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Honesto Scores Newest All-Time High National TV Rating on Last 3 Weeks

Posted on February 28, 2014 | 5:39 PM

ABS-CBN’s number one primetime drama series “Honesto” continues to inspire TV viewers to lead a life of honesty in its last weeks, as the teleserye topbilled by Paulo Avelino, Raikko Mateo, and Cristine Reyes reached its newest all-time high TV rating.

Paulo Avelino and Raikko Mateo

Based on the data from Kantar Media last Monday (February 24), “Honesto” scored its newest all-time high national TV rating of 35.6%, or more than double its rival program, GMA’s “Adarna,” which only got 17.1%. The show conquered social networking sites such as Twitter, where the hashtag #HonestosLastFifteenNights became one of the worldwide trending topics.

Since it started airing in October 2013, “Honesto” has won the hearts of Filipinos with its realistic and timely story on honesty, sincerity, and kindness.

Aside from its inspiring and heartfelt story, “Honesto” has also showcased ABS-CBN’s newest child wonder Raikko who has made a mark on the hearts of viewers, as well as the love team of “Honesto’s” lead characters Diego and Marie, portrayed by Paulo and Cristine, respectively.

How far will Diego, Marie, and Honesto (Raikko) go to stand up for the truth? Will they be able to erase the anger and selfishness in Hugo’s (Joel Torre) heart and finally fix their broken family?

“Honesto’s” powerhouse cast also includes Eddie Garcia, Janice de Belen, Angel Aquino, Nonie Buencamino, Melissa Ricks, and Joseph Marco. It is directed by Jerry Lopez Sineneng, Darnel Joy Villaflor and Tots Sanchez Mariscal, and produced by Dreamscape Entertainment Television.

Don’t miss the much-awaited finale of “Honesto” on March 14 (Friday) on ABS-CBN Primetime Bida. 

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Eugene Domingo Nominated in 8th Asian Film Awards 2014

Posted on February 13, 2014 | 11:35 AM

Actress Eugene Domingo is nominated in the Best Actress category of the 8th Asian Film Awards 2014 for her performance in the movie Barber's Tales, which also gave her the Best Actress trophy at the 2013 Tokyo International Film Festival.
Eugene Domingo in Jun Lana's Barber's Tales
Eugene Domingo, the lone Filipino nominee in this year's awards, will be up against Han Hyo-joo (Cold Eyes, South Korea), Paw Hee Ching (Rigor Mortis, Hong Kong), Yoko Maki (The Ravine of Goodbye, Hong Kong), at Zhang Zi Yi (The Grandmaster, Hong Kong/Mainland China) for the award.

This is the second time that the Pinay comedienne was nominated in the Asian Film Awards which is dubbed as the Asian Oscars. In 2012, Eugene was nominated for Best Actress at the 6th Asian Film Awards for her role in Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank. She bagged then the People's Choice Award for Best Actress while compatriot Shamaine Beuncamino won Best Supporting Actress for Niño.

Last year, Nora Aunor and Eddie Garcia took home the top acting honors from the same award-giving body, for Thy Womb and Bwakaw, respectively, marking the first time that the Philippines bagged both the Best Actor and Best Actress awards in Asian Film Awards.

Gina Pareño is the first Filipino to win an award in the said Hong Kong based award-giving body, bagging the Best Supporting Actress trophy in 2009 for her performance in Brillante Mendoza‘s Serbis.

The 8th Asian Film Awards 2014 awarding ceremony will be held on March 27, 2014 at the City of Dreams Casino Resort in Macau.

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Juan Dela Cruz 'Juan Fun Day' at Aliw Theater this Sunday (May 19)

Posted on May 16, 2013 | 8:08 PM

The whole universe of ABS-CBN’s no.1 superhero drama series “Juan dela Cruz” is all set for a grand thanksgiving celebration as they bond with their avid fans in ‘Juan Fun Day’ at the Aliw Theater, 1:00pm, this Sunday (May 19).

Juan Dela Cruz 'Juan Fun Day' at Aliw Theater this Sunday (May 19)

Leading the grand fans day are the “Juan dela Cruz” powerhouse cast Coco Martin, Erich Gonzales, Arron Villaflor, Shaina Magdayao, Neil Coleta, Albert Martinez, Zsa Zsa Padilla, Eddie Garcia, Gina Pareño, Joel Torre, Lotlot de Leon, William Lorenzo, John Medina, Louise Abuel, Precious Lara Quigaman, Tonton Gutierrez, Diana Zubiri, Martin del Rosario, Marlann Floress, MC; the lead stars of its spin-off series “My Little Juan” Izzy Canillo and Jaime Fabregas; and the Concert King Martin Nievera.

