Entertainment News (9/16/22) – BusinessWorld Online



White Stripes’ Jack White arrives in Manila

FOUNDING member of The White Stripes, The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather, Jack White is coming to Manila for a concert on November 5th at Samsung Hall at SM Aura Premier, Taguig, for his The Supply Chain Challenges Tour, presented by Wilbros Live. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on September 23, 10 a.m., via SMStickets.com and all SM Tickets points of sale in the country. The 12-time Grammy winner and 36-time nominee, and founder of Third Man Records, released his fourth and fifth solo studio albums this year. fear of dawn (Third Man Records), with his latest single, “Taking Me Back”, was released on April 8, and Enter alive in paradise (Third Man Records) followed on July 22. In addition to writing world anthems such as the White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army” and the Raconteurs’ “Steady, As She Goes”, White’s three previously released solo albums – 2012’s Blunderbuss, 2014’s Lazaretto and 2018’s Boarding House Reach – debuted at No. 1 on the SoundScan/Billboard 200 along with a variety of other charts.


ABS-CBN presents a new online anthology

REAL love stories are featured in the new ABS-CBN digital anthology, love bites, will premiere exclusively on YouTube on Fridays starting September 16 at 8 p.m. Love stories include those between husband and wife, high school sweethearts, and a same-sex couple. The first episode, “Lost But Found”, features Viveree and Anthony Jennings.


We Will Rock You World Tour announce the cast

GMG Productions has announced the cast of the new production of We will Rock You, which premieres in Manila in October. “The production has brought together a new generation of performers to play these incredible roles,” said Carlos Candal, CEO of GMG Productions and We Will Rock You World Tour co-producer, said in a statement. “We can’t wait for them to bring new energy and vision to these characters and their songs – iconic songs that are known around the world, and we’re confident their talent will be very effective.” The main cast is made up of Nicolette Fernandes (Scaramouche), Stuart Brown (Galileo), Londiwe Dhlomo (Killer Queen), Craig Urbani (Khashoggi), Tiaan Rautenbach (Buddy), Richard Gau (Brit) and Danelle Cronje (Oz). Tickets are now on sale at www.ticketworld.com.ph.


Rico Blanco releases a new single

SINGER-SONGSETR Rico Blanco reflects on the uncertainty that develops between friendship and relationship in his new single “Palibot libot.According to the award-winning artist, the track was inspired by one of the characters from a series he filmed at La Union recently. albeit one-sided, the song doesn’t mince words about the reality of love: it’s not always in sync. Originally intended to be recorded with a simple acoustic guitar arrangement, “palibotexplores a more synth-pop direction that unfolds with a soaring chorus. The single is available on all digital music platforms worldwide.


Yugyugan Nation 2 at Newport World Resorts

OPM artists of the 1970s reunite for a presentation of their greatest hits in Yugyugan Nation 2 at Newport World Resorts. The concert brings the classic sound of Manila and the decade of disco fever to life on the stage of the Newport Performing Arts Theater on October 7 at 8 p.m. Yugyugan Nation 2 features performances by Joey Abando from Boyfriends, Nonoy Tan and Rey Magtoto from Wadab, Mon Espia from Labuyo and Monet Gaskell and Male Rigor from VST & Company, with special guests Mike Hanopol and Sampaguita. Tickets are now available at all TicketWorld and SM Tickets outlets and range in price from P800 to P5,800. For all inquiries contact the Newport World Resorts National Sales Team on 0917-823-9602 , 0917-807-9387 and 0917-658-9378, or call Ticketworld (02) 8891-9999 or SM Tickets (02) 8470-2222.


by Netflix The School of Good and Evil out in october

BASED ON Soman Chainani’s hit international series, The School of Good and Evil premieres October 19 on Netflix. The story follows best friends Sophie and Agatha who find themselves on opposite sides of an epic battle when they are swept away in an enchanted school where budding heroes and villains are trained to protect the balance between the good and evil. Directed by Paul Feig, it stars Charlize Theron, Kerry Washington, Laurence Fishburne, Michelle Yeoh, Sofia Wylie, Sophia Anne Caruso, Jamie Flatters, Kit Young, Patti LuPone, Rachel Bloom, Peter Serafinowicz, Rob Delaney, Mark Heap and the voice of Cate Blanchett as “The Storian”.


Oliver Amoroso is the acting head of the GMA News Group

The GMA Network has named Oliver Victor B. Amoroso as acting head of the GMA News Group, effective October 16. Mr. Amoroso will oversee the network’s news group, which includes its on-air programs as well as its digital platform, GMA News Online. At the same time, he will continue to serve as Senior Vice President and Head of Regional Television and Synergy. Mr. Amoroso is responsible for operations, business development, content and production, including local news, of GMA Network’s regional arm, GMA Regional TV. As head of Synergy, he also leads the group that manages the network’s sports partnerships, including GMA’s coverage of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. GMA Synergy also produces local and international ticketed events. After more than 32 years with the network, Marissa L. Flores, Senior Vice President of GMA News and Public Affairs, retired last June and will end her advisory role with the company on June 15. october. Peña Reyes also retired in June 2021 after more than 33 years of service and is currently a consultant for GMA’s news department.


Dallas Zoo renames crocodile after movie character

ON THE OCCASION OF THE RELEASE OF THE COLUMBIA PICTURES FILM Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile, based on the book series by Bernard Waber and starring Javier Bardem, Constance Wu and Shawn Mendes, the Dallas Zoo has renamed one of its Nile crocodiles Lyle for a day. The ceremony took place at the Dallas Zoo on September 13 where a sign was posted for the day, marking the occasion. Lyle from the Dallas Zoo is a male Nile crocodile that weighs over 1,000 pounds. Along with the announcement, Columbia Pictures released a clip from the film (LYLE, LYLE CROCODILE – Meeting Baby Lyle!) in which Hector P. Valenti (played by Mr. Bardem) meets Baby Lyle for the first time. Lyle is voiced by musical artist Shawn Mendes.

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