Iza denies she will play Valentina in Darna movie

While fans are abuzz on who will play Darna in the big screen next year, there are also speculations that Iza Calzado is eyeing the role of Valentina, the snake goddess who is the biggest enemy of the iconic Filipina superheroine. The Kapamilya actress, however, was quick to deny...

Maja Salvador gushes over Coco Martin

Maja Salvador has nothing but praise for her “Ang Probinsyano” co-star Coco Martin, saying that the actor has massively improved since their 2011 project “Minsan Lang Kitang Iibigin.” The 26-year-old Salvador said she was surprised with Martin’s commitment to each scene in the...

Teleserye tears and inspiring peers

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Some gauge acting excellence by the ability to cry on cue. Well, theater and TV actress Ayen Munji-Laurel is required to shed copious amount of tears for her role on the ongoing teleserye “Beautiful Strangers.” “Sometimes there’s a long line and then the...

Why Anne Curtis is not keen on doing teleseryes

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– It’s been more than a year since “Dyesebel” with Anne Curtis in the title role finished its run on ABS-CBN but the actress has yet to sign up for a new teleserye for primetime. Curtis explained that it will be hard for her to do a soap because of her...

JM to prove he deserves second chance in showbiz

MANILA, Aug 26 (Mabuhay) -– Despite his blockbuster movie “That Thing Called Tadhana” with Angelica Panganiban, JM de Guzman still feels he has to prove that he deserves his second shot in showbiz. And de Guzman will get that chance when he makes his teleserye comeback with the...

Cherry Pie on working with JaDine, new resto

Being busy with showbiz commitments hasn’t stopped awarded actress Cherry Pie Picache from venturing into business. She has partnered with several friends to establish Alab by Chef Tatung, a resto offering classic Filipino fare that opened some two months ago in Quezon City. This...

Kathryn’s mother enraged over fake photo scandal

Min Bernardo, the mother of teen superstar Kathryn Bernardo, vented her frustration on Twitter over the spread of fake nude photos of her daughter online. She said, unedited: “Happy ba kayo sa mga ginagawa nyo?? Ano ba napapala nyo, kumikiTa at sumisikat siguro kayo??Ano naman...

Iya admits acting not her forte

Iya Villania has no qualms about being known mainly as TV host and performer. While many of her contemporaries are eager to make a name as actresses, Iya has been busy co-hosting “ASAP” and “MYX” for many years. Her last acting project was the Kapamilya series “Apoy Sa Dagat,”...

Katya happy to have gone past sexy image

MANILA (Mabuhay) — From doing teenybopper roles, Katya Santos transitioned to a sexy star as one of the members of Viva Hot Babes. Katya, who is now a mother, has let go of her sexy image and is back to doing wholesome role again. She plays the role of Precious, a social...

Judy Ann admits ‘tampo’ with ABS-CBN

JUDY Ann Santos revealed she had issues with the Kapamilya Network but all is well now. The actress said that she and the station did not see eye to eye on some matters. She did not elaborate. “Nagkaroon ng tampo pero maliit lang. Maliit na bagay na napag-usapan din namin after a...