ZAC EFRON DELIVERS WINNING MUSICAL PERFORMANCE IN “THE GREATEST SHOWMAN”

Nurturing an impressive body of work that encompasses both film and television, Zac Efron has proven to be one of Hollywood’s most sought-after talents.  Efron became a household name with the launch of the 2006 Emmy Award-winning Disney Channel phenomenon “High School Musical” as Troy Bolton.  He reprised his role as Troy Bolton, head of the basketball team, in “High School Musical 2,” which broke cable TV records garnering 17.5 million viewers.  Zac also starred in the Disney feature film “High School Musical 3:  Senior Year,” the third installment of…

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DEADLIEST RESCUE MISSION IN “MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE” BEGINS JANUARY 24 NATIONWIDE

Action reaches new heights in this mission-oriented third and final segment of The Maze Runner Series, “Maze Runner: The Death Cure.”  The Wes Ball-directed adaptation of the bestselling James Dashner YA trilogy is a 20th Century Fox production.  The screenplay was written by T.S. Nowlin. Producers are Ellen Goldsmith-Vein of The Gotham Group, Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen of Temple Hill Productions Joe Hartwick, Jr., Wes Ball, and Lee Stollman.   “Maze Runner: The Death Cure,” picks up roughly six months after the Scorch Trials ended.  In the final battle…

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20TH CENTURY FOX’S AWARD-WINNING MOVIES IN CINEMAS THIS FEBRUARY

 Shaping to be this year’s major award frontrunners, 20th Century Fox’s / Fox Searchlight’s highly-acclaimed films “The Shape of Water” and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri” have already bagged major awards from the 75th Golden Globe Awards and the 23rd Critics’ Choice Awards.   “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” is a darkly comedic drama from Academy Award® winner Martin McDonagh (In Bruges).  After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes (Academy Award® winner Frances McDormand) makes a bold move, commissioning three signs leading into…

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Jennifer Lawrence Gets Lethal in “Red Sparrow” Latest Trailer Reveal

Jennifer Lawrence stars as Dominika Egorova in “Red Sparrow,” who is drafted against her will to become a “sparrow,” a trained seductress in the Russian security service. Dominika learns to use her body as a weapon, but struggles to maintain her sense of self during the dehumanizing training process. Finding her power in an unfair system, she emerges as one of the program’s strongest assets. Her first target is Nate Nash (Joel Edgerton), a CIA officer who handles the agency’s most sensitive infiltration of Russian intelligence. The two young operatives…

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A SPELLBINDING SPECTACLE AWAITS IN THE MOVIE MUSICAL “THE GREATEST SHOWMAN” ON JANUARY 31

Step into the most thrilling world of showbiz and how it all began in the most anticipated musical “The Greatest Showman” overflowing with a talented cast that includes Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson and Keala Settle.  Directed by Michael Gracey, who makes his directorial film debut in “The Greatest Showman”, the larger-than-life musical movie also features original songs from Academy Award winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (who composed songs from the highly-acclaimed “La La Land”).                    “The Greatest Showman”, inspired by the legend and…

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WCKD’S LAST CITY STANDING IN THE FINAL CHAPTER “MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE”

“Maze Runner: The Death Cure”, the third and final chapter of the massively-followed YA blockbuster book-to-movie franchise will open in Philippine cinemas on January 24 with returning cast  – Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Ki Hong Lee, Rosa Salazar and Thomas Brodie-Sangster.   In (the first movie) The maze Runner, the Gladers found themselves in the middle of a giant maze patrolled by deadly monsters. With no memory of who they were before they found themselves in the Glade, mystery abounded, and getting out of the maze’s oppressive walls was their…

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BLUE SKY’S LATEST DELIGHTFUL ANIMATION “FERDINAND” OPENS JANUARY 8

                In the tradition of beloved animals from children’s classic tales comes a gentle giant with a heart of gold in “Ferdinand” – starring the voice of wrestling superstar John Cena along with Gina Rodriguez, Kate McKinnon, Bobby Cannavale and Anthony Anderson.                 Directed by Carlos Saldanha, who also helmed global blockbuster animation films such as “Rio,” “Ice Age” and “Robots”, “Ferdinand” is a Blue Sky Studios feature that tells the unlikely and delightful story of a bull who prefers flowers to fighting.  John Cena stars as the voice of…

