Filipino-American singer and actress Hailee Steinfeld arrived in Manila on Tuesday night, Apr. 5.
The “Pitch Perfect 2” star is set to perform on Apr. 8 and 9 at Eastwood Mall Open Park and Uptown Mall Bonifacio Global City, respectively. On April 10, she will have a fan meet at the Venice Grand Canal in McKinley Hills. These events are promoted by MCA Music and sponsored by Megaworld Lifestyle Malls.
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The young celebrity is also in town to promote her EP album, Haiz, which was released in November 2015. She described some songs in her EP in a morning interview with 99.5 Play FM.
Hailee’s mother is a Filipino interior designer hails from Bohol, while his father is an American fitness trainer. Hailee was better known as an actress. Her portrayal of Mattie Ross in the 2010 film “True Grit” earned her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination. She appeared in various films, most notably in Ender’s Game.
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She catapulted to prominence when she was cast in Pitch Perfect 2, the sequel to the hit film produced and directed by Elizabeth Banks. Hailee showcased her singing prowess in the movie. The third movie has started filming this year and is set to hit theaters in August 2017.