Prepare for a whole day of fun and excitement as the “Juan dela Cruz” family treats everyone with special activities such as meet & greet with the stars, variety show, fun kiddie games, henna tattoo, photo booth, face painting, and many more.

Aside from the cast’s surprises, ‘little Juans’ will surely have a good time this Sunday because they can already get their own Espada ng Katapangan (Sword of Courage) toy sword and other official “Juan dela Cruz” merchandise like shirts, bags, slippers, toys, and ‘JDC’ bracelet in the venue.

Fans who want to join and attend ‘Juan Fun Day’ have to buy the “Juan dela Cruz” official soundtrack on the day of the event.

Also, watch out for the next ‘Juan Fun Day’ at Metro Pacific Mall, Lucena on May 26 (Sunday); Market Market, Taguig on June 2 (Sunday); Ayala Center, Cebu on June 8 (Saturday); Abreeza Mall Davao on June 16 (Sunday); Marquee Mall, Pampanga on June 22 (Saturday); Tacloban on June 23 (Sunday); and at Palawan on June 29 (Saturday).

Don’t miss the exciting adventures of Philippine television’s favorite superhero in “My Little Juan,” weekdays after “It’s Showtime” on Kapamilya Gold; and “Juan dela Cruz” weeknights after “TV Patrol” on ABS-CBN’s Primetime Bida.

For more updates about “Juan dela Cruz,” follow @JUANDELACRUZ_TV on Twitter or ‘like’ its official Facebook fanpage at http://www.facebook.com/JuanDelaCruz.TV.

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Nora Aunor, Eddie Garcia Win Top Acting Plums at the 7th Asian Film Awards (2013)

Posted on March 19, 2013 | 10:09 AM

Nora Aunor and Eddie Garcia won top acting awards at the 7th Asian Film Awards held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center on Monday, March 18 after their respective wins in the 6th Asia Pacific Screen Awards and the 55th Asia Pacific Film Festival.

Nora Aunor, Eddie Garcia Win Best Actress and Best Actor, respectively at the 7th Asian Film Awards (2013)

Nora Aunor was hailed Best Actress for her performance in the internationally-acclaimed Thy Womb helmed by Brillante Mendoza while Eddie Garcia won Best Actor for his role in Bwakaw, the Philippines' official entry to the 2013 Oscars.

Nora bested the likes of Cho Min-soo (South Korea), Golshifteh Farahani (Afghanistan), Gwei Lun-Mei (Taiwan), and Hao Lei (China) for the award while Eddie Garcia, who also won People's Choice for Best Actor beat other nominees for Best Actor Joseph Chang (Taiwan), Choi Min-sik (South Korea), Tony Leung Ka-fai (Hong Kong), and Liu Ye (China).

Last year, Eugene Domingo (Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank) won People's Choice for Best Actress in the 6th edition of the Asian Film Awards. Shamaine Buencamino, meanwhile, bagged the Best Supporting Actress in the same edition.

It was the first time that the Philippines bagged both the Best Actor and Best Actress awards in Asian Film Awards, dubbed as the Asian Oscars. Gina Pareño is the first Filipino to win an award in the said Hong Kong based award-giving body, bagging the Best Supporting Actress trophy in 2009 for her performance in Brillante Mendoza‘s Serbis.

Here are the winners of the 7th Asian Film Awards (2013):

Best Film:
“Mystery” (China)

Best Actress:
Nora Aunor, “Thy Womb” (Philippines)

Best Actor:
Eddie Garcia, “Bwakaw” (Philippines)

Best Director:
Kitano Takeshi, “Outrage Beyond” (Japan)

Best Supporting Actor:
Nawazuddin Siddiqui, “Talaash: The Answer Lies Within” (India)

Best Supporting Actress:
Watanabe Makiko, “Capturing Dad” (Japan)

Best Newcomer:
Qi Xi, “Mystery” (China)

Best Cinematographer:
Touraj Aslani, “Rhino Season” (India)
Best Editor:
Kusakabe Mototaka – The Kirishima Thing

Best Costume Designer:
Man Lim-chung, “The Silent War” (China/Hong Kong)

Best Production Designer:
Bahman Ghobadi & Ali Daryai, “Rhino Season” (India)

Best Composer:
Pritam Chakraborty, “Barfi!” (India)

Best Visual Effects:
Fred Khoshtinat, “Rhino Season” (India)

Best Screenwriter:
Mei Feng, Yu Fan & Lou Ye, “Mystery” (China)

2012’s Top-Grossing Asian Film Award:
“Lost in Thailand” (Thailand)

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Eddie Garcia Joins Juan Dela Cruz, His First Kapamilya Teleserye

Posted on March 3, 2013 | 10:18 AM

Multi-awarded veteran actor-director Eddie Garcia is set to intensify the nights of primetime TV viewers as he joins the powerhouse cast of ABS-CBN’s no.1 superhero drama series “Juan dela Cruz,” his first ever teleserye in the Kapamilya network.

