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After ABS-CBN franchise rejection, Liza Soberano delays launch of her YouTube channel

Jul 09, 2020 - 9:17 PM

(UPDATED) 'I would like to take the time to grieve with my fellow kapamilya,' the actress says on her Instagram stories

'If you believe in your own lies': Janella Salvador dares former PA to press charges

Jul 08, 2020 - 6:17 PM

Janella’s former assistant Michelle Pelongco accuses the actress of not paying her remaining salary amounting to P3,600

LOOK: Maritoni Fernandez marries partner Mon Dayrit

Jul 07, 2020 - 8:43 PM

Maritoni and Mon marry in a civil wedding at the Parañaque City Hall on July 7

CLOY's Son Ye-jin, Parasite's Lee Sun-gyun in talks for Hollywood movie

Jul 06, 2020 - 5:58 PM

The two actors are in talks to star in a movie, set in the future, about a nation divided by a border

HOLLYWOOD DEBUT? The 'Crash Landing On You' actress is in talks to star in a Hollywood production. Photo from Son Ye-jin's Instagram

WATCH: Stars, advocates, journalists perform ‘The Great Dictator’ speech to protest anti-terror law

Jul 06, 2020 - 5:48 PM

John Lloyd Cruz, Chel Diokno, Iza Calzado, and Rappler's Maria Ressa are among those who appear in the video

Veteran actress Anita Linda dies at 95

Jun 10, 2020 - 10:13 AM

The actress' daughter Francesca Legaspi and director Adolf Alix Jr confirm the news of her demise

Aga Muhlach remembers aunt Amalia Fuentes: 'You have taught me so much'

Oct 05, 2019 - 11:30 AM

'You treated me like your son,' says Aga, the son of Amalia's brother Cheng Muhlach

Amalia Fuentes, pillar of Philippine cinema, dies

Oct 05, 2019 - 9:21 AM

During her prime, she was dubbed as the Elizabeth Taylor of the Philippines

Forgiveness takes on a new meaning for Cherry Pie Picache in 'Radical Love'

Jul 07, 2019 - 9:32 AM

The documentary chronicles Cherry Pie's journey in forgiving her late mother's killer

Lee Sung-kyung is coming to Manila

May 14, 2019 - 9:05 PM

Lee Sung-kyung will be in Manila on July 27

PH SHORES. Lee Sung-kyoung is coming to Manila. Photo from her Instagram

For Ana Valdes-Lim, theater is a form of healing

Mar 26, 2019 - 11:00 AM

The Juilliard-trained actress and artistic director of METTA talks about the joy of teaching theater to a new batch of budding thespians

In movies and TV, plus-size actresses finally assume leading roles

Mar 17, 2019 - 7:38 PM

Plus-size actresses are slowly getting the recognition they deserved

LOOK BACK: The movies and music of Armida Siguion-Reyna

Feb 12, 2019 - 4:29 PM

Which song or movie of Armida's did you enjoy the most?

Actress Armida Siguion-Reyna dies at 88

Feb 11, 2019 - 7:39 PM

(UPDATED) Her sister Irma Potenciano confirms the actress died of cancer

GAWAD CCP PARA SA SINING 2015 / SEPTEMBER 17 2015 The Gawad CCP Para sa Sining award eleven individuals and two organizations for their outstanding achievements and contributions to Philippine arts and culture at the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Pasay City; Denisa Reyes for Dance, FIdes Cuyugan Asencio for Music, Antonio Mabesa for Theater, Roberto Chabet for Visual Arts, Ricardo Lee for Literature, Nora Villamayor popularly known as Nora Aunor for FIlm and Broadcast Arts, Paulo Alcazaren for Architecture, Ben Farrales for Design, Leoncio Deriada, Talaandig School of Living Traditions, Armida Siguion-Reyna and Basilio Esteban Villacruz and the Missionary Society of St. Columban will receive the Tanging Parangal. The Gawad CCP Para sa Sining is the highest award given by the CCP. INQUIRER PHOTO / RICHARD A. REYES

'Real change' for Latinos in Hollywood? Gina Rodriguez hopes so

Jan 31, 2019 - 2:26 PM

'The only way to create change is to do it yourself,' 'Jane The Virgin' star Gina Rodriguez says

Angel Locsin says she almost quit showbiz

Jan 11, 2019 - 3:38 PM

Angel returns to television via the new drama 'The General's Daughter'

Liza Soberano No. 4 on '100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2018' list

Dec 30, 2018 - 12:54 PM

The 20-year-old stunner is again part of 'The 100 Most Beautiful Faces in the World' list

