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'History made': 'Parasite' bags top plum at 2020 SAG Awards

Jan 20, 2020 - 1:03 PM

The cast gets a much-deserved acting award – its first in the 2020 US awards season

HUGE WIN. The "Parasite' cast accepts the Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture award during the 26th Annual Screen Actors' Guild Awards. Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston meet backstage at 2020 SAG Awards

Jan 20, 2020 - 11:24 AM

The internet, as expected, is going crazy

BRAD AND JEN. The ex husband-and-wife both snag awards at the 2020 SAG Awards. Photo from the SAG Awards Instagram

IN PHOTOS: All the best looks at the Screen Actors Guild Awards 2020

Jan 20, 2020 - 10:34 AM

See the stars in their red carpet looks

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 19: Charlize Theron attends the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 19, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images/AFP

WINNERS: Screen Actors Guild Awards 2020

Jan 20, 2020 - 8:55 AM

And here are the winners!

View of the "Actor" statue at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards preparations at The Shrine Auditorium, in Los Angeles, California, on January 26, 2019. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP)

2019: A year in showbiz kalat

Dec 26, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Or the year that made us all wish we still had 'The Buzz'

Kim Hyun-joong is coming to Manila in 2020

Dec 17, 2019 - 6:23 PM

The Korean singer and actor is bringing his 'Bio-Rhythm' tour to the Philippines

KIM HYUN JOONG. The Korean singer is heading to Manila in 2020. Screenshot from

Yeo Jin-goo is headed to Manila in February 2020

Dec 12, 2019 - 12:47 PM

It's the Korean actor's first fan meeting in Manila

MANILA-BOUND. Yeo Jin Goo is holding his first Philippine fan meeting in February 2020. Screenshot from

'Bombshell' leads US Screen Actors Guild award nominations

Dec 12, 2019 - 10:10 AM

'Bombshell' starring Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, and Margot Robbie picks up 4 nominations

Actor Mico Palanca dies

Dec 10, 2019 - 11:50 AM

Mico's family confirms his death in a statement

IN PHOTOS: Sparks fly at Park Hae-jin's Manila fan meet

Dec 06, 2019 - 6:55 PM

Missed Park Hae-jin's recent Manila visit? We got you covered!

FINALLY. Korean actor Park Hae-jin meets his Filipino fans on November 23, 2019. All photos by Gracia Lualhati/Rappler

Korean actor Cha In-ha found dead

Dec 03, 2019 - 9:01 PM

The actor's management Fantagio confirms the sad news

Korean actor Ji Chang-wook to visit Philippines in 2020

Nov 14, 2019 - 2:49 PM

The 'Melting Me Softly' star is holding an Asian Fan Meeting tour which will begin in January 2020

IN PHOTOS: Lee Seung-gi finally meets PH Airens in Manila fan meet

Oct 24, 2019 - 7:30 PM

'The first memory is really just the perfect memory. I'm so happy that I was able to make it with my Filipino fans,' Lee Seung-gi says during the Manila stop of his Asia fan meeting tour

SEUNG-GI'S VOYAGE. Korean actor Lee Seung-gi greets his Filipino fans for the first time. All photos courtesy of CDM Entertainment

15 years after debut, Korean actor Lee Seung-gi is ready for more

Oct 12, 2019 - 3:50 PM

The 'Vagabond' actor talks about his dream roles, his most memorable role so far, and what he looks for when choosing acting projects

LEE SEUNG-GI. The Korean actor is in Manila for his first fan meeting in the country. Photo by Gracia Lualhati/Rappler

4 reasons why we love Lee Seung-gi

Oct 06, 2019 - 12:30 PM

How do we love Lee Seung-gi? Let us count the ways.

LEE SEUNG-GI. Korean actor Lee Seung-gi is still at the top of his game. Photo from Lee Seung-gi's Instagram account

LOOK BACK: Tony Mabesa, actor, director, and PH theater pioneer

Oct 05, 2019 - 5:42 PM

Tony Mabesa leaves behind an enduring legacy

LOOK BACK: Amalia Fuentes, Philippine Movie Queen

Oct 05, 2019 - 3:06 PM

The actress, who passed away on October 5, leaves a lasting legacy

MOVIE QUEEN. The late actress leaves behind a lasting legacy. Photo from Alfonso Martinez on Facebook

Tributes pour in for Amalia Fuentes

Oct 05, 2019 - 1:12 PM

The veteran actress, who died on October 5, is remembered by her family and fellow celebrities

REMEMBERING A STAR. Tributes pour in for Amalia Fuentes, who died on October 4. Screenshots from and

PH stars, friends say goodbye to Tony Mabesa

Oct 05, 2019 - 10:56 AM

Bravo! Friends from the entertainment and theater industry pay tribute to the late veteran actor, Tony Mabesa.

