Saturday, August 2, 2014

Big Reveal: Iza Calzado Has a Daughter

Iza Calzado reveals her secret.

On “Hawak Kamay,” having asked for Meann’s (Nikki Gil) hand in marriage, Gin (Piolo Pascual) decides to turn over Emong (Zaijian Jaranilla), Dara (Xyriel Manabat), and Ningning (Yesha Camile) to his Lola Remedios (Matutina) to stand as their caretaker.

The kids, though saddened by the new setup, accept Gin’s decision. 

Meanwhile, Atty. Bianca’s (Iza Calzado) past is revealed in a flashback: Lorry (Andrea Brillantes) is not her younger sister. She is her daughter. 

Catch the story of “Hawak Kamay” weeknight after “TV Patrol” on ABS-CBN. For updates, visit “Hawak Kamay’s” official website (, like "Hawak Kamay" on Facebook (, and follow @HawakkamayTV on Twitter and Instagram.

Judy Ann Santos Grants 1-Million, House and Lot and a Dream Wedding for Lucky Couple in 'I Do'

ABS-CBN, on Friday night, released the first trailer for its newest reality show, "I Do," givings a glimpse of the 9 couples who are looking to have a head start on married life as they share their journey on national TV.

Watch below:

Hosted by Judy Ann Santos, "I Do" will give the winning couple, which will be determined through a series of challenges that will test the contestants' relationships, P1-million, house and lot, in addition to their dream wedding as prizes.

"I Do" premieres later this year on ABS-CBN.

Ellen Adarna and Boyfriend Raoul Olbes - Intimate Photos Compiled in 10 Seconds

Sexy actress Ellen Adarna released a video collage of photos showing her with Raoul Olbes, her boyfriend for 1 year now, in their most intimate, sweetest moments together.

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Jericho Rosales Leaves Manila Genesis in Favor of Star Magic

Philippine showbiz' award-winning actor Jericho Rosales was one of the earliest artists of ABS-CBN’s talent management arm Star Magic until he transferred to Manila Genesis years ago. Now, he returns "home."

Following the success “The Legal Wife,” Jericho returned to his Star Magic family as announced on Friday, August 1, by Gidget dela Cuesta, one of the handlers in Star Magic, on her Instagram account @gidgetdc.

Jericho stayed in Star Magic for 10 years before he moved around late 2000s to Manila Genesis Entertainment, which is headed by Gary V.'s wife Angeli Pangilinan.

The Kapamilya is set to star in his next TV project "Bridges" with Maja Salvador and John Lloyd Cruz.

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Elmo Magalona is Miles Mendoza in Cinemalaya Entry #Y

Elmo Magalona portrays the role of Miles Mendoza in the teen drama movie "#Y," an official entry to the 2014 Cinemalaya Film Festival.

The young Kapuso actor takes a dark turn in a film that features the adventures of the members of a generation made universal by the realms of social media, the Internet, sex, drugs, and alcohol, and the nights they won’t remember but will never forget.

Playing support for Elmo are Kapamilya stars Coleen Garcia, Kit Thompson, and Slater Young. Under the direction of Gino M. Santos.

Watch #Y trailer below:

“#Y” Screening Schedules: 

August 2, 2014

03:30 PM | CCP MKP Hall
04:00 PM | Alabang Town Center Cinema 4
04:00 PM | Greenbelt 3 Cinema 4

August 3, 2014

03:30 PM | CCP Little Theater (Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino)
04:00 PM | Trinoma Cinema 1

August 4, 2014

09:00 PM | Trinoma Cinema 4

August 5, 2014

12:45 PM | CCP Studio Theater (Tanghalang Huseng Batute)
09:00 PM | Greenbelt 3 Cinema 5

August 6, 2014

06:30 PM | Fairview Terraces Cinema 5
09:00 PM | CCP Main Theatre (Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo)

August 7, 2014

06:15 PM | CCP MKP Hall
09:00 PM | Greenbelt 3 Cinema 5

August 8, 2014

06:15 PM | CCP Studio Theater (Tanghalang Huseng Batute)
06:30 PM | Trinoma Cinema 4

August 9, 2014

03:30 PM | CCP Main Theatre (Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo)
09:00 PM | Alabang Town Center Cinema 4
09:00 PM | Greenbelt 3 Cinema 4

August 10, 2014

11:00 AM | Fairview Terraces Cinema 5
04:00 PM | Trinoma Cinema 1

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Regine Velasquez Joins Gary Valenciano's 50th Birthday Concert; Extends Celebration on ‘ASAP 19′ This Sunday

Mr. Pure Energy Gary Valenciano celebrates his 50th birthday with Bamboo, Raimund Marasigan, Teddy Corpus, Azel, and Barbie Almabis this Sunday on "ASAP 19".

Witness, too, the ultimate vocal showdown of “The Voice Kids” grand winner Lyca Gairanod with finalists Darren Espanto, JK Labajo, and Darlene Vibares this Sunday (August 3).

And what will happen with Supahdance? Well, it’s all about going mambo with Sunshine Cruz and Priscilla Mereilles with Kim Chiu, John Prats, Gab Valenciano, Nikki Gil, Rayver Cruz, Shaina Magdayao, and Vina Morales. Expect a special production number from “Once a Princess” stars Erich Gonzales, Enchong Dee, and JC De Vera; and experience an ’80′s throwback party with Zaijian Jaranilla, Andrea Brillantes, Xyriel Manabat, Izzy Canillo, Bugoy Carino, Nhickzy, Clarence Delgado, Nash Aguas, Alexa Ilacad, Ella Cruz, Paul Salas, Francis Magundayao, Jairus Aquino, Marlo Mortel, Khalil Ramos, Sam Concepcion, and Gimme 5.

There’s also a thrilling treat from Bamboo, Morisette Amon and Klarisse De Guzman they join forces in another most-requested collaboration. More scintillating voices will delight viewers with song numbers from Martin Nievera together with WCOPA grand winners – Senior Grand Champion Performers Xtreme Dancers back-to-back with Junior Grand Champion Vocalist Lloyd Montebon. Erik Santos, Jed Madela, Yeng Constantino, and Angeline Quinto will highlight the music of Chicago in Champions Face Off. For ASAP Sessions, there’s going to be some awesome jamming with Jude Michael and Aiza Seguerra, Juris, Richard Poon, and Zsazsa Padilla. The Voice grand winner Mitoy Yonting will also launch his first album “Hanggang Wakas.” Finally, Karaoke Kantahan will feature the hits of Jed Madela together with Alex Gonzaga and Marcelito Pomoy.

