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26TH Century Action in “ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL” Motorball Clip Reveal

    20 th  Century Fox releases a high-adrenaline clip from the upcoming sci-fi epic action adventure movie “Alita: Battle Angel” where Alita, played by Rosa Salazar tries out for the dangerous motorball sport.

BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD LENDS VOICE TO BELLA IN “A DOG’S WAY HOME”

To tell the heartwarming story of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human, the producers of  Columbia Pictures’  A Dog’s Way Home  found the perfect voice talent in Bryce Dallas Howard, whose vocal performance captured all the emotions Bella feels on her adventure.

GMA Network’s timely political rom-com series TODA One I Love makes world premiere this February 4

Fans of the well-loved Kapuso onscreen pair Kylie Padilla and Ruru Madrid need not wait any longer as the KyRu love team banners GMA News and Public Affairs’ election offering and latest political romantic comedy series  TODA One I Love  which makes its world premiere this February 4 on GMA Telebabad. Like the jeepney, the tricycle is a popular means of transportation in the Philippines that reflects the culture and identity of Filipinos. Aside from playing a major part in the daily commute of many Pinoys, the tricycle is also used as a vehicle to promote various products and even political candidates.

SIX KAPAMILYA STARS RENEW CONTRACT WITH ABS-CBN

Six of the most sought after celebrities remain Kapamilyas after renewing their respective two-year contracts with ABS-CBN recently. The line-up of Kapamilya stars was led by actress Bea Alonzo who is looking forward to the upcoming South East Asian release of her movie "Eerie" happening in March. She is also busy cooking up a soap opera with actor Richard Gutierrez. “I feel really blessed to remain a Kapamilya. My heart is so grateful for all the trust that the Kapamilya bosses are giving me,” shared Bea when asked what she feels after renewing her contract.

“WORLD OF DANCE PHILIPPINES” IS THE TOP WEEKEND SHOW IN THE COUNTRY

“World of Dance Philippines,” the Philippine edition of the biggest dance competition in the world has continuously been the most watch weekend program in the country since it started airing three weeks ago according to data from Kantar Media. It’s highest national TV rating so far, a score of 32.3%, was achieved on January 13 (Sunday). It’s hashtags also regularly trend and have even reached the top of the worldwide trending list of Twitter.

“ESCAPE ROOM,” “ZOMBIELAND” SEQUEL UNVEIL NEW POSTERS

Columbia Pictures has just unveiled the brand new posters for its two upcoming thrillers --  Escape Room  from the producers of  Fast and the Furious , and  Zombieland: Double Tap , showing original cast Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin, and Emma Stone after ten years (in a  #10YearChallenge  mode.) Check out the brand new posters below!

PRATT, BANKS RETURN AS EMMET & LUCY IN “THE LEGO MOVIE 2”

Power couple Emmet and Lucy famously clicked despite vastly different personalities and skill sets in 2014’s “The LEGO Movie.”  What keeps them together is that amazing history and their real affection for each other.   But, what threatens to separate them now is Lucy’s concern that Emmet isn’t tough enough for this harsh new reality…and Emmet’s fear that he’s going to lose her if he doesn’t do something about it, in Warner Bros. Pictures’ highly awaited sequel, “The LEGO Movie 2” starring Chris Pratt (Emmet) and Elizabeth Banks (Lucy).

Turn up the diskarte this 2019 with JolliSavers!

With two new hilarious videos, Eugene Domingo is back to dispense much-needed  diskarte  advice for those all-too-familiar peligro moments New year, new you—and new delightful ways to overcome everyday  peligro  with  Diskarteng  Savers! Comedian Eugene Domingo is back in two new hilarious Jollibee videos to deliver laughs and creative tips to address days with a limited budget. Petsa de peligro , the familiar term used during the most challenging days before payday, now extends beyond the usual 14 th  and 29 th  of the month. As prices of daily needs rise by the day, young working Pinoys are now constantly being challenged to stretch the value of their money. Nowadays, Pinoys face “Everyday Peligro”, where their budgets and creativity are tested on a daily basis.

