Saturday, June 16, 2012

Eugene Domingo

Eugene Domingo’s Kimmy Dora and The Temple of Kiyeme earned 10Million on its 1st day. A sequel to the Kimmy Dora hit of 2009, the part 2 is not just hilarious but also has a touch of horror and fantasy. Written by Chris Martinez and Directed by Joyce Bernal, Kimmy Dora 2 is now showing nationwide in all cinemas and produced by Star Cinema & Spring Films. 

Uge who is People's Choice for Favorite Actress of the Year at 6th Asian Film Awards 2012 is returning to theater as PETA adopts a thematic take on Lino Brocka’s classic "Bona" which originally starred Ms. Nora Aunor.

PETA’s Bona is a comedy drama of a call-center spinster (Eugene) who is a die-hard fan of Star of Tomorrow hopeful Edgar Allan Guzman and is written by Layeta Bucoy.

Bona will stage on August 24-26; August 31; September 2; September 7-9; September 14-16; September 21-23 at PETA Theater in E. Rodriguez QC.  Ticket prices are P 1,339.00; P 1,030.00; P 824.00 P 618.00.  For tickets contact

Meanwhile, Eugene Domingo was nominated Best Actress at the 35th Gawad Urian for her performance in Babae sa Septik Tank. She is also to star in a musical movie “I Do Bi Doo Bi Boo” with Gary Valenciano, Ogie Alcasid & Zsa Zsa Padilla.

I took the photo above of Ms. Eugene Domingo on December 1, 2011 when she received her Star in the Philippine Walk of Fame in Libis.

JM De Guzman

JM De Guzman had his first taping yesterday June 15, 2012 for the Book 2 of the hit afternoon Teleserye “Angelito; Ang Batang Ama”.

He also bagged the lead role of the Indie Film, "Intoy Syokoy"; a finalist in the New Breed category of the 2012 Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival which will run from July 20-29.

"Intoy Syokoy” is a comedy story about a young tahong diver and his childhood love played by Lj Reyes. Screenplay byJerry Gracio and will be directed by Lem Lorca.

This July 25, 2012, JM will star in a horror classic produced by Regal Films “Pridyider” which was originally an episode in the first Shake Rattle and Roll by Ishmael Bernal. This time, it will be directed by Rico Maria Ilarde and will have Andie Eigenmann and Janice de Belen as her co-stars.

It is also confirmed that JM will portray the character of Filipino Saint Pedro Calungsod which will most likely start filming October of this year.

JM is regularly seen on ASAP with his group BoysRBoys  including Bryan Termulo, Alex Castro and Markki Stroem,

Please don’t forget to grab a copy of JM’s Debut Album. A collection of his favorites, with highlights on his two original compositions namely: Carried Away, the carrier single, and Give You The World. Here are the tracks:

1. Carried Away
2. Pagdating ng Panahon
3. Out of my League
4. Bizarre Love Triangle
5. Collide
6. Kiss Me
7. True
8. Yakap sa Dilim
9. Give you the world
10. Sa May Bintana
11. Nothing Compares to you
12. Carried Away (Acoustic)

By the way JM is nominated as "Most Promising Actor" in Yahoo! Philippines OMG! Awards 2012!  If you wanna vote for him; Click this link ---

Here are photos of JM I took on May 19, 2012 after his show in Batangas.

KC Concepcion

KC Concepcion is set to host the musical talent search X-Factor which will air this June 23, 2012 on ABS-CBN. The show will give away P4million in prizes which will be the biggest in the history of Philippine TV.

Also, KC made it to the list of "25 Sexiest International Actresses You Haven't Heard Of" by New York-based lifestyle magazine, Complex. On the website of the mag; She was ranked 23rd in the list of "hottest thespians overseas" and the only Filipina who made it on that list. She was also on a cover of Cosmo Mexico recently.

KC, who is the UN’s National Ambassador Against Hunger, will star in a new soap opera “Against All Odds” of ABS-CBN with Judy Ann Santos and Sam Milby as her co-stars.

You can catch her tomorrow on “Sarah G. Live” June 17, 2012 as she joins the party and takes on the center stage with a smash-up dance number.

By the way KC is nominated as "Celebrity of the Year" in Yahoo! Philippines OMG! Awards 2012!  If you wanna vote for her; Click this link ---

Other than her own album; KC is also included in Christian Bautista’s 10th anniversary album First Class: Outbound Expanded Edition; a duet of “We Could Be In Love” produced by Universal Records.

Here are some photos of KC I took a year ago on June 11, 2011 at E-Live Studio.

Zanjoe Marudo

Zanjoe Marudo topbills the upcoming Adolf Alix film  “Kalayaan” (Wildlife) with Luis Alandy and Laotian-Australian actor Ananda Everingham as his-co stars.