Party this Sunday with “ASAP 19,” Asia’s Outstanding Variety Show in the recently concluded 2014 ASIAN Rainbow TV Awards, this Sunday, 12:15nn, on ABS-CBN.

For viewers who want to purchase ASAP official merchandise, visit the ABS-CBN Store located at the ground floor of ELJ Building in Quezon City, or order these and other ABS-CBN products at Visit to hang-out live with stars at ASAP Chill-Out. Also join the fun at “ASAP 19′s” official social networking accounts at and

Meanwhile, Asia's Songbird Regine Velasquez will share the stage with Gary V. for the first time after over 20 years in the highly-anticipated repeat of ARISE Gary V 3.0 happening tonight  at SM MOA Arena. The two OPM stars are expected to render a duet that will be a classic in the local concert circuit.

For the past 30 years, the music of Gary V has been revered and celebrated as certified OPM classics that have touched the hearts of millions of Filipinos the world over. In the ’80s, Gary soared high in the music scene as singer/songwriter/arranger of such hits as Sana Maulit Muli, Di Bale Na Lang, Each Passing Night (a duet with Regine), What More Can I Say, Take Me Out Of The Dark and Narito.

Gary further solidified his position in the upper echelons of the music industry in the ’90s with Shout For Joy, Gaya Ng Dati, Until Then (his tribute to the late Bella Tan of Universal Records), Muli, Sa Yahweh Ang Sayaw and Everybody Get Down.

In the upcoming repeat of his 30th anniversary concert, fans can look forward to an evening of beautiful music as Mr. Pure Energy documents his career with his awe-inspiring songs. The two-hour musical extravaganza will be co-directed by Paolo Valenciano. As a hint, fans can look forward to Gary reprising his performance with rocker Rico Blanco of Babalik Ka Rin.

Also guesting are his other kids Gab and Kiana, Iya Villania, The Manoeuvres, AKA JAM, LSDC Street, Tom Taus, DJ Papi and Sam Concepcion.

Tickets to ARISE Gary V 3.0 The Repeat are priced at P5,000; P3,000; P2,500; P2,000; P1,000; and P500. For details, call SM Tickets (470-2222), visit and, or e-mail The concert will again be a vehicle to raise funds for UNICEF, The Shining Light Foundation, Philippine National Red Cross and Operation Blessing Foundation for the benefit of the victims of Typhoon Yolanda.

Derek Ramsay and Mary Christine Jolly Wedding Photos, Derek Sued by Wife and Son Austin Gabriel

Now, here's the proof and the legal case alongside with it.

After the much-talked about controversy of his alleged marriage with a certain Mary Christine Jolly (which he extremely denied) while he was in a relationship with Angelica Panganiban, Derek Ramsay's wedding photos surfaced.


Reports said that the Kapatid hunk actor weds Mary Christine Jolly on April 3, 2002, in Balagtas, Bulacan in a civil rites. Their happy days, however, lasted for only 5 months. However, their unity blessed them with a son named Austin Gabriel.

Latest story insists that Derek is now facing legal case after his wife file a complaint last June 27, 2014 with the Makati City Prosecutor’s Office for Violations of Republic Act No. 9262, otherwise known as the Anti- Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004.

Below is a copy of complaint affidavit by Mrs. Mary Christine J. Ramsay, save for some pertinent personal and legalese information. Notable of the revelations are: that Derek Ramsay is a British national; is legally married to Ms. Jolly and that they have a son named Austin Gabriel, now 11 years old; that their marriage is not yet annulled; that Derek Ramsay refused to recognize and support his son Austin; that Derek Ramsay even gave away an old laptop by ex-girlfriend Angelica Panganiban to son Austin; Mrs. Jolly-Ramsay attached as evidence their duly issued marriage certificate and the certificate of live birth of their son; among others.

3. Respondent and I were married on 3 April 2002, in Balagtas, Bulacan as shown by the Marriage Contract attached hereto and made an integral part hereof as Annex “A”.

4. We were blessed with one child, Austin Gabriel Ramsay (Austin), who was born on 28 June 2003. Attached hereto and made an integral part hereof as Annex “B” is a copy of Austin’s Birth Certificate.

5. For the entire twelve (12) years of our marriage, respondent unduly and unlawfully subjected me and Austin to repeated emotional, psychological and economic abuse.

6. I met respondent in a club through our common friends sometime in 2001 when he won the MTV VJ hunt.

7. A few weeks to a month later, respondent and I began dating. Eventually, I moved in with him at his apartment in Makati City.

8. Our relationship was rocky as we fought all the time. He was very jealous, possessive and demanding. I was always ordered to stay at home.

9. Respondent traveled often, there was one trip to the United States of America (USA), where he met up with his former girlfriend. When he got back to Manila, I contracted a ** disease, which I had to get medical treatment for. The medical procedure was done in Makati Medical Center. Despite the emotionally and physically painful ordeal, I forgave him..

10. On 3 April 2002, respondent and I decided to get married in Balagtas, Bulacan. We lived together as a married couple until September 2002. This period was characterized by incessant fights and extreme jealousy on his part. When he broke off the relationship, I was distraught.

11. In October 2002, while on a short vacation in Dubai to visit my family, I found out I was pregnant. I immediately contacted respondent to let him know, hoping that even if he could not act as a husband to me, that he would at least be a father to our child. To my shock, the news of being father was spurned by him. He even had the temerity to claim that the child was not his. I was aghast but kept myself together because of my condition.

12. It then came to my attention that he was in a full blown relationship with another woman. This was very painful to accept considering that we just got married and I was then pregnant with our only son.

13. I came back to Manila in November 2002, I tried to contact him but to no avail. I stayed in my family’s home in Cavite for the duration of my pregnancy. During this time, I received no amount of financial and emotional support from him.

14. I tried to keep in touch with respondent during that period, informing him on a regular basis how the baby was doing, consulting him on the name, etc., but he was totally uncaring and unresponsive.

