Entertainment – International

‘Glee’ actress death ruled accidental drowning as tributes paid

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The death of “Glee” actress Naya Rivera in a California lake last week was ruled an accidental drowning by medical examiners Tuesday. Rivera, 33, disappeared during a boating trip with her four-year-old son last Wednesday, and her body was found floating in Lake Piru on Monday. The Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office formally confirmed Rivera’s identity using dental records, it said in a statement. No traumatic injuries or evidence […]

‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera missing, feared drowned

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — “Glee” star Naya Rivera is missing and feared drowned at a California lake, local officials said, with rescuers to continue a search for her on Thursday. The Ventura County Sheriff’s office earlier tweeted it was looking for a “possible drowning victim” at the lake, and said a dive team was being deployed to the area. Rivera, 33, is best known for her role as high school cheerleader Santana Lopez […]

Harry Potter star Emma Watson joins board of fashion giant Kering

PARIS, France (AFP) — Emma Watson, the actress and activist who made her name as Hermione Granger in the “Harry Potter” films, joined the board of the French fashion giant Kering Tuesday, in a major coup for the world’s second biggest luxury group. The British star, who was born in Paris, is the face of the Good On You app, which rates fashion brands on their ethical and sustainability credentials. Although Kering is seen to […]

Hollywood Foreign Press Association starts official screening of EBC Films’ “Guerrero Dos”

  (Eagle News) — The prestigious Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) is set to start official screening of EBC Films’ Guerrero Dos Tuloy Ang Laban (The Fight Continues). The screening is scheduled at June 5, 7 pm in Los Angeles, which is June 6 at 10 a.m., Manila time.  It will last for two weeks. The HFPA is a group of over 90 members of journalists responsible for Golden Globe Awards every January. Despite the […]

E25 Records launches inspirational songs, messages of hope to frontliners

‘Nasa Harapan’ and ‘Break the Chain’ to be aired at the #EnjoymusicBeyondtheCrisis online concert for a cause By Caesar Vallejos, OPEN FOR BUSINESS Music matters.  Its powerful influence has been used to impact social change and other movements that echo world unity, environmental protection, and even mental health.  As research shows, music also heals. Addressing the need for people to listen to music that will help them de-stress in the global pandemic, E25 Records, the […]

Welcome baby X Æ A-12: Musk and Grimes do it their way

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Fans hoping for clarity and perhaps some pronunciation tips were left floundering Wednesday after Elon Musk’s girlfriend, the musician Grimes, explained their newborn son’s name — X Æ A-12. Musk, the outspoken Tesla chief, announced the birth of the couple’s first child earlier this week, before Grimes broke down the unusual moniker. “X, the unknown variable. Æ, my elven spelling of Ai (love &/or Artificial intelligence). A-12 = precursor […]

‘HAPI ANG BUHAY The Musical’ now on on EBC Films YouTube

Eagle News — Looking for a new musical to watch on YouTube? Give “HAPI ANG BUHAY The Musical” a try. In a follow up sequel to the award winning film, “Walang Take Two,” “HAPI ANG BUHAY The Musical” begins when Alfajor, the local moneylender, is found unconscious in an alley, which then throws “Barangay Kaysaya” into confusion and musical frenzy. “Filipinos love to sing and dance. It provides us the quick escape from life’s daily […]

EBC Films presents ‘Walang Take Two’ on YouTube

Eagle News — The internationally-acclaimed award winning film, “Walang Take Two,” is now available on EBC Films’ YouTube page. “Walang Take Two,” is the first production of Iglesia Ni Cristo’s cinema production, INCinema, and EBC Films director Carlo Ortega Cuevas — in fact, his directorial film debut — which had since won several awards including the following: 2015 Best Director in a Foreign Language Film, International Film Festival (IFF) LONDON 2016 Best Film, Best in […]

‘Slumdog Millionaire’ actor Irrfan Khan dies at 53

by Udita Jhunjhunwala Agence France Presse MUMBAI, India (AFP) — Acclaimed Indian actor Irrfan Khan, whose international movie career included hits such as “Slumdog Millionaire”, “Life of Pi” and “The Amazing Spider-Man”, has died aged 53, his publicist said Wednesday. The Bollywood star, who was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumor in 2018, was admitted to a Mumbai hospital earlier this week with a colon infection. “Irrfan was a strong soul, someone who fought till the […]

EBC Films’ Make it Reel seminars go online for Western Europe

Eagle News — Being in quarantine has its quirks; pros and cons. On one hand, you’re confined to your home, only allowed to leave to gather essentials. And on the other hand, you get to stay home and work on whatever “me” project that was put on the back-burner. And if filmmaking or acting is one of your “me” projects and you live in the Western Europe area, EBC Films is now offering their Make […]

“GUERRERO DOS Tuloy Ang Laban” now playing on EBC Films’ YouTube

Eagle News — Now premiering LIVE on YouTube, the much anticipated international release of EBC Films’ “GUERRERO DOS Tuloy Ang Laban.” Click here to join the watch party! The story continues right after “Guerrero.” **WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD!** If you haven’t seen the first Guerrero movie, you can watch it by clicking here. GUERRERO DOS takes place right after Ramon was tragically knocked-out in boxing that put him in a coma (see, spoiler), Miguel realizes at […]

Coming soon to E25 YouTube — The Vocal Chamber

Eagle News — Looking for fresh content online? New music? New faces? Look no further, The Vocal Chamber is here. Featuring independent artist Little Jase, Filipino-Scottish rapper from the “Land Down Under,” Philadelphia “Philly” artist Naima Sahar and “Seattleite” and EBC host DenDen. Brining you everything hip-hop from the East to the West. Make sure to catch The Vocal Chamber on E25 Records YouTube and Facebook page.