Eddie Garcia Joins Juan Dela Cruz, His First Kapamilya Teleserye

“I’m really looking forward to work with Coco Martin because his talent as an actor is really remarkable,” said Eddie. “I believe that we will be able to help each other very well in bringing the best for ‘Juan dela Cruz.”

In the story, Eddie will give life to the role of Fr. Julio, an extraordinary priest who secretly spies on Juan dela Cruz. As Fr. Julio enters the picture, discover the mystery behind his real identity and witness the revelations that will make a big change in Juan’s life. Why is Fr. Julio spying on Juan? Will he be a friend or enemy?



Don’t miss the exciting adventures of Philippine television’s newest super hero “Juan dela Cruz” weeknights after “TV Patrol” on ABS-CBN’s Primetime Bida. 

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Eddie Garcia Transfers to ABS-CBN, Joins 'Juan Dela Cruz' Cast

Posted on February 2, 2013 | 10:28 AM

Veteran actor Eddie Garcia is now officially a Kapamilya! Eddie made a surprise transfer to ABS-CBN to join this year's biggest teleserye Juan Dela Cruz topbilled by Coco Martin.

Eddie Garcia with ABS-CBN bosses Lauren Dyogi, Cory Vidanes, Charo Santos-Concio and Deo Endrinal during his contract signing

The 87-year-old actor signed a contract with ABS-CBN on Friday, February 1 and according to him, he's very excited to be working with Coco Martin.

"Well I'm really looking forward to it dahil si Coco he has a lot of following and he is a good actor. So, sa palagay ko ay magkakasundo kami and we will try to make the best for Juan dela Cruz," Eddie Garcia  told ABS-CBNnews.com as he signed a contract with ABS-CBN for the said soap.

Manoy (as Eddie is fondly called) has been typecast as a kontrabida in his past movies and this time, he will be playing the role of Coco Martin's grandfather. Eddie, who said he's ready for the action-packed series will be Juan's mentor.

Prior to his transfer to the Kapamilya network, Eddie was last scene in the defunct fantasy series Aso ni San Roque, a Kapuso fantasy series which also deals with 'aswangs' just like Juan Dela Cruz.

Eddie Garcia will be completing the powerhouse cast of Juan Dela Cruz including Gina Pareño, Albert Martinez, Zsa Zsa Padilla, Erich Gonzales, Lotlot de Leon, Erich Gonzales, Arron Villaflor, Neil Coleta and Louise Abuel. 

Juan Dela Cruz will premiere this Monday, February 4 on ABS-CBN Primetime Bida after TV Patrol.

Photo courtesy of Eric John Salut
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Eddie Garcia Wins Best Actor at the 55th Asia Pacific Film Festival 2012

Posted on December 16, 2012 | 11:09 PM

Eddie Garcia won the Best Actor trophy at the 55th Asia Pacific Film Festival 2012 for his role as a gay pensioner who is taking care of his cancer-stricken dog in Bwakaw. 

Eddie Garcia and the dog wonder Princess in Bwakaw


The veteran actor personally accepted the award and received a standing ovation during the awards night held on December 15 at the Venetian Resort Hotel in Macau, China.

Hong Kong’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 85th Academy Award, Life Without Principle won Best Film. Bwakaw, directed by Jun Lana, is the Philippines' counterpart, which is said to have high chances of being one of the five official nominees to the 2013 Oscars.

The announcement of the nominees for the 85th Academy Awards (Oscars 2013) is scheduled on January 10.

Nora Aunor was nominated for Best Actress at the said awards for Thy Womb but lost to Taiwan's Gwai Lun-mei, the star of romance-drama film Gf*Bf. 

Lo Hoi-pang (Life Without Principlebagged the Best Supporting Actor trophy while Makiko Watanabe won the Best Supporting Actress title with her role as a young divorcee in Capturing Dad. Kore-eda was named Best Director for I Wish, a drama about two siblings seeking to meet each other after being forced to live apart by their estranged parents

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Posas Wins Best Film at 2012 Hanoi International Film Festival; Nora Aunor and Eddie Garcia Nominated at 55th Asia Pacific Film Festival

Posted on November 30, 2012 | 9:07 AM

Lawrence Fajardo‘s Posas (Shackled) was named Best Feature Film at the 2nd Hanoi International Film Festival (HANIFF) 2012. The indie film, which stars Nico Antonio, Wendy Valdez, Bangs Garcia  Susan Africa, and Art Acuña won $5,000.