GLOBALLY-RECOGNIZED BEAUTY. The 20-year-old actress and model has has landed 4th on this year's Most Beautiful Faces list. Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

Actress Sondra Locke dead at 74

Dec 14, 2018 - 6:26 PM

Locke has battled breast and bone cancer

Jessy Mendiola says she almost left showbiz

Dec 05, 2018 - 10:14 AM

Jessy says she sought professional help for her bouts of depression in the past

WATCH: This is why people are talking about Liza Soberano and 'ipis'

Nov 07, 2018 - 12:51 PM

The actress wins the internet as she takes on the 'Whats in the box?' challenge

FEARLESS. Liza Soberano stays calm even as an insect crawls up her arm. Screenshot from

Disappeared Chinese star Fan Bingbing ordered to pay $129M over taxes

Oct 03, 2018 - 1:07 PM

The actress has been inactive on her social media accounts since May

Chinese actress Fan Bingbing poses as she arrives on May 11, 2018 for the screening of the film "Ash is Purest White (Jiang hu er nv)" at the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. / AFP PHOTO / Alberto PIZZOLI

Stormy Daniels belittles sex with Trump in tell-all book

Sep 19, 2018 - 10:53 AM

London newspaper says in the forthcoming book of the adult film star, "Full Disclosure," Daniels provides a graphic description of what she claims as an affair with the US President

DANIELS AND TRUMP. This combination of pictures created on March 25, 2018 shows a file photo taken on January 12, 2007 of adult film actress Stormy Daniels at the 24th annual Adult Video News Awards Show at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, and file photo of US President Donald Trump as he departs the White House in Washington, DC on March 10, 2018. File photos by Ethan Miller, Olivier Douliery/AFP

Celeste Legaspi: Aging isn’t a dull lens, but a prism

Aug 28, 2018 - 8:00 AM

The concept of aging seems anathema to the entertainment industry, which makes the existence of Mamang all the more radical

MAMANG. Denise O’Hara’s critically-lauded entry to the 2018 Cinemalaya festival, is a compassionate exploration of aging and dementia. Photo courtesy of Dee Nermal

Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra apologizes over 'Quantico' Hindu terror plot

Jun 10, 2018 - 6:27 PM

The actress and former Miss World titleholder apologizes following a 'Quantico' episode, wherein her character uncovers a terror plot by Indian Hindu terrorists

West Hollywood grants Stormy Daniels keys to the city

May 24, 2018 - 3:58 PM

'This community has a history of standing up to bullies and speaking truth to power, and I'm so lucky to be a part of it. I am elated and honored,' Stormy Daniels says

STORMY DANIELS. Adult film star Stormy Daniels receives a key to the city of West Hollywood from Mayor John Duran (L), May 23, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP

Oscars 2018: Allison Janney wins Best Supporting Actress

Mar 05, 2018 - 10:36 AM

(UPDATED) The actress is awarded for her role in 'I,Tonya'

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS. Allison Janney accepts the Best Supporting Actress award during the 90th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

British actress Emma Chambers dies

Feb 26, 2018 - 11:15 AM

The actress is known for her roles in 'Vicar of Dibley' and 'Notting Hill'

Erich Gonzales is better after a tough 2017

Feb 08, 2018 - 2:58 PM

Erich says she not in a rush to enter new relationship after her breakup with Daniel Matsunaga

Ex-porn star Sola Aoi gets married

Jan 04, 2018 - 5:05 PM

The actress talks about the marriage on her blog

JUST MARRIED. The newlyweds share a sweet moment. Screengrab from

Meet Elizabeth Frances, the Fil-Am actress starring in AMC's 'The Son'

Sep 28, 2017 - 9:56 PM

Born to a Filipina mother and a Caucasian-Cherokee father, Elizabeth says she sometimes feels she has 'one foot in, one foot out' in these different cultures

Elizabeth was born on a military base in Okinawa, Japan to a Filipina mother and a Caucasian-Cherokee father. Photo from AMC website

Emma Stone tops list of best paid actresses in 2017

Aug 17, 2017 - 2:44 PM

It s been a great year for Stone who picked up an Oscar for Best Actress in February for her performance in La La Land

Indonesian singer and actress Julia Perez dies

Jun 10, 2017 - 2:46 PM

Julia Perez succumbs to cervical cancer at the age of 36

Oscars 2017: Emma Stone wins Best Actress

Feb 27, 2017 - 12:57 PM

In La La Land Emma Stone plays Mia an aspiring actress who begins to tire of the endless disappointments she faces as a barista dreaming of making it big in Hollywood

