John Arcilla intimidated with crusading journalist role in ‘On the Job’ sequel

MANILA, Mar 8 (Mabuhay) — Back from his family vacation in California, John Arcilla returns to work in another cycle of taping for “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” in Malvar, Batangas. “Manggugulo na naman ako,” he said, laughing at the prospect of another showdown...

Mon Confiado to portray Aguinaldo in 2 more films

Following the success of “Heneral Luna”, actor Mon Confiado confirmed that he will once again take on the role of Emilio Aguinaldo in the next two movies of the film production outfit Artikulo Uno. “In fact, trilogy itong gagawin ng Luna team ng Artikulo Uno. After nito ay...

‘Heneral Luna’ comes to Los Angeles

By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES – On Aug. 31, National Heroes’ Day in the Philippines, a special movie screening here will give Filipino-Americans a peek into the life of a Filipino hero who fought for the country’s independence from the United States. “Heneral Luna,” directed by...

Noli Me Tangere hurdles 2nd restaging in LA, producers eye San Diego

By Abner Galino For actor Miguel Vera, the second time around must have always been sweeter (pun intended, or not). Happily meeting the press after the successful restaging of the well-known play Noli Me Tangere at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, Vera said he was...

The challenge in making ‘Pure Love’ Filipino

It is something to be proud of because it’s made in the Philippines but whether “Pure Love” will amass a following like “49 Days,” the original Korean series from which it was adapted, depends largely on awarded filmmaker Veronica Velasco. “Pure Love” is Veronica’s first soap...