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Angel Locsin, El Presidente big winners at Star Awards for Movies 2013

Angel Locsin was the night’s big and unexpected winner at the 29th PMPC Star Awards for Movies on Sunday, March 10 at the AFP Theater, Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City. The Kapamilya actress was named Movie Actress of the Year award for her role in “One More Try,” besting veteran stars such as Nora Aunor (“Thy Womb”) and Gina Alajar (“Mater Dolorosa”), among others.

“Hindi po ako makapaniwala talaga,” she said during her acceptance speech. “Para sa akin, ang mga artista, isa sa pinakainsecure na tao yan… So yung nga ganitong bagay, ang laki ng naitutulong.”

“Honestly, hindi ko po alam kung ano ang gagawin ko pag di ako umaarte. Ganun ko kamahal ang acting,” Angel added.

The 2012 Metro Manila Film Festival entry “El Presidente” received the Movie of the Year and the Actor of the Year award for Jeorge Estregan Jr. This is Estregan’s second consecutive Actor of the Year award from the Star Awards for Movies. Last year, he won the same award for “Manila Kingpin” with Aga Muhlach (who won the award for “In the Name of Love”).

Mark Meily also scored two victories for the historical film by winning the Movie Director of the Year and Movie Screenwriter of the Year awards. Janice de Belen won the Supporting Actress of the Year award for her performance in “Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles.” Meanwhile, Carlo Aquino of the Cinema One Originals film “Mater Dolorosa” won Supporting Actor of the Year. Neil Coleta and Tippy Dos Santos of the musical-comedy film “I Do Bi Doo Bi Doo” bagged the New Movie Actor and New Movie Actress of the Year, respectively. Tippy shared her award with Kapuso star Kim Komatsu fot her role in the Cinemalaya film “Mga Mumunting Lihim.’

In the independent film categories, the Jericho Rosales-starrer “Alagwa” beat early critical favorites such as “Thy Womb” and “Bwakaw” by winning the Indie Movie of the Year and Indie Director of the Year (for Ian Loreños) awards.

Here are the complete list of winners:

  • MOVIE OF THE YEAR – El Presidente / Scenema Concept International, Inc.
  • MOVIE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR – Mark Meily / El Presidente
  • INDIE MOVIE OF THE YEAR – Alagwa / Breakaway Films
  • INDIE MOVIE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR – Ian Loreños / Alagwa
  • MOVIE ACTOR OF THE YEAR – Jeorge “E.R.” Estregan / El Presidente
  • MOVIE ACTRESS OF THE YEAR – Angel Locsin / One More Try
  • MOVIE SUPPORTING ACTOR OF THE YEAR – Carlo Aquino / Mater Dolorosa
  • MOVIE SUPPORTING ACTRESS OF THE YEAR – Janice de Belen / Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles
  • NEW MOVIE ACTOR OF THE YEAR – Neil Coleta / I Doo Bidoo Bidoo
  • NEW MOVIE ACTRESS OF THE YEAR – Tippy Dos Santos / I Doo Bidoo Bidoo
  •                                                             – Kim Komatsu / Mga Mumunting Lihim
  • CHILD PERFORMER OF THE YEAR – Bugoy Cariño / Alagwa
  • MOVIE SCREENWRITER OF THE YEAR – Mark Meily / El Presidente
  • MOVIE CINEMATOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR – Carlo Mendoza / El Presidente
  • MOVIE PRODUCTION DESIGNER OF THE YEAR – Danny Red and Joel Bilbao / El Presidente
  • MOVIE EDITOR OF THE YEAR – Jason Cahapay and Ryan Orduña / El Presidente
  • MOVIE ORIGINAL THEME SONG OF THE YEAR – “Aking Inang Bayan” from the movie “El Presidente,” composed by Marizen Soriano, arranged by Jessie Lasaten and interpreted by Maita Ejercito
  • MOVIE SOUND ENGINEER OF THE YEAR – Corinne de San Jose and Ditoy Aguila / Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles
  • MOVIE MUSICAL SCORER OF THE YEAR – Vincent De Jesus / I Do Bi Doo
  • INDIE MOVIE SCREENWRITER OF THE YEAR – Ian Loreños / Alagwa
  • INDIE MOVIE CINEMATOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR – Odyssey Flores / Thy Womb
  • INDIE MOVIE PRODUCTION DESIGNER OF THE YEAR – Dante Mendoza / Thy Womb
  • INDIE MOVIE EDITOR OF THE YEAR – Dempster Samarista / Alagwa
  • INDIE MOVIE ORIGINAL THEME SONG OF THE YEAR – “Saan Ako Tutungo” from the movie Migrante, . composed by Lucien Letaba, Rody Vera and Boni Ilagan, arranged by Melvin Corpin and interpreted by Honey Araneta
  • INDIE MOVIE MUSICAL SCORER OF THE YEAR – Von de Guzman / Supremo
  • INDIE MOVIE SOUND ENGINEER OF THE YEAR – Ditoy Aguila and Mark Locsin / Mater Dolorosa
  • DARLING OF THE PRESS - Isko Moreno
  • NORA AUNOR ULIRANG ARTISTA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – Sen. Lito Lapid
  • ULIRANG ALAGAD NG PELIKULA SA LIKOD NG KAMERA – Mr. Romy Vitug

