Leah C. Salterio
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Rabiya Mateo set for special role in period drama ‘Pulang Araw’
by Leah C. Salterio - May 22, 2024 - 12:00am
Miss Universe Philippines 2020 Rabiya Mateo embarked on a showbiz career after she joined the international Miss Universe pageant that same year.
Vilma Santos and director Chito Roño recall fondly their nearly three-decade-old film
by Leah C. Salterio - May 21, 2024 - 12:00am
‘Bata, Bata, Paano Ka Ginawa?’ was not Vilma Santos’ first project with direk Chito Roño. They earlier worked together in the drama thriller, ‘Ikaw Lang’ (1993), with Cesar Montano...
Call him ‘Gen C’: At 70, Ryan Cayabyab in tune with new generation
by Leah C. Salterio - May 15, 2024 - 12:00am
If he didn’t defy the earlier wishes of his parents — Alberto Cayabyab and soprano Celerina Venson Pujante — not to make a career out of music, there would have been no multi-awarded composer and...
Ina Alegre manages to make films again
by Leah C. Salterio - May 14, 2024 - 12:00am
Since she made her big-screen debut in director Joseph Villamor’s 1995 film “Uubusin Ko ang Tapang Mo,” with action star Jess Lapid Jr. in the lead, actress-turned-politician Ina Alegre (Jennifer...
At 48, Geneva Cruz feels younger and stronger than before
by Leah C. Salterio - May 7, 2024 - 12:00am
Singer-actress Geneva Cruz may be 48 now, but she amazingly feels stronger than when she did in her 20s and 30s.
InnerVoices back in the musical limelight
by Leah C. Salterio - April 28, 2024 - 12:00am
Lawyer Rey Bergado remains the only pioneering member of the all-male group, InnerVoices, that started in 1991 as a mere quartet.
Three talents of ABS-CBN Star Hunt together in one film
by Leah C. Salterio - April 23, 2024 - 12:00am
Three young artists of ABS-CBN Star Hunt get to work together for the first time in the romance-comedy flick, “When Magic Hurts,” with Gabby Ramos at the helm.
Lani Mercado shares 56th Birthday wish; Bong Revilla undergoes surgery
by Leah C. Salterio - April 20, 2024 - 12:00am
Although actress and Cavite Second District Rep. Lani Mercado Revilla celebrated her birthday last April 13 with a musical treat for her constituents, she still has to fulfill her wish for her 56th birthday.
Tireless at 63, Randy Santiago dances, jumps, gyrates and sings onstage non-stop
by Leah C. Salterio - April 17, 2024 - 12:00am
Just when he turned 63 (in November last year), singer-TV host Randy Santiago stopped singing his hit ballad, Hindi Magbabago, and resorted to all upbeat numbers with his guest artists in “EyeCon,” his...
Still No confirmation, but Marco and Heaven ‘more than friends’ now
by Leah C. Salterio - April 15, 2024 - 12:00am
Last April 1, word got around that young loveteam Marco Gallo and Heaven Peralejo, popularly called MarVen, are no longer together.
Paulo Avelino and Kylie Verzosa are paired in new OFW-themed film
by Leah C. Salterio - April 10, 2024 - 12:00am
Paulo Avelino and Kylie Verzosa were previously in the cast of the romantic drama, “Kasal” (2018), directed by Ruel Bayani, although they didn’t have scenes together.
Bigger Metro Manila Film Festival for its 50th year
by Leah C. Salterio - April 8, 2024 - 12:00am
The annual summer Metro Manila Film Festival will be canceled this year to give way to a bigger, grander and much-awaited 50th anniversary of the MMFF this December.
Enzo Pineda’s five-year-old film to be finally shown this April
by Leah C. Salterio - April 7, 2024 - 12:00am
“Game, La Union” or “GLU” is a barkada film that actor Enzo Pineda and his male co-stars shot back in 2019, before the pandemic. He cannot be any happier that on April 24, “GLU”...
Former ‘Voice Kids’ contender Giuliana Chiong represents Philippines in talent show in China
by Leah C. Salterio - April 3, 2024 - 12:00am
Not every 13-year-old who aspires to make it in the music scene gets the desire of her heart.
‘Buruguduystunstugudunstuy’ promises wild ride through Parokya ni Edgar’s musical universe
by Leah C. Salterio - March 31, 2024 - 12:00am
Parokya ni Edgar’s second album, Buruguduystunstugudunstuy, released in 1997, was adopted as the title of a major musical carrying the band’s songs. This April, Full House Theater Company will stage the...
NY-based filmmaker Isabel Sandoval to meg another film in Philippines
by Leah C. Salterio - March 23, 2024 - 12:00am
Even before, Filipino screenwriter actor and director Isabel Sandoval, previously known as Vincent Sandoval, was geared for great recognition, especially after she moved to the US in 2005.
‘Layas’ culled from true-to-life stories
by Leah C. Salterio - March 14, 2024 - 12:00am
Two years ago, still with the dreaded COVID reeling around, director Jose “JR” Olinares (“Buy Bust Queen” and “Badge of Honor”) bravely started an inspirational film project based...
Andi Eigenmann on late mom Jaclyn Jose: ‘Her life itself was her greatest obra maestra’
by Leah C. Salterio - March 5, 2024 - 12:00am
Bringing home the much-coveted acting trophy from the Cannes International Film Festival in 2016 was a major career highlight in the life of the late multi-awarded actress Jaclyn Jose (Mary Jane Guck in real li...
Kat Agarrado realizes her purpose as an artist
by Leah C. Salterio - March 2, 2024 - 12:00am
SinosiKat singing group, led by its frontwoman Kat Agarrado, honestly considered to leave the music scene for good. She was simply contented to concentrate on her kid and her family.
‘I Am Not Big Bird’ can open more opportunities for Enrique Gil as producer
by Leah C. Salterio - February 28, 2024 - 12:00am
Matinee idol Enrique Gil gets to resurrect his acting career bravely without any screen partner this time. After nearly four years of absence in the acting arena, the actor topbills the sex-comedy, “I Am Not...
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