15. On 28 June 2003, I gave birth to our son, Austin, in a hospital in Imus, Cavite. I asked respondent to be there for the birth of his first child, and for the DNA test, that he requested to have. He did not show up.

16. After the birth, I repeatedly tried in vain to keep in touch. Being a new mother at a young age proved extremely difficult but the experience was even exacerbated by respondent’s appalling lack of concern. In September 2003, when Austin was almost 3 months old, I decided to move back to Dubai with my child.

17. In 2005, I sent a letter and a few pictures to respondent (from Dubai) of Austin. These were completely ignored.

18. In 2006 I came to Manila to visit, tried to reach respondent, but he ignored all my requests to meet.

19. In May of 2011, I came back for a visit to Manila. A segment on TV Patrol alerted the public that respondent was and is still married to me. He refused to see me until I made demands that I will go public.

20. When finally, he agreed to give me support, I thought that things would change. I was mistaken. Despite our agreement, it has been extremely difficult to get the support that respondent had undertaken to give. He is always delayed in making payments.

21. The first year of Austin’s school in Manila, which was sometime in 2012, respondent refused to make payment in my bank account for the school fees and preferred to make payments directly to his school. This caused me tremendous stress in arranging the school Austin should be attending, as well as tuition fees.

22. In 2012, respondent also refused to pay for the tutor of Austin, which was strongly advised by his school. Austin entered school in Manila at Grade 4, and I shouldered tutorial expenses for that year (2011).

23. Indeed, the effort of having to constantly remind and persuade respondent to give assistance caused me extreme stress since he was unresponsive most of the time. He would answer my email messages three to four weeks after.

24. After Austin graduated Grade 3 sometime in 2013, his teacher requested that he be provided tutorial assistance again for the next year. Respondent promised that if he needed help in school for the next school year, he would shoulder those expenses. When time came for the payment of expenses, he made it extremely difficult to get the money. I had to suffer tremendous stress for a period of three (3) weeks before I was able to get the funds from him.

25. On Austin’s 9th birthday, he asked respondent for an Ipad tablet. Respondent instead gave Austin an old laptop of his which was broken and then he replaced it with his former girlfriend’s (Angelica Panganiban), used laptop. Austin and I were very disappointed for this very shabby treatment as if Austin only deserved used and worn out items.

26. The laptop given even had Angelica Panganiban’s files and her skype was still logged in to the laptop. This is how we knew it was hers. Because he did not even bother to have these erased, it was as if he was intentionally exposing us to his girlfriend and making us feel that we were only good enough for her leftovers.

27. In September 2013, we requested that respondent provide Austin with his legal right of British citizenship, and a lumpsum for the next eight (8) years in rent/dental (excluding school fees for the next twelve (12) years of grade school/high school/college). Respondent and his family assured us that they would be working on the citizenship, the annulment and verbally agreed to the lumpsum.

28. However, it took six months to even get a meeting set up to discuss the above. During the meeting respondent’s father was present. They declared the amount we proposed unreasonable and
father and son (respondent) raised their voices, threatened and verbally attacked me and my lawyer. The meeting left me traumatized, confused and frustrated. I was so humiliated to be attacked in such a way. Needless to state, we did not get any matter resolved.

29. In the span of three (3) years of Austin residing in Manila, respondent met with Austin four (4) times only. He was always busy traveling and was never available or free when Austin is available. He preferred Austin to be the one to free his schedule when it is convenient for him, and not when it is convenient for Austin. The instances he saw Austin lasted not more than an hour or two each time. It was never quality time as he always had either his parents, his nephews/nieces or other family members around.

30. Respondent never acted as a father to Austin at all. He is irresponsible and unfit to be around his son. He has no sense of respect towards Austin, or me. He is incapable of making adult decisions and is extremely immature.

31. Moreover, despite respondent’s shortcomings and misdeeds to me and Austin, he even had the temerity to have very public extra-marital relationships with other women–some are even celebrities. These relationships were paraded in the press and in social media. Photos of him being sweet with his girlfriends would often be splashed on magazines and on television. Such brazen infidelity has caused me and Austin tremendous emotional and psychological pain.

Source: GetitFromBoy

Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla Star in 'Pangako Sayo' Remake

After their top-rating primetime series "Got To Believe" and the blockbuster success of their recent film "She's Dating The Gangster," Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla return in yet again another surefire hit series - the remake of year 2000 phenomenal soap "Pangako Sayo" which starred the then hottest loveteam Kristine Hermosa and Jericho Rosales.

The good news was revealed by KathNiel's solid fans @kathnielspikers143 on Instagram. Read below:

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“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” Teaser Trailer, Poster

From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson comes “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” the third in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien. Catch the film's teaser trailer which Warner Bros. Pictures has just revealed below:

“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.

Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo’s frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice. But there are even greater dangers ahead. Unseen by any but the Wizard Gandalf, the great enemy Sauron has sent forth legions of Orcs in a stealth attack upon the Lonely Mountain.
As darkness converges on their escalating conflict, the races of Dwarves, Elves and Men must decide – unite or be destroyed. Bilbo finds himself fighting for his life and the lives of his friends in the epic Battle of the Five Armies, as the future of Middle-earth hangs in the balance.

“The Hobbit” Trilogy tells a continuous story set in Middle-earth 60 years before “The Lord of the Rings,” which Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson and his team brought to the big screen in the blockbuster trilogy that culminated with the Oscar®-winning “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.”

Ian McKellen returns as Gandalf the Grey, with Martin Freeman in the central role of Bilbo Baggins, and Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield. The international ensemble cast is led by Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, with Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, and Orlando Bloom. The film also stars, in alphabetical order, John Bell, Manu Bennett, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Billy Connolly, Stephen Fry, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Sylvester McCoy, Graham McTavish, Dean O’Gorman, Mikael Persbrandt and Aidan Turner.

New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Present a Wingnut Films Production, “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.” As with the first two films in the Trilogy, “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” and “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” the final film is a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), with New Line managing production.

The film will be released worldwide beginning December 17, 2014, including the Philippines.