'A Summer Night' to remember with South Korean star Jung Hae-in

Oct 03, 2019 - 5:16 PM

Memories from the actor's second Manila fan meet linger

Photo by Iya Forbes/Rappler

Park Seo-joon wants to do more work, projects in the Philippines

Sep 28, 2019 - 6:30 PM

The South Korean actor talks about working in the Philippines, his dream role, and his most challenging role to date

PARK SEO JOON. South Korean actor Park Seo Joon, a Bench global ambassador, speaks at a press conference at the Manila Peninsula, MakatI on Saturday, September 28, 2019. Photo by Vernise L Tantuco/Rappler

LOOK: Park Seo-joon is in Manila

Sep 27, 2019 - 4:05 PM

Are you heading to his fan meet?

HELLO, MANILA! The Korean actor arrives ahead of his engagements for local clothing line Bench. Photo from the Bench Instagram

LOOK: Korean star Jung Hae-in arrives in Manila

Sep 27, 2019 - 2:14 PM

The 'Something In The Rain' actor is in Manila for his 'Jung Hae In Asia Tour 2019' fan meet on Saturday, September 28

Lee Dong-wook is coming back to Manila

Sep 23, 2019 - 6:44 PM

'Goblin's' Grim Reaper is coming to town!

WELCOME BACK! The 'Grim Reaper' is scheduled to come back to Philippines shores. Screenshot from KTO Manila's Twitter

Korean actor Jang Ki-yong to visit Manila

Sep 20, 2019 - 4:18 PM

Ki-yong's first Manila fan event is happening in November 2019

Kim Tae-hee, Rain welcome second daughter

Sep 20, 2019 - 10:34 AM

Congratulations to the couple!

PARENTS OF TWO. Rain and Kim Tae-hee welcome their second daughter. Screengrabs from, and

Park Seo-joon is coming to Manila

Aug 27, 2019 - 6:51 PM

Mark your calendars!

PARK SEO-JOON. The actor is heading to Manila for a Bench event. Screenshot from

Korean actor Lee Seung-gi to meet Filipino fans this October 2019

Aug 08, 2019 - 7:58 PM

(UPDATED) The 'My Girlfriend is a Gumiho' actor is dropping by Manila, one of the stops of his Asia fan meeting

FAN MEET. Lee Seung-gi is coming to Manila to meet his Filipino fans. Photo from Lee Seung-gi's official Instagram account

Park Hae-jin is coming to Manila

Jul 23, 2019 - 7:33 PM

The 'My Love from the Star' actor will be meeting his Filipino fans

OPPA. Park Hae Jin is coming to Manila. Screenshot from

Cathy Garcia-Molina still keen on directing a John Lloyd Cruz movie

Jul 11, 2019 - 1:30 PM

The ‘Hello Love, Goodbye’ director says she and the actor agreed to do a movie when she returns from a much needed break from showbiz

Matteo Guidicelli hits critic: 'I suggest you just stop talking'

Jul 08, 2019 - 6:48 PM

The actor-athlete is the subject of attention online over his views on 'patriotism' and people 'talking smack about different issues'

'TALK SMACK?' Actor Matteo Guidicelli is criticized for a post of nationalism and criticism. Image from Matteo Guidicelli's Instagram

Korean star Jung Hae-in returns to Manila

Jul 06, 2019 - 12:36 PM

The 'Something in the Rain' actor is coming this September for another fan meet!

