Robin Padilla Confirms Movie Project with Marian Rivera

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Robin Padilla revealed that he will possibly do a movie project with Marian Rivera under Regal Entertainment.

The "Guns and Roses" star said he already met with Regal matriarch Mother Lily Monteverde to finalize the deal. "Exciting nga, e. Nag-meeting na kami ni Mother, maganda ang konsepto..matindi."

Asked if he will have a kissing scene with the "Amaya" star in the upcoming movie? "Hindi naman ako papayag na wala. Humanda ka Marian Rivera...magte-training ka sa akin!" Robin said with a smile.

Robin also expressed his excitement over this project which is reportedly considered as Regal's Valentine's Day offering next year.

"Si Marian ang masasabi nating reyna ng GMA. Isang malaking karangalan ang makatrabaho siya. Ang ganda niya! Ano pa bang hihingin ng isang leading man? Wala nang hihilingin ang isang leading man," he said.

Incidentally, Robin's aksyon-serye in ABS-CBN rivals with Marian's epicserye in GMA-7.

Philippine Azkals Guarantee a Better Game vs Sri Lanka on Sunday's Home Game

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The Philippine Azkals vow to exert full effort and promise to win the game against Sri Lankan Brave Reds on Sunday, July 3, in the second leg of their FIFA World Cup qualifier at the Rizal Memorial Stadium.

The Azkals will capitalize on their home advantage after being held by the Sri Lankans to a 1-1 draw in the first leg in Colombo.

"I'm looking forward to the second game," said Azkals goalkeeper Neil Etheridge. "We'd like to win. It'll be great for the fans to see us win in Manila." he added.

James Younghusband admitted they could have pulled off a better game against the Sri Lankans last Wednesday. He, however, assured that they will prove themselves to their Filipino fans on Sunday.

"Good thing is we got a game this Sunday to prove it in front of our home crowd. I'm looking forward to that," said Younghusband.

FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Women in the World 2011 - Full List of Winners

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Here is the complete list of 2011 "FHM's 100 Sexiest Women in the World" as revealed on its FHM Philippines magazine official website (www.fhm.com.ph):

100. Mercedes Cabral
99. Jem Milton
98. Gwyenth Ceridwen
97. Mocha Uson
96. Nadine Samonte
95. Ryza Cenon
94. Chariz Solomon
93. Maui Taylor
92. Jamilla Obispo
91. Alex Gonzaga
90. Kylie Padilla
89. Kitty Girls
88. Alodia Gosiengfiao
87. Saicy Aguila
86. Rufa Mae Quinto
85. Jessie Mendiola
84. Jen Rosendahl
83. EB Babes
82. Sheree
81. Maegan Young
80. Sheena Halili
79. Jinri Park
78. Maria Ozawa
77. Bella Padilla
76. Alyssa Alano
75. Abby Poblador
74. Alessandra De Rossi
73. Paw Diaz
72. Julia Clarete
71. RR Enriquez
70. Aze Sasaki
69. Isabelle Daza
68. Jahziel Manabat
67. Andi Eigenmann
66. Rachelle Ann Go
65. Jennica Garcia
64. Maureen Larrazabal
63. Regine Velasquez
62. Stef Prescott
61. Shaina Magdayao
60. LJ Reyes
59. Paulene So
58. Karylle
57. Jean Garcia
56. Rachel Donaire
55. Megan Fox
54. Jacq Yu
53. Wendy Valdez
52. Paloma
51. Niña Jose
50. Carla Abellana
49. Kristel Moreno
48. Jef Gaitan
47. Janna Dominguez
46. Eula Valdez
45. Iza Calzado
44. Daiana Menezes
43. Georgina Wilson
42. Gwen Zamora
41. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
40. Pauleen Luna
39. Rich Asuncion
38. Erich Gonzales
37. Sarah Geronimo
36. Maja Salvador
35. Bea Alonzo
34. Aubrey Miles
33. Carla Humphries
32. Misa Campo
31. KC Concepcion
30. Ornusa Cadness
29. Toni Gonzaga
28. Priscilla Meirelles
27. Kris Bernal
26. Mariel Rodriguez
25. Michelle Madrigal
24. Heart Evangelista
23. Diana Zubiri
22. Kim Chiu
21. Bianca King
20. Rhian Ramos
19. Regine Angeles
18. Bianca Manalo
17. Anne Curtis
16. Iya Villania
15. Lovi Poe
14. Valerie Concepcion
13. Angelica Panganiban
12. Ehra Madrigal
11. Bangs Garcia
10. Ellen Adarna
9. Jackie Rice
8. Iwa Moto
7. Jennylyn Mercado
6. Katrina Halili
5. Solenn Heussaff
4. Cristine Reyes
3. Angel Locsin
2. Marian Rivera
1. Sam Pinto

Sara Duterte: DILG to Investigate Davao City Mayor's Sheriff Punching Incident

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Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte who was caught by camera punching court sheriff Abe Andres on Friday, July 1, 2011, is facing a possible suspension or dismissal from public service because of the incident.

The incident happened when Sheriff Andres still pursue the execution of house demolition in Davao despite Mayor Duterte's requests to have it delayed in a bit while she gets her poor constituents out of the site, calmly.

Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo said in an interview with ABS-CBN's ANC channel that the Mayor's unbecoming actions against the sheriff may be penalized with a simple reprimand to dismissal from service. He added that it is up to the sheriff if he will pursue the case against Duterte.

Robredo also said that the DILG now investigates the incident.

Sam Pinto Officially Named Philippines' Sexiest in FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World 2011

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Its official!

After over 30 million text, print ballot and online votes casted for a span of 3 months, Kapuso star Sam Pinto has been declared this year's sexiest in FHM Philippines’ 100 Sexiest Women in the World poll.

On second place is Kapuso primetime queen Marian Rivera followed by Kapamilya actress Angel Locsin.

Here is the complete Top 20 of FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World for 2011:

1. Sam Pinto
2. Marian Rivera
3. Angel Locsin
4. Cristine Reyes
5. Solenn Heussaff
6. Katrina Halili
7. Jennylyn Mercado
8. Iwa Moto
9. Jackie Rice
10. Ellen Adarna
11. Bangs Garcia
12. Ehra Madrigal
13. Angelica Panganiban
14. Valerie Concepcion
15. Lovi Poe
16. Iya Villania
17. Anne Curtis
18. Bianca Manalo
19. Regine Angeles
20. Rhian Ramos

Mary Christine Jolly and Derek Ramsay's Marriage Valid; Angelica Panganiban Fights for Derek

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Despite Derek Ramsay's alleged threat to leave the Kapamilya network should the TV station pursue to release its shocking discovery about his previous marriage with an Indian-Filipina model, TV Patrol bravely featured the news in last night's newscast and even compelled Derek and current girlfriend Angelica Panganiban to personally admit the rumor.

Based on the copy of marriage contract secured by ABS-CBN News from the National Statistics Office, "Derek Arthur Ramsay" and "Mary Christine Jolly", then 21-year-old and a Las Pinas born Indian-Filipina model, got married on April 3, 2002 at 3 p.m. in a ceremony officiated by then Balagtas Mayor Reinaldo Castro at his office in Balagtas, Bulacan.




According to Atty. Jean Ferry, a family legal expert, Derek's marriage with Mary Christine can be considered legal up to this time.

If the certificate of marriage has no annotation that is required, then on its face, the marriage is still subsisting and still valid...To other persons, he is still married,” the lawyer said.

In the same featured interview, Derek said he has left the matter to his lawyers.

My lawyers are taking care of the various legal options that we have and handle the issue. It’s being taken care of as we speak,” he said.

This is a very personal matter which I'll share with everyone and have to face in the coming months.... For me, just like all the other intrigues that happen every month, I'll focus on work, and for those who have given support, I want to say thank you and to let you know that she (Angelica) stands by me and our relationship is very strong,” Derek added.

To give his support and to prove that she still cares for him no matter what, the calm and relaxed Angelica joined Derek during the interview.




Siyempre, gusto naming harapin na masaya, ‘di ba? So tina-try namin ang best namin na labanan ito, na okay kami,” Angelica said.

The news about Derek's marriage was previously featured here at Showbiznest (click HERE to read the article) following the rumor about Derek's sudden decision to cancel his guesting in "Gandang Gabi Vice" when he learned that “TV Patrol” will air this shocking exclusive report.

Photos courtesy of TV Patrol

Davao Flash Flood Kills 29, Leaves 12,714 Families Homeless

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The death toll from flash floods that hit Davao City following heavy rains last Tuesday rose to 29 as of Thursday evening, a military official said.Justify Full
The last to be recovered was the body of four-year-old Cherry Saturos, while two persons — three-month-old Mark Louie Falomar and 34-year-old Zaldy Supa - have yet to be found as of 7:30 p.m. Thursday, according to Maj. Jacob Thaddeus Obligado, commander of the 10th Civil Military Operations battalion.

In its 6 p.m. update, The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said 12,714 families were affected in Talomo Proper, Matina Crossing, Matina, Pangi and Matina Aplaya villages.

It said that as of Thursday, the Department of Social Welfare and Development provided family food packs to the affected families.

Also, the DSWD conducted critical incident stress debriefing and deployed social workers to the evacuation centers and funeral parlors.

"According to the affected residents, it was the first time they experienced floodwaters that is more or less 10 feet deep. The floodwaters subsided at 5:00 AM 29 June 2011," the NDRRMC said.

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Jake Ejercito, Out! Andi Eigenmann says: "Albie Casiño is my only boyfriend before Jake. Common sense!"

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Read below Andi Eigenmann's twitter post 14 hours ago giving us an exact hint on who really is the father of her unborn child.




For your better understanding, I've only had one boyfriend before Jake whom I've only been seeing for the past 2 months. Therefore, Jake cannot be the said ex-boyfriend whom everyone has been talking about. #commonsense"

Now, can you guess the culprit? Kailangan pa bang i-memorize yan?

World Record Broken on Global Smurfs Day!

