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Vanessa Hudgens Calls for More Strong Female Roles in Hollywood

Check out all the things you can do around the metro this week!
Vanessa Hudgens Calls for More Strong Female Roles in Hollywood
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Check out all the things you can do around the metro this week!

Spice up your life with this week's Preview Finder and check out all the exciting things you can do!


1. Bad Boys For Life

When: January 22, 2020

Whether it's a jaded school teacher, a tired duchess, or a kick ass weapons specialist, it seems Vanessa Hudgens has grown into an actress with the knack for playing strong, independent women. Perhaps she embodies these qualities most in her latest action comedy Bad Boys For Life, the third installment to Will Smith and Martin Lawrence's iconic buddy cop team-up. Joining the franchise as a young cop named Kelly, Vanessa describes her character as "a strong, powerful, and badass woman–something I feel I can definitely relate to," she tells Preview. It's a fearless female role that she hopes to see more of, not just for herself, but as something that should soon become a dominant Hollywood movie role staple as well. "I think as an industry we need to continue making strong roles for females, both in front of the camera and behind the camera."

Set 25 years after the original film, Bad Boys for Life finds Mike Lowery and Marcus Burnett on their final team-up to take down the leader of a drug cartel in Miami. Set in their old ways, they must learn to work with and adapt to the new rule book of AMMO, a tech-driven team of young cops that includes Vanessa's character.

Joining Will, Martin, and Vanessa in the ensemble cast are Alexander Ludwig, Charles Melton, Paola Nuñez, and music producer DJ Khaled.

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Aside from Bad Boys, 2020's looking busy for Vanessa. Moving forward, the actress is gearing up to shoot the movie adaptation of the award winning American musical, Tick, Tick...Boom, alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda. "I am so ecstatic to be working alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda and my fellow cast members. My next Netflix film, The Princess Switch: Switched Again will also be released later this year!" she tells Preview.


2. Nightshift

When: January 22, 2020

Yam Concepcion takes the lead in this horror flick about a young embalmer whose first day in the morgue goes awry when the dead start to show signs of ressurecting.

Watch the full trailer below.

3. Spies in Disguise

When: January 22, 2020

In an unusual turn of events, super spy Lance Sterling, a cocky secret agent, and Walter, a socially awkward young scientist, must team up to save the world after the latter accidentally turns Lance into a talking pegion. The animated action-comedy stars the voices of Will Smith and Tom Holland.

Watch the full trailer below.


1. It's Vintage Store Launch

When: January 26, 2020

From ocassional pop-up stores around the metro, curated clothing brand It's Vintage is finally staying put with an official store of its own, set to open on January 26, 2020. Starting this coming Sunday, you can shop for their eccentric vintage finds at 109 Esteban St, Legazpi Village, Makati (right across Yardstick). According to their Facebook page, store hours on opening day will run from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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2. Tiffany Young: Open Hearts Eve Part Two

When: January 25, 2020

K-pop sensation and former Girls' Generation member Tiffany Young is set to serenade her Filipino fans on her first ever solo concert in Manila this coming January 25, 2020. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and will be held at the New Frontier Theater in Quezon City. For tickets, head on over to


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