Entertainment

Spice Girls reveal 2019 UK reunion tour details

LONDON, United States (AFP) — The Spice Girls on Monday released details of a 2019 UK reunion tour which will see them play Wembley Stadium, Britain’s biggest venue, but all without Victoria Beckham. The 1990s pop phenomenon will take the stage in six British cities next year, including Manchester on June 1, the Scottish capital Edinburgh a week later and culminating at Wembley on June 15. All five former bandmates announced plans earlier this year […]

Rapper Mac Miller died of drug overdose: coroner

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Rapper Mac Miller was killed by a deadly mix of drugs and alcohol, the Los Angeles medical examiner’s office said on Monday. The 26-year-old performer, whose real name was Malcolm McCormick, was found dead at his home in Los Angeles on September 7 and the cause of death was deferred pending a probe. The coroner’s office said McCormick died “from mixed drug toxicity,” with the powerful opioid fentanyl along […]

Camila Cabello sweeps MTV Europe awards

BILBAO, Spain (AFP) — US singer Camila Cabello swept the MTV Europe Music Awards on Sunday, winning best song with her hit “Havana” as well as best artist and best video. “This year has been the best of my life,” the 21-year-old Cuban native said at the event in Bilbao, northern Spain. Cabello had opened the show hosted by American actress and singer Hailee Steinfeld with a rendition of her Latin-influenced “Havana”. She is fresh […]

Entertaining twists as EBC Films’ “Hapi ang Buhay,The Musical” imparts lesson on “fake news”

by Emily Manuel Contributor Eagle News and Features NET 25’s “Hapi ang Buhay” takes to the big screen with “Hapi ang Buhay, the Musical,” the second movie release of Eagle Broadcasting Corporation’s film outfit (EBC Films). Originally developed as a sitcom, the musical features the original cast joined by veteran actors Victor Neri, Antonio Aquitania, and Mike Magat. The movie is written and directed by acclaimed director Carlo Jay Ortega Cuevas who has won international awards […]

OPM legend Rico Puno passes away at 65

(Eagle News) — Filipino singer and OPM legend Rico Puno passed away Tuesday morning, Oct. 30, at the age of 65. Puno underwent open heart surgery in 2015, and underwent angioplasty in December last year. His sister-in-law, Anna Puno, expressed her grief in an Instagram post. “Numbed with grief, I would like to call on all entertainers in the OPM Industry as well as his worldwide fans to stop for a moment and say a […]

Independent filmmakers find their “place in the sun” at Excellence In Visual Media Awards International

LOS ANGELES, California (Eagle News Service) – In less than a week, the Excellence in Visual Media (EVM) Awards International of the Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) will arrive at the iconic Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. On Monday, October 29, 2018, the festivities will kick off with the VIP Red Carpet Arrivals at 4 p.m. followed by doors opening at 5 p.m. Ticket holders, film directors, producers, actors, cast, and crew, are […]

Canadian rapper dies after falling from plane

OTTAWA, Canada (AFP) — A Canadian rapper died after falling from the wing of a flying plane he was walking on during a music video shoot, his management team said. Jon James, 33, died instantly in the “wing-walking” accident in Vernon, British Columbia, on Saturday, according to a statement. “He had trained intensely for this stunt but as Jon got further out onto the wing of the plane, it caused the small Cessna to go […]

Prince Harry and wife Meghan expecting a baby: official

by Dario THUBURN Grenfell Tower LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, are expecting a baby in the spring of 2019, they announced on Monday as they began a Pacific tour. “The Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that the Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the spring of 2019,” their Kensington Palace residence said in a statement. […]

‘Genius’ behind ‘Teletubbies’ in new go-to-sleep kids show

by Fiachra GIBBONS Agence France-Presse CANNES, France (AFP) — “Teletubbies” creator Andrew Davenport has come up with a new show “guaranteed to stop children climbing the walls”, BBC bosses claimed Sunday. Davenport, an actor and puppeteer known as the “J.K. Rowling of the under-fives”, also wrote and made the worldwide hit “In the Night Garden”. The British public broadcaster believes that his new series called “Moon and Me” will transport the next generation of toddlers […]

Muere Montserrat Caballé a los 85 años

Egie Asis Eagle News Service Madrid, España —  Montserrat Caballé ha muerto a los 85 años. La soprano española estaba ingresada en el hospital de Sant Pau en Barcelona desde septiembre por un problema de vesícula antes de su muerte el sábado, el 6 de octubre. Durante el fin de semana, el velatorio de la artista se abrió en el tanatorio de Les Corts de Barcelona, donde también tuvo lugar el funeral. En el funeral se vieron a la Reina […]

Brits brace for ‘the other’ royal wedding

by Dmitry ZAKS Agence France Presse LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Five months on from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s fairytale nuptials, the time has come for “the other” royal wedding — the one no one seems to want to pay for or watch. When Queen Elizabeth II’s granddaughter Princess Eugenie walks down the aisle Friday in Windsor Castle to marry Jack Brooksbank, a “commoner” with blue-blood friends, the critics will be out. For Britain […]

Villain ‘Venom’ is box office hero in North American theaters

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Superhero blockbuster “Venom” saved the day at the North American box office this weekend, pulling in an estimated $80 million in ticket sales, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday. The film, the official launch of Sony’s Marvel Universe, stars Tom Hardy as a journalist who becomes the host for an alien symbiote that gives him superpowers. The character is a villain in the “Spider-Man” comic book world. Despite being […]