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Dante Basco brings family together for Fabulous Filipino Brothers

Dante Basco’s directorial debut truly can be described as a family affair all the way through the end credits. The Fabulous Filipino Brothers plays May 14 at CAAMFest in San Francisco, and stars Dante’s four siblings, brothers Dionysio, Derek and Darion, along with sister Arianna. All of them, except for...
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Dante Basco Looks Back and Forward at His Career in Storytelling

“We need to tell stories from our own perspective, and we need to have that conversation of art through each other’s perspectives.”. Thirty years ago, Dante Basco bangarang-ed his way onscreen as Rufio, the leader of the Lost Boys in the movie Hook. His career has spanned three and a half decades, and several of the projects he has worked on are now reaching various milestones.
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Dante Basco and his family are looking to grow their entertainment empire

Fans often recognize Dante Basco for his role as Rufio in the 1991 Steven Spielberg film “Hook.”. $50 per feature film at Fort Mason Flix, 2 Marina Blvd., S.F. More details at caamfest.com/2021. “If I’m in public, yeah I get some people goin’ ‘Rufio! Rufio!’ still several times a week....
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SXSW 2021 Interview: Dante Basco on Keeping it All in the Family for “The Fabulous Filipino Brothers”

You’ll want to stay for the end credits of “The Fabulous Filipino Brothers” where Dante Basco unearths footage of himself and his brothers Derek, Darion and Dionysio all performing in their hometown of Pittsburg, California in a breakdancing competition, a reminder that the family has devoted their entire lives to entertaining others. They may appear under different names in the crowdpleasing comedy, premiering this week at SXSW – anointed as the Abastas, a gregarious clan assembled for the occasion of a wedding, but the instinct to put on a show is entirely the Bascos, with Dante, the first to reach fame early in films such as “Hook” and “But I’m a Cheerleader,” generously creating a grand stage for them all to shine.
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Avatar The Last Airbender: Dante Basco Explains Why the Show Is Relevant in 2021

Avatar The Last Airbender is set to return with a new live-action television series on the streaming platform of Netflix in the future, and recently, the voice actor of the fan-favorite character of Zuko, Dante Basco, had the opportunity to take about why the animated series is more relevant in 2021 than ever! Zuko, of course, was the anti-hero of the series who was exiled by his father from the Fire Nation, set to capture Aang, but eventually found himself on the side of the angels in a bid to not only stop Ozai's plans, but the machinations of his sister Azula.
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Avatar: The Last Airbender's Dante Basco Shares Interest in Netflix's Live-Action Series

Avatar: The Last Airbender has gone down as one of the greatest animated series of all time, and fans continue to latch onto its story to this day. After the series came to Netflix, fans began eyeing the platform's plans of a live-action adaptation with curiosity. After all, the series failed miserably with its first live-action stint, but the show's star Dante Basco has hope things will all go well.
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Dante Basco talks Avatar reunion, Netflix live-action, and how Zuko would handle a pandemic

Just like his character Zuko did on the show, Basco tells EW he had to track down Aang in real life for the Avatar: The Last Airbender reunion. While news on Netflix's Avatar: The Last Airbender live-action adaptation has been slow, fans were reenergized with the announcement of a cast reunion on Jan. 9. Dante Basco, who voiced Zuko in the beloved animated series, has rounded up Jack de Sena (Sokka), Grey Griffin (Azula), Michaela Murphy (Toph), and more to join him for the virtual event.
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ShoPowSho Episode 013: Actor/Filmmaker, Dante Basco

ShoPowSho explores Filipino and Filipino American history and culture; along with spotlighting and featuring Filipinos throughout various fields of industry to help showcase the amazing contributions they have provided to our world. Please join me, Kuya P, and my wonderful co-hosts, or as I like to affectionately call them, “The Amazing Ates” Kataphorric and Viva Valentina!