IN PHOTOS: A good day with Park Bo-gum

Jul 02, 2019 - 2:30 PM

Park Bo-gum's Manila meet – two months delayed – was every bit worth it

HELLO, MANILA. Park Bo-gum is stylish with any look, including this vintage ensemble. Photo by Nikko Dizon/Rappler

TIMELINE: The last 4 years of the Song-Song couple

Jun 27, 2019 - 1:35 PM

(UPDATED) Here’s a quick lookback at the story of 'Descendants of the Sun' stars Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo

HIT DRAMA. One of many memorable scenes from the hit Korean drama 'Descendants of the Sun' that stars Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo. Photo from KBS World

Song Hye-kyo on divorce: 'Differences in personality'

Jun 27, 2019 - 11:42 AM

'We urge you to refrain from making scandalous posts and speculative comments,' says the actress' management

SONG-SONG. The two actors married in 2017 following the wildly popular 'Descendants of the Sun.' Photo from Song Kye-kyo's Instagram

'Descendants of the Sun' stars Song-Song couple file for divorce

Jun 27, 2019 - 9:21 AM

'I hope that the divorce process can be wrapped up amicably,' says Song Joong-ki, who filed for divorce on June 26

DIVORCE. Song Joong-ki files for divorce from wife Song Hye-kyo following months of speculation. Photo from Song Joong-ki's Instagram account

Mikee Romero to file 'Eddie Garcia Law' on safe workspaces for actors

Jun 24, 2019 - 4:50 PM

The 1-Pacman representative is set to file the bill in July in honor of his late stepfather

SAFETY OF ACTORS. 1-Pacman Representative Mikee Romero wants safer workspaces for actors like his late father, Eddie Garcia. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

'Bravo': Family, friends celebrate Eddie Garcia’s curtain call

Jun 24, 2019 - 11:02 AM

Family and friends remember a man whose legacy is only as big as is heart

GOODBYE, MANOY. Family and friends gather to remember the life of Eddie Garcia. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Lilibeth Romero remembers Eddie Garcia: 'I thought he was immortal'

Jun 24, 2019 - 9:45 AM

'He was, really, my Superman,' says Lilibeth Romero, Eddie Garcia's partner for more than 3 decades

FOR EDDIE. Lilibeth Romero receives the Philippine flag after the Philippine Army confers full military honors for her long-time partner Eddie Garcia. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

At Eddie Garcia’s wake, Rez Cortez calls for better working conditions for film workers

Jun 22, 2019 - 2:20 PM

Cortez attends the first day of Garcia's wake in Taguig

REZ CORTEZ. The actor arrives at Eddie Garcia's wake at the Heritage Memorial Park in Taguig. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

The best Eddie Garcia quotes for when you're feeling down

Jun 21, 2019 - 5:15 PM

Eddie Garcia's legacy and wisdom lives on

Eddie Garcia's passing a reminder on the need for safety protocols – DGPI

Jun 21, 2019 - 2:31 PM

'The DGPI believes that his tragic passing is a sad and urgent reminder to the film and television industries that safety protocols at work and on the set are of paramount importance'

'Mahal na mahal ka namin:' 'Ang Probinsyano' co-stars pay tribute to Eddie Garcia

Jun 21, 2019 - 2:05 PM

The 'Ang Probinsyano' cast share their moving messages for Manoy

Eddie Garcia to be cremated immediately, wake to follow

Jun 20, 2019 - 9:47 PM

(UPDATED) Fans of the late actor can pay their last respects beginning 3 pm on Friday, June 21

GRIEVING. Mikee Romero gives details for his stepfather Eddie Garcia's wake. Garcia died on June 20 after being in a coma for over a week due to a cervical spine injury. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Coco Martin pays tribute to Eddie Garcia

Jun 20, 2019 - 8:45 PM

'Mahal na mahal ka namin Lo!'

'Paalam Manoy': Co-stars, friends, fans pay tribute to Eddie Garcia

Jun 20, 2019 - 7:03 PM

The veteran actor dies at the age of 90

Cinemalaya presscon. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

LOOK BACK: Eddie Garcia – beloved actor, acclaimed director

Jun 20, 2019 - 5:38 PM

Eddie Garcia leaves an indelible mark on the Philippine entertainment industry

Screen legend Eddie Garcia dies at 90

Jun 20, 2019 - 5:24 PM

The actor was hospitalized on June 8 following an incident on set

SCREEN LEGEND. In this file photo, Eddie Garcia receives a Cinemalaya 2018 award for his role in 'ML.' File photo by Rob Reyes

WATCH: Seo Kang-jun talks about acting and why Korean dramas are so popular

Jun 01, 2019 - 7:57 AM

Rappler also asks the Korean actor how he likes to unwind, and the places he'd like to visit in the Philippines

DREAM ROLE? Korean actor Seo Kang-jun answers questions on acting and more in this quick interview. Rappler screenshot

Song-Song fans celebrate as Song Joong-ki talks about wife, Song Hye-kyo

May 31, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Their Song-Song hearts are happy!