Lawrence Fajardo's Posas won Best Feature Film a the 2012 Hanoi International Film Festival

Posas debuted at the 2012 Cinemalaya Film Festival where it was also hailed as Best Film (Directors showcase category). It was also screened at the 2012 Busan International Film Festival (BIFF). 

Meanwhile, Posas director, Lawrence Fajardo will have a mainstream movie on this year's Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF 2012). Titled The Strangers, the horror movie stars Enrique Gil, Julia Montes, Enchong Dee and JM de Guzman. Check out all the official entries to the 2012 MMFF here.

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Nora Aunor and Eddie Garcia scored nominations at the 55th Asia Pacific Film Festival 2012 to be held in Macau. Nora is nominated for Best Actress for her portrayal in Thy Womb while Eddie Garcia was nominated in the Best Actor category for his performance in Bwakaw, the country's official entry in the Best Foreign Language Film category of the Oscars next year.

Nora Aunor and Eddie Garcia nominated for Best Actress and Best Actor, respectively at the 55th Asia Pacific Film Festival

The 55th Asia Pacific Film Festival will run from December 13 to 16 at The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel. The said film festival is a Chinese initiative and should not be mistaken for the Australia-based Asia Pacific Screen Awards where Nora Aunor won Best Actress, also for Thy Womb.

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'Bwakaw' is PH Official Entry to the 2013 Oscars

Posted on September 17, 2012 | 5:55 PM

Bwakaw which stars Eddie Garcia and a dog named Princess is the Philippines' official entry to the best foreign language film category of the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscars).

The said indie film by acclaimed director Jun Robles Lana was chosen by the Film Academy of the Philippines special committee to be the country's representative to the prestigious Oscar Awards.

'Bwakaw' is Philippines' Official Entry to the 2013 Oscars

Bwakaw was one of six films in the Directors’ Showcase category of the last Cinemalaya Film Festival. It  was also invited in several international film festivals such as the Toronto International Film Festival and the New York Film Festival.

Rated A by the Cinema Evalution Board, Bwakaw is a drama-comedy about growing old alone. It shares the life of Rene (played by Eddie Garcia), a 75-year-old gay man whose life suddenly turns around when a stray dog named “Bwakaw” teaches him a lesson about life.

Also starring Rez Cortez, Soxie Topacio, Armida Siguion-Reyna, Gardo Versoza, Beverly Salviejo, Luz Valdez, Alan Paule, Bibeth Orteza and Joey Paras, Bwakaw is distributed by Star Cinema for commercial release starting September 5, 2012.

Bwakaw actually bested seven other films which were also considered for possible nomination by the special committee like Jose Javier Reyes’ Mga Mumunting Lihim, Brillante Mendoza’s Captive, Manila Kingpin: The Asiong Salonga Story, Auraeus Solito’s Busong, John-D Lazatin’s A Mother’s Story, Ron Morales’ Graceland and Joyce Bernal’s Segunda Mano.

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Regal Films 'Ride To Love' Movie Teaser Released!

Posted on September 16, 2012 | 11:32 AM

Ride To Love all-star cast: Iza Calzado and Tom Rodriguez, Angel Aquino and Benjamin Alves, Fabio Ide and Rufa Mae Quinto, Megan Young and JC Tiuseco, Eula Caballero and Ivan Dorschner and Ms. Boots Anson-Roa and Mr. Eddie Garcia.The teaser video for one of the much-awaited romantic movie of the year, Ride To Love has been released. The movie, which is produced by Regal Films brought together various artist from rival networks ABS-CBN, GMA-7 and TV-5 in a relatively new team up we had never seen before.

Ride To Love features an all-star cast and a multi-generational pairing composed of Iza Calzado and Tom Rodriguez, Angel Aquino and Benjamin Alves, Fabio Ide and Rufa Mae Quinto, Megan Young and JC Tiuseco, Eula Caballero and Ivan Dorschner and Ms. Boots Anson-Roa and Mr. Eddie Garcia.

The teaser provides us with each character and their respective ride to love. Seeing artists from different networks collaborate for this one is a breath of fresh air and that simply makes you want to watch the movie. The story, aside from revolving around an MRT ride, will definitely show us more of unconventional love stories we find along the way.

Directed by Adolfo Alix Jr., Ride To Love is a trilogy you don't want to miss. Coming in theaters soon.

Watch the teaser of Ride To Love below (background music: We are by Joy Williams).



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