Ben Affleck, from “Daredevil” to “Batman”

Ben Affleck Revealed as the New Batman BURBANK, CA, August 22, 2013 – Ending weeks of speculation, Ben Affleck has been set to star as Batman, a.k.a. Bruce Wayne.  Affleck and filmmaker Zack Snyder will create an entirely new incarnation of the character in Snyder’s as-yet-untitled project—bringing Batman and Superman together for the first time on the big screen and continuing the director’s vision of their universe, which he established in “Man of Steel.”  The announcement was made today by Greg Silverman, President, Creative Development …

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ABS-CBN revisits “Agosto Beinte-Uno: Ang Pagpatay kay Ninoy Aquino”

ABS-CBN revisits the assassination of former Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. via a documentary “Agosto Beinte-Uno: Ang Pagpatay kay Ninoy Aquino” airing this Sunday (August 25). Narrated by the veteran actor Jaime Fabregas, the documentary presents a painstaking research including review of court documents and testimonies of witnesses, analysis on the evidences, and interviews. Among the interviewees are Atty. Mario Bautista, lawyer of one of the accused in the case, forensic expert Raquel Fortun and former chief of Metrocom Intelligence Group Col. Octavio Alvarez. It …

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Marian Rivera sends Dingdong Dantes’ newest leading lady a gift and message

Dingdong Dantes’ newest leading lady, Bea Alonzo recieved a gift and a message from Dingdong’s fiancee, Marian Rivera. On the card message attached on the gift, Marian said: “Good luck to your movie. Thanks for being kind to Dong.” Bea Alonzo posted this (above) photo on instagram with a message: “thank you so much @therealmarian for this!! i am truly touched!! hope to hang out with you soon..” Bea and Dingdong will play Cat and Wacky in their newest movie together on Star Cinema under …

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Sagip Kapamilya is now accepting cash and in-kind donations for the victims of storm Maring

ABS-CBN Foundation, through its disaster emergency and rehabilitation arm ‘Sagip Kapamilya,’ has already started its massive relief operations for the flood victims of typhoon Maring and Habagat in National Capital Region (NCR) and nearby provinces in Luzon. Relief goods were recently provided to hundreds of families in Cavite, Ilocus Sur and Quezon City. In its continuing efforts, Sagip Kapamilya has also opened its helpdesk hotlines–024114995 023949272, and 09178844411–for people who need rescue and relief as well as for interested parties who want to donate. In-kind …

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Megan Young wins Miss World Philippines 2013

Actress Megan Young won the Miss World Philippines 2013 title on Sunday night at the Grand Ballroom of the Solaire Resort and Casino-Manila in Pasay City. Megan is a heavy favorite in the 2013 Miss World Philippines who bested 24 other aspirants and won eight special awards en route to her official coronation. The 23-year-old Filipino-American beauty represented Olongapo City in the competition and won Best in Fashion Runway, Miss Sports by FILA, Miss Reducin, Miss Olay, Miss Laguna, Miss Bold and Glamorous by Revlon, Miss …

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POLL: Marian Rivera’s next leading man

Primetime Queen Marian Rivera is still with GMA Network after signing another three-year contract with the network on Saturday morning. There’s no news yet on what will be her next project on the Kapuso Network but there are some news surfaced months ago regarding her next leading man. One of her rumored leading man is Alden Richards, GMA Network’s youngest primetime lead actor, as her newest pair in an unconventional love story between ages. According to rumors, Marian will definitely have a new leading man …

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Eternal love story between half-human, half-gumiho Kang Chi and mortal Yeo Wool in “The Love Story of Kang Chi” beginning August 19

ABS-CBN tells the eternal love story between half-human, half-gumiho Kang Chi and mortal Yeo Wool beginning Monday (Aug 19) as the first and true home of Asianovelas premieres its newest afternoon Korean drama “The Love Story of Kang Chi.” Lee Seunggi of “My Girlfriend is a Gumiho” and Bae Suzy of “Dream High” return on Philippine television as star-crossed lovers who will challenge fate and fight for a love that Kang Chi’s parents failed to fight for in the past. Fate was once defied by …

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“ASAP 18” makes history with 1M followers on Twitter

Philippines’ no.1 and longest-running musical variety show “ASAP 18” recently made history after its official account @ASAPOFFICIAL reached more than one million followers on Twitter. “ASAP 18” is the only TV show in the country that has the biggest following in the popular social media site worldwide. In celebration of its newest milestone, “ASAP 18” is set to throw a grand showcase of talent, artistry and surprises this Sunday (August 18) to thank all the TV viewers here and abroad who unfailingly make the show’s …

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GMA Network launches the first parent-kid reality show on Philippine TV — “Anak Ko ‘Yan”

“Behind the success of every child is a proud parent” – this is what GMA Network wants to showcase in its newest reality talent search Anak Ko Yan. Hosted by multitalented actress Jennylyn Mercado, Anak Ko Yan will be featuring kids from 7 – 17 years old who will show their talent in singing or dancing. Versatile performer Rochelle Pangilinan will serve as the show’s dance coach while Asia’s Diva Dulce will serve as the voice coach. What makes this different from other reality-talent searches …

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Thalia wished young actress Jessy Mendiola good luck in reprising her iconic role in “Maria Mercedes”

Mexican superstar Thalia surprised advertisers during the recent ABS-CBN trade event when she appeared on screen and wished young actress Jessy Mendiola good luck in reprising her iconic role for the upcoming Pinoy adaptation of hit 90s telenovela “Maria Mercedes.” “Thank you to Jessy. All the luck in the world. You’re going to make an amazing job. All the production and all the cast, good luck in Maria Mercedes,” said Thalia via a taped Skype interview for the current affairs show “Tapatan ni Tunying.” Jessy …

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