Liza Soberano recalls real-life experience with so-called ‘kapre’

Even a “kapre” couldn’t help but be mesmerized by Liza Soberano’s beauty.The actress deemed by TC Candler as 2017’s Most Beautiful Face shared at the virtual presscon for her upcoming Netflix original animated series “Trese” that a “kapre” (or supernatural gigantic creature that lives in trees) was once smitten with her. Liza recalled that it happened when she spent a …

Mark your calendars: ‘Trese,’ ‘Rurouni Kenshin: The Final’ to stream on Netflix this June

Just when most “Rurouni Kenshin” fans were wondering when they will get to see the fourth of the fifth in the popular Japanese movie saga, Netflix Philippines dropped the bomb: “Rurouni Kenshin: The Final” starts streaming on June 18. The much-awaited animated adaptation of “Trese” also starts streaming on June 11. These are just two of the highly anticipated titles …

Liza Soberano addresses critics of her Tagalog speaking for ‘Trese’

Liza Soberano is aware of those who were against of her Filipino dubbing of graphic novel character Alexandra Trese, but the actress said she did everything possible to prepare for it, including speaking Tagalog for two weeks straight. During the virtual presscon for the upcoming Netflix original anime series “Trese,” Soberano revealed, “I practiced my Tagalog for two weeks straight. …

Jung Soo-jung stars in her first Netflix Original film

Jung Soo-jung is getting the hang of the big-screen acting as she stars in her first-ever Netflix Original film. While this isn’t the former K-pop idol’s first foray into acting, the feat is definitely one to celebrate. Krystal, as she’s fondly known by her fans during her idol days when she was still active in the well-loved girl group f(x), …

Salma Hayek nearly died due to COVID-19

Hollywood actress Salma Hayek revealed she almost died while battling the coronavirus. In a report by Variety, Salma said she battled COVID-19 during the early days of the pandemic. The actress also said her doctor begged her to go the hospital but she refused. Salma shared, “My doctor begged me to go to the hospital because it was so bad. …

Olivia Rodrigo wants debut album to be her ‘introduction to the world’

Filipino-American singer Olivia Rodrigo made her mark in the music scene with her debut single Drivers License. Since its release, it skyrocketed to the top of the charts and eventually became a viral hit. As a newcomer, it was unexpected that her second single Déjà vu, from her upcoming debut album Sour, would top charts once again just like how …

Netflix announces ‘Money Heist’ Part 5 release dates

Netflix finally announced the release date of the much anticipated Part 5 of “La Casa de Papel,” known as “Money Heist.” The streaming giant said the show will come to an end in two installments of five episodes each: volume 1 will be released on September 3, while volume 2 will be released on December 3. Netflix also shared the …

What to expect from BTS pop-up store in SM Megamall

The much-awaited “BTS Pop-Up: Map of the Soul,” opened on May 29 at SM Megamall. It draws concepts from BTS’ fourth studio album, “Map of the Soul: 7,” released in February 2020. The 190 square meter pop-up store showcases over 400 products, ranging from various categories, from apparel to stationery and household items. With “Map of the Soul: 7” as …

Italian rockers Maneskin win pandemic-defying Eurovision

Italian rock foursome Maneskin won the Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on May 22 in a glammed-up message of hope for a world emerging from the coronavirus pandemic. As the tournament returned after a year off because of the virus, the high-kicking, lederhosen-wearing Italians beat off stiff competition from France and Switzerland. Italy’s third Eurovision win and its first …