One More Try wins Best Picture; Dingdong Dantes and Nora Aunor named Best Actor and Best Actress at the 2012 MMFF Awards Night

Three films distributed most of the trophies at the awards night of 38th Metro Manila Film Festival held last December 27, at the Meralco Theater, Pasig City.

The Thy Womb, El Presidente, and One More Try earned the most awards.

One More Try by Star Cinema has won five trophies; including Best Picture, Best Screenplay, and Best Actor for Dingdong Dantes.

Seven trophies in turn achieved by Thy womb of Center Stage Productions; including Gatpuno Antonio Villegas Cultural Award, Best Director for Brillante Mendoza and Best Actress for Superstar Nora Aunor.

The historical film El Presidente of Scenema Concept International, CMB Films and Viva Films has won six awards; including 2nd Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor for Cesar Montano.

Sisterakas of Star Cinema and Viva Films also won two trophies and one went to Shake Rattle & Roll 14 of Regal Entertainment.

Si Agimat Si Enteng Kabisote at Si Ako, The Strangers, and Sosy Problems has retrieved no awards.

 

ACTING WINNERS. Nora won her eighth Best Actress trophy in the MMFF.

Nora defeated in this category were Angel Locsin (One More Try), Angelica Panganiban (One More Try), Janice de Belen (Shake Rattle & Roll 14), and Judy Ann Santos (Si Agimat Si Enteng Kabisote at Si AKO).

In her acceptance speech, the Superstar says, “Kahit lima na lang manonood ng pelikula ko, patuloy pa rin akong gagawa ng makabuluhang pelikula.”

Due to the humor that the Thy womb was already pulled out in some theaters due to its poor box office revenue.

Before his victory for Thy womb, the Superstar last won in 1995 for her performance in Muling Umawit Ang Puso.

Former President Joseph “Erap” Estrada presented the Best Actress Trophy in MMFF this year.

There were disputes between Erap and Nora before due to the Superstar supporting former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo instead of the late King of Philippine Movies Fernando Poe Jr.

Dingdong Dantes also won his second straight MMFF Best Actor trophy. The Kapuso actor also won Best Actor last year for his role in the horror-suspense film Segunda Mano.

Dingdong’s competitors for Best Actor were Governor ER Ejercito for its performance as President Emilio Aguinaldo in El Presidente.

Their other competitors were Herbert Bautista (Shake Rattle & Roll 14), Bembol Roco (Thy Womb), and Vice Ganda (Sisterakas).

Dingdong and ER were also become deadly rivals as Best Actor last year for Segunda Mano and Manila Kingpin: The Asiong Salonga Story, respectively

Dingdong catch the awarding who came from taping of the primetime series of GMA-7, Pahiram Ng Sandali.  Dingdong didn’t reach last year.

The model-comedienne Wilma Doesnt won Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the comedy film Sisterakas.

Wilma beat in this category were Gina Pareño (One More Try), Cherry Pie Picache (The Strangers), Arlene Muhlach (Shake Rattle & Roll 14), and Janice de Belen (The Strangers).

According to Wenn Deramas, director of Sisterakas who received the award for Wilma, the model is currently pregnant.

Cesar Montano won Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Andres Bonifacio in El Presidente.

Cesar’s rivals in this category were Zanjoe Marudo (One More Try, Robert Arevalo (Sosy Problems), Baron Geisler (El Presidente), and Christopher de Leon (El Presidente).

This is the second Best Supporting Actor trophy of Cesar in MMFF

He first won in 1989 for Ang Bukas Ay Akin.