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4,891 SMURFS FANS SET A NEW GUINNESS WORLD RECORD™ TITLE
FOR LARGEST GATHERING OF PEOPLE DRESSED AS SMURFS
WITHIN A 24-HOUR PERIOD IN MULTIPLE VENUES
ON GLOBAL SMURFS DAY




On June 25, 2011, in honor of Global Smurfs Day, Smurfs fans in 11 cities around the world set a new Guinness World Records title for the Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Smurfs within a 24-hour Period in Multiple Venues, as announced by Marc Weinstock, president, Worldwide Marketing for Sony Pictures Entertainment. The worldwide events were organized by Sony Pictures Entertainment and Sony Pictures Animation in anticipation of the release of The Smurfs® (opening in the Philippines on August 10.)

As worldwide audiences turned out to celebrate the birthday of Peyo, the creator of the Smurfs, fans came to events dressed as Smurfs (white Smurf hat, white pants and shoes, and body painted blue). Adjudicators from Guinness World Records confirmed that a total of 4,891 people dressed as Smurfs in 11 locations simultaneously around the world, claiming a new title for Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Smurfs within a 24-hour Period in Multiple Venues. The previous record had been 2,510 people dressed as Smurfs.

The global record was set by people dressed as Smurfs in Brussels, Belgium; Athens, Greece; Scheveningen (The Hague), Holland; Dublin, Ireland; Mexico City, Mexico; Panama City, Panama; Warsaw, Poland; Moscow, Russia; Johannesburg, South Africa; New York, USA; and London, UK.

Commenting on the announcement, Weinstock said, “It’s a thrill to see so many people turn out to be a part of this true fan moment in Smurfs history. Breaking a Guinness World Record on Global Smurfs Day is a testament to the enormous appeal and popularity of these beloved characters.”

Aleksandr Vypirailenko, Guinness World Records Adjudicator, added, “We are impressed by the level of coordination and timing required to pull off this truly global record attempt. With 11 cities, each with hundreds of people dressed as Smurfs – and it all happened simultaneously. We apply the same strict rules and exacting approach to every record that we recognize, and it’s exciting to see that this record was not simply broken, but smashed.”

In addition, people around the world observed Global Smurfs Day, from lit monuments in Brazil to a fun-filled family event at the Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen. In France, Smurf figurines inhabited Paris’s garden of the Champs de Mars (in front of the Eiffel Tower).

In the Philippines, Global Smurfs Day was celebrated with festivities for the family at the SM Mall of Asia in an afternoon of fun games, wacky snaps at the BaiCapture photo booth, tattoo painting and free blue cotton candy.


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Mexico


Paris


Russia


U.S.


The Smurfs make their first 3D trip to the big screen in Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures Animation’s hybrid live-action and animated family comedy, The Smurfs. When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the Smurfs out of their village, through a magical portal, and into our world, they land in the middle of New York’s Central Park. Just three apples high and stuck in the Big Apple, the Smurfs must find a way to get back to their village before Gargamel tracks them down. Directed by Raja Gosnell. The producer is Jordan Kerner. The screenplay is by J. David Stem & David N. Weiss and Jay Scherick & David Ronn from a story by J. David Stem & David N. Weiss, based on the Characters and Works of Peyo.

First Look: “Fright Night” Character Banners

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DreamWorks Pictures has just released the character banners its new suspense-thriller “Fright Night,” a re-imagining of the 1985 comedy-horror classic.

The individual banners feature the main characters played by Colin Farrell, Anton Yelchin, David Tennant and Imogen Poots.






In the film, senior Charley Brewster (Yelchin) finally has it all - he’s running with the popular crowd and dating the hottest girl (Poots) in high school. In fact, he’s so cool he’s even dissing his best friend Ed (Christopher Mintz-Plasse). But trouble arrives when an intriguing stranger Jerry (Farrell) moves in next door. He seems like a great guy at first, but there’s something not quite right - yet no one, including Charley’s mom (Toni Collette), seems to notice! After witnessing some very unusual activity, Charley comes to an unmistakable conclusion: Jerry is a vampire preying on his neighborhood. Unable to convince anyone that he’s telling the truth, Charley has to find a way to get rid of the monster himself.

Opening across the Philippines in September, “Fright Night is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International.

Chris Hansen and Ritz-Carlton Affair Caught on Camera

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52 year-old Emmy award-winning host Chris Hansen has reportedly been caught cheating on his wife according to the National Enquirer.

Hansen, who lives with his wife Mary with their two kids in Connecticut is having a four-month old affair with Kristyn Caddell, 30, an anchor at WPTV-TV in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Hansen and Kristin were allegedly secretly videotaped June 24 arriving for a romantic diner at the Ritz-Carlton's Angle restaurant in Manalapan, Florida.

Caddell, 30, was an intern at the station before later becoming a reporter. Her bio on the WPTV website says she started at the station six years ago, left for other TV jobs in California, Texas and Tennessee, before returning to West Palm Beach.

Hansen has worked for various NBC News shows, including Dateline NBC and the hidden-camera sting-operation show To Catch a Predator, since 1993. He has won seven Emmy awards.

Milla Jovovich Stars in ‘The Three Musketeers’

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The second trailer for The Three Musketeers was released online June 28, offering a full-length view of the adventure, filled with action-packed sword fights, hot air balloon battles and a flame-throwing spectacle.

The film stars Logan Lerman (Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief) as the irrepressible D’Artagnan who joins forces with the legendary but rogue musketeers – Athos, Porthos and Aramis, played by Matthew Macfadyen (Robin Hood), Ray Stevenson (Thor), and Luke Evans (Clash of the Titans), respectively.

