Bela Padilla - updates

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'You took out our right to seek justice': Bela Padilla speaks up on ABS-CBN shutdown

May 09, 2020 - 4:44 PM

'What does the law do for us, the citizens, the taxpayers?' The Kapamilya actress shares her thoughts on the 'dura lex sed lex' argument.

LOOK: After buying supplies, Bela Padilla distributes goods to street vendors

Mar 19, 2020 - 7:33 PM

The actress, accompanied by members of the military, distributes relief goods around Metro Manila

Bela Padilla raises P3.3 M for street vendors affected by community quarantine

Mar 18, 2020 - 12:02 PM

Street vendors are among those most affected by a Luzon lockdown

Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

Celebrities show their support for workers, frontliners of community quarantine

Mar 16, 2020 - 6:08 PM

Bela Padilla sets up an online fund drive for the street vendors while Pokwang makes sandwiches for soldiers and police on duty

Bela Padilla to star with Kim Gun-woo in 'Ultimate Oppa'

Feb 17, 2020 - 1:45 PM

The movie is a joint project by Viva Entertainment and Reality Entertainment

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

WATCH: JC Santos, Bela Padilla reunite in 'On Vodka, Beers, and Regrets'

Jan 04, 2020 - 12:45 PM

JC and Bela are returning to the big screen for another love story

ON SCREEN REUNION. JC Santos and Bela Padilla reunite on screen for 'On Vodka, Beers and Regrets.' Screenshot from

‘This can’t be right’: Bela Padilla calls out Grab driver for revealing home address

Aug 10, 2019 - 5:27 PM

Grab Philippines apologizes, and tells the actress it will investigate the matter

6 stars who DGAF about looking ‘perfect’

Mar 09, 2018 - 5:48 PM

From calling out photoshop edits to clapping back against body shamers, these stars keep it real

BODY POSITIVE. Bela Padilla, Iza Calzado, and Jessy Mendiola are among the celebrities who have spoken against unrealistic beauty standards. Screenshots from,, and

Bela Padilla, JC Santos are set to do another movie soon

Feb 14, 2018 - 3:54 PM

The '100 Tula Para Kay Stella' stars are set to do an episode of 'Maalala Mo Kaya'

‘Meet Me in St. Gallen’ review: Beautifully bittersweet

Feb 11, 2018 - 8:16 PM

Villamor carves the makings of an intense connection, one that is perfumed with the probability of fate workings its ways to bring two strangers together.

After 'Siargao,' Paul Soriano plans new films for 2018

Jan 06, 2018 - 9:06 PM

Director Paul Soriano says one of the movies he's planning is for Aga Muhlach and Bea Alonzo

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Angel Locsin, Neil Arce pen special messages for each other on Instagram

Jan 02, 2018 - 8:00 PM

'Falling in love with you was the best part of my 2017,' Angel tells Neil

RAPPLER 2017: The celebrity breakups

Dec 30, 2017 - 8:00 PM

The year 2017 has been busy for couples calling it quits

'Last Night' review: Sumptuous but shallow

Oct 01, 2017 - 7:50 PM

The movie's escape from convention feels hollow and ornamental

5 things to know about the Piolo-Toni movie 'Last Night'

Sep 27, 2017 - 6:35 PM

The film, described as a 'dark romantic comedy,' is directed by Joyce Bernal

Angel Locsin on relationship status with Neil Arce

Sep 08, 2017 - 2:27 PM

Angel says she and Neil are happy together but are not officially together yet

'Luck at First Sight' review: Cute and simple

May 07, 2017 - 12:43 PM

In the end we all know everything it puts out are fantasies Nevertheless the film has already done its magic

LUCK AT FIRST SIGHT. Jericho Rosales and Bela Padilla star in the Dan Villegas film. Screengrab from YouTube/Viva Ent

Bela Padilla confirms breakup with Neil Arce

Jan 21, 2017 - 3:05 PM

Bela says she and Neil will still work together on projects despite the breakup

PH stars, film industry members support MMFF 2016

Jan 03, 2017 - 9:55 PM

John Arcilla Bela Padilla Robin Padilla and more congratulate the stars and organizers of the festival and appeal to viewers to support Philippine cinema

WATCH: The very first 'On The Job: The Series' trailer is here!