Aside from this, Cesar has three more Best Actor trophies: Jose Rizal (1999),Bagong Buwan (2001), and Ligalig (2006).

Kris Aquino and KC Concepcion served as hosts at the MMFF Awards Night.

Edu Manzano “strongly against” Son Luis’s Plan To Enter Politics

For the first time, Edu Manzano and Joey De Leon will have their project together in the upcoming show of TV5 this coming June in which will be airing every Sunday, entitled Game ‘N’ Go.

In one press conference that was held yesterday, May 24, in Delta Theater, Edu announces his insights with regards to their project of the comedian.

He said, “Pinag-uusapan nga namin ni Joey lahat nagawa na namin, e. Yun nga lang, except being together…

“But for me, golden opportunity dahil few times lately na magkakasama kami at nag-uusap kami, you know, nakita ko rin yung lalim ni Joey, e.

“Everybody looks at him as a funny man, komedyante, minsan critical, outspoken. Pero makikita mo rin yung kanyang ibang aspeto ng buhay niya.

“I mean, ako, I have a lot of admiration kay Joey.”

Would the partnership do well on the both of you? Would you not be pissed off with each other’s jokes and punch lines especially you and Joey are not really close friends?

“Honestly? Inisip ko yun,” Edu admitted.

“Kasi iba minsan yung biruan ng mga magkakaibigan. Mapagpapasensyahan mo, or may balik ka kaagad dahil close kayo, e.

“But you know, Joey never means to be hurtful, e. Yung sa kanya, gusto niyang makapag-isip lang ng laughter, e.”

“Dahil madalas nilang napag-uusapan lately ang show, dun nakikita ni Edu na “maganda yung fit.”

He added, “You know, masasabi mong cool, e, like kanina, sinasabi niya, ‘O, nagbabatuhan na kami, ha?

“Ako, I don’t mind yung ako yung taga-deliver at siya yung taga-punch line e.  Okey lang sa akin.”

One thing he assured is that the punch lines of him and Joey would not be scripted.

“Wala… Kahit siya wala, e,” he uttered.

“Huwag mo siyang bibigyan ng script kasi kung may script, lilihis yun for sure.  Depende sa kung ano ang mararamdaman mo at that moment at kung ano ang isasagot ng isang tao, doon mo ididirekta ang bato mo.

“So, ako, hindi ako umaasa na susunod sa script si Joey De Leon.”

Do you guys have a bonding before the show starts?

“No, I think it’s mutual respect, e.

“Ako, kahit sa ibang programa, pinapanood ko siya. Nakikita ko yung relationship nilang tatlo,” ang ang tinutukoy niya ay ang TVJ (Tito Sotto, Vic Sotto, and Joey).

As he continues, “Yung naririnig mo… kasi, I read his column every Sunday, e, sa Philippine Star. Well-travelled siya. At laging may gusto siyang mga bagong mga experiences at ganundin ako.

‘I think, we have so much to learn from each other.”

NO MORE POLITICS. The conversation shifted to the fact that the filing of candidacy of those who want to run for politics is approaching very near.

Edu said that he has no interest to be involved in politics again.

He said: “No, actually, I gave it my best and that was very sincere. Sabi nga ng iba kong nakakausap, there were very many ways to be able serve as artista or public servant. Isa nga dun yung tinayo naming cancer wards sa Philippine Children’s Medical center na naisulat na ng ibang members ng press.

“To this day, we continue to support yung project na yun for children below the age of 18 na may cancer. Dun ang chemotheraphy, [blood] transfusion… Dinesensyo namin yung buong ward sa may kanto ng Quezon Boulevard.”

Even having the position or privilege to lead any of the government agencies or office like optical Media Board (OMB), in which he is formerly committed, he has no interest at all.

“Honestly, nung tinanggap ko yung OMB in 2004, tinigil ko na yung pag-a-artista, e. I stopped doing movies. Wala na ako ni isang pelikulang ginawa.

“Ilang years din ang ibinigay ko, sakripisyo.

“Six years na hindi ako tumanggap ng pelikula and then 2007, hindi na ako tumanggap ng teleserye.

“So you know, kung financial sacrifices marami na akong nagawa, e,” he said.

BEING A KAPATID. Edu was from GMA-7 before he transferred to TV5 again.

A lot of people say that it was very unproductive of Edu transferring to the Kapuso Network coming from ABS-CBN because there are shows that were promised to him but haven’t given to him.

