Entertainment News (6/21/22) – BusinessWorld Online

ABS-CBN reveals itself Darna wall

ABS-CBN has officially unveiled its Darna mural at its headquarters in Quezon City. Jane De Leon, main star of the upcoming series, Darna by Mars Ravelo, led the unveiling ceremonies at the ABS-CBN Complex along Eugenio Lopez Drive in Quezon City. “We offer this to our real-life heroes who prove in their own way that there is a hero in all of us, that we can always find Darna in everyone,” she said. Darna stars Janella Salvador and Joshua Garcia also joined in the special tribute. Multidisciplinary visual artist Anina Rubio designed the huge mural depicting people from all walks of life wearing the Darna badge. Directed by director Chito S. Roño with Avel Sunpongco under ABS-CBN’s JRB Creative Production, Darna will soon air on Kapamilya Channel, A2Z, TV5, Kapamilya Online Live on ABS-CBN Entertainment’s YouTube channel and Facebook page, and iWantTFC.

Cinemalaya Announces 2022 Short Film Finalists

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and the Cinemalaya Foundation, Inc. have announced the films competing in the short films category of the 2022 Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival. The 12 finalists are: Ampangabagat Nin Talakba Ha Likol (It’s raining frogs outside) by Maria Estela Paiso; black rainbow by Zig Dulay; city ​​of flowers by Xeph Suarez; Dikit by Gabriela Serrano; Distance by Dexter Paul of Jesus; Duwa-Duwa by Nena Jane Achacoso; Mga Handum Nga Nasulat Sa Baras (The dreams that are written in the sand) by Arlie Sweet Sumagaysay and Richard Jeroui Salvadico; Mata Kang Busay (Vision of the falls) by Nino Maldecir and Cyphor John Gayorgor; Kwits by Raz de la Torre; Back and forth to happiness by Claudia Fernando; See you soon, George! by Mark Moneda; and If Oddie by Maria Kydylee Torato. The selection committee, made up of Teddy Co, Joel Ruiz, Manet Dayrit, Lee Briones and Martika Escobar, chose the finalists from 199 submitted entries. The 12 finalist shorts will be screened during the 2022 Cinemalaya Festival, which will take place from August 5 to 14 at various CCP venues and select partner cinemas. The best short film will receive 150,000 pesos and a Balanghai trophy at the Cinemalaya Awards Party on August 14 at the CCP Main Theater. Of his 18e year, the Cinemalaya returns to on-site screenings after being held via online streaming. For more information, visit www.culturalcenter.gov.ph and www.cinemalaya.org.

Director Olivia Lamasan shares her passion

THE LATEST opus of Spotlight on Sagip Pelikula this June features Olivia M. Lamasan, veteran writer-director and former director of ABS-CBN Films Productions, Inc. Her digitally restored works will be featured along with a special pre-show interview with the director. In a one-on-one chat with ABS-CBN Film Restoration Manager Leo Katigbak, Ms. Lamasan recalls her humble beginnings as a budding filmmaker before becoming the “Inang“(mother). The full pre-show interview with Ms. Lamasan in the latest episode of Spotlight on Sagip Pelikulawith the 2002 hit digitally restored Got 2 believe, starring Claudine Barretto and Rico Yan, is now streaming on KTX for P150. Some of Ms. Lamasan’s other work, including Maalaala Mo Kaya… The Movie, Milan, Sana Maulit Muli, and The mistress are all available on KTX. Sagittarius Pelikula will also show the digitized and enhanced version of LVN’s classic 1960 film triplets, which will be streamed for free on June 23, 7:30 p.m., on the ABS-CBN Film Restoration Facebook page. For details on its upcoming film screenings, follow ABS-CBN Film Restoration on Facebook (facebook.com/filmrestorationabscbn)Twitter (@ABS_Restoration) and Instagram (@abscbnfilmrestoration).

TM organizes a concert at the CDO

MOBILE network TM will hold the TM is the key concert of the meeting on July 2 at Pelaez Sports Center, Cagayan De Oro (CDO) City. TM endorsers including Alden Richards, Seth Fedelin, Matthaios and The Juans will perform, along with guest artists such as Zack Tabudlo and December Avenue, and CDO-based bands Inside City and Cyber ​​Band. Raffle prizes will be given away throughout the show, including a Huawei watch, TM 5G phones and 50,000 P. TM will also announce that the big winner of the TM raffle is the Key Raffle promotion, with a cash prize of 2 million pesos. The TM is the key concert of the meeting is free and open to the public. The entire event will be streamed online on TM Tambayan’s Facebook page, starting at 5 p.m.

Westworld Season 4 starts June 27

THE EMMY-winning HBO Original drama series Westworld will debut its eight-episode fourth season alongside the US on Monday, June 27 at 9 a.m. on HBO and HBO GO, with a same-day encore at 10 p.m. on HBO. Subsequent episodes will follow every Monday at the same times. Returning cast members include Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Ed Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson, Luke Hemsworth, Aaron Paul, and Angela Sarafyan. Oscar-winning actress Ariana DeBose joins the Westworld cast as a recurring guest star this season. Westworld is based on the film written by Michael Crichton.

Minamdang Cafe soon on Netflix

IN the new Korean series Minamdang Cafe, a suspicious company offering the services of a supposedly omniscient shaman catches the eye of a tenacious police inspector. The show will feature actors Seo In-guk and Oh Yeon-seo. Minamdang Cafe will be available only on Netflix, starting June 27.

kung fu panda series to stream on Netflix

JACK Black returns to kung fu panda in the new series Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight. When a mysterious pair of weasels set their sights on a collection of four powerful weapons, Po the panda must embark on a globe-trotting quest that finds him paired with an English knight named Wandering Blade voiced by Rita Ora. Together, these two mismatched warriors embark on an epic adventure to first find the magic weapons and save the world from destruction. Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight will be available on Netflix from July 14.