Hot entertainment this summer

From Tom Jones Live in Manila to the much awaited Game of Thrones Season 6, to The Jungle Book movie, there's lots to look forward to this summer 

Tom Jones Live in Manila, April 2

Watch Tom Jones Live in Manila on April 2 at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Jones is a Welsh multi-genre singer who popularized songs such as “It’s Not Unusual”, “Delilah”, and “Sex Bomb”. He has had an astounding career in the music industry, bagging 36 of the Top 40 Hits in the UK, and 19 in the US. Buy tickets from P930 (US$21) at Ticketnet.  

Game of Thrones Season 6 TV series premiere, April 24

After the long wait, Game of Thrones Seaoson 6 will finally premier on April 24. We’re not too far now from answering the questions we’ve been left with after Season 5’s closing. What’s next for Queen Cercei Lannister after she’s stripped off of dignity and power following an accusation of committing regicide and incest? How will Brienne of Tarth balance off pursing her two important missions? What’s next for Sansa Stark and Theon Greyjoy after having jumped off the castle walls of Winterfell to escape their fates? How is Westeros preparing for the second strike of the White Walkers? And is Jon Snow really dead? Produced by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. Watch the full trailer on HBO.

The Jungle Book movie, April 15

Walt Disney’s 3D live-action remake of the original 1967 version of The Jungle Book, is one family film you shouldn’t miss, what with the advances in filmmaking, you’ve got a killer soundtrack and animals that look like they are really talking. The heavyweight cast: Idris Elba as Shere Khan, Bill Murray as Baloo, Christopher Walken as King Louie and Scarlett Johansson as Kaa, the python.

Alice Through The Looking Glass movie, May 27

Another movie families should not miss, adventure-fantasy film Alice Through The Looking Glass, which opens on May 27, sees the cast of Tim Burton’s 2010 Alice in Wonderland, including Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Mia Wasikowska, and Helena Bonham Carter, reunite in this new film to watch for 2016. Alice Kingsleigh, with the help of her friends the White Rabbit, Absolem, the caterpillar, and Cheshire, the cat, embarks on another adventure in the Underworld to save the Mad Hatter. Directed by James Bobin, Written by Linda Woolverton. Produced by Tim Burton. Starring Mia Wasikowska as Alice Kingsleigh, Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter, Anne Hathaway as the White Queen.

Originally published in InFlight Traveller March to May 2016. Updated March 2016