This new trailer shows this latest remake of the tale of the musketeers and their goal to stop a deadly double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and putting the world at war.

In the role of M’lady de Winter, Milla Jovovich, the star of the Resident Evil franchise, is directed by her husband Paul W.S. Anderson, who has loosely adapted the Alexandre Dumas novel.

Also joining the ensemble is Christoph Waltz as Cardinal Richelieu, Mads Mikkelsen (Casino Royale) as Rochefort and Orlando Bloom (Pirates of the Caribbean) as the Duke of Buckingham.

After a September 30 debut in Sweden, The Three Musketeers opens in 3D October 12-14 in North America, the UK, Australia, France and other European countries, then rolls out in other markets through November.


The Three Musketeers - Trailer:




Meet your DREAMDATE for the Digital Age…The 1st Original Pinoy Dating Game Show on Studio 23!

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Hello Media and Studio 23 join forces to propel romance on Philippine TV to another level with the launch of the 1st “ORIGINAL PINOY” dating game show, “DREAM DATE” premiering on July 15, Friday at 11:30 pm.

“DREAMDATE is the first ever tri-media, dating game-lifestyle show in the Philippines created by Filipinos! This is not a franchise from foreign shows…” says David Abrenilla, the executive producer and creator of the show.

All TV viewers at home and Filipinos all over the world are invited to experience the dawning of this new era of dating entertainment!

This grand multi-media launch aims to ultimately connect all three main media outlets- online, mobile and television to meet the growing demands of today’s generation of digital consumers who are seeking entertainment, interaction and user generated content.

Providing the show with its unique match-making system is the nation’s very own and first on-line and mobile dating-lifestyle network, Chuzi. This matchmaker guarantees a selection process that is exciting yet safe, non-offensive and free from rejection. Chuzi makes the contestants dating experience a memorable one by linking them up to the one they’re attracted to and are attracted to them. The DREAMDATE show is actually an extension of Chuzi. Consumers shall use the internet or their mobile phone to enroll in the game, in hopes of finding their match. The consumers are analyzed based on their success with the game and will be invited to a casting call, to have a chance to be on DREAMDATE show.

In their search for the ultimate DREAMDATE, 6 contestants, 3 girls and 3 boys, will take on questionings and other challenges, in a progressive fashion, for their compatibility. At the end, the contestants will be given the chance to vote for their DREAMDATE based on their looks, personality and special talent.

Spreading their love vibe to DREAMDATE are two of the most charming and dynamic TV personalities in town, Myx VJ, Bianca Roque and Magandang Umaga host, Andrei Felix.




I’m extremely thrilled and grateful to be part of such a fun and dynamic show!,” Bianca says.

The driven, talented and creative team behind it like Director Frank and Producer David makes it even better. It’s not your usual dating game show. For our contestants, we not only have beauty queens but also tough girls and girls-next-door. At the same time, we have the on-line component which is the lifestyle angle of the show. In that website, you could get tips and advises on how to dress-up, make-up, where to go on dates, what to do. I’m sure everyone will get something out of this show…” added Bianca.

This is actually one of my ‘dream jobs!” says co-host and former Myx VJ Andrei.

I’ve been on radio, I’ve been a VJ as well. I’ve done basketball and I’m currently hosting a morning show. But this is something I haven’t done yet…Being part of DREAMDATE is overwhelming…It’s a very big project… The concept of the shiw is that everybody can join in.” Andrei adds.

This is not the first time the DREAMDATE partners are hosting the show together. They used to work with MYX where they became very good friends.

DREAMDATE executive producer David Abrenilla explains the role of the two in the show…“Here we have Bianca who gives the advise, our “Love Guru” and Drei, our “Love Cupid” and together, we have the perfect match to find your dream date.”

Bianca and Andrei’s youthful good looks may belie their wit and wisdom beyond years. But definitely, they are no strangers to heart matters.

I’ve had my fair share of experiences when it comes to love. I’ve had all kinds of relationships that might be helpful to the kids right now. It would be awesome to at least share with them a little bit of things that I know,” Bianca shares.

Although Bianca and Andrei have had their share of blunders in the romance department, they neither lost their pro-active stance in the dating scene nor their sense of humor in finding true love. Their treasure chest of experiences, insights and practical tips, they vow to gamely share them on the show with viewers and contestants alike.

The DREAMDATE duo is looking forward, as well, to learning love lessons from the t.v. viewers and the dating contestants.

Though DREAMDATE is a Match made in Heaven for the Digital Age, it is neither only for the tech- savvy nor the social butterflies, DREAMDATE is for anyone and everyone with a big heart for upgrading their relational and communication skills and with a great spirit for expressing and sharing their love quotient.

Newcomer Coleen Garcia Causes Rift Between Enrique Gil and Sam Concepcion

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ABS-CBN’s young leading men Enrique Gil and Sam Concepcion play half-brothers with a sibling rivalry in “Good Vibes,” but could they possibly be rivals in real-life as well?

Enrique, after all, is the former boyfriend of their co-star, model-turned-actress Coleen Garcia, who is now being paired with Sam.

The former “Little Big Star” champion recently admitted that he is now ready to have a girlfriend, which prompted people to assume he is wooing Coleen, his love interest in the show.