The movie is an entry to the the 2012 Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival and will run from July 20-29 and will be shown in CCP, Trinoma & Greenbelt Cinemas.

Kalayaan is one of the 10 films that received a script development grant from the Hubert Bals Fund, a project of the International Film Festival Rotterdam. Also, The Global Film Initiative  awarded Kalayaan with production funding, along with nine other films, as part of its Winter 2012 granting cycle.

The film’s setting is in the lovely Palawan, and the story revolves around the lonely lives of Filipino soldiers stationed in the Spratly islands.

Also, Zanjoe is coming out in another Indie film “Rematado” by Ato Bautista and a Star Cinema film One More Try with Angelica Panganiban, Angel Locsin & Dingdong Dantes.

Zanjoe is regularly seen everyday in Kapamilya Gold’s afternoon soap “Hiyas” and every Saturday night on Banana Split.

You can also watch him in Eugene Domingo’s highly acclaimed Kimmy Dora & The Temple of Kiyeme; currently showing in all cinemas nationwide.

Watch Zanjoe as he ramps for "Metrowear Rocks the Runway" on Lifestyle Network tonight June 16, 2012 at 11pm.

Here are photos of Zanjoe I took on May 20, 2010 during Banana Split Taping.

Enchong Dee

Jollibee Float Ambassador Enchong Dee is currently in Europe enjoying work and travel at the same time. Early this month; he performed at the City of Wines for the 5th Anniversary of Kapamilya World Fiesta with Bea Alonzo, Angelica Panganiban & Coco Martin.

As I write this entry; he is currently exploring great countries in Europe and enjoying food, sceneries with photos posted on his Instagram account @superchonggo

As he returns to the Philippines; he will start taping a new teleserye “Ina, Kapatid, Anak” of ABS-CBN and will finish the movie “The Reunion” of Star Cinema.

23-year old actor-swimmer Enchong Dee is also on the cover of Inside Showbiz Magazine June 2012 Issue and is nominated as "Break Through Actor" in Yahoo! Philippines OMG! Awards. You can vote him thru this link.

Maja Salvador

ABS-CBN Star Magic Artist Maja Salvador bagged the Best Actress Award in the recently concluded 35th Gawad Urian held at AFP Theater in Camp Aguinaldo last June 13, 2012.

Maja, with over a million followers on twitter; won for her performance in Direk Paul Soriano's  Indie Film "Thelma". The film also had successful screenings abroad and in prestigious International Film Festivals; like New York Film Fest & Hawaiian Film Fest plus winning the Bronze Palm Award at the 2012 Mexico International Film Festival.

She is also set to come out in a new soap directed by Don Cuaresma and Jojo Saguin “Ina, Kapatid, Anak” of ABS-CBN with Kim Chiu, Xian Lim, Rayver Cruz & Enchong Dee as her co-stars. The story revolves around sibling rivalry, wealth, business and love.

Maja was also on the cover of Mega Magazine May 2012 issue where they featured how she manages to keep her star flaming despite the challenges in her life as an actress and dancer.

She is also the latest endorser of Petit Monde. 

By the way Replays of the 35th Gawad Urian will be shown in Cinema One on June 17 at 4 p.m. and June 24 at 10 p.m.

Here are some photos of Maja I took on August 13, 2011 at E-Live Studio.

Enrique Gil

To those who might have missed my exclusive interview with 
Enrique Gil; You can watch the video here:

I'm drafting a new article about Quen, hopefully nextweek it will be up on this blog.. For now; You can just read below the previous article I wrote with exclusive photos.

Enrique Gil, the Dougie Master and the original Trending King on Twitter now has 2 new TV commercials; The Head and Shoulders Apple Fresh Scent Shampoo and Lemon Square's Choo Choo Cake Pies.

Enrique also came out with a single “Tunay Na Ligaya” as part of the love soundtrack of ABS-CBN’s Primetime soap “Princess and I”. The CD is now available in all record stores nationwide for only P199 and can be downloaded at
On his twitter account; he said he is a songer and not a singer. So humble and cute of him to have tweeted that.
By the way Enrique is filming the Star Cinema movie “The Reunion” with Enchong Dee, Xian Lim & Kean Cipriano. The film is already 70% done and will be shown August of this year.
Quen is nominated as "Most Promising Actor" at the Yahoo OMG! Awards 2012!  If you wanna vote for him; Click this link ---

Catch Enrique this Sunday June 17, 2012 on “Sarah G. Live”.
Here are photos of Enrique I took on September 16, 2011 & May 19, 2012 on Budoy & The Reunion sets respectively. 

Jessy Mendiola

19-year-old actress Jessy Mendiola is set to star in a Kapamilya Gold Precious Heart Romances presents IsLa with Matteo Guidicelli and a Primetime Bida serye Against All Odds with Judy Ann Santos, Sam Milby & KC Concepcion. She will start taping this coming week for IsLa.