“Hindi naman sa ipinangako,” Edu clears the matter. “It’s just that, sometimes kahit gusto mong i-expand yung mga tema or yung mga konsepto o mga programa, ratings war talaga, e.

“You know, ayaw mo talagang sumugal sa mga bagong konsepto kasi nalalaglag kaagad.

“Kahit sabihin natin na isang istasyon ang lumalamang, next week yung kabilang istasyon naman. Ayaw mo talagang lumaki yung difference in ratings dahil aminin na natin, it’s a business, negosyo. Lahat, e..

“In the case of competing studios, may mga stockholders na ‘yan, e. They have responsibilities sa kanilang mga stockholders. So, kahit minsan gusto nilang pagbigyan yung ibang konsepto, pag nalaglag ‘yan at naapektuhan ang advertising revenue. mananagot sila ngayon sa kanilang mga share holders.”

Edu was somehow contented with the offer that TV5 gives.

“Kaya nga nakagiti ako, e,” ang kanyang nasambit.

“Actually, as you know, sila nag-i-eksperimento talaga. Even yung konsepto nila, yung programming, iniiba nila to give people an alternative form of programming.

“Isa yun sa mga bagay na nagustuhan ko and sometimes it takes a while kasi nasanay na ang mga tao sa isang time slot na ‘eto lang ang ipinalabas. Sa ibang time slot, ‘eto naman ang ipinapalabas.

“Ngayong gusto nilang i-mix and hopefully, magustuhan ng mga tao.”

Edu signed a contract with TV5 but he don’t believe in exclusivity.

“Actually, its not it’s exclusive. It’s just that I respect that they’re investing good money in me and I should give them the same respect.”

LUIS’S POLITICAL PLANS. With regards to the controversy spreading that Luis has a plan of entering the politics, Edu said directly and without hesitation that he is not in favor of this plan of his son.

“I told him no,” he said firmly. “I’m strongly against it because he’s doing good money.

“You know, he’s working very hard. And he could render public service in many other ways. There is always a sacrifice.”

Edu believes that it is hard to enter showbiz and politics at the same time.

He explained, “Ako, hindi naniniwala na gagawa ka ng pelikula o telebisyon at  pagkatapos maghahandog ka rin ng public service. Madi-divide yung atensiyon.

“The people do not deserve it, lalo na ngayon, we’re such a divided nation.”

When he accepted the position in Optical Media Board (OMB), “sakripisyo talaga nong 2004,” he said.

Edu added, “Wala na akong pelikula ni isa. Kahit  talagang offer. I don’t accept films anymore because I want to give it my 100 per cent. And I don’t believe in yung sinasabing quality time. Hindi quality time talaga yun!”

What’s the reaction of Luis when you said that you were not in favor of him entering the politics? Would he consider your advice?

The host-actor answered: “Well, ano kasi e, maraming nag-u-udyok sa kanya.

“But of course, minsan nakakataba ng puso. But you know, you should allow your better judgement.”

Have you not been talking with Vilma Santos regarding your son’s plan to enter the politics?

“No, Vilma is entitled to her own opinion as I am entitled to mine.

“But I feel what is more important, Luis is 32 years old. He has to understand his ramification sa kanyang desisyon. Like halimbawa, hindi ka naging matagumpay sa pulitika, makakaapekto rin sa career mo, e.

“You have to understand na ang taong bumoboto sa iyo, buhay ang ibinibigay nila sa iyo. So, they deserve your unlimited time and attention.”

THE GIRL FOR LUIS. Which do you prefer for your son? Luis wouldn’t enter politics or that Luis will marry her present girlfriend, Jennlyn Mercado?

“A, siyempre, gusto ko makahanap siya ng babaeng magmamahal sa kanya.”  He answered quickly.

Does Jennylyn met your standards? Does Luis found the girl for her?

“Actually, nakilala ko si Jennylyn before na nakilala niya si Luis. Even sa case ni Angel…

“You know, you show me a child who shows a lot of love for their parents, I will always have a soft heart for that child.

“So, nakita ko si Angel and her father. Nakita ko si Jennylyn and her mother. Pero yun yung mga qualities na nakakalimutan natin sa ating naging propesyon o sa ating industriya.

“But ang dami nilang common likes ni Jennylyn, e.”

Edu is happy with the fact that Jennylyn and Luis has time for each other.

