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By Admin, Aug 2 2019 11:39AM

The characters of Kathryn Bernardo and Alden Richards faces a dilemma that will either make or break the life they have long planned in the upcoming Star Cinema film, “Hello, Love, Goodbye”

Love and career are two of the important things that most people consider in making major decisions in their lives. Most generations were asked which they prioritize and often their answers vary—but what does the younger generation get to say about this topic?

TFC asked two young overseas Filipinos to answer the question “what will you choose, love or career? Why?”

Snooky, 27, from Japan, chose career. She explains: “Love can come anytime, while you have to build your career from scratch until you reap what you sow. Also, frankly speaking, nowadays there is a bigger chance to find an ideal partner once you are financially stable. It makes me feel happier and satisfied to attain my personal goals in life first before settling down.”

On the other hand, Bianca, 28, from Canada chose love over career. “I’ll choose love because this will make me the happiest. I feel that love can give me the more genuine kind of happiness, while my career is only fulfilling the ambitious side of me. Love is a complete package even in its simplest form,” she explained.

This is the dilemma that the characters of Kathryn Bernardo and Alden Richards are facing in the Star Cinema film “Hello, Love Goodbye”, written by Carmi Raymundo and under the direction of the multi-awarded and blockbuster director Cathy Garcia-Molina.

Joy (Kathryn) and Ethan (Alden) are two overseas Filipinos in Hong Kong with different goals in life. Joy is a domestic helper who is determined to do everything to have a better life, compared to the life she had as a child. While Ethan is a bartender who is building a permanent life in Hong Kong but has always been afraid of commitments.

In the process of getting to know each other, Joy and Ethan also discover new things about themselves, which could possibly affect the plans they have with their respective lives.

“Hello, Love, Goodbye” marks the first time that two of the prime stars today from Philippines’ media giants, ABS-CBN and GMA, are working on one project that tackles the lives of the overseas Filipinos.

“I appreciate the OFW more after seeing how hard their life is,” Kathryn said about portraying the life of an overseas Filipino. “In Hong Kong, they live a fast-phased life because they need to save. This movie opened me to different things and experiences that I can say made me whole. I salute the OFWs.”

On the other hand, Alden shared a bit what the audiences will expect in watching the film. “With this movie, the audience will see the struggles and the good side of being an OFW. Also, they will see how they evolved from the usual OFW whose only concern is the welfare of their family into someone who also thinks of their self,” he said.

Also part of the film are Maymay Entrata, Jameson Blake, Joross Gamboa, Kakai Bautista, Lovely Abella, and Jeffrey Tam.

Get a glimpse on the life of the overseas Filipinos and how it has changed over the years via the film “Hello, Love, Goodbye” as it screens in the different regions on these dates: August 1 in Papua New Guinea; August 2 in Saipan and Guam; August 4 in Norway; August 8 in the Middle East, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Brunei; August 9 in the U.S., Canada, and Tel Aviv, Israel; August 10 and 11 in United Kingdom; August 11 in Ireland, France, Austria, Italy, Malta, and Taiwan; August 18 in Hong Kong; August 23 in Malaysia; September 1 in Spain and Japan; September 9 in Greece; September 28 and 29 in South Korea; and coming soon in Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Also catch the premiere happening on August 5 in the U.S. with Kathryn Bernardo, while it will be Kathryn Bernardo and Alden Richards who will grace the premieres in Dubai on August 9, in Abu Dhabi on August 10, and in Singapore on August 18. There will also be a special screening on August 25 in Cambodia.

For the cinema list, visit,,, or TFC’s official Facebook page applicable to your area. Connect with fellow global Kapamilyas and follow @KapamilyaTFC and KapamilyaGlobalPR on Twitter and Instagram.

By auraxiiltd, Sep 15 2016 01:32PM

The Olivia M. Lamasan and Carmi Raymundo masterpiece brings back Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla in a movie that tells of a love that remains unfinished and a life wanting of a fresh start

In the tradition of bringing to life the most stirring stories as created by the industry’s finest talents and featuring various generation’s most celebrated performers, Star Cinema presents “Barcelona: A Love Untold,” set to screen in key cities worldwide starting this September via TFC@theMovies.

“Barcelona: A Love Untold” marks several milestones for Star Cinema and the film industry as it is multi-awarded Olivia M. Lamasan’s newest masterpiece after her blockbuster movie “Starting Over Again.”