Joshua Garcia goes todo-drama in new todo-saya Jolly Hotdog ad

In the latest commercial for this todo toppings,  todo sarap   Jollibee Cheesy Classic Jolly Hotdog, the young actor goes all out! When it comes to scenes of pure drama—complete with heart-wrenching tears—we can always rely on young actor Joshua Garcia to deliver. In his latest ad for Cheesy Classic  Jolly Hotdog , Joshua shows off his acting chops and proves that he is truly a capable performer to watch out for.

NADIA SHARES 50 BUDGET-FRIENDY FAMILY RECIPES IN “HAVE I COOKED FOR YOU?”

Local celebs reveal their favorite food in new cookbook Nadia Montenegro is known for her mouth-watering dishes, which she often shares with her co-stars and yet, it is only this year that she gets the chance to finally collate her heirloom recipes and other favorites in a cookbook entitled “Have I Cooked For You?”

GMA7’s online program “The Boobay and Tekla Show” is now on TV

After a successful and hilarious run last year, Kapuso comedic duo  Boobay  and  Tekla  remain unstoppable in spreading positive vibes and laughter to their loyal viewers and followers as their digital comedy program  The Boobay and Tekla Show  finally invades Filipino homes beginning  January 27 .

iWANT ORIGINAL MOVIES “THE GIFT” AND “S.P.A.R.K.” GENERATE BUZZ ONLINE

Reunion projects of NashLene and GraeDrea excite fans… Netizens are all praises for two of iWant’s new originals, “The Gift” and “S.P.A.R.K.,” which serve as the reunion projects of love teams NashLene and GraeDrea.

BEST GAMERS ACROSS THE GLOBE BATTLE IT OUT AT PREDATOR LEAGUE PUBG FINALS

L2R Bryan Dy, Predator PH Product Lead for Consumer Notebooks & Gaming_ Alodia Gosiengfiao, Predator Ambassador_ ArkAngel - Mark Dedal, Kirk Amable, Dan Noya, Christian Joy Estrella_ Sue Ong-Lim, Predator PH Sales Over PHP200,000 in cash prizes and the chance to represent the country in one of the most prestigious PlayerUnkown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) competitions in Pan Asia Pacific are at stake in the Predator League PUBG Philippine Finals on January 26 at the High Grounds Café and and January 27 at Glorietta Activity Center.

RICK PRICE WITH JOEY G + JINKY VIDAL FOR VALENTINE’S SHOW

This February, multi-awarded Australian singer-songwriter Rick Price is coming to the Philippines for a Valentine’s show with our very own Joey G and Jinky Vidal – on February 15 at the New Frontier Theater . The ‘Heaven Knows PH Tour 2019 will be focusing on all hits from the 80’s, 90’s and 00’s – a concert you shouldn’t miss this coming Valentine’s season.

“DOLPHIN TALE” DIRECTOR, STAR REUNITE FOR “A DOG’S WAY HOME”

Having appeared in and directed a number of films involving animals — including helming the two hit  Dolphin Tale  movies — Charles Martin Smith, director of Columbia Pictures’ heartwarming tale  A Dog’s Way Home , admits to being enthralled with the genre. “I’m probably the only director in the business that actually prefers working with kids and animals,” says Smith with a laugh. “I’m fascinated by making movies about animals, nature, and wilderness, and  A Dog’s Way Home  combines them in a way that’s very exciting for me. When I was a young man acting in  Never Cry Wolf , the director of that film, Carroll Ballard, taught me so much about working in nature and working with animals and understanding how to capture that on film. I try to carry that forward in the films that I make now.”

BRADLEY COOPER HUNTS DOWN “THE MULE” IN NEW INSPIRING DRAMA

Coming-off receiving three Oscar nominations for acting, writing and producing the critically acclaimed film “A Star Is Born,” Bradley Cooper now reunites with Clint Eastwood in Warner Bros. Pictures’ “The Mule,” following their blockbuster collaboration, “American Sniper.”

