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Netflix lets you decide Bear Grylls' fate in interactive 'You vs. Wild' series

Mar 19, 2019 - 2:41 PM

After 'Bandersnatch’, Netflix’s newest choose-your-own adventure thrill will have you ensuring Bear Grylls' survival – no pressure at all

Kier Legaspi tells daughter Dani Barretto: 'I'm still waiting for our meeting'

Mar 19, 2019 - 2:38 PM

'I want you to know that I was the first man who ever loved you and that no matter what, you will always be my daughter,' says Kier

Why Cristine Reyes enjoyed doing action scenes in 'Maria'

Mar 19, 2019 - 1:00 PM

Best known for her dramatic roles, Cristine Reyes dives head first into the action genre in 'Maria'

Indonesia gets its own 'It's Showtime' on March 25

Mar 19, 2019 - 10:53 AM

The long-running variety show gets an Indonesian treatment

PH EXPORT. The long-running 'It's Showtime' will soon get an Indonesian version via franchise. Image from the It's Showtime Facebook page

Warner studios head steps down after reported affair with actress

Mar 19, 2019 - 9:55 AM

Kevin Tsujihara steps down after being dogged with reports of having an affair with a British actress

SUN VALLEY, ID - JULY 11: Kevin Tsujihara, chairman and chief executive officer of Warner Bros. Entertainment, arrives for a morning session of the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 11, 2018 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Every July, some of the world's most wealthy and powerful businesspeople from the media, finance, technology and political spheres converge at the Sun Valley Resort for the exclusive weeklong conference. Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

'Captain Marvel' still a powerful force at the box office

Mar 19, 2019 - 9:45 AM

The female-led superhero flick takes in an additional $68 million on its second weekend, making its foreign grand total $494 million so far

WATCH: The 'Sabrina' season 2 trailer is out

Mar 19, 2019 - 9:22 AM

Check out the trailer for the second season of 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina', flying our way this April

Why Mowelfund is venturing into real estate development

Mar 19, 2019 - 9:06 AM

The organization says the partnership with VConsunji Inc will be able to help in sustaining the funds it will need to help their members from the entertainment industry

BLKD, Calix raise funds to bring Sandata to the US

Mar 19, 2019 - 7:44 AM

The two rappers are part of ‘Sandata’ – a collective of artists and researchers raising awareness about the effects of the so-called ‘drug war’

COLLECTIVE. Artists and researchers come together to tell the story of the Philippine 'drug war.' Photo from the Sandata Facebook page

Police seek arrest warrant in K-pop sex video scandal

Mar 18, 2019 - 5:39 PM

Singer-songwriter Jung Joon-young is one of the stars implicated in a sex video scandal

K-pop star Jung Joon-young (C) arrives for questioning at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency in Seoul on March 14, 2019. - A burgeoning K-pop sex scandal claimed a second scalp as a singer who rose to fame after coming second in one of South Korea's top talent shows admitted secretly filming himself having sex and sharing the footage. Jung Joon-young, 30, announced his immediate retirement from showbusiness amid allegations he shot and shared sexual imagery without his partners' consent. (Photo by JUNG Yeon-Je / AFP)

FULL LIST: Nominees, 2019 FAMAS Awards

Mar 18, 2019 - 4:48 PM

'Goyo,' 'Never Not Love You,' and 'Ang Dalawang Mrs Reyes' are among those nominated for Best Picture

Sam Smith opens up about liposuction at 12, identifying as non-binary

Mar 18, 2019 - 1:13 PM

The singer says he had a liposuction when he was only 12

‘On the Basis of Sex’ review: Beyond stereotypes

Mar 18, 2019 - 11:00 AM

'On the Basis of Sex' is quite a spirited biopic

IN PHOTOS: Dani Barretto, Xavi Panlilio's prenup shoot

Mar 18, 2019 - 9:10 AM

All the stunning pictures here!

