You've got to see this young Leonardo DiCaprio look-alike + more things you might have missed today
An all-female Ocean's Eleven cast, solons want MIAA general manager sacked, and more.
(SPOT.ph) Busy day, Spotters? We quickly recap 10 things you might have missed while you were off the radar.
For anyone who swooned over Leonardo DiCaprio in Titanic, you'll probably feel like you're seeing double when you check out this Swedish man's Instagram account. Twenty-one-year-old Konrad Annerud has made headlines for looking exactly like Leo circa-1990s, with the soft blonde hair and distinctive facial features. In an interview, he said that he is sometimes called by the actor's name and has even been stopped for photos, but says it's fun because "[Leo is] handsome."
The John Lloyd Cruz-starrer Honor Thy Father will officially be joining this year's Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF). The development comes after director Gil Portes' historical biopic, Hermano Puli, dropped out of the lineup. Erik Matti's crime thriller joins seven other films, including Jose Javier Reyes' My Bebe Love (starring AlDub), Dan Villegas' Walang Forever (starring Jennylyn Mercado and Jericho Rosales), and Pedring Lopez's Nilalang (starring Cesar Montano and Maria Ozawa).
Another movie reboot is coming our way. Sandra Bullock is set to star in an upcoming all-female reboot of Ocean's Eleven, which will reportedly have The Hunger Games director Gary Ross at the helm. No other details have been released, but the film is rumored to be a collaboration between Ocean's star George Clooney, former franchise director Steven Soderbergh, and the late producer Jerry Weintraub.
Jennifer Lawrence says goodbye to the franchise that made her a Hollywood star and heroine: The Hunger Games. "I think it will be pretty bizarre when the movie is finally out and…everything is officially done," Lawrence said in a press preview last October 31. "This movie has been my life for so many years." The final installation of the movie series, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, will hit Philippine theaters on November 18.
You can always count on Japan to produce kick-ass animation (hello, Spirited Away). Tokyo Cosmo, a four-and-a-half-minute short film directed by Takahiro Miyauchi and Takuya Okada, shows viewers a stunningly accurate depiction of everyday Japan, featuring an imaginative woman and her mundane Tokyo apato or apartment. From the ingenius use of space common in Japanese homes, to a fictional world with a flying pig and a giant cockroach, the attention to detail is amazing. The film is an entry for the Audience Choice Award in this year's Digicon6 Asia awards, which will be announced later this month.
A Russian jet broke into pieces mid-air last Saturday morning, killing all 224 passengers and left debris across Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. So far, reports from authorities are conflicting; Russian media outlets said the pilot reported technical problems and requested landing at the nearest airport, while Egyptian aviation authorities said there were no distress calls and that the plane simply "disappeared from the radar." The Sinai Peninsula is at the center of conflict between ISIS-affiliated militants and Egyptian security forces, which led other airline companies to reroute aircrafts scheduled to fly over Sinai.
Three lawmakers urged P-Noy to fire Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) General Manager Jose Angel Honrado due to the increasing number of victims of the alleged "Laglag Bala" scheme at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Davao City Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles said he thought the first few incidents reported by the media would call for an urgent response, but Honorado was "content making excuses." Meanwhile, Abakada party list Rep. Jonathan dela Cruz said Honrado must be removed from his post before the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leader's Summit from November 18 to 19. A full-blown reorganization is recommended by OFW Family Club party list Rep. Roy Señeres.
Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific have canceled at least 378 domestic and international flights as part of security measures for the APEC Leaders Meeting to be held in Manila on November 18 and 19. PAL has canceled more than 200 flights from November 15 to 20, and affected passengers have the option to rebook their flights with no added charges. Cebu Pacific also canceled 167 flights from November 16 to 20. Many runways at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) will be closed for the arrival and departure of the APEC delegates on the third week of November.
Did you have a blast dressing up for this year’s Halloween, Spotters? Your favorite celebrities didn’t miss out on the fun! See who came as Edward Cullen, Black Widow, Hagrid, and more.
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