AWARDS GABI NG PARANGAL recognizing achievement in Filipino movies produced in 2017 is scheduled to take place on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at The Theatre at Solaire. Established in 1952, the FAMAS AWARDS is presented by the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences and has long been considered as one of the most prestigious honors in the Philippine film industry.  All Filipino-produced films that premiered in 2017 that had at least one day commercial screening are qualified for this year’s awards.

Rocco Nacino shares reaction of Melissa Gohing of him going sexy for Oh Boy! Oh Lol! Concert

Summer gets even hotter as Kapuso heartthrobs treat to us in an unforgettable night full of laughter and sizzling performances with their upcoming concert "Oh Boy! Oh Lol!" Concert happening on May 18 at the Music Museum. Rocco Nacino, Derrick Monasterio,  Jak Roberto and Dave Bornea will strut their stuff stage for one night only in a show bikes as Oh, BOY!  & Oh, LOL!  It will be a night for pure fun, wonderful music, surprise performances and never before seen acts that will surely set the stage on fire. These GMA 7 hot boys are starting to rehearse by this time,  getting their voices ready and polishing their moves to make sure that the audience get more than what they will pay for. Not only are they carefully choosing their respective spot numbers but they are also making sure that they are at their most fit because some numbers are meant to tickle the crowd. "We have to work out longer hours so we can look our best come concert night, " s


DJ Jhai Ho to deliver the hottest showbiz news on cable… Jeepney TV introduces its first ever talk show featuring today’s latest and most-talked about entertainment news in “Showbiz Pa More,” hosted by DJ Jhai Ho, which will premiere on May 6 (Sunday). The one-hour weekly program will bring in the most talked about showbiz controversies, trending topics, events, and other exclusives, delivered in a feel-good, engaging way by Jhai Ho, more popularly known as MOR 101.9’s showbiz reporter and DJ.  He also features exciting celebrity interviews online via “Hotspot” and “Hotspot Wheel Talk.”


The filmmakers of Universal Pictures’ new sex comedy  Blockers  were looking for fresh voices and a natural chemistry when casting the three young women who forge a pact to lose their virginity on prom night. “It needed to seem as if they’d known each other most of their lives,” explains director Kay Cannon.  “Fortunately, when the three actresses got together in that week of rehearsals, it felt like they’d been best friends forever.”


Multi-talented and dynamic,  Lucy Hale  captured the attention of millions as the star of Freeform’s smash-hit series  Pretty Little Liars .  For the role of Aria Montgomery, Hale won the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Cable TV Actress in 2014 . Now,  Lucy Hale  joins Tyler Posey (TV ’s  Teen Wolf ) in  lead ing  the cast of Blumhouse’s  Truth or   Dare , a supernatural thriller from Blumhouse Productions ( Happy Death Day, Get Out, Split ). A harmless game of “Truth or Dare” among friends turns deadly when someone—or something—begins to punish those who tell a lie—or refuse the dare.   

Get your hands on the latest Vivo V9 Velvet Red

Vivo, 5 th largest global smartphone brand, has recently unveiled its newest flagship smartphone in the Philippines—the Vivo V9. The V9, with all its dynamic features, is the perfect smartphone for the young, the hip, and the energetic.  Because the V9 is especially designed for the stylish youth on-the-go, Vivo came up with a special V9 in velvet red color. Velvet red color, a hue representative of passion and adventure, perfects the outgoing and bold lifestyle of Vivo users. The Vivo V9 is now available in Velvet Red.

TOP launches a new single "Nasa Dulo"

GMA's all-male group Top One Project recently released its newest single "Nasa Dulo" on digital platforms. Their newest single sounded like that of Moira dela Torre's songs that are pretty much very pleasing to the ears and a good companion when you're in the mood to reflect about your love life. The song was made by the boys themselves. It was composed by Louie Pedroso, music by Louie and Joshua Jacobe; and arranged and mixed by Miko Manguba. It will be included in their upcoming all-original album that will be released by GMA Records.

Will Vivo launch a new variant of V9 in PH?

The latest Vivo V9 is packed with specs that makes it a leader in the industry. It has a 24-megapixel AI selfie camera, a 16MP+5MP dual rear camera, and a 6.3-inch 19:9 FullView ™ Display. These and more can be all yours for Php17,990. Vivo Philippines is slated to introduce the new V9 color in their mall tours scheduled over the weekend. Kapuso stars Julie Anne San Jose and Barbie Forteza will lead the V9 Perfect Shot Perfect View mall tour at SM North EDSA on April 29, Sunday. Meanwhile, Kapamilya stars Darren Espanto and Sue Ramirez will be at the Market! Market! also on the same day.


Who will be the next “PGT” grand winner? The greatest showdown of world class Filipino talent finally happens in the much-awaited finale of ABS-CBN’s hit talent-reality show “Pilipinas Got Talent” this Saturday (Apr 28) and Sunday (Apr 29) at the Bren Z Guiao Convention Center in San Fernando, Pampanga.


Life finds a way, or so the tagline says in the new posters of  Universal Pictures ’  action adventure    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom , the highly anticipated sequel to the blockbuster hit,  Jurassic World . Check out the  one-sheets  here and watch  Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom  in Philippine cinemas  June 6, 2018 .


After demonstrating his scene-stealing comic chops in  Trainwreck , actor and WWE Superstar John Cena ( Ferdinand ,  Daddy’s Home 2 ) now stars as the straight-laced, overprotective dad, Mitchell, in Universal Pictures' new comedy  Blockers  (in Philippine cinemas  May 02 .)   


