Netflix’s Shadow and Bone premieres on April 23
BASED on Leigh Bardugo’s worldwide bestselling Grishaverse novels, Shadow and Bone is set in a war-torn world where lowly soldier and orphan Alina Starkov has just unleashed an extraordinary power that could be the key to setting her country free, training as part of an elite army of magical soldiers. But as she struggles to hone her power, she finds that allies and enemies can be one and the same and that nothing in this lavish world is what it seems. The eight-episode series drops on the service on April 23.
MAX and BTS’s Suga release ‘Blueberry Eyes’
AMERICAN recording star MAX and Korean boyband BTS’ SUGA are making a comeback with the release of their “Blueberry Eyes” remix — this time, with assistance from two global acts: Lil Mosey and Olivia O’Brien. “Having Lil Mosey, the mastermind behind “Blueberry Faygo,” add his story to “Blueberry Eyes” felt too iconic not to create the ultimate blueberry hit song,” said MAX. “The cherry on top is getting to add the legendary voice of my friend Olivia O’Brien. I’m so excited for this final chapter of “Blueberry Eyes” with my brother SUGA and honored to work with all of these incredible artists on this new version of the song,” he added. The song is now available on streaming platforms worldwide.
BLACKPINK The Show concert happening on Jan. 31
K-POP girl group BLACKPINK will be holding a digital concert on Jan. 31, 2 p.m., specifically for the 1,000 fans who scored membership access to The Show concert. The membership access to the concert was given during a Globe Telecom livestream last week. For those who were granted access, the group’s official YouTube Channel shared steps on how to access and watch the performance on PC, Android, or iOs devices. Follow Globe’s official page and the Kmmunity PH page on Facebook, or visit BLACKPINK’s official YouTube Channel for more information about the concert and how to get membership access.
Tom & Jerry activities ahead of movie release
THIS year, Tom and Jerry fans will get to enjoy a whole lot more of the iconic cat-and-mouse team with a slew of series and movies during February and March on TV, on streaming apps, and at the cinema. In the build-up to the theatrical release of the big-screen Tom & Jerry movie from Warner Bros. Pictures, there are plenty of themed retail activations, online activities and fun competitions. Get a daily dose of Tom & Jerry movies, including their reimagined showcases of classic tales like the Wizard of Oz, Sherlock Holmes, and Robin Hood, among others. Catch them all at 5:15 p.m. every day from Feb. 6, on Cartoon Network. Fans can also tune in to Boomerang for The Tom & Jerry Show, every day at 6 p.m., and a two-month-long channel takeover featuring various Tom & Jerry series from March to April. Subscribers of the streaming service HBO GO will also get to enjoy a specially packaged box set of The Tom & Jerry Show Seasons 1 to 4 and movies, streaming from Feb. 1. Fans of the cartoon duo can also use the #TomAndJerryChallenge hashtag on their Facebook or Instagram until Feb. 11. They can download the photo templates from cartoonnetworkasia.com/promo/tomandjerrychallenge and insert a photo or video of themselves or their pets. The most creative posts will win Tom & Jerry movie tickets and merchandise. Meanwhile, a Tom & Jerry toddler apparel line will be available at Robinsons Department Stores and Landmark in February. The new Tom & Jerry movie is a blend of classic animation and live action, starring Chloë Grace Moretz, Michael Peña, Bobby Cannavale, and Ken Jeong. Directed by Tim Story, the movie is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, and will arrive in cinemas soon.