Promo: Share, Save and Win an Electrolux Washing Machines

Doing the laundry can be a daunting task for most moms. Not only is it time-consuming, it can also be very costly in the long run. Weekly water, electricity, and even detergent consumption may seem small and negligible, but when pooled together in a year will surprise you how expensive it could get. These household expenses can be a big consideration for someone who is saving up for a trip abroad, a brand new car or her kid’s quarterly school tuition fee.
Electrolux, a global leader in home appliances, brings you the Electrolux Savings Calculator on Facebook. A part of the recently launched Delightful-E Simple campaign, this fun Facebook app will help you calculate how much you spend on your weekly laundry based on number of family members, average weekly laundry load, and how you usually wash your clothes. After tracking your expenses, the Savings Calculator will show you how much you can save in a year when you use an Electrolux washing machine.

A fancy hotel dinner for two, a brand new smartphone, a month’s worth of grocery— these are only some of what a year’s worth of savings can get you when you choose smarter ways to do your laundry with Electrolux.


Savings Calculator Facebook Contest

Electrolux will help you start your savings journey with the perfect laundry partner. Four Electrolux washing machines will be given away to four lucky Savings Calculator users. 

To join:

1. Like the Electrolux Little White Book Facebook page.
2. Calculate your laundry savings using the Savings Calculator.
3. Hit the share button found in the result page.
4. In the caption, tell us what you plan to buy using your laundry savings, include the hashtags #DelightfulE and #SimpleToSave and post it on your Facebook page. 

The contest will run from August 11 to September 15, 2014.


Spend less, save more, and know what big surprises a year’s worth of laundry savings can get you with the Electrolux Savings Calculator.

To know more about the Electrolux Delightful-E Simple campaign, visit or follow @ElectroluxPH on Twitter and Instagram.

Jane Oineza and Jeron Teng Super-PDA Caught on Cam

Days after PBB aired Joshua's confessions of true romantic feelings for Jane Oineza, photos of the celebrity housemate hugging Jeron Teng, her "bestfriend" outside the Big Brother house, surfaced.

On Thursday episode of Pinoy Big Brother:All In, Joshua told Jane, "Alam mo naman siguro na may feelings ako para sa'yo, 'di ba? Nararamdaman mo, pero hindi siya malinaw. So ngayon, sasabihan ko na special ka para sa akin, may feelings ako para sa iyo. Ang pinakalabas diyan, siyempre, mahal kita." 

Caught off-guard, Jane, admitted it was her first time to have a conversation with a man about being involved romantically but also feels it is not the right time for her and Joshua to be thinking about a romantic relationship. How about this photo below?

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Miles Ocampo and Khalil Ramos Reveals "Mutual Understanding" Relationship

Kapamilya teen stars Miles Ocampo and Khalil Ramos will team up for the first time in the upcoming episode of ABS-CBN’s “Maalaala Mo Kaya” this Saturday (August 2). They will play the characters of teenagers Che and Mark who have a "mutual understanding" relationship.

Although they are not officially in a romantic relationship, Che and Mark feel love and contentment in their lives. Everything seems to be perfect until Mark admits to Che that he has fallen in love with another girl who is pregnant with his child. Che is heartbroken.

Is moving on possible for Che when everything constantly reminds her of Mark and their happy times together? Can she forgive someone who has given her so much joy but has caused so much pain at the same time?

Also part of the episode are Ana Capri, Sofia Andres, Francis Magundayao, Mikylla Ramirez, and Claire Ruiz. It is directed by Raz de la Torre and written by Benson Logronio and Arah Jell Badayos. “MMK” is led by business unit head Malou Santos and creative manager Mel Mendoza-del Rosario.

Capturing the hearts of Filipino viewers all over the world for the past 23 years, “Maalaala Mo Kaya” has legions of fans from different generations who cried, laughed, fell in love, and got inspired through the real-life narratives of the show’s letter-senders.

Don’t miss the longest-running drama anthology in Asia, “MMK,” every Saturday, 8pm, after “The Voice Kids” on ABS-CBN. For more updates, log on to, follow @MMKOfficial on Twitter, and “like” Tweet your thoughts about the episode by using the hashtag #MMKMovingOn.

16 GMA Artist Center Stars Featured in 10 Cinemalaya 2014 Film Entries

A number of GMA Artist Center talents will make their way to the indie arena, as they are set to appear in some entries featured in the tenth year of the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival, billed as Cinemalaya X.

Rocco Nacino, Chynna Ortaleza - Hustisya
One of Kapuso Network’s top leading men Rocco Nacino, had the honor of working alongside Superstar Nora Aunor and multi-awarded director Joel Lamangan in Hustisya. In the entry, Rocco breathes life to the character of a scheming lawyer, who impacts the life of a probinsyana portrayed by Ms. Nora Aunor.
Elmo Magalona, Chynna Ortaleza - #Y

Kapuso actress Chynna Ortaleza, who plays kontrabida in the Afternoon Prime drama Dading, adds two indie movies to her glittering resume, as she was tapped to take part in #Y and Hustisya. Also featured in Hustisya is Protégé Male Grand Winner Jeric Gonzales.

At the heart of the film #Y (“Hashtag Y”) is young Kapuso star, Elmo Magalona. The 20-year-old takes a dark turn in a film that features the young and the reckless, as they dabble in social media, the internet, and the lives of young people today.

Julian Trono - Ronda
Julian Trono landed a major role in Ronda, where he also earned the privilege of working alongside Ai-Ai delas Alas. In Ronda, Julian plays the lost son of Ai-Ai, a policewoman. Moral dilemma arises when Julian’s character turns out to be the killer of his own lover.

Martin del Rosario - Dagitab (Sparks)
Starring in Dagitab (Sparks) is Kapuso actor Martin del Rosario. Dagitab explores the story of two professors whose marriage is on the rocks. To make things worse, the woman is linked to a scandal involving a young student. The man, on the other hand, falls for his case study - a supernatural being depicting a former flame.

Rafa Siguion-Reyna -  Hari ng Tondo
Rafa Siguion-Reyna will showcase his acting prowess in Hari ng Tondo, a film under the helm of his father, award-winning director Carlos Siguion-Reyna, and written by his mother actress-scriptwriter Bibeth Orteza. Rafa stars alongside veteran actor Robert Arevalo, in a film that revolves around a grandfather who is on the brink of losing his wealth and decides to revisit the community that molded him.