Why Iza, Sunshine, Karylle, and Diana reunited in 'Mystified'

Mar 18, 2019 - 9:08 AM

The ladies share how the project came together, reuniting them after a decade onscreen

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

Claudine Barretto remembers Rico Yan on his birthday

Mar 17, 2019 - 2:53 PM

'My love and my life. Always and forever,' Claudine writes

The mystery, mania, and message of 'Neomanila'

Mar 17, 2019 - 1:40 PM

'Neomanila' reminds us of what's happened, what's happened since, and what's happening still

'DRUG WAR' MOVIE. In Mikhail Red's 'Neomanila,' suspect and victim are one and the same. Still from TBA

Paris Jackson slams reports of suicide attempt

Mar 17, 2019 - 10:48 AM

Michael Jackson's daughter speaks out after a report came out she was hospitalized after a suicide attempt

‘Ulan’ review: More than just fun and fantasies

Mar 16, 2019 - 8:21 PM

'Ulan' is more about stories than it is about the idea of love

'American Gods' returns for season 3

Mar 16, 2019 - 6:32 PM

The fantasy drama series based on Neil Gaiman's novel lives on for another season, this time with a new showrunner

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Jaya

Mar 16, 2019 - 2:49 PM

Join us as we talk to Jaya about her music and upcoming anniversary concert

James Gunn rehired to direct 'Guardians of the Galaxy 3'

Mar 16, 2019 - 2:22 PM

The director was sacked in July 2018 after his old tweets making fun of rape and pedophilia resurfaced

SECOND CHANCE. 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director James Gunn is rehired by Disney. Screenshot from

LOOK: First images from upcoming Pinoy zombie film ‘Block Z’

Mar 16, 2019 - 12:25 PM

Mikhail Red’s zombie thriller stars Julia Barretto and Joshua Garcia

ZOMBIE-FIED. The first images from 'Block Z' show its stars transformed into zombies. Photo from

Ourselves the Elves launch first full-length album

Mar 16, 2019 - 12:01 PM

Alyana, Paula, Akira, and Ponch are launching their new album 'Self is Universe' on Saturday, March 16, at Pioneer Street, Mandaluyong

Youtube star Lilly Singh to be first female U.S. late-night talk host in decades

Mar 16, 2019 - 9:47 AM

'I think it's a little awesome for an Indian-Canadian woman to be on a late-night show,' 30-year-old Singh says about her new NBC gig

Mikhail Red's 'Eerie' gets Asia-wide release

Mar 15, 2019 - 8:46 PM

Asia, are you ready for this?

HORROR THRILLER. In 'Eerie,' Bea Alonzo plays a clairvoyant guidance counselor at an all-girls Catholic school. Photo from

Taguig court orders arrest of Nicko Falcis

Mar 15, 2019 - 7:33 PM

Kris Aquino's former business manager has been charged with violation of the Access Devices Regulation Act

NICKO FALCIS. A warrant of arrest has been issued against Kris Aquino's former business manager. Screenshot from Nicko Falcis' Instagram account

Louis Tomlinson’s sister Félicité dies at 18

Mar 15, 2019 - 6:41 PM

The One Direction member's younger sister is found dead in her apartment after reportedly suffering a heart attack

Jennifer Laude documentary 'Call Her Ganda' screens at Cinema '76

Mar 15, 2019 - 5:52 PM

The documentary tells the story of Laude from the perspectives of her mother, her lawyer, and a transgender journalist

CALL HER GANDA. The documentary on Jennifer Laude is screening now in Manila. Screenshot from

From 'Gimik: The Reunion,' to 'Captain Barbell,' restored Pinoy films hit big screen anew

Mar 15, 2019 - 5:30 PM

Audiences can catch their beloved Pinoy films at the ‘Reelive the Classics’ festival at Santolan Town Plaza

THROWBACK. A restored version of 'Gimik: The Reunion' is screening along with other Pinoy classics at the 'Reelive the Classics' festival. Screenshot from

Lou Reed's guitars take New Yorkers to church

Mar 15, 2019 - 2:28 PM

The late rocker's legacy comes alive in a free public performance at the New York's Cathedral of St John the Divine

LEGACY. Late US musician Lou Reed's former guitar technician Stewart Hurwood performs in the Cathedral Church of Saint Johan the Devine during the concert "Lou Reed Drone" on March 13, 2019 in New York City. Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP

BTS to appear on 'Saturday Night Live' in April

Mar 15, 2019 - 11:26 AM

BTS meets SNL? We can't wait!

