MANILA, Philippines – Actress Bea Alonzo created a stir among fans when she posted a cryptic message Sunday that fueled speculations of a breakup between her and Gerald Anderson. “You can’t make the same mistake twice, the second time you make it, it’s not a mistake anymore, it’s a choice’ ENOUGH,” Alonzo captioned Sunday a black space over her Instagram page. “Something I learned about people… if they do it once, they’ll do it again,” she added in an Instagram story. Anderson and another actress, Julia Barretto were reportedly spotted at Rayver Cruz’s birthday party, as seen in an Instagram post of a netizen. Because of the photo, Julia and Gerald topped Twitter trends in the Philippines. Barretto and former boyfriend and onscreen partner Joshua Garcia recently admitted they are now back to being “best of friends.” READ: Julia Barretto, Joshua Garcia now ‘best of friends’ Rumors about Alonzo and Anderson’s split surfaced last year, but the former … [Read more...] about Splitsville for Bea Alonzo, Gerald Anderson?
Christopher Plummer, who was among the greatest Canadian actors ever to grace stage and screen, has died at age 91. Plummer died Friday morning at his home in Connecticut with his wife, Elaine Taylor, by his side, said Lou Pitt, his longtime friend and manager. “Chris was an extraordinary man who deeply loved and respected his profession with great old fashion manners, self-deprecating humour and the music of words,” Pitt said in a statement to CBC News. “He was a national treasure who deeply relished his Canadian roots. “Through his art and humanity, he touched all of our hearts and his legendary life will endure for all generations to come. He will forever be with us.” In a career that spanned over six decades, Christopher Plummer was nominated for best supporting actor at the Academy Awards three times and won once at 82 for Beginners, a film about a widower who begins to live life as a gay man while dying of cancer. He also captured two Tony Awards among seven … [Read more...] about Canadian Academy Award Winning Actor Christopher Plummer Dies
U.S streaming giant Netflix is ramping up its mobile-only subscription plans in Thailand and expanding local content, as arch-rival Disney Plus arrives in the fast-growing market. The world’s biggest video streaming platform by paid customers, Netflix told Reuters more than a million of its nearly 200 million subscribers around the world are in Southeast Asia, home to around 655 million people. But the market is ripe for rapid growth, analysts say, with the Disney+ Hotstar launch in Indonesia next month set to become a key battleground. “What we see in Southeast Asia is that it’s a very mobile-centric market”, Netflix director for product innovation Ajay Arora said in a recent interview. That’s led the company to push cheaper mobile plans and adapt its product to fit lower-end smartphones, Arora said. Southeast Asia is estimated to have generated $600 million in overall subscription music and video revenue in 2019, according to a study by Google, Temasek Holdings and Bain … [Read more...] about Netflix Steps ups its Game in Thailand as Disney Plus Enters Market