“You know, nagugustuhan ko yung fact na they’re spend a lot of time together, not only working together.  Iba yung nagtatrabaho kayo at iba yung meron kayong buhay sa labas.”

Have you and Jennylyn talked to each other?

“Nagugulat ako minsan kasi kapag nagpupunta ako sa ibang lugar at natataon nandun siya at nalalaman niya, agad na nilalapitan ako.  Kaya minsan, nagugulat ako kay Jen, e.

“So, I like yung attitude niya, yung quality na ‘yan.

“But at the end of the day, kung saan happy ang anak ko, doon ako.”

In what you see with Luis and Jennylyn’s relationship, you think he finally found the girl she would marry someday?

“Well, matagal ko na siyang hindi nakikitang masungit, e. Magandang senyales ‘yan, e. I hope so,” Edu said.

Angel Locsin Reacts About The Comments Of Arnold Clavio’s On Azkals Regarding Not Being Pure Pinoy’s

GMA-7 broadcaster Arnold Clavio comments on sexual harassment complaint for the two members of Philippine Football Team (Azkals), Lexton Moy and Angel Guirado and it became a hot issue on different social networking sites.

Cristy was the match commissioner of Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). When she had a mandatory team checks on Azkals team last February 28, Moy said to her “must be a B cup”.

But based on the team manager of Azkals who is Dan Palami, maybe Cristy was having a misinterpretation on what Moy said. “They [players] were talking among themselves. There was a comment made by Denis Wolf about the flatness of Carli’s [De Murga] chest, to which Lexton Moy replied, ‘Just because you are Cup B you say that to Carli,’ or something to that effect. Denis and Carli even hugged each other. It was all a joke,” Palami said.

Cristy complaint also about Guirado wearing underwear in front of her.

On the morning show of GMA-7 Unang Hirit last Tuesday March 13, Arnold Clavio gave his opinion about this issue. “Talagang aral na sa inyo ‘yan. Ang yayabang n’yo. Akala n’yo porke’t dinadagsa kayo ng mga fan, ang gaguwapo n’yo, e. Parang God’s gift to women. E, alam ng lahat… ikinukuwento nga ni Cristina, lahat ginawa para ipaalam na may babaeng papasok sa locker, ilang katok nga sila, e. E, malapit na yung match, e. Kailangan ma-check na yung dalawang koponan. Dahil nauna yung Philippine Team bago yung Malaysia na team. Ngayon, nag-sorry para dun sa isa nilang kasamahan. Saan ka nakakita nga Azkals na may suso? Wala naman akong ma… Anong Cup B, maybe a Cup B, sa isa nilang kasama. Sana nag-sorry, sorry na lang talaga.” Arnold said.

News Anchor Arnold Clavio gave a comment also about having a difference culture of most of Azkals member. Moy was a pure Pinoy but he grown up in New York, USA and Guirado was a Filipino-Spanish who grown up in Spain and he can’t talk Tagalog and English

Arnold said, “Hindi ko kayo kakultura. Kasi wala dito [sabay turo sa kanyang puso] at wala dito [sabay turo sa kanyang ulo]. Hindi naman kayo Filipino. Nagpapanggap lang kayong kayumanggi. Hindi kayo dito lumaki, mahirap yun. Insensitive.”

But in behalf of this Arnold congratulate the Azkals team, they currently having their match on AFC Challenge Cup sa Kathmandu, Nepal. Arnold said, “Congratulations, hiwalay naman ito [ang sexual harassment complaint] sa kanilang ginagawang pakikipaglaban. So, good luck din sa inyong susunod na laban. Sana mapunta kayo sa Final 4 ha—na bihira pong narating ng Pilipinas sa matagal na panahon, ngayon lang.”

March 14, yesterday Angel Locsin posted on Twitter regarding on Arnold Clavio’s opinions about Azkals. She is the rumored girlfriend of Phil Younghusband, one of the members of Azkals.

Angel posted, I think arnold clavio’s a good person. But this time, sobrang foul lang. That’s his opinion. This is mine. Madali lang sumira ng reputasyon, mahirap ibalik. Konting sensitivity lang sana.”

Angel answered one of the Twitter user,”hindi naman po isang tao lang ang azkals. At hindi naman po yung issue yung pagiging pinoy nila. Unfair po yun.”

