- Dingdong Dantes introduced a new group called AKTOR which is composed of film and TV actors
- The aim of the group is to give their stand or voice out their opinions regarding the relevant issues in the country
- In a recent statement, AKTOR aired its stand against the Anti-Terrorism Bill and ABS-CBN shut down
- Some famous celebrities including Richard Gutierrez, Angelica Panganiban, and Iza Calzado are part of the new community
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Kapuso star Dingdong Dantes introduced a new group of artists called AKTOR –League of Filipino Actors that aims to take a stand on relevant issues in the society that threatens the creative freedom of speech and expression.
KAMI learned that the group is composed of famous celebrities in both film and television who are determined to speak out regarding the important issues in the society.
In a report by the GMA News Online (authored by Margaret Claire Layug), the AKTOR released a statement that showed its strong opposition to the passing of the Anti-Terrorism Bill, ABS-CBN shut down, and film production guidelines drafted by the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP).
"Bakit ganoon na lamang ang naging kalakaran? Ang mga ito ba ay sintomas ng mas malalang sakit na kasabay ng COVID-19? Hindi maiiwasang isipin na ang lahat ng mga nangyayari ay may iisang layunin," Dantes shared.
"Ang lahat ng mga utos na ito ay may layunin kontrolin ang daloy ng at esensya ng pagku-kuwento: ang mapigilan ng papahayag ng mga tunay na kwento ng bayan," he added.
As reported by the ABS-CBN News, some of the members of AKTOR are Agot Isidro, Angelica Panginiban, Cherry Pie Picache, Glaiza de Castro, Iza Calzado, Janine Gutierrez, Jasmine Curtis-Smith, Ketchup Eusebio, Lauren Young, Meryll Soriano, Michael de Mesa, and Richard Gutierrez.
Dingdong Dantes is a famous actor in the Philippines. He is married to actress Marian Rivera and they have two children together.
The actor recently shared his deep thoughts regarding the controversial Anti-Terrorism Bill and his worries about it.
Now that there is still a crisis in the country, Dantes launched an app to help those showbiz workers who lost their jobs because of the pandemic. The app aims to give an opportunity to the jobless showbiz workers as riders.
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