LJ Reyes - The Janitor

Kapuso actress LJ Reyes, who’s currently busy with the upcoming drama series Yagit, is featured in The Janitor, a film by acclaimed director Michael Tuviera. The entry revolves around a suspended cop enlisted to eliminate suspects involved in a bank robbery/massacre.

Barbie Forteza, Kenneth Paul Cruz - Mariquina

The Half Sisters star Barbie Forteza found herself juggling small screen pursuits and an indie film, after landing a role in Mariquina. Also enlisted to take part in the movie is Kapuso actor Kenneth Paul Cruz. Mariquina features the story of a shoemaker’s daughter. She was tasked to find the perfect pair of shoes for her father upon learning about his death. In the process of looking for the perfect pair, she also finds herself.

Miggs Cuaderno, Jak Roberto, Rita de Guzman - Asintado

GMA Artist Center talents Miggs Cuaderno, Jak Roberto, and Rita de Guzman also landed roles in Asintado, a masterpiece by renowned director Louie Ignacio. The film is about a young man who becomes a drug courier and his mother’s attempt to save him.

Enzo Pineda -  Sundalong Kanin

Meanwhile, Hot young leading man, Enzo Pineda was enlisted to play a role in Sundalong Kanin, a movie about four friends exposed to the realities of war, as they aspire to become soldiers during the Japanese Occupation.

Coleen Borgonia, Ken Chan -  1st ko si 3rd

Completing the list of GMA Artist Center talents participating in Cinemalaya X are Coleen Borgonia and Ken Chan. The Kapuso talents flexed their acting muscles in 1st ko si 3rd, a movie about a woman who sees her first love eye to eye again, after more than four decades.

Hustisya, Hari ng Tondo, The Janitor, and Asintado are all finalists for the Directors Showcase category. While #Y, Ronda, Dagitab, 1st Ko Si 3rd, Mariquina, and Sundalong Kanin are finalists for the New Breed Full Length Feature category in Cinemalaya X. (30)

Friday, August 1, 2014

Nickelodeon Movies Releases "Spongebob Squarepants" Movie Trailer

Spongebob Squarepants leaves his world behind in the first trailer for Paramount Pictures' and Nickelodeon Movies' comedy adventure "SpongeBob: Sponge Out of Water" which may be viewed at
In the film, SpongeBob SquarePants, the world's favorite sea dwelling invertebrate, comes ashore to our world for his most super-heroic adventure yet.

Based on the series "SpongeBob Squarepants" created by Stephen Hillenburg, "SpongeBob: Sponge Out of Water" Directed by Paul Tibbitt and the writers are Stephen Hillenburg, Paul Tibbitt, Jonathan Aibel & Glenn Berger.

The cast features Antonio Banderas, Tom Kenny, Clancy Brown, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke, Carolyn Lawrence and Douglas Lawrence.

Opening across the Philippines on February 11, 2015, "SpongeBob: Sponge Out of Water" will be distributed by United International Pictures through Columbia Pictures.

Jasmine Curtis-Smith's Psychopath Stalker Captured by Police

The identity of Jasmine Curtis Smith's crazed stalker who hides under the name of Maskara will be revealed at last this Sunday at the finale of TV5's love mystery drama series JASMINE.

After claiming the lives of various eye-witnesses, hurting people close to Jasmine, and deviously orchestrating a masquerade that led to the death of Jasmine's personal assistant/best friend Carly, former police officer Julius Jacinto (Robin Padilla) and Jasmine finally discovers the story behind Maskara – an abused and unwanted child-turned-psychopath named Paolo Marasigan who changed his identity the same year Jasmine started her career in TV5. 

Meanwhile, police forces secured TV5 Media Center in Reliance to entrap Jasmine's stalker. Maskara, however, proves that he is more skilled than the average villain as he continues to evade being captured. Despite all these, clues point that Paolo Marasigan may have been close to Jasmine all along.

TV5 princess Jasmine Curtis Smith, who plays the title role, shares that she was also shocked by how everything fall to pieces. "I was really astonished by how Maskara deceived all of them". Asked about her initial suspicions on the character of Maskara, she said "it could have been Miguel (Gerard Sison) because he's so obsessed of her". But after Miguel's attempted rape on Jasmine's character and his suicide, even she became perplexed as she tries to figure out the identity of Maskara herself.

Could it be Jasmine's on-screen romantic partner, TV5's top hunk Alexis Vergara (Vin Abrenica) who recently admitted that he's madly in-love with Jasmine? Or could it be showbiz blogger-turned-Showbiz Police host Wendell Bautista (Alwyn Uytingco) whose skills in knowing the latest scoops in show business can sometimes be borderline stalking? 

In the final showdown between Jasmine and Maskara, he reveals that he has one final ace up his sleeve. Will Maskara stay true to his promise of making Jasmine suffer? Will Jasmine survive the encounter? In the end, who will have blood in their hands?

Find out the identity of the person behind the mask the last episode of JASMINE this Sunday, 5PM (with replays on10PM) on TV5!

Thursday, July 31, 2014

PBB All In Update: Fifth Pagotan's Tantrum Puts Manolo Pedrosa in Danger

Just when we all thought he'll save his close friend Manolo Pedrosa from possible nomination, Fifth Pagotan disappoints putting Manolo in danger of eviction this weekend.

Fifth, during Pinoy Big Brother All In "Ligtas Challenge" aired Tuesday night, had an emotional outburst over a task involving guinea pigs, worms, frogs and snakes.

The "Brad Kulit ng Pasay," along with the seven other remaining housemates, went through an obstacle course which had them counting the said animals. The task was to count and say the total number of all the animals, which, if correct, will be counted as a point to possibly save a housemate of their choice from getting nominated for eviction.

Fifth was the first to enter the challenge room and was visibly shocked when he unveiled each of the aquariums containing the animals, and became increasingly frantic when he saw the snakes. Despite successfully going trough each pit stop, he failed to provide the correct answer when he said 101 instead of 99.

Watch the video below:

By the end of the challenge, four housemates remained in the list of nominees - Fifth, Manolo, Jane Oineza, and Joshua Garcia (TO VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE HOUSEMATE, click HERE).