Coleen, meawhile, admitted she also has a “past” with Sam. They used to appear in the same shows, he as a singer and she as a model.

We crossed paths when we were younger, around 9 years old pa lang kami. But we never really talked to each other,” she said.

It was only in “Good Vibes” that they become friends and it didn’t take long before they got closer to each other than to anyone else in the group.

We’re all close in GV. But since we started taping, Sam and I became much closer because we’re both playful and like to joke around,” she said.

But Coleen was quick to point out that her real-life relationship with Sam can’t be compared to that of Monique and Marc’s, their characters in the show.

Si Monique and Marc, their relationship with each other as mag-ex is very heavy and emotional. Ako kasi, I'm a very bubbly and happy person. So with Sam, I make sure that everything is light. Bawal ang negativity, dapat palaging positive,” she explained.

While the two heartthrobs remain mum about the issues about them, it is obvious that their characters in the show still have a long way to go before getting along for real.

Viewers should not miss the coming episode of the leading youth-oriented program “Good Vibes,” where the dance groups of half-brothers Marc (Sam) and Troy (Enrique) clash during an audition to a contest they are both joining, unintentionally.

Wanting to revive the Sinagdiwa dance troupe, Marc urges his friends to try their luck at the Pilipinas dance challenge, the same contest being eyed by their former co-member Troy with his original crew Bustamoves. Complicating the situation further is Geleen’s (Linn Oeymo) desire to join Troy’s group.

Fans of the show’s love teams should also stay tuned as Troy finally decide which girl he will pursue as girlfriend - Geleen or his best friend Maribeth (Devon Seron). Marc and his ex-girlfriend Monique (Coleen Garcia) also have to settle the score on their own relationship.

Franco (Arron Villaflor) also tries to save his friendship with Marc, who found out about his relationship with Marc’s sister Carmi (Kristel Moreno).

Find out where these exciting turn of events head to this Sunday on “Good Vibes,” after “ASAP ROCKS” on ABS-CBN.

President Noynoy Aquino's First Year in Service Will be Reviewed by Karen Davila in “Krusada”

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During his inauguration, Pres. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III spoke about taking the straight path in leadership, called the people his “bosses,” and said that without corruption in the government, no Filipino will wallow in poverty.

A year after he coined such catchphrases as “tuwid na daan,” “kayo ang boss ko,” and “kung walang corrupt, walang mahirap,” was he able to stay true to his promises to the people?

This Thursday, June 30, in “Krusada,” ABS-CBN news anchor Karen Davila will look through Aquino’s performance in his first 365 days in office.

His administration did come up with projects such as the "conditional cash transfer" for poor people and “tawid pasada” for drivers affected by the oil price hike. However, some people wonder if these programs really address the problem or just provide short-term solutions.

Some of the resource persons who will share their opinions are Gang Badoy, the founder of the “Dear Noynoy” Facebook Fanpage, Mae Paner aka Juana Change, an artist- director and political activist who supported PNoy during his candidacy, Ramon Casiple from the Institute for Political and Electoral Reform (IPER), and Rep. Mitos Magsaysay, who once called PNoy the “laziest, most stubborn, most inefficient president we’ve ever had.”

In his first year, did the President really treat the people like his boss? Was he able to guide the nation towards taking the straight path? Is the government free from corruption and the Filipinos, free from poverty?

Hear the thoughts of different Pinoys on PNoy’s crusade this Thursday, June 30, in “Krusada,” after “Bandila” on ABS-CBN.

Ford on LaBeouf: "Shia LaBeouf is an idiot!" - Harrison Ford

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Veteran Hollywood actor Harrison Ford has called Shia LaBeouf an "idiot" for publicly bashing the latest Indiana Jones franchise where both of them starred.

Ford and LaBeouf worked together for 2008's franchise of the 1989 blockbuster film Indiana Jones titled "Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull" which grossed nearly $800 million worldwide.

But despite its blockbuster turnout, LaBeouf admitted he was disappointed with the revival, insisting he had "dropped the ball" and let devotees down.

"I feel like I dropped the ball on the legacy that people loved and cherished... You can blame it on the writer and you can blame it on (director) Steven (Spielberg). But the actor's job is to make it come alive and make it work, and I couldn't do it..." LaBeouf said, adding "We (Ford and LaBeouf) had major discussions. He wasn't happy with it either."

But on his recent interview with Details magazine, Ford belied what his co-star said and even called him a moron for his reaction: "I think he was an expletive idiot. As an actor, I think it's my obligation to support the film without making a complete a** of myself. Shia is ambitious, attentive, and talented - and he's learning how to deal with a situation which is very unique and difficult."

Albie Casiño's Mom Speaks of Andi Eigenmann's Pregnancy

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After Jake Ejercito's denial and request to spare him from Andi Eigenmann's pregnancy issue, all eyes are now set on young actor Albie Casiño, the expectant mom's ex-boyfriend.

Andi (@andieigengirl) who is now 18 weeks pregnant, sent a direct message (DM) last night to @andreadeguzman which says:

"I'm happy so don't worry. Pls don't judge and assume stuff. It was all cleared by my mom earlier.I just hope people would stop assuming and say stuff. Again, I'm happy.. Let's all be! Goodnyt"

On her other twitter post, Andi said: "It just feels amazing how all of you are here for me."

