I needed to characteristic Could Myat Noe, the fortunate woman who stars with Park Website positioning-joon (PSJ) in Sensible Giga’s TV advert. She’s the envy of all oppa PSJ-gaga Pinays comme moi. I used to be pleasantly stunned when Could replied to my request for an interview. However she informed me to coordinate together with her company first.
This was her supervisor’s reply: We’re not allowed to reply questions immediately associated to Park Website positioning-joon or naming their business within the interview, no less than not now when she’s in Korea.
I suppose that’s how protecting the Korean persons are of their “nationwide treasure,” PSJ. To paraphrase his line within the TV business, “‘Di easy. Strict sila (They’re not easy, they’re strict).”
Jasmine sees her cussed aspect in DOTS character
After GMA 7’s Pinoy adaptation of “Descendants of the Solar” (DOTS) was declared the Most Fashionable Overseas Drama of the 12 months within the fifteenth Seoul Worldwide Drama Awards, the favored TV sequence is now streaming on Netflix Philippines. With all the great issues coming its approach, the native model should be referred to as “Ascending of the Solar,” as a substitute.
Right here’s my chat with one of many stars of DOTS, Jasmine Curtis-Smith:
What’s essentially the most difficult half about doing a Pinoy adaptation of a Ok-drama?
Protecting the variation as much as par with the unique. Assured that there shall be comparability, we have to make sure that we give the unique work justice. In spite of everything, it’s such a lovely story.
In what methods are you able to relate to your character in DOTS?
I may be cussed like Captain Moira. As soon as I’ve made up my thoughts, that’s that (laughs). And likewise equally, I combat for my love.
What’s essentially the most vital factor you realized about your self through the quarantine interval?
That when self-growth is pursued, there shall be extra in retailer for you on this planet.
Sitti’s inspiring self-penned music
One among my fave OPM tunes is Sitti’s “Para sa Akin.” Her songs have that chill vibe. However throughout this pandemic, the Bossa Nova Queen has composed a severe inspirational music, “Tahan” (launched beneath Widescope Leisure and obtainable on iTunes, Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube Music, Amazon and Deezer). It’s not the standard Sitti ditty, nevertheless.
The songstress shares, “I cried whereas I wrote ‘Tahan’ in Could. I used to be feeling a lot all on the similar time—confused, unhappy, not sure, afraid and anxious. This pandemic has actually shaken me. ‘Tahan’ was additionally impressed by the e book of Psalms. My fave line from it’s ‘O Diyos, palimos ng pag-asa.’ I hope my music encourages folks to not lose hope and strengthens their religion amid this disaster.”
Amen, Sitti. When all else fails, God’s energy prevails.
PBA cagers in a bubble
The PBA (Philippine Basketball Affiliation) woman in me is ecstatic that the video games have resumed after a seven-month lull because of the pandemic. What a sacrifice it’s for the gamers to be away from their households whereas they’re contained in the bubble in Angeles for the skilled basketball league’s forty fifth season.
My amigo, James Yap, stated, “It looks like we’re again to taking part in basketball in school, however as a substitute of being quartered in dorms, all groups are in a single lodge. And parang buhay-binata kami as a result of our girlfriends and wives aren’t with us.”
Alex Cabagnot, alternatively, informed me in jest. “We cagers ought to do our model of the present, ‘Bubble Gang,’ whereas we’re in right here.”
Digital followers are allowed to enter the bubble. They only should register on the hyperlinks posted on PBA’s social media websites. Hoop, hop, hooray!
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