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Idol Philippines

Filipino-American Idol star Jessica Sanchez has arrived in Manila, just in time for Idol Philippines’ finale tomorrow at the Newport Theater. Carlo Orosa, the talent manager of Jessica, shared an Instagram photo and IG stories of her arrival. Jessica, a 23-year-old Filipino-Mexican singer, finished as runner-up of the 11th season of American Idol’s back in 2011. She released her first studio album, Me, You & The Music two years later.

Bela Padilla

Bela Padilla was cast in Miracle in Cell No. 7, replacing Nadine Lustre, who dropped out of her role because of medical issues. The film, a remake of a famous Korean comedy drama film, is among the first four entries chosen for the 2019 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF). The involvement of Nadine in the film was announced previously in July. Viva President and COO Vincent del Rosario said in

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Jasmine Curtis-Smith is in the center of filming “Culion,” a film about three leper patients living in Culion in the 1940s. And because leprosy is a factor, the celebrity of Kapuso, along with her film co-stars Meryll Soriano and Iza Calzado, had to get facial prosthetics. Jasmine showed how hard the method was getting a mold done by sharing a video of herself. According to Jasmine, the prosthetics team decided

Game of Thrones

The Game of Thrones cast jumped in front of a boisterous crowd at San Diego Comic-Con on Friday to defend its much-maligned final season, blaming the backlash on adverse press coverage. The conclusion of the HBO fantasy epic irritated fans around the globe and organizers of the pop culture conference had to remind the audience before the retrospective panel to make the cast feel welcome. While the cast received a

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When Jane De Leon was a graduate schoolgirl, she was walking her house pretending to be flying on a wet-market plastic winged headpiece. She also said like Darna, inspired by the iteration of the icon for television by Angel Locsin. She wanted to be just like her, but she admitted that those aspirations were a child’s pipe dream to attack the bad guys and act as a model. But there

Fumiya

In the coming “Big Night” of “Pinoy Big Brother: Otso” (PBB), Fumiya Sankai will be part of the event. A survey determined Wednesday’s episode saw the Japanese vlogger, who became a fan of the local culture, mood, positive attitudes and friendship with Yamyam Gucong, due to his honesty. Sankai is from the other lot in which Luz Yanong and Andre Brouillette joined PB this season. How it worked was that

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“We discovered the new Darna!” This was the opening declaration of Olivia Lamasan, managing director of ABS-CBN Films, when ABS-CBN News asked about the recent Darna project update. Almost 300 celebrities auditioned for the iconic position— from Star Magic and Starhunt to talented scouts and camps. De Leon, 20, and Star Magic’s exclusive talent, has appeared in a number of TV projects, including “Halik,” where she played sister Maggie Bartolome

Ion Perez

Vice Ganda and Ion Perez collected their respective families in one room in the recent hint of their real-life romance, taking pictures that circulated among the alleged couple’s supporters. Vice Ganda’s snaps with his mom Rosario Viceral along with Perez’s own extended family created rounds among fan pages devoted to ViceIon. They were drawn from a certain Dianne W. Perez’s Facebook article. The album was captioned as: “Family with Vice

BTS Kim Tae-hyung

BTS’s V shared with his fans that he is suffering from cholinergic urticaria—a sort of hives triggered by rises in body temperature. On July 14, V replied to a fan’s post on BTS Weverse the new worldwide fan community of the group by revealing that he was currently experiencing the symptoms of his chronic illness. Cholinergic urticaria, most frequently observed in young adults, is a form of skin rash that

Kris Aquino

Kris Aquino’s return to the silver screen has been a trending subject lately as she is still on a hiatus. She revealed back on October that she was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disease, and later on confirmed that she was battling a form of “lupus”. As she continues to deal with health problems, Aquino sought the help of her fans to decide via Instagram, asking whether or not she