But still, the pregnant young actress keeps mum on who really is the father of her unborn child.

Although Albie's mom, Mrs. Anna Kathrina Casiño posted this message last night on her twitter account: "no ones denying nor confirming. Just saying he is not her 1st bf & I didnt hear ms jaclyn say Albie did u?", she still not confirming if Albie really is the culprit in Andi's pregnancy.

Transformers 3 Fails to Beat Transformers 2's First Day Box Office Gross

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The giant "Transformers" robots have shrunk a bit in the early going at the box office.

Distributor Paramount Pictures says "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" launched with $13.5 million domestically in screenings Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

That's less than the $16.6 million that the second of the three "Transformers" flicks, "Revenge of the Fallen," took in from midnight screenings alone two years ago. "Revenge of the Fallen" went on to top $400 million domestically and $800 million worldwide.

"Dark of the Moon" pulled in $5.5 million from screenings that started at 9 p.m. or later Tuesday at about 2,700 theaters. The movie added $8 million at about 3,000 cinemas in post-midnight showings overnight.

The comparison to "Revenge of the Fallen" is worse considering that 70 percent of revenues for "Dark of the Moon" came from 3-D screenings, which cost a few dollars more than 2-D showings. That means even fewer tickets sold than for early screenings of "Revenge of the Fallen," which played only in 2-D.

Still, "Dark of the Moon" is expected to do huge business the rest of the week and over the Fourth of July weekend, one of the year's busiest times at theaters.

Paramount has expanded the movie domestically to about 4,000 theaters.

Sneak Peek: Horrible Bosses

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Character actors Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis join A-Listers Jennifer Aniston, Colin Farrell, Kevin Spacey and Jamie Foxx, in New Line Cinema's dark comedy "Horrible Bosses."

In the film, management candidate Nick Hendricks (Bateman) has been logging 12-hour days and eating everything his twisted supervisor Dave Harken (Spacey) dishes out, toward the promise of a well-earned promotion. But now he knows that's never going to happen.

Meanwhile, dental assistant Dale Arbus (Day) has been struggling to maintain his self-respect against the relentless X-rated advances of Dr. Julia Harris, D.D.S. (Aniston), when she suddenly turns up the heat.

And accountant Kurt Buckman (Sudeikis) has just learned that his company's corrupt new owner, Bobby Pellit (Farrell), is not only bent on ruining his career but plans to funnel toxic waste into an unsuspecting population.

What can you do when your boss is a psycho, a man-eater or a total tool?

Quitting is not an option. These monsters must be stopped. So, on the strength of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a hustling ex-con whose street cred is priced on a sliding scale (Foxx), the guys devise a convoluted but foolproof plan to rid the world of their respective employers… permanently.

But even the best-laid plans are only as good as the brains behind them.

"Horrible Bosses" is directed by Seth Gordon and produced by Brett Ratner and Jay Stern, from a screenplay by Michael Markowitz and John Francis Daley & Jonathan Goldstein, story by Markowitz.

Opening soon across the Philippines, "Horrible Bosses" is a New Line Cinema distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.

Haley Joel Osment Stars in "Wake the Dead"

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Former "The Sixth Sense" star Haley Joel Osment is all grown-up and making a comeback in the film "Wake the Dead", the film adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic horror story "Frankenstein."

In the movie, based on Steven Niles' Frankenstein-themed graphic novels, 23-year-old Osment will play Victor Franklin, a college student morbidly experimenting with the limits of human death.

"Wake the Dead" is under the direction of by Jay Russell ("Tuck Everlasting," "Ladder 49").


Toy Story 4 Movie Coming Soon Reveals Tom Hanks; Green Lantern 2 Follows Suit

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Everybody will agree for sure when I say people really can't get enough of Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the whole "Toy Story" gang. Now, it wouldn't also come as a surprise that the most famous computer-animated film which grossed more than one billion dollars in worldwide receipts would be seeing a sequel in development even if Pixar already said that the third installment would be the final in the franchise - well, that was before it hit billions worldwide .

And yes, good news! The movie's lead star Tom Hanks spill the beans and (accidentally?) told the BBC News that he's heard a Toy Story 4 is being worked on at the moment.

"I think there will be yeah." Hanks tells the BBC News. "Yeah, yeah, think they're working on it now. There you go."

Just last week, Pixar revealed that the studio will have its second release in 2013 but didn't specify whether it would be a sequel to their hits like Wall E, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles or an entirely new story.

Let's cross our fingers and hope it would be a new adventure for our favorite toy comrades.

Meanwhile, another two sequels are also rumored to be in the works: Warner Brothers has reportedly begun developing Green Lantern 2 and William Shatner has come out and said he won't be making a cameo in Star Trek 2. However, there's no confirmation yet from the producers of this hit films on whether there are plans to do another installments.

Justin Bieber New Album To Be Released Soon

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One year after the released of his highly successful platinum studio album "My World 2.0", Justin Bieber revealed that he is now working on a follow-up album

"I want to work a lot with myself," says the pop superstar. Adding, "And I want to write a lot myself. I will be working with a lot of other producers and stuff like that, but I'm just writing a lot, writing on tour. I'm writing about how I feel and producing. I've been producing on my laptop and on my computer. I've been really into it and, hopefully, this next album will be huge."

