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Dante Basco Debuts New Film at Hawaii Theatre

HONOLULU (KHON2) – Actor turned producer and director, Dante Basco is bringing his new film “The Fabulous Filipino Brothers” to Hawaii residents. Inspired by his life events, filmmaker Dante Basco is sharing his upbringing about his siblings and family to the big screen with a new film.
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Dante Basco feels like Uncle Iroh to the live-action Prince Zuko

Dante Basco has said he feels like a real-life Uncle Iroh to the actor playing Zuko in Netflix’s live-action adaptation of Avatar: The Last Airbender. In an interview with The Digital Fix, Basco reflected on his time voicing Zuko, adding that he’s looking forward to seeing what the streaming service does with the series.
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Dante Basco had no idea Avatar: The Last Airbender would be so popular

Widely considered one of the best animated series ever made, Avatar: The Last Airbender is one of the most popular cartoons Nickelodeon ever aired. It’s fair to say, though, that few could have predicted quite how successful the adventures of the last Airbender and his friends would be. That...
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Star Wars: Rebels star Dante Basco “would love” to play Jai-Kell in live-action

Dante Basco is perhaps not a household name, but the actor has actually been a part of many of the most beloved popular culture properties, from the ’90s live-action family movie Hook, to the animated world of Star Wars, and lending his voice to the animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender. But now, Basco has ambitions to reprise the role of his Star Wars: Rebels character, Jai-Kell, in live-action.
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‘The Fabulous Filipino Brothers’: Dante Basco on How His Return to the Philippines Helped Tell His Story

Click here to read the full article. To many, Dante Basco is known as Rufio in Steven Spielberg’s “Hook.” Reality TV fans will remember him on “Hell’s Kitchen,” but over the years he has turned his hand to producing, directing and writing. In “The Fabulous Filipino Brothers,” out now on-demand, he directs and stars, along with his brothers Derek Basco, Dionysio Basco, and Darion Basco, in the film structured as a series of vignettes following four brothers as their Filipino American family prepares for the ultimate Filipino event: a wedding. As the narrative intercuts between the wedding celebration in Pittsburg, Calif., and...
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The Fabulous Filipino Brothers | Dante Basco Interview [Exclusive]

Dante Basco wanted to direct and make a film that is a family affair. The dream came true with the comedy The Fabulous Filipino Brothers that involved most of the family from the inception to the end. The film stars mostly the Basco family that included Dante Basco, Derek Basco,...
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Dustin Hoffman was “very adversarial” to Hook star Dante Basco

Dustin Hoffman delivers an intense performance in family movie Hook. Playing antagonist captain Hook, he’s just the right level of cartoonishly evil for the fantasy movie. However, one co-star found Hoffman’s methods a bit much. Dante Basco, who played Lost Boys leader Rufio in the Steven Spielberg movie,...
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