• Top of the Morning: Ryan Agoncillo Reveals Wife Judy Ann's Due Date

    Plus, the first trailer for Steven Spielberg's "The BFG", a sneak peak of "The Lion Guard", and more!
  • 1. Judy Ann Santos set to give birth by the end of the year

    It's going to be a really Merry Christmas or a Happy New Year for the celebrity couple as Actress Judy Ann Santos is set to give birth in December 31, Baby Luna's due date, as per their doctor. Due dates are not exact, so the family is already prepared to welcome the new little bundle of joy right about now. "We're probably not gonna do the whole fireworks thing and the whole preparing for dinner thing. Baka mag-check in na lang kami, kung hindi sa hotel, sa hospital," Ryan Agoncillo said during the presscon for his new show Cash Cab Philippines which will premiere in December 22 on cable channel AXN. The family also did a promo for the new game show. (abs-cbnnews.com)

     

    2. See the trailer for Steven Speilberg's The BFG

    One of Disney's family-friendly offerings next year is Steven Speilberg's The BFG--and we now have a first look at the movie. The BFG is an adaptaaion of Ronald's Dahl's classic tale about a "big friendly giant." In the movie, the giant makes friends with an orphan named Sophie. At first, she was afraid of him but it turned out he just wants to deliver sweet dreasm to children as they sleep. The duo then embarks on a mission to fight off the mean children-eating giants. The movie features newbie actreess 11-year-old Ruby Hill as Sophie and Mark Rylacs as the giant, with Rebecca Hall, Bill Hader, and Penelope Wilson. The BFG premieres in June 2016. (nydailynews.com)

     

    3. The Lion Guard gets a premiere date

    The Lion King franchise's new TV series now has a premeire date. The U.S. audience will see Simba and Nala and their brood starting January 15 on Disney Junior. The new show geared towards preschoolers will follow the second-born son Kion and his animal pals protecting the Pride Lands. "We look forward to introducing a whole new generation of kids to both the Disney legacy characters and to new friends and heroes," Disney Junior general manager Nancy Kanter said when they first announced the show. Rob Lowe and Gabrielle Union voices Simba and Nala, with Max Charles as Kion. We hope Disney Junior Southeast Asia picks up the show soon! (eonline.com)

     

    4. Camille Prats shares early preps for wedding in 2017

    Actress and TV host Camille Prats' wedding with fiance VJ Yambao is set to wed in 2017, but she's already preparing for the big day. She already met with her wedding team which includes designer Patricia Santos and wedding planner Christine One Te. VJ proposed to Camille last July at the Prats family-owned Nayomi Resort in Batangas. The two recently celebrated three years of being together. This is going to be the second marriage for her after her late husband Anthony Linsangan succumbed to nasopharyngeal cancer. (pep.ph

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    5. Chocolate slices, anyone?

    Japanese company Bourbon introduced two-millimeter-thick chocolate slices--like cheese slices, only it's chocolate. The company's chocolate slices are made of "nama chocolate," a combination of chocolate and heavy cream. The chocolate slices makes it easier to put on toast, sandwiches, pancakes, crepes, and more. Or you can just eat it as it is, exactly like how you would eat cheese slices. It's now available at Bourbon's online store, but you need to learn Japanese first. (dailymail.co.uk). 

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