TODAY’S HEADLINES

Gene Wilder, star of ‘Willy Wonka’, ‘Blazing Saddles’, dead at 83Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016, 8:16 AM | By Piya Sinha-Roy, Reuters

Nicholas Hoult jokes about Olympic doppelganger in AsiaPop ComiconMonday, Aug 29, 2016, 9:32 PM | By Chad de Guzman, InterAksyon.com

KC Concepcion’s sister clinches Miss Earth Sweden crownMonday, Aug 29, 2016, 7:17 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.com

Gene Wilder, star of ‘Willy Wonka’, ‘Blazing Saddles’, dead at 8316-Aug-30, 8:16 AM | By Piya Sinha-Roy, ReutersThe actor, who had kept his illness a secret, died at his home in Stamford, Connecticut, from complications of Alzheimer's disease.

Taylor Swift poses with fans at jury duty a day after VMA snub16-Aug-30, 5:35 AM | ReutersThe singer was photographed by other potential jurors as she was waiting to be selected as a jury member ahead of a trial in a Nashville court.

Nicholas Hoult jokes about Olympic doppelganger in AsiaPop Comicon16-Aug-29, 9:32 PM | By Chad de Guzman, InterAksyon.com'I was really impressed I actually could win a medal at the Olympics without training,' the actor quipped, addressing his resemblance to Kyle Chalmers.

KC Concepcion’s sister clinches Miss Earth Sweden crown16-Aug-29, 7:17 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comCloie Syquia Skarne is Gabby Concepcion's daughter by former model-actress Jenny Syquia.

Fiery Beyonce dominates MTV Video Music Awards16-Aug-29, 1:06 PM | By Shaun Tandon, Agence France-PresseThe singer, who won Video of the Year and Best Female Video, stole the show by performing a 'Lemonade' medley of more than 16 minutes.

Millie Bobby Brown: ‘I’d rather live in the ’80s’16-Aug-29, 9:57 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.com'I used to watch '80s movies... Then I started getting into the music and I love it now. My favorite song from ‘Stranger Things’ is ‘Heroes’ by David Bowie.'

BREAKING NEWS as of 16-Aug-30, 3:11 AM

Hollywood stars pose for 2017 Pirelli Calendar16-Aug-29, 9:04 AM | ReutersNicole Kidman, Lupita Nyong'o, Penelope Cruz, Uma Thurman, Kate Winslet, Robin Wright, Alicia Vikander and Helen Mirren have posed for the calendar.

Frank Ocean tops U.S. album chart after outfoxing label16-Aug-29, 8:06 AM | Agence France-PresseThe singer fulfilled his two-record obligation to Def Jam through 'Endless', a more ambient work he described as secondary to his new album 'Blonde'.

‘Don’t Breathe’ scares up $26.1 million as horror streak continues16-Aug-29, 7:52 AM | By Brent Lang, ReutersMade for less than $10 million, the twisty thriller took in double its estimated opening weekend earnings of $11 million to $14 million.

Gary Granada selling guitar to help finance ‘petty copyright case’16-Aug-28, 5:39 PM | InterAksyon.comTo show how well the guitar sounds, the singer-songwriter attached a video where he uses it to perform his song 'Mabuti Pa Sila'.

Joe Dempsie very vocal about wish for ‘Game of Thrones’ comeback16-Aug-28, 12:43 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan and MJ Maramba, InterAksyon.comThe British actor, who played Gendry in the HBO fantasy series, is among the international celebrities who have graced the AsiaPop Comicon Manila 2016.

‘Ancient Aliens’ host Giorgio Tsoukalos says aliens a big part of history16-Aug-28, 11:23 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.com'I have no faith in extraterrestrials. I don’t need to believe in them, I am convinced that they exist as physical beings.'

REVIEW | ‘Camp Sawi’ offers a winsome mix of comedy and drama16-Aug-27, 7:55 PM | By Chris Palanca, InterAksyon.comWriter-director Irene Villamor shows a level of maturity on the subject of heartbreak that's hard to come by from the more prolific directors of the genre.

New FDCP chair Liza Diño wants established labor standards for film industry16-Aug-27, 5:06 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.com Diño, a working actress herself, seeks to address the issues of 'work conditions, compensation, benefits, and labor relations' for film industry workers.

MTV to let stars loose in an unscripted awards extravaganza16-Aug-27, 2:39 PM | By Shaun Tandon, Agence France-PresseThe show, to be broadcast to more than 120 countries, will provide an open platform for outspoken stars including rapper Kanye West.

WATCH | Batman suit boasting 23 gadgets earns Guinness World Record16-Aug-27, 10:02 AM | ReutersThe costume is based on the suit the superhero wears in videogame 'Batman: Arkham Origins'.

‘Don’t Breathe’ set to trump ‘Suicide Squad’ at the U.S. box office16-Aug-27, 8:21 AM | ReutersMade for less than $10 million, the horror thriller is predicted to take between $11 million and $14 million in its first three days.

Oops! Britney Spears does it again in latest pop culture comeback16-Aug-27, 8:05 AM | By Jill Serjeant, ReutersThe former teen pop phenomenon, now 34, released a new album called 'Glory' on Friday and joined James Corden for 'Carpool Karaoke'.

LOOK | Millie Bobby Brown excited for AsiaPop Comicon Manila gig16-Aug-26, 5:41 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comThe breakout star of the Netflix series 'Stranger Things' is guaranteed to light up this year's AsiaPop Comicon.

On a roll: ‘Sausage Party’ maestro bids for elusive Emmy16-Aug-26, 5:08 PM | By Frankie Taggart, Agence France-PresseAs he vies for a seat at the select 'EGOT' club, Disney composer Alan Menken has some R-rated fun with Seth Rogen's raunchy animated feature.

Martin Nievera takes on traditional ‘harana,’ ‘kundiman’ classics in latest album16-Aug-26, 4:20 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comFor his concert Friday night at the Kia Theater, orchestra ticket holders will also get a copy of his latest album, 'Kahapon... Ngayon'.

Dwayne Johnson dethrones Robert Downey Jr. as highest paid actor16-Aug-26, 5:29 AM | ReutersThe former wrestler topped Forbes' list with an estimated 2016 payday of $64.5 million. Second is Jackie Chan with $61 million. Third is Matt Damon.

Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande to perform at MTV awards16-Aug-25, 6:33 PM | Agence France-PresseMinaj, one of the most successful female rappers, will join Grande in a performance of the latter's single 'Side to Side'.

Celine Dion to release first album since husband’s death16-Aug-25, 4:00 PM | Agence France-PresseDion's latest album, 'Encore Un Soir' (Another Night), is her first in French in four years.