Bieber also said that the new album will surely brings out what he does best: "I've done a lot on my acoustic guitar, so it's gonna have that vibe. I'm not gonna really limit myself. I think music is music, and genre - I mean, I know there's country music, there's rock music, but my music is different. My voice is not meant for any style. I just want to make music."

Meet Your Newest Bestfriend "Bangis" This Monday on TV5 Primetime

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TV5 continues its primetime ventures with ‘Bangis,’ an exciting TV series that will offer Filipino families a good storyline anchored on valuing family, peers, animals and the environment beginning on Monday (July 4) after Wil Time Bigtime on TV5 Primetime Panalo.

A TV adaptation of the Carlo J. Caparas komiks novel ‘Matatalim na Pangil sa Gubat,’ Bangis introduces an array of characters led by Bangis, a giant but playful and gentle prehistoric creature that feels and thinks human. The TV series stars Oyo Sotto as Leon, a famed wild animal hunter who is on a mission to capture a giant crocodile who brings fears to Sitio Talim. The search prompted him to clash with but eventually get smitten by Danita Paner’s character Maya, an environmentalist who naturally despises those who harm the biodiversity like Leon.

Joining the Bangis cast are Felix Roco as Alamid, a kind-hearted local who wants to follow in Leon’s footsteps; Wendy Valdez as Savannah, a sultry model and scheming wife of Don Serpente; and Rodjun Cruz as Musang, a crocodile hunter and notorious rival of Leon.

Yul Servo portrays Don Serpente, the story’s main villain who has a chunk of business interests in Sitio Talim. Miriam Quiambao is Josie, the mother of Eboy who also treats Bangis as her own son. Also in the cast are Katherine Luna as Magdalena, the submissive wife of Musang; Bayani Agbayani as Chairman Shepperd, Sitio Talim’s chieftain and husband to Marissa Sanchez’s character Bb. Tiririt, the stern teacher of Eboy.

Completing the cast are Carlo J. Caparas’s son CJ Caparas playing the role of Falcon, the constant ally of Leon; Jazz Ocampo as Tweety, the sweet and naïve daughter of Shepperd and Tiririt; Mavi Lozano as Puma, brother of Don Serpente and rival of Alamid to Tweety’s heart; Mr. Danny Javier as Lolo Wago, the town’s old wise man and grandfather of Maya; and Ms. Tessie Tomas as Mama Mia, the loving nanny of Leon.

The TV series also introduces a cast of child actors including BJ Go as Eboy, Bangis’ adventurous and caring best friend; Gerald Pesigan as Bakting, the town’s child bully; and Junyka Santarin as Katkat, daughter of Don Serpente and Savanna and the friend of Eboy.

A TV5 co-production with Double Vision, Bangis is helmed by two of the industry’s in-demand directors: Topel Lee and Robert Quebral. The theme song of the series, “Ako’y Kasama Mo,” is an original composition of Vince de Jesus and sung by Talentadong Pinoy challenger Michael Renz Cortez.

Meet your newest best friend Bangis and the rest of the cast this Monday, July 4, on TV5’s Primetime Panalo.

Andi Eigenmann is Pregnant, Confirms Jacklyn Jose

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It all started as a blind item. Then last Tuesday, June 28, Showbiznest put a name on the personality involved in it. And on last night's TV Partol's newscast, Jacklyn Jose confirmed that her daughter Andi Eigenmann is 18 weeks and two days pregnant.

"I just want to tell everyone that, yes, it's true. My daughter is pregnant. Hindi madali pero kailangan kong tanggapin." a tearful Jaclyn Jose admits.

"She decided to keep the baby and naging proud naman ako sa anak ko. Mahal namin yan eh. Mahal ng pamilya ko si Andi." she added.

Jaclyn also asked the public not to judge her daughter and likewise hopes that everyone will understand Andi's current situation.

"Kung may nagawang pagkakamali ang anak ko, hindi ko sinasabing tama, wag na lang husgahan, Bigyan niyo rin siya ng pagkakataon tutal buhay naman yan at kami na ang bahalang family."

Jacklyn, however, refused to reveal the name of the culprit.

"First boyfriend niya. Wala na sila 'nun. Iniwanan siya nung nabuntis siya. I don't want to talk about him anymore. Wala akong hinihingi sa kanila ni ayaw ko sila makita," Jaclyn said firmly.

Many are speculating that it is Jake Ejercito, son of ex-President Joseph Estrada with former actress Laarni Enriquez, who impregnant the 21-year-old Kapamilya star. But Jake is quick to denied the rumor.

On his twitter account, he said that he is not the father of Andi’s unborn baby nor Andi's first boyfriend.

"I'd just like to ask everyone not to jump into conclusions and misinterpret what has been said. I am not Andi's first boyfriend. Let us just respect and pray for her, her baby, and family," he said.

Derek Ramsay Married But Not with Angelica Panganiban

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Despite Derek Ramsay's alleged threat to leave the Kapamilya network should the TV station pursue to release its shocking discovery about his previous marriage with an Indian-Filipina model, TV Patrol bravely featured the news in last night's newscast and even compelled Derek and current girlfriend Angelica Panganiban to personally admit the rumor.