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Video: Julie Anne San Jose - Actress, Singer, Composer, Lady in Love

On Monday night, Kapuso prized talent Julie Anne San Jose met with selected member of entertainment bloggers at Centerstage, Tomas Morato in Quezon City.

Not just she dine and sang with them, Julie Anne also spent an intimate time with them where she shared her humble beginnings....her first love...her passion - music.

Did you know how she started in showbiz?

Do you ever wonder who and/or what are her inspirations when writing a song?

The first time she fell in love? 

The guy who broke her heart?

Her other career plans?

Check out the video interview below:

Catch Julie Anne in the following Kapuso shows:

Sunday All Stars every Sunday at 1PM
Pepito Manaloto every Sunday after 24 Oras Weekend

You can also buy her 11-track sophomore album entitled “Deeper“ in all Astrovision and Astroplus outlets nationwide. The album is also available on iTunes.

Follow Julie Ann:

Twitter: @myjaps
Instagram: @myjaps

Yes! 100 Most Beautiful Stars of 2014 - Who's In, Who's Not?

On Tuesday, Yes! Magazine has unveiled this year’s Most Beautiful Stars list during a press conference held at Element Events Center in Quezon City.

They are:

Liza Soberano
Arjo Atayde
Mark Neumann

Paulo Avelino
Jake Cuenca
Anne Curtis
Jessy Mendiola
Enchong Dee
Louise delos Reyes
Rocco Nacino
Erich Gonzales
Shaina Magdayao

Ryzza Mae Dizon
Andrea Brillantes
Raikko Mateo
Bimby Yap

Kylie Padilla
Janine Gutierrez
Coleen Garcia
Janella Salvador
Ynna Asistio
Julia Barretto

Gerald Anderson
Alden Richards
Enrique Gil

Heart Evangelista
Andi Eigenmann

Luis Manzano
Gelli de Belen

Iza Calzado
Angelica Panganiban
Sid Lucero
Coco Martin

Jasmine Curtis-Smith
Alex Medina

Angel Aquino
Ryan Eigenmann
Dimples Romana

Sunshine Cruz
JC de Vera
Sarah Lahbati

Eddie Garcia

Angel Locsin
Marian Rivera

Jodi Sta. Maria
Richard Yap

Vic Sotto
Dingdong Dantes
Xian Lim
John Lloyd Cruz
Piolo Pascual

Kris Aquino
Vice Ganda
Toni Gonzaga
Bea Alonzo
Kim Chiu

Daniel Padilla
Dennis Trillo
Maja Salvador
Tom Rodriguez
Lovi Poe
Carla Abellana
Julia Montes
Kathryn Bernardo

Solenn Heussaff
Derek Ramsay
Zanjoe Marudo
Ritz Azul
Aljur Abrenica
Joseph Marco
Rodjun Cruz
Sam Pinto
Sam Milby

Jennylyn Mercado
Benjamin Alves
Angelika dela Cruz
Yasmien Kurdi
Geoff Eigenmann
Arron Villaflor
Rafael Rosell
Matteo Guidicelli

James Yap
Jeron Teng

Megan Young
Lara Quigaman

Dawn Zulueta
Sharon Cuneta
Carmina Villaorel
Gretchen Barretto
Judy Ann Santos

Cheska and Doug Kramer
Jericho Rosales and Kim Jones
Drew Arellano and Iya Villania

Rachelle Ann Go
Nikki Gil
Angeline Quinto
Julie Anne San Jose

Lea Salonga
Gary Valenciano

Sarah Geronimo

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“If I Stay,” Another Tearjerking Story of Life, Love and Death

New Line Cinema has just shared the new international trailer of “If I Stay,” director R.J. Cutler’s adaptation of the Gayle Forman young adult novel. Watch below:

Gayle Forman’s best-selling novel comes to the screen in New Line Cinema’s and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’ drama “If I Stay,” starring Chloë Grace Moretz (“Carrie,” the “Kick-Ass” films), Mireille Enos (TV’s “The Killing,” “World War Z”), Joshua Leonard (“Higher Ground”), Jamie Blackley (“Snow White and the Huntsmen”) and Stacy Keach (“Nebraska”).

In the film, Mia Hall (Moretz) thought the hardest decision she would ever face would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at Juilliard or follow a different path to be with the love of her life, Adam (Blackley). But what should have been a carefree family drive changes everything in an instant, and now her own life hangs in the balance. Caught between life and death for one revealing day, Mia has only one decision left, which will not only decide her future but her ultimate fate.

Rounding out the main cast are Liana Liberato, Aisha Hinds, Jakob Davies and Gabrielle Rose.

R.J. Cutler directed the film from a screenplay by Shauna Cross based on Forman’s novel. “If I Stay” is produced by Alison Greenspan, with Denise DiNovi, Forman and Brad Van Arragon serving as executive producers.

Opening across the Philippines on September 3, 2014, “If I Stay” is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Entertainment Company.

Toni Gonzaga Reveals Why Alex Gonzaga Was Removed from 100 Most Beautiful Stars List

 Source: ABS-CBNNews

Toni Gonzaga explained why her sister Alex Gonzaga failed to make it to the list of YES Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful Stars this year.

"Dati na kasama siya, this year (wala). So ibig sabihin noon kailangan niya pang magpaganda nang magpaganda. E-effort pa siya this year na magpaganda ng konti," said Toni, who made it to the 2014 list.

Tony made the statement after she was asked why Alex wasn't part of the list.

Meanwhile, Toni thanked the magazine for including her in the list.

"Naku maraming salamat po na naniniwala po kayo na maganda ako. Dati nanay at tatay ko lang. At least naniniwala na ngayon ang YES na maganda kaming magkapatid at ako," Toni said.

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Mommy Dionisia Pacquiao's Boyfriend Outed by Manny Pacquiao

Manila, Philippines - Boxing superstar and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao has confirmed his plan to run for senator under the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) in the 2016 elections.

 “There’s a big possibility that I will run for Senate. UNA has asked me to join its slate, and I’m grateful for that,” he says in “Tapatan Ni Tunying” airing this Thursday (July 31).

Meanwhile, Manny is set to defend his WBO welterweight title against younger and undefeated American fighter Christopher Mark Algieri in November. At 35, Manny says he is not scared of going against younger opponents.