Why Winwyn Marquez isn't joining Binibining Pilipinas 2019

Mar 15, 2019 - 10:46 AM

The actress was crowned Reina Hispanoamericana in 2017

Photo by Rob Reyes

Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to hate attack hoax charges

Mar 15, 2019 - 9:49 AM

The 'Empire' actor pleads not guilty to charges he lied to police about being the victim of a racist, homophobic hate crime

New films to debut on Friday instead of Wednesday

Mar 14, 2019 - 10:18 PM

FDCP Chair Liza Diño-Seguerra talks about the change in a Facebook post

LIZA DIÑO. The chair of the Film Development Council of the Philippines announces upcoming changes in the local film industry. Photo courtesy of FDCP

WATCH: New 'Avengers: Endgame' trailer released

Mar 14, 2019 - 9:27 PM

It's here!

Joss Stone plays 'unofficial gig' in North Korea

Mar 14, 2019 - 6:09 PM

In support of a project to perform in every country, British singer-songwriter sings for a small group of tourists at a bar in Pyongyang

Two more K-pop stars embroiled in sex video scandal

Mar 14, 2019 - 5:20 PM

(UPDATED) Highlight's Yong Jun-hyung and Choi Jong-hoon of FT Island also quit after admitting to having watched the illicit sex videos taken by K-pop star Jung Joon-young

Clean-cut K-pop embroiled in Korean sex scandal

Mar 14, 2019 - 2:53 PM

Jung Joon-young and Seungri's scandals put the spotlight on discrimination and abuse in South Korea

WATCH: Mary J Blige records ‘Stay With Me’ for ‘The Umbrella Academy’

Mar 14, 2019 - 1:33 PM

If you loved Mary J Blige’s cover of the song, this is how you can listen to it over and over again

VILLAIN. In 'The Umbrella Academy,' Mary J Blige plays time-traveling assassin Cha Cha. Screenshot from Netflix Philippines' YouTube channel

Bail set at $1 million for Lori Loughlin implicated in college bribery scandal

Mar 14, 2019 - 10:18 AM

The 'Full House' actress is among the 50 people indicted in the massive college admissions scam

Here's why Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla aren't doing projects together in 2019

Mar 14, 2019 - 9:04 AM

The 'Teen Queen' opens up about growing up and maturing

Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

Tom Taus heads to Davao Oriental for Bonfire Music Festival

Mar 13, 2019 - 6:30 PM

Also on the lineup are December Avenue, and Davao's local bands

TOM TAUS. The DJ is headed to Davao. Photo courtesy of Bonfire Music Festival

WATCH: 'Mystified' full trailer gives a peek into its world of magic and sorcery

Mar 13, 2019 - 1:55 PM

Iza Calzado, Karylle, Sunshine Dizon, and Diana Zubiri are back – this time as 4 powerful witches under the direction of Mark Reyes

'Sesame Street' live-action musical ready for 2021

Mar 13, 2019 - 1:35 PM

Alongside Anne Hathaway, your beloved childhood puppets will be waving at you from the big screen

'Aria' review: Flawed but fascinating

Mar 13, 2019 - 1:00 PM

Carlo Catu’s film is rousing when it needs to be rousing

FLAWED, FASCINATING. Carlo Catu's 'Aria' hits cinemas. Still from the Aria Facebook page

South Korean star Jung Joon-young also quits as K-pop sex scandal spreads

Mar 13, 2019 - 12:22 PM

'I admit to all my crimes,' Korean star Jung Joon-young says after announcing his immediate retirement