Celebrities Reach Out to Typhoon Sendong Victims

While everybody else is busy shopping for Christmas, Kapamilya stars, headed by president’s sister Kris Aquino, joined their hands in helping Cagayan de Oro residents who are affected by the devastation brough about by typhoon Sendong. Along with Kris is Vice Ganda, Angel Locsin, and Anne Curtis. They spent monday night giving out relief goods to the victims. Not only do they want to help but they also want to urge other celebrities as well as other Filipinos who are more fortunate to share their blessings and help typhoon victims in the spirit of camaraderie and Christmas.

These big stars are also posting tweets over social networking site Twitter hoping to touch the hearts of our fellow countrymen in helping the typhoon victims.

Anne Curtis: “Just got back from Cagayan de Oro. There’s still so many that need help. Let’s all try and do what ever we can may it be in cash or kind.”

Angel Locsin: “Sa mga nais pong mag donate in kind, PRC is requesting for cleaning materials, Latrines, Medicines (for tetanus, cough, colds, infections,diarrhea, skin problems) salamat po!”

Vice Ganda: “The people in Cagayan DeOro and Iligan badly need our HELP. WE can help. WE just need to have the WILL to help. Please!”

Meanwhile, Sarangani Congressman Manny Pacquiao, who is also the newly appointed lieutenant colonel of the 1st Sarangani Ready Reserve Battalion, has pledged donations for the typhoon victims.

Black Eyed Peas’ apl. de. Ap is also set to visit Cagayan de Oro on December 23, 2011. He has also asked his friends in the US to join a charity auction held yesterday, December 20, wherein part of the proceeds will go to the flash flood victims in Mindanao.

TV host-actress Ruffa Gutierrez cancelled luxurious gifts to friends. Instead, she had thought of donating to the typhoon victims.

Actress-comedian Eugene Domingo is also willing to fly to Cagayan de Oro to personally help in the relief operation going on as well as to give joy and inspiration to the residents.

Anne Curtis plans to re-launch “Shop and Share”; denies rumors of transferring to another network

To help the Filipinos affected by Typhoon Pedring, Anne Curtis and Angel Locsin are ready to re-launch their online auction site, “Shop and Share”, which features showbiz personality items up for bids. The Actress and TV host Anne Curtis revealed to the public regarding their plan of re-launching their charity project which was launched before to assist the needs of the families affected by Typhoon Ondoy and Pepeng.

“Angel and I are ready anytime. Everything is just prepared, at anytime we are just here to help kapag kailangan,” Anne said during an interview in an ABS-CBN morning talk show “Kris TV” yesterday.

Anne also said that more than a million pesos was raised throughout the launch of their online site last 2009 and proceeds were given to Philippine Red Cross. The remaining unsold items from their previous launch were sold during their follow up project which happened soon after Christmas and the money raised from it was kept for emergency purposes.

“Shortly after, for Christmas naman, we had a follow up. We had mga bazaars where we were able to get P300,000 naman dun sa mga items na di pa namin nabenta online. ‘Yung iba hindi pa namin ibinibigay. For emergency purposes na baka may mangailangan ulit,” she said.

In an interview with Push.com.ph, the sexy actress and “Showtime” host clarified the rumors about her transfer to another network next year.

Not true. Basta masaya naman ako sa ginagawa ko sa ABS-CBN, hindi ako aalis. Viva (the talent agency) knows na as long as I’m happy sa binibigay na work ng ABS-CBN, hindi ako aalis. Happy ako. Sobrang happy. Wala namang usapan na nangyayari,” Anne said.

Just recently, Anne’s solo album, entitled ‘Annebisyosa’, was released under Viva Records. This is her first ever debu album in which according to her is a dream fulfilled.

Angel Locsin’s motivation for losing weight

Angel Locsin and John Lloyd Cruz

The sexy actress Angel Locsin has divulged her reason for losing weight and that is for the preparation of her upcoming film with John Lloyd Cruz.

The actress denied the story that links her weight loss with Phil Younghusband. In a weekend interview with ABS-CBN, the actress issued a statement regarding this issue.

“Nagta-try pa akong makabawas pa para sa movie namin ni John Lloyd. Magsa-start na kasi kami. Kailangan kasi bongga ang body ulit natin doon. As much as possible, iwas sa rice talaga. Red rice or brown rice lang. Tapos may trinay akong mga cleansing. Hindi ako nagpo-pork, hindi ako kumakain ng beef,” she said.