After his WBO welterweight title fight, he expects to fight in four matches before officially retiring in 2016 in time for the next national elections, adding that he still hopes to face American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring. Manny shares he had a phone conversation with Mayweather to iron out the details of a possible fight, but the deal still fell through.

In the interview, Manny also reveals to Anthony “Tunying” Taberna that his mother Dionisia has a boyfriend. He also shares some revelations about his personal life in the episode.

Don’t miss the explosive final installment of the month-long anniversary celebration of “Tapatan ni Tunying” (TNT) this Thursday (July 31) at 4PM on ABS-CBN’s Kapamilya Gold. For updates, follow @TNTunying on Twitter and Instagram, or like its Facebook page

“Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno” Stars to Arrive in Manila for Asian Premiere

Manila, Philippines – Japanese director Keishi Otomo and actors Takeru Satoh, Emi Takei and Munetaka Aoki are flying to Manila to grace the Asian Premiere of “Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno,” this was jointly announced today by William Ireton, President & Representative Director of Warner Entertainment Japan Inc., and Francis Soliven, General Manager of Warner Bros. Philippines.
The invitational red carpet premiere is scheduled on Wednesday night, August 6 at SM Megamall in Mandaluyong. The Japanese talents are also expected to interact with the media and fans in a public press conference Thursday, August 7 at the Glorietta Activity Center in Makati.

In making the announcement, Ireton stated, “We are thrilled to bring director Keishi Otomo and castmembers Takeru Satoh, Emi Takei and Munetaka Aoki to Manila so they can personally thank and engage with the loyal fans of `Rurouni Kenshin.' The Philippines is a very important market for the franchise as proven by the outstanding box-office success in Manila of the first `Rurouni Kenshin' film in 2013.

For his part, Soliven said, “Moviegoers in the Philippines have helped create a wave of anticipation and excitement for the `Rurouni Kenshin' sequels and the upcoming talent visit is a much welcome recognition of the fans' ardent support.

“Kyoto Inferno” which bows across the Philippines on August 20 is the first of two sequels to the 2013 blockbuster “Rurouni Kenshin.” The second, titled “The Legend Ends” opens on September 24.
Based on the Kyoto arc of the popular manga series written & illustrated by Nobuhiro Watsuki, the “Rurouni Kenshin” sequels follow the story of Kenshin Himura (Satoh), a legendary swordsman in the wars accompanying the turbulent fall of Japan's Shogunate in the 19th century. Once feared as 'Battosai the Killer', he has adopted a peaceful life since the arrival of the 'new age'.

But Makoto Shishio (Tatsuya Fujiwara), the 'Shadow Killer' and successor to Kenshin's position as the deadly assassin, has since then been scheming in the Kyoto underworld, raising an army of disaffected former samurais with the aim of overthrowing the new regime.

Agreeing to a request by the new government to defeat Shishio, Kenshin leaves his beloved ones in Tokyo and sets out for Kyoto. He and Shishio are a match in skill and in wits, but their aims are opposite. Can Kenshin preserve the nation without breaking his vow that he will kill no more...?

The films also star Emi Takei (Kaoru Kamiya), Munetaka Aoki (Sanosuke Sagara), Kaito Oyagi (Yahiko Myojin), Yu Aoi (Megumi Takani), Yosuke Eguchi (Hajime Saito), Min Tanaka (Nenji Kashiwazaki), Tao Tsuchiya (Misao Makimachi), Ryunosuke Kamiki (Soujiro Seta), Maryjun Takahashi (Yumi Komagata) and Tatsuya Fujiwara (Makoto Shishio).

The first sequel, “Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno” will open across the Philippines on August 20, 2014, to be followed by “Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends” on Sept. 24, 2014. Both films are distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Batman v Superman Movie Trailer Leaked Online (Video)

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The trailer for the upcoming big-budget, much-anticipated superhero movie "Batman v Superman:  Dawn of Justice" leaked online. Watch below:

The movie which stars Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jesse Eisenberg, Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne and Jeremy Iron is slated to open in theaters nationwide in 2016.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

PBB 10th Nomination: Jane Oineza, Joshua Garcia, Fifth Pagotan and Manolo Pedrosa to Leave PBB House on Sunday

As announced on Tuesday night, Manolo Pedrosa joined Jane Oineza, Joshua Garcia, Fifth Pagotan, in the list of nominated housemates this week.

Manolo was put on the block after Fifth, who chose Manolo to be included in the list of deserving housemates to stay in the competition, failed to veto Big Brother's nomination when he incorrectly gave a wrong answer in the #PBBligtask.

Jane, Joshua and Fifth, after not getting any single "Ligtas" necklace from other housemates, were automatically put in the list of nominees.

Who do you think still deserve to stay in the competition? Jane, Joshua, Fifth or Manolo? To vote click HERE.


C’NTRO, The Newest Style and Fashion Hub Rises at Ayala Fairview Terraces Mall


Known for stylish women’s shoes and bags, Centropelle has a new name: C’NTRO. The brand recently opened a new boutique located in Ayala Fairview Terraces mall.

Centropelle has been known for trendy and classic shoes and bags for women since the 70s. Now, the brand is changing its name to C’NTRO.

“C” represents its old and established name “Centropelle.” “NTRO” could be considered as INTRO, which signifies the brand’s entrance to a revitalized and refreshed modern era. Even the logo was changed to make it look younger, abbreviated or shorten like how the generation now shorten the words used.


A C’NTRO lady, the brand’s target market, is being described as not just modern but more refined, stylish and on trend not forgetting their elegance, class and practicality. They are under the B and C to C2 bracket with ages 21 to early 30’s. They are more daring when it comes to style. They are leaning into more practical, sometimes simple yet elegant look.

A C’NTRO girl, the brand’s secondary target market, are teens belonging to the B and C to C2 bracket ages 13 to 20. They are also fashion forward, young, fun, full of life and they want to stand out.


Representing the brand’s look are celebrities like Arci Munoz, Kylie Padilla, Glaiza De Castro, Yassi Pressman, Jef Gaitan, Dianne Medina, Meg Imperial, Bela Padilla, Karel Marquez, Eda Nolan, and Dawn Zulueta.