OPPO Unveils Find X 5G Prototype

Striving to be one of the First Manufacturers launching Commercial 5G Smartphones in 2019 While 5G era is fast approaching, OPPO successfully produced a prototype 5G version of its flagship smartphone, Find X, and recently unveiled to the world in Guangzhou, China. At the same time, OPPO also announced its plan of working together with industry partners worldwide to develop a new 5G ecosystem. The Find X 5G Prototype is one of the first of many other 5G products that OPPO will be unveiling to the public this year. OPPO unveiled the Find X 5G Prototype at the 2018 China Mobile Global Partners Conference held last December in Guangzhou, China.

WICKEDLY FUNNY “THE FAVOURITE” DOMINATES 2019 ACADEMY AWARDS

OPENS FEBRUARY 20 EXCLUSIVE AT AYALA MALLS CINEMAS Bagging the most nominations in major categories in this year’s Academy Awards, “The Favourite” vies for Best Picture, Best Director (Yorgos Lanthimos), Best Actress in a Leading Role (Olivia Colman), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone), Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best in Costume Design, Best in Film Editing and Best in Production Design.  “The Favourite” stars a pool of strongly talented cast led by Olivia Colman along with Rachel Weisz, Emma Stone, Nicholas Hoult and Joe Alwyn that brings us to the much-overlooked period of British monarchy during Queen Anne’s (Colman) reign, the last of the Stuart line of rulers, has perhaps in history has been unfairly dismissed.

Must watch this weekend on Cignal Play: Light Rom-Com series ‘The Orbiters’

After launching four original mini-series in December 2018, Cignal Entertainment, Cignal TV’s original content division, welcomed the New Year with one more show that is available-on-demand on its video streaming platform Cignal Play (CPlay). Co-produced by Perci Intalan and Jun Lana’s The IdeaFirst Company (IdeaFirst), The Orbiters is a light-hearted comedy mini-series that portrays the dynamics of men’s attempts to “orbit” around or catch the attention of their crush. Being  torpe  or afraid to express their admiration, if not show their love, they are contended to admire the object of their affection from afar – like the planets orbiting the sun.

PERFORMANCE-CAPTURE LEADER WETA ADVANCES AND REACHES NEW ZENITH IN “ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL”

From visionary filmmakers James Cameron (Avatar) and Robert Rodriguez (Sin City), comes “Alita: Battle Angel,”  an epic adventure of hope and empowerment, based upon the Manga graphic novel series by Yukito Kishiro. When Alita (Rosa Salazar) awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken in by Ido (Christoph Waltz), a compassionate cyberphysician who realizes that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg core is the heart and soul of a young woman with an extraordinary past. As Alita learns to navigate her new life and the treacherous streets of Iron City, Ido tries to shield her from her mysterious history while her street-smart new friend Hugo (Keean Johnson) offers instead to help trigger her memories. But it is only when the deadly and corrupt forces that run the city, headed by Vector (Mahershala Ali), come after Ido and Alita that she discovers a clue to her past – she has unique fighting abilities ingrained in her that those in power

Get set for double the discounts at Shopee 2.2 Double Double Sale

Enjoy double the deals with daily flash sales starting at  ₱ 22, and the return of Shopee Quiz featuring popular celebrities Robi Domingo and Iya Villania Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, launches the Shopee 2.2 Double Double Sale from January 26 to February 2, featuring twice the savings for Filipino users. Key highlights include up to 90% off top brands across all categories including Oppo, Quaker, Head & Shoulders, and Robinsons Appliances, free shipping starting at  ₱199 , flash sales as low as  ₱ 22, and  ₱7 million worth of  Shopee coins up for grabs.

ISABELA MONER, A REBELLIOUS GIRL WITH A CAUSE IN “INSTANT FAMILY”

She most recently starred in Michael Bay’s  Transformers: The Last Knight  and is set to star in the titular role in Paramount Players’  Dora the Explorer , based on the long-running hit Nickelodeon animated series. Now, sixteen-year old Isabela Moner stars opposite Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne in Paramount Pictures’ heartwarming comedy  Instant Family.

Happy First Anniversary The Skin Bureau!