Aside from her diet, she also shared her current beauty secret. “Happiness. ‘Yun yata ang sikreto,” she said.

Angel Locsin and Phil Younghusband, an Azkals player, has been rumored as a couple through a number of reports that they were caught together. However, they both deny this issue and stated that they are not yet an “official” couple.

Angel and John Lloyd will start their first movie project shoot apparently on November. Their last onscreen team up was in ABS-CBN’s TV series Imortal. Angel played the role of Lyka, Lia Ortega and Lia Rodriguez (werewolves) and John Lloyd was Mateo Rodriguez (vampire). Imortal was a continuation of the TV Series Lobo which aired last 2008 also from ABS-CBN.

SOURCE: ABS-CBN

Angel Locsin pulled out of ‘Kokey@Ako’

angel,vhong,toniABS-CBN has confirmed that Angel Locsin would no longer be part of fantaserye “Kokey@Ako.”

Locsin was pulled out from the project to do another teleserye with John Lloyd Cruz.

In an interview during the “Kokey@Ako” pictorial, lead star Vhong Navarro told ABS-CBN.com that he completely understands the decision of the management. Angel will do a soap with John Loyd soon at Kapamilya. Vhong’s happy with the decision and trusted the management for their own good.

Toni Gonzaga has stepped in to take over the role that Angel Locsin has left. “Kahit na nawala si Angel, naging happy naman ako kasi si Toni ‘yong pumalit. Bestfriend ko ‘yan si Toni. Ang dami naming pinagsamahan na project, gamay na namin ang isa’t isa. First time nga lang na magte-teleserye kami.”,Vhong Navarro said.

Flash Bomba vs 2009 CNN Hero of the Year

IMG_3005Manila, Philippines, ABS-CBN star Angel Locsin said she is not open to being courted by 2009 CNN “Hero of the Year” Efren Peñaflorida at the moment.

In an interview, Locsin said that she and Peñaflorida are just good friends. ” Iki-clear ko lang ‘yon. Hindi ako nagpapaligaw. Right now, we are good friends,” Locsin added.

Meanwhile, Locsin is reportedly back on speaking terms with ex-boyfriend Luis Manzano. She said this is one of the reasons why she has graciously declined to be courted by Peñaflorida.
I don’t want to entertain Luis while I’m entertaining others. I don’t want to lead on someone who is making an effort,” Locsin said.

“Hindi naman kami nagmamadali pero hindi naman maalis kung gaano ka-special sa akin si Luis. Pero right now ayaw ko munang pumasok sa relationship,” Locsin said.

Manzano was lukewarm to Peñaflorida’s plans to woo his ex-girlfriend. He stated, however, that he respects Peñaflorida’s work as a social worker who teaches out-of-school youth through his “Pushcart Classes” project.

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Jessie Mendiola says her first impression of Angel Locsin

jessyJessie Mendiola was best known for her stint at Your Song Presents Boystown,she was also a Star Magic Star. Jessie shared to ABS-CBN.com that she was going to be a part of Kokey @ ako which is the most anticipated teleseryes of ABS-CBN in 2010.

She said,“Nalaman ko two months ago. Nagulat na lang ako nung sinabi sa akin ng handler ko na ‘Jessie standby for Kokey.’ ‘Oh my gosh, Kokey? Magandang opportunity ito for me.’ Alam ko kasing malaki din ang naging following nito sa kids noon.Ang laki ng ratings nung part one ‘di ba? Na-curious ako agad kung anong magiging takbo ng story at sinong ka-love team ko. And I’m really happy na it’s a wholesome show,”. She seems really excited on the teleserye with new roles of being a brat, she also met Ms.Angel Locsin on the meeting and reveals her impression to the one of the hottest stars in the Philippines.

“She’s really nice kasi hindi naman kami nagkawork pa before, hindi kami close. But then she approached me and she introduced herself, so nagulat ako. She was like, ‘Hi I’m Angel’ and she made beso. Then I said, ‘Hi, I’m Jessie po.’ Sabi niya, ‘Hey you’re here pala.’ So parang I felt at ease kasi napakabait pala niya. And the others I met na during the recent trade launch tapos I’ve worked with Direk Wenn (Deramas) sa Volta so masaya lang talaga lahat,” she beamed.

Jessie is so excited with Kokey @ ako teleserye this coming 2010 with her love interest Enrique Gil. She is playing the role of the sister of the kind-hearted scientist played by DJ Duran.