The movie about two individuals’ journey to love and life is written by Carmi Raymundo, the writer behind some of the most iconic Star Cinema films such as “A Second Chance,” and who is also reuniting with Lamasan after their last movie together which also happens to be “Starting Over Again.”

Finally, it brings back one of the most-loved team ups in Philippine entertainment: Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla in a movie that showcases them in more mature roles.

According to Lamasan, in this movie, the two leads have transcended their status from teen stars to actors. “Natutuwa ako. Now they’re not only concerned with their fans, but their audience and connecting with their audience beyond the fans that they have,” Lamasan explains.

In “Barcelona: A Love Untold,” Padilla is Ely, a student taking his masters in Architecture and at the same time working as a tour guide and waiter in Barcelona. He is a man trying to move on from a past love.

Lamasan was impressed with Padilla portraying Ely. ‘Ang talino ng tao na ito. Grabe ang depth.’ Iba talaga if one has lived through and lived with pain. Right away, dini-discuss mo pa lang ang eksena nakikita mo na sa mata.”

On the other hand, Bernardo is Mia travels to Barcelona to start anew. She wants to make up for her past mistakes and prove herself worthy.

Like Mia, Bernardo also wants to prove herself further, specifically in terms of acting. According to Lamasan, “Ako based on experience on the set, I asked Kathryn, ‘Kathryn, why did you accept this project?’ She said, ‘Inang, I want to be able to explore kung hanggang saan ko madadala ang aking acting ability.’ Lamasan added that Bernardo was very open, saying: ‘I want to be able to prove myself,’ and ako malaki ang tiwala ko kay Kathryn kasi lumaki ‘yan sa akin.”

According to Bernardo it was an honor for the team to be directed by Lamasan. “Dito talaga all out. Talagang pag si Inang (industry nickname for Lamasan), hindi namin alam kung paano niya napapalabas ang lahat gaano pa kabigat o kagaan ang scene. Kaya siya Inang talaga. Grabe ang guidance niya. Lahat iyon binabantayan niya. And we’re very thankful na tinanggap ni Inang itong project na ito. Grabe ang pasasalamat namin dahil lahat ng artista gusto siyang makatrabaho.”

Padilla said they repaid the privilege with their willingness to learn. “Ang hirap lang minsan ng eksena. Pero hanggang pinipiga ka ng pinipiga lalabas at lalabas naman eh. Hanggang bukas ang puso mo kay Inang, lalabas at lalabas iyon sa take, kung hindi walang mangyayari.”

Together, Mia and Ely travel through their individual struggles until they find themselves falling for each other. The story details a budding romance until Mia realizes that Ely has yet to move on from his past. It is in this light that the famous line from the movie, “Huwag mo akong mahalin dahil mahal kita. Mahalin mo ako dahil mahal mo ako because that is what I deserve” reverberates for Filipino viewers.

The story is inspired by the story of the church of Sagrada Familia which was designed by architect Antoni Gaudi as the people’s apology to God but has remained unfinished because of his death in 1926. According to Raymundo: “So hanggang ngayon hindi natatapos ang apology na ‘yon, so ang gandang metaphor. Ang gandang metaphor sa character na either hindi pa natatapos magmahal, mangarap. Kasi di ba tayo naman kapag gumagawa tayo ng kuwento ang ganda na naging coherent ‘yong lugar sa kuwento ng pelikula.”

“Barcelona: A Love Untold” which has earned Php 23 million on the its first day at the Philippine box office, also features award-winning actress Aiko Melendez, actor Joey Marquez, esteemed actress Ana Capri and up and coming teen actor Joshua Garcia.

Will the love Ely and Mia find be enough for them to let their story begin? Find out in key cinemas worldwide: September 18 in Malaysia (with a premiere featuring the cast and director of “Barcelona” A Love Untold;” September 22 in Papua New Guinea, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman; September 23 in North America and Saipan; September 24 in Europe; and September 25 in Singapore and Hong Kong; September 29 in Australia and New Zealand.

For more updates visit: and,, and TFC facebook pages applicable in your area.

By auraxiiltd, Dec 7 2015 09:31PM

Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla lead winners

Philippines showbiz’ Teen King and Queen Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo led all the winners at the first-ever “PUSH Awards” held recently at Resorts World Manila, where the most influential stars were recognized by ABS-CBN entertainment website, .

The “Pangako Sa’Yo” stars swept all the awards as a tandem across all the fan-voted Digital Media Awards categories, including the ‘PushLike Most Like Group/Tandem,’ ‘PushTweet Favorite Group/Tandem,’ ‘PushGram Most Loved Group/Tandem,’ ‘PushPlay Best Group/Tandem,’ as well as the ‘Push Elite Group/Tandem of the Year.’