Dec 09, 2016 - 1:49 AM

There s so much to see in the almost 4 minute long teaser for On The Job: The Series

'TULUNGAN MO AKO.' A journalist named Pam (Bela Padilla) finds herself in over her head and begs an unseen person for help to do the right thing in a new teaser for 'On The Job: The Series.' Screengrab from YouTube/HOOQ

[IN PHOTOS] 'On The Job: The Series': Who's playing who?

Nov 08, 2016 - 10:06 PM

In On The Job: The Series we ll dive back into a shadowy world filled with uncertainty and deceit Meet the actors playing the politicians journalists policemen and more you ll soon be seeing on HOOQ

All photos by Martin San Diego/Rappler

'On The Job: The Series': Star-studded cast unveiled!

Nov 08, 2016 - 3:20 PM

Leo Martinez will return to the 6 part On The Job miniseries Christopher de Leon Bela Padilla Teroy Guzman and more are all set to star

All photos by Martin San Diego/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Stars step out for 'Ang Probinsyano' anniversary concert

Oct 09, 2016 - 2:36 PM

Coco Martin Susan Roces and the cast of the show lead the concert as a thank you gift for their viewers

'Camp Sawi' review: Laughter and heartbreak

Aug 28, 2016 - 4:12 PM

Camp Sawi is an absolute delight writes Oggs Cruz It is funny and moving It does get too whimsical at times but before it goes awry with the exaggerations and histrionics it immediately pulls back to earth

Movie reviews: All 9 Cinemalaya 2016 full-length films

Aug 07, 2016 - 8:34 PM

In the return of the full length film section of the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival this 2016 how did these movies fare?

Photos from YouTube/Cinemalaya Foundation Inc, Facebook/Cinemalaya, and

FULL LIST: Winners, Mutya ng Pilipinas 2016

Jul 30, 2016 - 11:42 PM

Meet this year s new set of Mutya ng Pilipinas beauty queens

IN PHOTOS: Grace Poe's celebrity friends show support in Cebu

Apr 06, 2016 - 1:21 PM

Showbiz personalities from Cebu and Manila entertain the crowd while waiting for the dramatic arrival of the presidential candidate

SURPRISE. Senator Tito Sotto's brother Vic and wife Pauleen Luna make a surprise appearance at the rally.

‘Felix Manalo’ Review: Epic blunder

Oct 09, 2015 - 4:13 PM

Felix Manalo is quite the unwieldy pedestal for such a beloved icon The film is tight fisted in its desire to sanctify its subject writes Oggs Cruz

IN PHOTOS: Susan Roces, Grace Poe lead star-studded FPJ tribute movie screening

Aug 20, 2015 - 9:55 PM

Susan Roces Grace Poe Coco Martin Maja Salvador and more attend a tribute screening of Fernando Poe Jr s movie Ang Probinsyano on the late actor s birthday

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

How Dennis Trillo got the role of Felix Manalo in Iglesia ni Cristo movie

Aug 20, 2015 - 5:29 PM

Dennis says it was hard to play a role with minimal reference material but INC members and ministers helped him on the set

WATCH: Dennis Trillo as INC founder in 'Felix Manalo' movie trailer

Aug 16, 2015 - 12:04 PM

The movie is about the founder of Iglesia ni Cristo

Coco Martin to star in TV remake of FPJ film ‘Ang Probinsyano’

May 18, 2015 - 6:15 PM

The cast includes Susan Roces Albert Martinez Angeline Quinto and Bela Padilla

‘Bang Bang Alley’ Review: Violence as a 3-course meal

Apr 12, 2014 - 5:13 PM

Movie reviewer Oggs Cruz says the flick is mostly successful with a few key points for improvement

Violence reigns in 'Bang Bang Alley'

Apr 11, 2014 - 6:41 PM

First time film directors Ely Buendia Yan Yuzon and King Palisoc present Bang Bang Alley

VIOLENCE REIGNS. Filmmakers Ely Buendia, Yan Yuzon, and King Palisoc present Bang Bang Alley. Screengrab from the film's trailer

FHM changes 'racist' cover

Mar 01, 2012 - 6:48 PM

Cover changed due to racist nature