5 Things You Missed While You Were In School (March 6)

Jennifer Lawrence and Shailene Woodley have another thing in common, Frozen earns a billion dollars, and 3 more things you need to know today!
by Ayessa De La Peña   |  Mar 6, 2014
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Whether you were asked to sing "Tomorrow" a hundred times or your parents forced you to watch the 1982 or 1999 version of the movie Annie when you were a kid, this news will brighten your day. The remake of Annie just released its first official trailer today! Oscar nominee Quvenzhane Wallis stars as orphan Annie, who was adopted by billionaire Benjamin Stacks, played by Jamie Foxx. They are joined by Rose Byrne—as Benjamin's kindhearted assistant Grace—and Cameron Diaz, who'll play the harsh Miss Hannigan. Annie will hit theaters this Christmas. 

A few more weeks and summer vacay will officially begin! Summit Books and Candy bring you your best summer companion this year in the form of The Candy DIY Book. The book will be available in bookstores soon at P175.

Almost everyone can't get enough of Disney's blockbuster movie Frozen. Proof? The movie grossed over $1 billion at the box office! According to Seventeen.com, it is the second animated film to do so, following the beloved classic Toy Story 3. However, Frozen is the first movie that earned this much with a woman who directed and wrote the film. In case you didn't know, the director of your fave movie is Jennifer Lee. Yay! Major girl power moment.

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What do Shailene Woodley and Jennifer Lawrence have in common? Not only do they both star in movie adaptations of dystopian trilogies, but they also almost turned down the roles! In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Shailene revealed that she almost turned down playing Tris in Veronica Roth's Divergent, but accepted it when JLaw told her in an e-mail that she should do it. Glad Shailene did because we can't think of another actress who'll play Tris best. And we all know that JLaw almost turned down Hunger Games, too.


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Ready for an Asian version of Keeping Up With the Kardashians—more like Keeping Up With the KardASIANS (sorry, girls, I just can't stop laughing when our Web Managing Editor Macy told me that spin on the title, haha)? E! Online confirmed that It Takes Gutz To Be a Gutierrez will be invading Asian televisions soon. In case you've been living under a rock and didn't know who the Gutierrezes are, they're Philippine showbiz's royal family. Are you excited to watch this new TV series, Candy Girls?


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Ayessa De La Peña
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I am Candymag.com's resident fangirl and ~*feelings*~ girl. When I'm not busy researching about what to write next on the website, I sleep, read books, and re-watch episodes of Friends.
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