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LIAM NEESON STARS IN LATEST JAMPACKED ACTION MOVIE “THE COMMUTER”

Following the worldwide success of “Unknown,” “Non-Stop” and “Run All Night,” Liam Neeson known as the man with a particular set of skills stars in the explosive thriller “The Commuter.”  The movie is Neeson’s fourth collaboration with director Jaume Collet-Serra about one man‘s frantic quest to prevent disaster on a packed commuter train.   The screenplay proved irresistible to both the director and star, not just for the bravura of the action and the thrill of the suspense but for the moral conundrum the protagonist is faced with and the…

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GLADERS’ LAST FIGHT FOR SURVIVAL IN “MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE”

The highly kinetic and global hit YA book-to-movie series “Maze Runner” comes in full circle in the final chapter “Maze Runner: The Death Cure” where the Gladers have finally caught up in the reality of their nightmare. Reprising their roles in the concluding saga are Dylan O’Brien, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Ki Hong Lee, Kaya Scodelario, Rosa Salazar, Giancarlo Esposito, Aidan Gillen and Patricia Clarkson. Based on the book by James Dashner and directed by Wes Ball, from the first global box-office hit film, the Gladers found themselves in the midst of…

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BLU SKY’S “FERDINAND” STARRING JOHN CENA NOMINATED FOR BEST ANIMATION FEATURE IN LATEST GOLDEN GLOBES

                The new animated film and Golden Globe nominee for Best Animation and Original Song, “Ferdinand,” tells the charming story of a bull who prefers flowers to fighting. John Cena stars as the voice of the titular character, a peace-loving animal with no desire to fight, like the rest of the herd, which makes him an outsider at the ranch where he is raised. Set in Spain, the story follows Ferdinand as he embarks on a journey to find love and acceptance. Facing danger and making close friends along the…

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“MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE” TRAILER AND CHARACTER POSTERS

 20TH Century Fox has just revealed the intense and highly-kinetic trailer of the concluding saga of the YA blockbuster, “Maze Runner: The Death Cure” based on the book by James Dashner.  MAZE RUNNER THE DEATH CURE trailer link Directed by Wes Ball, “Maze Runner: The Death Cure” packs a power cast of actors – Dylan O’ Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Ki Hong Lee, Rosa Salazar, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Giancarlo Esposito, Aidan Gillen and Patricia Clarkson. A dystopian sci-fi action thriller, “Maze Runner: The Death Cure” finds Thomas and his friends aka Gladers, along…

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AVATAR’S JAMES CAMERON CREATES LATEST GROUNDBREAKING    HEROINE “ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL” TRAILER REVEAL

Visionary filmmakers James Cameron (Avatar) and Robert Rodriguez (Sin City) create a groundbreaking new heroine in “Alita: Battle Angel,” an action-packed story of hope, love, and empowerment as revealed in its Teaser Trailer   Set several centuries in the future, the abandoned Alita (Maze Runner’s Rosa Salazar) is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido (Christoph Waltz), a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic.  When Alita awakens she has no memory of who she is, nor does she have any recognition of the world…

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ANDREW GARFIELD TRUE-TO-LIFE ROLE OF POLIO-STRICKEN ADVENTURER IN “BREATHE”

Taking his hero role a notch higher, Andrew Garfield champions the severely disabled in his latest sweeping romantic film opposite Claire Foy in “Breathe” – the true story of a couple truly in love as they refuse to be imprisoned amidst a devastating disease, dazzling others with their humour, courage and lust for life. “Breathe” is a heart-warming and highly emotional celebration of bravery and human possibility, a love story about living every breath as though it’s your last.   “Breathe” producer Jonathan Cavendish had always believed that his father’s…

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BOOK-TO-MOVIE “WONDER” EMPOWERS THE YOUNG AGAINST BULLYING

Based on the New York Times bestseller, “Wonder” tells the inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school,  Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to find their compassion and acceptance, Auggie’s extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out.   “Wonder” stars Academy…

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FIND OUT WHO WINS IN “BATTLE OF THE SEXES” AT AYALA MALLS CINEMAS ON DECEMBER 6

In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women’s movement, the 1973 tennis match between women’s world champion Billie Jean King (played by Emma Stone) and ex-men’s-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was billed as the “Battle of the Sexes” and became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world.   As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles.  The fiercely private…

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