Screengrab from YouTube

Oscars 2017: Viola Davis wins Best Supporting Actress

Feb 27, 2017 - 10:46 AM

Viola Davis wins for her performance in Fences

Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for Women In Film/AFP

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Jan 25, 2017 - 8:05 PM

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Sofia Vergara tops Forbes list of best paid TV actresses 2016

Sep 15, 2016 - 10:20 AM

Sofia Vergara tops the list for the 5th year in a row making more money than any male TV star

SOFIA VERGARA. The 'Modern Family' star is Forbes' highest-paid TV actress for 2016. File photo shows Sofia attend the 'Modern Family' ATAS Emmy Event at Fox Studios in May 2016 in Los Angeles. Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images/AFP

Actress Alexis Arquette dies

Sep 12, 2016 - 11:29 AM

Alexis siblings Patricia David Rosanna and Richmond Arquette confirm the news of her death

Jennifer Lawrence tops 'Forbes' 'Highest-Paid Actresses 2016' list

Aug 24, 2016 - 10:21 AM

Jennifer Lawrence is the highest paid actress for the second year in a row followed by Melissa McCarthy and Scarlett Johansson

HIGHEST-PAID ACTRESS. Jennifer Lawrence tops 'Forbes' highest-paid actresses list 2016. File photo shows Jennifer at a global fan screening of 'X-Men Apocalypse' in London. Photo by Will Oliver/EPA

4 new celebrity housemates announced for 'PBB' 7

Jul 06, 2016 - 10:17 PM

Model Hideo Muraoka DJ Chacha young actress Elisse Joson and Nonong Ballinan are the latest celebrities who ll be on PBB

Fil-Am actress Ali Ewoldt is first Asian-American Christine in Broadway's 'Phantom of the Opera'

May 27, 2016 - 10:20 AM

UPDATED Ali Ewoldt is set to play the lead character Christine Daae in The Phantom of the Opera in June

ALI EWOLDT. Ali, who is half Filipino, is the first Asian-American actress to play Christine on Broadway's 'The Phantom of the Opera.' Photo from Simpkins

IN PHOTOS: Jaclyn Jose arrives in Manila after Cannes victory

May 24, 2016 - 6:33 PM

Inaalay ko sa Pilipino ang trophy na ito Hindi ito basta trophy napakahirap makuha ito Jaclyn says upon her arrival

IN PHOTOS: Jaclyn Jose's emotional Cannes 2016 win

May 23, 2016 - 1:30 PM

See the actress big moment as she celebrates with daughter Andi Eigenmann and Ma Rosa director Brillante Mendoza after her Best Actress win at Cannes 2016

Photo by Sebastien Nogier/EPA

Andi Eigenmann, other stars react to Jaclyn Jose's Cannes victory

May 23, 2016 - 10:20 AM

My very own mother to be the first ever Filipino to win the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival a proud Andi tweets

epa05323908 Philippino actress Jaclyn Jose (L) receives the Best Performance by an Actress award for 'Ma'Rosa' as Philippino actress Andi Eigenmann (R) looks on during the Closing Award Ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival, in Cannes, France, 22 May 2016. For the first time in the festival history, the Golden Palm winning movie will be screened at the closing ceremony. EPA/GUILLAUME HORCAJUELO

'Encantadia' 2016: Meet Sanya Lopez, the new Danaya

Apr 28, 2016 - 8:34 PM

Meet the adventurous actress who takes on the role of the keeper of the Earth Jewel

James Reid, Nadine Lustre on working together as a couple, movie 'This Time'

Apr 26, 2016 - 2:03 PM

James and Nadine reflect on their careers so far since taking their relationship public

Jennylyn Mercado, Jericho Rosales on winning top acting awards in MMFF 2015

Dec 28, 2015 - 12:21 PM

Sobrang gandang Christmas gift para sa akin Jennylyn says after winning the Best Actress award

Jodi Sta Maria: Lessons from a woman on the move

Nov 28, 2015 - 10:00 AM

She shares tips on keeping up with a mobile lifestyle

Jennifer Lawrence tops list of highest-paid actresses

Aug 21, 2015 - 11:16 AM

Forbes also notes that male leads take bigger profit cuts than female leads

JENNIFER LAWRENCE. The 'Hunger Games' star is the highest paid actress

Cate Blanchett, actress at very top of Hollywood A-list

May 17, 2015 - 10:40 PM

Her already-lauded performance in 'Carol' comes at a time when women are increasingly pushing back against the male-dominated film industry

Nora Aunor wins Best Actress award in St Tropez Film Festival

May 17, 2015 - 2:43 PM

‘Dementia’ took the awards for Best Foreign Film and Best Supporting Actor in a Foreign Film for Emilio Garcia