1 We're not going to lie: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 trailer gave us SERIOUS goosebumps! The teaser looks darker, edgier, and a whole lot scarier. The late Phillip Seymour Hoffman returns as Plutarch Heavensbee, Liam Hemsworth as Gale Hawthorne, and yep, that's a silver-haired Julianne Moore as Alma Coin and Game of Thrones actress Natalie Dormer as Cressida.
2 President Noynoy Aquino echoed the words of his late father, Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino Jr., during his fifth State of the Nation Address yesterday, July 28. "Patutunayan natin na the Filipino is worth dying for. The Filipino is worth living for. At idagdag ko naman po: the Filipino is definitely worth fighting for." (ABS-CBN News)
3 There are officially at least 100 million people in the Philippines! Yup, in the early hours of July 27, Sunday, baby girl Chonalyn Sentino was born—making us one of the most populated countries in the world. We're ranked #12, right after Mexico. (Spot.ph)
4 Confirmed: Melissa Ricks is preggers! Yep, the actress is expecting a child with her non-showbiz boyfriend! Congrats to the happy couple! (ABS-CBN News)
5 Huge fan of The Fight Club movie? Well, producers just confirmed a sequel to the franchise! The movie, which was originally a book written by Chuck Palahniuk, is returning to the big screen—where the unnamed character is now married to Marla Singer. Interesting, huh? Y'all have to wait a little longer though, as the movie hits theaters some time in 2016. (The Guardian)