The two stars also garnered the highest number of votes in individual categories, including ‘PushTweet Favorite Female Celebrity,’ ‘PushGram Most Loved Female Celebrity,’ and ‘Awesome Selfie Queen’ for Bernardo, and ‘Push Elite Male Celebrity of the Year’ and ‘PushPlay Best Male Celebrity’ for Padilla.

The fans of the tandem called ‘KathNiels,’ also bagged the ‘Ultimate Fan Award’ for posting the highest number of tweets during the voting period of almost two months. The category, joined by different celebrity fan groups, amassed over 180 million tweets.

“The Voice Kids” season 1 runner-up Darren Espanto, meanwhile, won four awards namely the ‘PushLike Most Liked Newcomer,’ ‘PushTweet Most Loved Newcomer,’ ‘PushGram Most Loved Newcomer,’ and ‘Awesome Song Cover Performance.’

Among the major winners is Yeng Constantino who was named the ‘PushTweet Favorite Music Artist,’ ‘PushGram Most Loved Music Artist,’ and ‘PushPlay Best Music Artist.’

All the winners in the Digital Media Awards and Awesome Awards categories were determined by online votes and validated by third-party auditing group, SGV & Co.

The Push Elite Awards, meanwhile, were selected from all the winners in the Digital Media Awards by a distinguished panel composed of ABS-CBN chief digital officer Donald Lim, showbiz columnist Dolly Anne Carvajal, video blogger (vlogger) Lloyd Cadena, blogger Richard Paglicawan, ‘Fashion Pulis’ creator Michael Lim, professional marketer and professor Chito San Mateo, PLDT VP and head of Home Marketing Gary Dujali, and advertising executive Merlee Jayme.

“PUSH Awards” is the first-of-its-kind award-giving body in Philippine digital media that honors the best among the past year’s certified online hits and entertainment newsmakers based on their online reach and influence, popular votes, and excellence. It honors celebrities regardless of network affiliation.

Here is the complete list of winners at the first-ever “PUSH Awards”:

Push Elite Awards (Selected by judges from all Digital Media Awardees)

Push Elite Female Celebrity of the Year - Liza Soberano

Push Elite Male Celebrity of the Year - Daniel Padilla

Push Elite Group/Tandem of the Year - KathNiel (Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla)

Push Elite Music Artist of the Year - Sarah Geronimo

Push Elite Newcomer of the Year - Maine Mendoza

Digital Media Awards (Fan-voted)


PushLike Most Liked Female Celebrity - Kim Chiu

PushLike Most Liked Male Celebrity - Daniel Padilla

PushLike Most Liked Group/Tandem - KathNiel (Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla)

PushLike Most Liked Music Artist - Sarah Geronimo

PushLike Most Liked Newcomer - Darren Espanto


PushTweet Favorite Female Celebrity - Kathryn Bernardo

PushTweet Favorite Male Celebrity - Vice Ganda

PushTweet Favorite Group/Tandem - KathNiel (Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla)

PushTweet Favorite Music Artist - Yeng Constantino

PushTweet Favorite Newcomer - Darren Espanto


PushGram Most Loved Female Celebrity - Kathryn Bernardo

PushGram Most Loved Male Celebrity - Enrique Gil

PushGram Most Loved Group/Tandem - KathNiel (Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla)

PushGram Most Loved Music Artist - Yeng Constantino

PushGram Most Loved Newcomer - Darren Espanto


PushPlay Best Female Celebrity - Liza Soberano

PushPlay Best Male Celebrity - Daniel Padilla

PushPlay Best Group/Tandem - KathNiel (Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla)

PushPlay Best Music Artist - Yeng Constantino

PushPlay Best Newcomer - Maine Mendoza

Awesome Awards (Fan-voted)

Awesome Baby - Baby Mela

Awesome Family - Melason

Awesome Selfie Queen - Kathryn Bernardo

Awesome Selfie King - Enrique Gil

Awesome OOTD King - James Reid

Awesome OOTD Queen - Nadine Lustre

Awesome Lip Sync Perfomance - Maine Mendoza (Yaya Dub)

Awesome Lol Performance - Vice Ganda

Awesome Song Cover Performance - Darren Espanto

Awesome Dance Cover Performance - Maja Salvador & Enrique Gil

Ultimate Fan Award – Kathniels

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