The story is about 2 people (Jessy & Mateo) who were attracted to each other while they were in an island and problems started when they got back to their respective lives after being rescued.
Mateo’s role was married to a woman who can’t get pregnant. Conflict arose when this woman found out that something happened between Jessy’s and Mateo’s characters in the island.
Jessy who recently came out in a Head and Shoulder TV Commercial with Enrique Gil is also the new endorser of Myra Holistic Skin Care with Ms. Eula Valdez & Ms. Iza Calvado.
Currently filming the Star Cinema movie “The Reunion” , Jessy was last seen as Gerald Anderson’s leading lady in the the Seoul International Drama nominee Budoy.
Here are some photos of Jessy I took on May 18, 2012 at the set of “The Reunion” taping.

Joseph Marco

Joseph Marco did a cover shoot recently with top fashion photographer Lope Navo for Garage Magazine. The magazine has 2 different cover photos; a good boy and bad boy concept. May 2012, Joseph has been walking the run way for Philippine Fashion Week and Fashion designers Bang Pineda and Rajo Laurel.

Currently, he is doing an indie film with Ejay Falcon and a Star Cinema movie “The Reunion” coming out August of this year. Joseph is also set to come out in a new soap “Against All Odds” of ABS CBN with Judy Ann Santos, KC Concepcion & Sam Milby. He also received good reviews for his acting on MMK written by Rose Colindres, and directed by Jojo Saguin  portraying Rayver Cruz’ brother.
Anytime soon; Joseph is coming out in another magazine cover. Watch out for that.
Here are photos I took of Joseph on March 25, 2012 at Glorietta 5.

Friday, June 8, 2012

Sarah Geronimo

I wanna share this photo I took 4 years ago on October 26, 2008. Look at her; Just like before and now; Ever beautiful and charming...

I just felt the need to dedicate an entry to Philippine's Pop Star Princess; Sarah Geronimo.
My Mention Tab was about to collapse for the last 2 days. My tweets about her has now reach a total of almost 500 Retweets. She is indeed a magnet to the mass public as well as to the socialites & even to the altas..
I didn't really wonder coz previously  my 2 tweets about her during the Coke 100 event were also Retweeted over a 100 times. 
Talking about the power of Popsters, Ashralds & all groups associated with her: 
and i quote..

March 24, 2012

Sarah Geronimo is a total performer! With voice so powerful & so strong! She created tidal waves by the bay with her presence & vocalprowess.
Sarah Geronimo 's singing voice by the bay earlier was more than enough to create Tsunami backwards! Solid & Flawless performance! Whew!

Luis Manzano actually started tweeting wanting Sarah Geronimo to play on Kapamilya Deal or No Deal. That's when I started posting follow-up tweets which I believe trended in my timeline. Haha.. And here they are:
and i quote..

June 6, 2012

Who wants Sarah Geronimo to play? Lemme hear u! "@luckymanzano: Sana nga free rin si Sarah para maka guest siya sa #KapamilyaDealorNoDeal"
Hey guys! Do u want Sarah Geronimo & Senator Miriam Santiago play on #KapamilyaDealorNoDeal hosted by @luckymanzano ? C'mon! Let's Retweet!

June 7, 2012

Sarah Geronimo U r d Queen of Retweets; Based on my timeline; More than 100+ RTs wanting u 2 play on #KapamilyaDealorNoDeal That says it all
Haha! That's what I've been trying 2 say! In less than 30mins! You guys Retweeted that more than 50x! Hail to the Queen! Sarah Geronimo
C'mon! You guys are super awesome! Now that's almost 200 Retweets in less than an hour with my tweet about Sarah Geronimo Rock on Popsters!
I just made a tally of all Retweets I got about Sarah Geronimo for 2days in my timeline & whew! 400+ Retweets! Isn't that crazy? Siya na! :)

I just wanna say Thank You to everyone who Retweeted what I said.
It only means that you guys do agreed on what I said about her.
And that we are one in giving her praises & admiration cause she deserves every bit of it.
So genuine, So true, So humble, So talented, Extremely Good and Just lovely.
By the way; Grab a copy of Mega Magazine June 2012 issue with her on the cover.

Also, This July 7, 2012; Sarah will have a birthday concert at the Araneta Coliseum. Tickets have been sold-out already but good thing they will have a repeat on July 21, 2012. Tickets for the July 21 are still available at Ticketnet or you can call them at 911-5555.
Ticket Prices are as follows:
Patron A (Reserved Seating)             P3920
Patron B (Reserved Seating)             P3360
Lower Box B  (Reserved Seating)     P3360
Upper Box A  (Reserved Seating)    P1680 
Upper Box B (Free Seating)                P840
General Admission (Free Seating)  P450