A Pinoy Boyband Superstar finalist is ready to make his mark into the OPM scene with the release of his debut single 'Langit Pag Nandiyan'. 23-year-old singer-songwriter Mark Oblea was first discovered in the hit reality singing competition Pinoy Band Superstar (the show originally aired in 2016), in which he made it as one of the Top 7 finalists.

KZ performs for Filipino crowd for the 1st time after Singer 2018 at Vivo V9 mall tour KZ, TJ showcase superb musicality in Vivo V9 mall tour

Singer KZ Tandingan earned new fans with her powerful performances during her stint on China’s high-rating TV show, Singer 2018. Although she did not make it to the finals, KZ made a mark with the Chinese audience, cementing her title as Asia’s Soul Supreme.   Now back in the Philippines, KZ performed for her fans at the SM Mall of Asia on April 22, Sunday, to support the launch of Vivo’s newest flagship smartphone, the V9 with a 24-megapixel AI selfie camera and more. It was her first public performance in the Philippines following her appearance on Singer 2018.   As the crowd roared in welcome, KZ belted out her signature hits like her cover of Lorde’s “Royals,” which she performed on Singer 2018, and Air Supply’s “Two Less Lonely People in the World.” She also sang her original songs, “Labo” and “Mahal Ko o Mahal Ako.”   Game face on! KZ always ready to give her all as she wowed fans with her topnotch performance at SM Mall of Asia on April 22, Sunday, for the Vi


“Beached” takes viewers to nostalgic Boracay in its pilot episode Embrace the sun this season as hosts Maggie Wilson and Marc Nelson take viewers to different shores in Metro Channel’s new travel show “Beached,” premiering  this Saturday  ( April 28 ) at 9pm. Fitspirations and beach bums Maggie and Marc visit the Philippines’ best beaches, and feature top accommodations and activities the islands have to offer. The pair has journeyed to Coron, Puerto Galera, and, of course, Boracay, which is the highlight of its pilot episode.


Viewers are up for a big dose of kilig this Sunday (April 29) as Gelli (Loisa Andalio) and Robin (Ronnie Alonte) finally admit to having feelings for each other in “Wansapanataym Presents: Gelli in a Bottle.” After years of floating in the ocean, Gelli was finally saved from being cast away with the help of her new master Hubert (Anjo Damiles), who stumbled upon the magical bottle that drifted ashore. Upon her return, Gelli will take another shot at love with Robin, who also has fallen for the cursed genie, and both confess their love for each other.

Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War Marks Biggest Single Day Gross Box Office for Any Film in the Philippines

Nabs P141.6-M on opening day in the country Philippine box-office records were shattered at the opening day of Marvel Studios’ “ Avengers: Infinity War” . Arriving with unprecedented excitement, mystery, and anticipation,  “Avengers: Infinity War”  opened yesterday to a record-shattering P141.6 million (USD 2.7M), creating a new milestone in local film history. This marks the biggest-ever opening day in the Philippines and the biggest single day gross box office for any film.

Forever 21 Launches Its First Philippine Brand Ambassadors

A celebration of youth and diversity as Forever 21 introduces its  first Philippine Brand Ambassadors last April 21,2018 SM Mega Fashion Hall.  Forever 21 has been  the style authority and go-to retailer for the latest trends and for its Summer 2018 collection, it brings a colorful and fashionable clothing pieces that will surely make you a stand out whether you're at the beach or anywhere else where you're having a grand time this vacation season. For the first time ever and having undergone rigorous and careful selection, Forever 21 Philippines presents you its #WeAreForever21 ambassadors. These ambassadors best represent the style identities not only Forever 21 but also today's Filipino youth. They are forever passionate. They are forever ambitious. They are forever stylish. They work hard. They play hard. With different passions,from collegiate sports to acting, modeling, and the arts, these ambassadors represent the fire in the Filipino millenial. Get to

Chikkaness' Summer Must Haves

Even before summer officially started I've been out to the waters as early as March especially recently in Siargao where I celebrated my birthday. Though I don't know how to swim, I still consider myself a beach person because I love the crowd and the apparel of being worn. It is a happy place where I can sip the best fruit juice or shake out there, lazy around with a good read, or simply sight-seeing and pictorials for my Instagram posts. Check out the below list of must haves to make your summer experience a better one. Waterproof Bag This is the perfect gear to ensure that your essential are water-proof to keep your adventures worry free. Water Bottle With the scorching heat we need to keep ourselves hydrated but at the same time save mother earth by reducing consumption of plastic. This will definitely saves you money also. White shirt Keep it cool and clean. I don't know but wearing white makes me feel cooler. Chapstick Take care of your lip

Experience an Action-Packed Day with AXN RED Summer 2018

SURF. SEA. SAND. That’s what summer is made of. But throw AXN into the mix, and prepare for a thrilling summer! AXN turns up the heat with an all-day action-packed event as it kicks off its summer campaign in the surfing capital of the north in AXN RED Summer 2018 on Saturday, April 28, at 8am in San Juan, La Union.


A new group of talented kiddie performers will undergo cute transformations and bring world-class family entertainment to viewers every weekend as the newest season of “Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids” begins on May 5 and 6 on ABS-CBN. This summer, ten bright Kapamilya child stars who come from different fields will pull out all the stops to transform themselves into local and international music icons. Ready to showcase his performing prowess is “Anghel ng Masa” Marco Masa, who starred in values-oriented primetime teleseryes “Nathaniel” and “My Super D” before dabbling in comedy via “Goin’ Bulilit.” From the same kiddie gag show comes current cast member, “Bulilit Kikay” Chun-Sa, who first appeared on television and became popular for her impersonation of Maja Salvador in “It’s Showtime’s” “Mini Me” competition. Impersonation is also not new to “Bibong Astig” Onyok Pineda, who rose to fame when he impersonated rock icon Bamboo in “Mini Me,” before becomin