Last January 26, THE SKIN BUREAU celebrated its first anniversary at the Sofitel Hotel Manila .  It was a well-attended event with CEO Mr Jeffrey Geronimo, MMDA Spokeperson Ms Celine Piologo, celebrities from GMA Artist Center, TSB brand ambassadors, Social Media Influencers, and the Skin Bureau staffs in jovial mood to celebrate the success of the brand. The Skin Bureau CEO Mr. Jeffrey Geronimo with TSB Executives The GMA Artist Center Celebrities grace TSB's First Anniversary   Highlight of the event is the launch of its newest products - TSB Lotion and Glutathione. The brand has variety of products which includes soaps, toner, day and night creams, moisturizer, face mist, face and eyes serum, and lash serum.containing  vitamins for a healthier looking skin that is gentle and effective. Other products coming in are Lipstick, Mist, and Hair Gel. TSB's newest products Skin Lotion and Glutathione THE SKIN BUREAU (TSB) is a brand o

RUEL – THE RISING STAR IS SET TO BRING HIS READY TOUR 2019 TO MANILA THIS MARCH

"If you’re looking for someone to fill the young-pop-prodigy gap in your playlist, look no further than  Ruel .”  –   Time Magazine   “The 15-year-old wunderkind your playlist is missing.”    –   NYLON magazine   Wilbros Live is thrilled to present Australia’s young rising star  RUEL  to perform in Manila for the very first time on  Saturday, March 16th  at the  TEATRINO in Greenhills , San Juan. Tickets will be on-sale on February 1st starting at 10AM via  TicketWorld.com.ph  or at the Music Museum box office.

“GREEN BOOK” CHARMS ITS WAY WITH TOP NOMINATIONS AT THIS YEAR’S OSCARS

In black and white, “The Green Book” clearly made it as one of the front runners for Best Picture at this year’s (2019) Oscar race clutching more nominations in various categories such as Best Actor in a Leading Role (Viggo Mortensen), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Mahershala Ali), Best Original Screenplay and Best in Film Editing.                Academy Award® nominee Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic, The Lord of the Rings trilogy) and Academy Award® winner Mahershala Ali (Moonlight, Hidden Figures) star in Participant Media and DreamWorks Pictures’ Green Book.  In his powerful foray into dramatic work as a feature director, Peter Farrelly helms the film, inspired by a true friendship that transcended race, class and societal constraints of the early 1960s.

TED FAILON FOCUSES ON MANILA BAY IN “FAILON NGAYON” SPECIAL REPORT

Saving Manila’s famous natural harbor… Manila Bay, one of the country’s most beautiful natural harbors and famous tourist spots, is slowly losing its magnificence due to the severe pollution of its waters. Known all over the world for its breathtaking view of the sunset, the bay has been a special place for generations of Filipinos, who go there to fish or bathe, jog and exercise by its side, and spend time with friends or family.

Save as much as P13,995 on Brother Labellers with P-Touch Bundle Deals!

Free TZe tapes and other goodies when you avail of this limited time offering Brother Philippines kicks off the New Year with lots of opportunities for offices and businesses to save. Starting off with executives, professionals and business owners who are looking to professionalize and make their industrial tube labelling more efficient, to offices and industries needing a reliable wire or cable ID solution, Brother has got its P-Touch bundle deals that will allow them save as much as P13,995.

FEEL-GOOD FAMILY MOVIE CONTEMPORIZES CLASSIC TALE FOR TODAY’S GENERATION IN “THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING”

Arthurian legend comes alive and unleashes the power of imagination in the youth in today’s take on the classic tale in the family movie “The Kid Who Would Be King” starring a multigenerational talented cast that includes Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Tom Taylor, Dean Chaumoo, Rhianna Doris and Angus Imrie along with Patrick Stewart and Rebecca Ferguson.                Based on one of the most famous myths of all time, “The Kid Who Would Be King” approaches the legend of King Arthur and his knights in a completely new way, bringing it into the modern world and making it relevant for contemporary audiences.