Check out C’NTRO’s 2013-2014 collection with a price range of P799.95 to P2,499.95 in the recently opened new branch at Ayala Fairview Terraces. They also have product displays in Cinderella and 29 department stores with 3 more boutiques located in KCC Gensan, Sta. Lucia East Grand Mall and Mart One Vigan.

Get updated with C’NTRO’s latest collection by liking their official Facebook Page:

Uprising Actresses Mélanie Laurent and Sarah Gadon Join Jake Gyllenhaal in "Enemy"

Chaos is order yet undeciphered.

Equally as important as Jake Gyllenhaal’s dual-role of Adam and Anthony in the existential erotic thriller ENEMY, are the women in the lives of the two characters.

Cast to play Adam’s girlfriend Mary, is French actress Mélanie Laurent. Laurent recalled she was immediately intrigued by the role of Mary and had many questions about the character.

The first thing I said to director Denis Villeneuve was I needed to know how long Mary and Adam had been together because we’re seeing the end of the relationship when we start the movie, which can be a strange place to begin,” says the actress.

We talked extensively about Mary and about her relationship with Adam, which really helped me with the part.” “Mary is a very vulnerable character, but not a victim,” says Laurent. “I think she’s still really in love with Adam but she realizes that the relationship simply isn’t working.”  Acting this emotionally draining role opposite Jake Gyllenhaal was both wonderfully difficult and unique. “One minute we’re having violent sex, the next we’re laughing and the next we’re crying. Because it’s the end of their relationship, it’s really tense,” recalls Laurent.

For the part of Anthony’s pregnant wife Helen, the production team enlisted the talents of Sarah Gadon.

I wanted an experience where I felt pushed and challenged - that's why doing this project was so important to me,” says Gadon.  “I knew that working with Denis would do that and I knew that working on a film like this would challenge me immensely.”

After reading the script and meeting with Villeneuve, Gadon understood that ENEMY would be a balancing act between high-art aesthetic and the realism of true-to-life character. Despite its style and panache, Gadon thought that the role also had much to do with real, human experience. “The way that I look at Helen and her situation with her husband Anthony is that she wants him to be the man that he isn't but one day he walks in the door and he is the man she has always wanted him to be,” says Gadon.

At that point nothing else matters because the man she wants to be with is now in front of her.” 

In addition to acting, Gadon had to endure the idea of transforming into a pregnant woman and opted for a weighted belly to aid her performance. “I asked for a weighted belly because I wanted to feel the physical presence of the pregnancy,” says Gadon. “I knew there would be scenes that instinctually I'd want to move fast or I'd want to do a physical movement and if it didn't look real it would kill me. I wear the weighted belly underneath my clothes and then a prosthetic piece when I'm nude, which takes two hours to be put on.

Gyllenhaal recognizes that the women in the script are integral to the story. “The incredible thing about this movie is that there are these three immensely strong female characters and three strong actresses who play them,” says Gyllenhaal. “I think the women in the script define Adam and Anthony. With Mary, her spirit is what drives a large part of the Adam story and likewise with Helen in Anthony’s life.”

The third female character in the film is Adam’s mother, Caroline, played by legendary actress Isabella Rossellini , whom he visits in an attempt to get some clarity on his situation.

Caroline is an artist,” says Rossellini. “She has authority with her son and is quite dismissive of him, isolating him even further in his anguish.”   On working with the legendary actress, Villeneuve says: “It was a massive privilege for me to work with Isabella Rossellini. She’s one of my favorite actresses of all time and she was my first choice. I needed someone that would be able to bring this kind of narcissism and maternal presence to the part with a lot of humanity. And I knew that she would be perfect.” 
Watch ENEMY Trailer below:

ENEMY tells the story of a university lecturer named Adam (Gyllenhaal) who one night, after watching a film, recognizes a minor actor who looks just like him. Consumed by the desire to meet his double, Adam tracks down Anthony, and engages him in a complex and dangerous struggle.

A deep existential crisis must move slowly around Adam, like a shark around its prey in dark waters. This existential crisis, this depression, is part of the main character, even if it isn’t mentioned in the dialogue. How unbearable is it to confront yourself, to totally recognize yourself in another being?” asks Villeneuve.

Distributed by Solar Pictures, Enemy opens in cinemas on July 30, 2014.

Kapuso Miguel Tanfelix and Bianca Umali Join Kapamilya Nash Aguas, Jane Oineza as BUM Youth Brand Ambassadors

Manila, Philippines – The country’s next top clothing brand, BUM has found another reason to welcome two young brand ambassadors - Miguel Tanfelix and Bianca Umali. A contract signing is set on Thursday, July 24, 1pm at Annabel’s on Tomas Morato Avenue, Scout Delgado Street.

Both Tanfelix and Umali are GMA artists and are the youth lead stars of the top-rating teleseries titled ‘Niño’ which is aired daily on GMA Kapuso Network after 24 Oras.

It is but fitting to have the two join the rosters of our young ambassadors because of the image they have created toward the Filipino televiewers. They consistently project wholesome personas,” Rai Lacoste, BUM’s Marketing Officer said.

Apart from that, both Miguel and Bianca are also considered as today’s Teen Prince and Teen Princess of GMA Telebabad.”

Tanfelix, now 15 years of age was the Young Pagaspas in Kapuso’s other top-rating fantaserye called ‘Mulawin’ in 2004. While Umali, 14, was a former host and performer in ‘Tropang Potchi’ since 2009 till 2013.


BUM Equipment found Miguel and Bianca not only as talented youngstars, but as inspirations for this new generation. Tanfelix rose to stardom via a talent search as his efforts paid off when he made it as one of the finalists and was named First Prince of StarStruck Kids in 2004. Umali, on the other hand, being an orphan didn’t hinder her to fulfill her late parents’ wishes and even if she lives with her grandmother; she has embraced a life of being responsible and independent.

Currently, the two are groomed as a pair and are also working together in another show called ‘Ismol Family’ that airs every Sunday.

BUM Equipment as a brand continually seeks to work with endorsers that create an image of positivity and leave a lasting and affirming impact for its patrons and its captive market, which is the Filipino youth. For more information about the brand, visit its official website and follow its social media pages on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.




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