Based on the copy of marriage contract secured by ABS-CBN News from the National Statistics Office, "Derek Arthur Ramsay" and "Mary Christine Jolly", then 21-year-old and a Las Pinas born Indian-Filipina model, got married on April 3, 2002 at 3 p.m. in a ceremony officiated by then Balagtas Mayor Reinaldo Castro at his office in Balagtas, Bulacan.




According to Atty. Jean Ferry, a family legal expert, Derek's marriage with Mary Christine can be considered legal up to this time.

If the certificate of marriage has no annotation that is required, then on its face, the marriage is still subsisting and still valid...To other persons, he is still married,” the lawyer said.

In the same featured interview, Derek said he has left the matter to his lawyers.

My lawyers are taking care of the various legal options that we have and handle the issue. It’s being taken care of as we speak,” he said.

This is a very personal matter which I'll share with everyone and have to face in the coming months.... For me, just like all the other intrigues that happen every month, I'll focus on work, and for those who have given support, I want to say thank you and to let you know that she (Angelica) stands by me and our relationship is very strong,” Derek added.

To give his support and to prove that she still cares for him no matter what, the calm and relaxed Angelica joined Derek during the interview.

“Siyempre, gusto naming harapin na masaya, ‘di ba? So tina-try namin ang best namin na labanan ito, na okay kami,” Angelica said.

The news about Derek's marriage was previously featured here at Showbiznest (click HERE to read the article) following the rumor about Derek's sudden decision to cancel his guesting in "Gandang Gabi Vice" when he learned that “TV Patrol” will air this shocking exclusive report.

Photos courtesy of TV Patrol

Philippine Azkals vs Sri Lankan Brave Reds Game Result: 1-1 Draw

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The Sri Lankan Brave Reds held the Philippine Azkals to a 1-1 draw as they frustrated the Nationals’ attempt to score a historic first win in the FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

The Nationals had difficulties controlling the tempo in the first half against the Sri Lankans' tough defense.

The Sri Lankans scored the first goal of the game when Chathura Gunaratne’s free kick went through in the 40th minute.

Fortunately, Filipino-American Nate Burkey scored a header off a Chieffy Caligdong free kick on the 49th minute to equalize for the Azkals.

It was a highly physical game that was marred by diving on the part of the Sri Lankans.

The uneven grass of the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo also affected the Azkals' ball handling.

Several Azkals, including James Younghusband, Angel Guirado and Stephan Schrock, were given yellow cards for fouling their opponents.

The Azkals also had several scoring attempts through Phil Younghusband, Aly Borromeo and Chieffy Caligdong, and Ian Araneta.

The match was the first leg of a 2-leg home-and-away tie.

The next leg will take place at the historic Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila on July 3.

The Philippines needs to either win or hold Sri Lanka to a goalless draw in the second leg to advance to the next round.

- ABS-CBN Sports

Meet the Characters of TV5's "Bangis"

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TV5 presents its newest primetime adventure series - "Carlo J. Caparas’ Bangis".


“A wild animal with a tamed heart” – this will set Bangis, a 30-foot almost prehistoric-like crocodile, apart from his species. He shares a nearly brotherly like friendship with his master Eboy, a young local boy together with his family who raised Bangis to be one of their own in a peaceful town were crocodile farming is a way of living…until a series of killings that is apparently done by a giant crocodile placing Bangis as the prime suspect.

This attracted the attention of Leon, a world famous hunter, to capture the giant crocodile. And the adventure begins.


Meet the cast of "Bangis" below:

Bangis - a giant but gentle crocodile who has become a member of the family of Eboy. He is very playful croc and very protective of Eboy. This character will be talking to Eboy through his thoughts ala “look who’s talking.”


BJ Go as Eboy – best friend of Bangis


Oyo Sotto as Leon – a famous wild animal hunter haunted by his past


Danita Paner as Maya – an environmentalist and love interest of Leon


Miriam Quiambao as Josie – the mother of Eboy and Bangis


Rodjun Cruz as Musang – a crocodile trainer and notorious rival of Leon


Felix Roco as Alamid – a nice local boy, friend of Tweety, Lolo Wago and Maya, aspiring to be a hunter like Leon


Yul Servo as Don Serpente – main villain, crocodile farm owner, enemy of Leon’s family


Wendy Valdez as Savannah – a sultry model and scheming wife of main villain Don Serpente.


Bayani Agbayani as Chairman Shepperd – head of town Talim and husband of Bb. Tiririt


Jazz Ocampo as Tweety – sweet and innocent daughter of Shepperd and Tiririt


Marissa Sanchez as Bb. Tiririt – teacher of Eboy and wife of Shepperd


CJ Caparas as Falcon – the constant ally and companion of Leon


Mav Lozano as Puma – brother of Don Serpente, bratty rival of Alamid to Tweety’s heart


Junyka Santarin as Katkat – daughter of Dominador and Savanna and friend of Eboy


Tessie Tomas as Mama Mia – the loving nanny of Leon


Danny Javier as Lolo Wago - the town’s old wise man and grandfather of Maya who wears the secret of the town

“Bangis” is set to premiere this Monday, July 4, on TV5’s Primetime Panalo.

Images courtesy of TV5

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