TODAY’S HEADLINES

Bryan Adams arrives for long awaited Manila returnWednesday, Jan 18, 2017, 12:37 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.com

Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd to head new Lollapalooza ParisWednesday, Jan 18, 2017, 10:12 AM | Agence France-Presse

‘Game of Thrones’ star Pedro Pascal is bound to ‘The Great Wall’17-Jan-18, 6:37 PM The Chilean-American actor plays a Spanish mercenary in Zhang Yimou's epic fantasy adventure.

Bryan Adams arrives for long awaited Manila return17-Jan-18, 12:37 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comThe Canadian singer, now 57, last performed in the Philippines almost 24 years ago.

Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd to head new Lollapalooza Paris17-Jan-18, 10:12 AM | Agence France-PresseOther performers will include Imagine Dragons, The Pixies, Lana Del Rey and Liam Gallagher.

Art imitates life? Kim Kardashian films cameo for jewel heist movie17-Jan-18, 7:51 AM | ReutersA source said Kardashian and her sister Kendall Jenner are making cameos 'Ocean's Eight,' whose A-list stars include Sandra Bullock, Rihanna, and Cate Blanchett.

Long-awaited Tupac biopic set for 2017 release17-Jan-18, 7:32 AM | Agence France-PresseThe movie will come out in U.S. theaters on June 16, which would have been the rapper's 46th birthday.

Producer Donna Villa, wife of director Carlo J. Caparas, passes away17-Jan-17, 10:26 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comAlthough her family had yet to issue a statement as of posting time, Villa is believed to have died of cancer.

BREAKING NEWS as of 17-Jan-18, 6:14 PM

Morissette dominates WISH 107.5 Music Awards17-Jan-17, 7:04 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comThe 20-year-old Cebuana bagged a total of seven awards including Female Artist of the Year.

K-pop star Rain to ring modest wedding bells17-Jan-17, 6:41 PM | Agence France-PresseThe South Korean pop icon announced his engagement to top actress Kim Tae-Hee in a handwritten letter to fans Tuesday.

Enrique Gil on expensive gift to Liza Soberano: ‘She deserves it’17-Jan-17, 10:26 AM | By Jill Tan Radovan, InterAksyon.comThey're still not officially a couple, but for Enrique, it feels like they're more than boyfriend and girlfriend already.

Maine Mendoza ‘dares’ lucky fans to have a date with her17-Jan-17, 10:12 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comEighteen lucky fans will win a seat at the table and dine with Maine herself during an event called the Funtastyk Feast on February 28.

‘Troubled times’: Green Day takes on Trump again17-Jan-17, 7:22 AM | Agence France-PresseThe punk rock group skewered the incoming U.S. President in a video that celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy.

Critics agree: ‘Split’ brings M. Night Shyamalan back to fine form17-Jan-16, 7:41 PM 'Genre fans should embrace what is arguably the director's most satisfying picture since 'The Sixth Sense',' John DeFore writes in The Hollywood Reporter.

Miss World Organization awards Philippine franchise to talent manager17-Jan-16, 9:59 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comPrior to Vegafria's announcement, Cory Quirino said she had relinquished the license for Miss World Philippines 'for personal and business reasons.'

‘Hidden Figures’ prevails as ‘Monster Trucks,’ Ben Affleck’s ‘Live by Night’ bomb17-Jan-16, 9:39 AM | By Brent Lang, ReutersThe historical drama about African-American NASA workers during the early days of the space program retained its box office crown in its second weekend.

Reese Witherspoon says ‘things have to change’ for Hollywood women17-Jan-15, 10:26 PM | Agence France-Presse'I've just had enough. Things have to change. We have to start seeing women as they really are on film.'

Comedy king Judd Apatow worried about Trump’s lack of humor17-Jan-15, 4:46 PM | Agence France-Presse'Laughing shows you're connecting, you're listening and understanding. Someone who doesn't laugh, who doesn't enjoy that connection is deeply troubling.'

Singer Jennifer Holliday pulls out of Trump inauguration event17-Jan-15, 10:27 AM | By Dan Whitcomb, Reuters'I sincerely apologize for my lapse of judgment, for being uneducated on the issues that affect every American at this crucial time in history.'

Bato rocks ‘Rakrakan’ concert with surprise song number17-Jan-15, 10:02 AM | By Yummie Dingding and Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comThe PNP chief sang 'Darating' with Banda ni Kleggy and Dello as he appealed to the crowd to support the government’s war on drugs.

KZ Tandingan, Bullet Dumas lead pullout of five ‘Rakrakan’ performers17-Jan-14, 9:08 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comOther performers who have withdrawn from the show, set for Saturday at the MOA Concert Grounds, are BP Valenzuela, Taken by Cars and Techy Romantics.

Michael Jackson spoof show scrapped after family complaints17-Jan-14, 8:15 AM | ReutersThe makers of the British series 'Urban Myths' said they never intended to cause any offense after complaints from the later singer's daughter.

Michael Jackson daughter ‘wants to vomit’ seeing white actor as ‘King of Pop’17-Jan-13, 8:36 AM | ReutersParis Jackson is angry over Joseph Fiennes' portrayal of her late father in the trailer for a British series, which she found to be intentionally insulting.

‘Seklusyon’ to release R-16 director’s cut, gets rave review from Variety17-Jan-13, 8:11 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comVariety's critic called the film a 'skillful reworking of the 'Omen' conceit, in the elegant, nostalgic style reminiscent of Spanish horror films like ‘The Devil’s Backbone’.'

Vin Abrenica stakes claim as new romantic leading man for 201717-Jan-12, 8:16 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comThe 25-year-old actor plays dual lead roles in the romantic comedy-drama 'Moonlight Over Baler,' which opens February 8 in theaters nationwide.

George Lucas’ $1 billion ‘Star Wars’ museum finds Los Angeles home17-Jan-12, 9:02 AM | ReutersThe museum will feature exhibitions of Lucas' collection of paintings, illustrations and digital art from the blockbuster 'Star Wars' movie franchise he started in 1977.