“THE LEGO MOVIE 2” GOES WHERE NO BRICK HAS GONE BEFORE

Not long ago in a town called Bricksburg, a super-friendly, upbeat and endlessly optimistic guy named Emmet rose from a most ordinary life to become The Special in the mega-hit animated adventure “The LEGO Movie.” Overcoming his doubts and an apparent lack of any notable skills or experience, this LEGO minifigure in the bright orange vest bravely followed his destiny to become a Master Builder and—with the help of his friends—saved the city, won Lucy’s heart and helped make “Everything is Awesome” an irresistible dance-party singalong the world over.

Realme Philippines launches official store on Shopee, holds first 2019 flash sale on January 30

Game changer smartphone brand Realme Philippines officially partners with Shopee, a major online retail platform. This expansion further intensifies Realme’s presence in the e-commerce space and expands the brand’s reach in the country. To celebrate the partnership, Realme C1 will be having its first flash sale this year on January 30. The budget smartphone royalty will be available for only PHP5,590 on the official Realme Shopee store from 12NN to 2PM.

PLDT and Smart bring back spell-binding musical ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ to Manila

After  bringing ‘Phantom of the Opera’ in its sensational Philippine debut in 2012, leading digital services provider PLDT and its mobile services arm Smart Communications are once again presenting the world’s most popular musical as it makes its long-awaited return starting February 20, 2019 at The Theatre at Solaire in Parañaque City.

Indulge in Piolo Pascual's Favorite Snack

No one can resists Piolo's favorite "potpots." I certainly did not. The ultimate heartthrob Piolo Pascual shared his favorite snack, that is, the Potato Giant's Potpots. “Potpots or Potato Potato” is the newest potato snack in the metro being offered by the fast-rising food store   Potato Giant.  It's popular in universities and colleges in Metro Manila and soon other provinces will be able to enjoy this. It is a potato snack thicker than chips but thinner than mojos. A product of Mr.   Jec Cantillion ( owner of Potato Giant) brilliant mind, he admittedly got the inspiration from a Pizza restaurant's famous mojos. Potato Giant offers a variety of food products from mozzarella balls to twister fries, French fries, and of course potpots. They have available stalls in selected Universities and colleges in Metro Manila and soon will expand in various provinces.  As the brand gets bigger, they tapped the country’s Top endorser

ACTING COACH CONCLUDES WORKSHOP FOR KAPUSO STARS WITH CULMINATING ACTIVITY

Renowned international acting coach Anthony Vincent Bova just concluded a year-long workshop with GMA Artist Center stars recently.  “The workshop was devised in different sections for different purposes. One was empowerment and personality development, maturing the actors to have a fruitful and stable career. It’s not just about craft. If you’re not balanced as a human being, it’s going to be a problem and you see it happen all the time with big stars. I strongly believe that it’s not just about being a good actor, but you have to be a balanced person,” said Bova, when asked to briefly describe what he taught various GMA Artist Center stars. 

“STATION 19’S” GREY DAMON STARS IN “THE POSSESSION OF HANNAH GRACE”

Despite the horror Shay Mitchell’s character Megan Reed goes through in Columbia Pictures’  The Possession of Hannah Grace , she has allies who are willing to put themselves in danger to help her. One of the most willing is her cop ex-boyfriend Andrew, played by fast-rising star Grey Damon ( Station 19, Friday Night Lights, The Flash ).

JAMIE RIVERA AND THE COMPANY CELEBRATE LOVE FEELS IN CONCERT

Full of inspiration and loving tunes this Valentine’s… The Philippines' inspirational diva Jamie Rivera is truly in perfect company as she holds a concert with premier vocal group The Company on February 14 (Thursday) at the Music Museum dubbed “Jamie in Perfect Company.” “We will be singing our hits as well as Jamie's and vice versa showing our take on each other's pieces,” Moy Ortiz of The Company shared.

TNT BOYS BAGS AWARDS, OFFICIALLY JOINS INTERNATIONAL TALENT SHOW “THE WORLD’S BEST”

The unstoppable rise of TNT Boys continues as they opened 2019 with more recognitions under their belt and will represent the country in the international talent show “The World’s Best,” which airs soon on US TV network CBS. The trio sustained their winning streak this January, having nabbed the “Breaking Boundaries” award at the 3 rd  Wish 107.5 Music Awards for their massive impact on audiences worldwide and for breaking into the international scene.