MANILA — An unexpected casting twist awaits Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) fans as big stars take on separate movie entries for this year’s MMFF.
Big stars who were previously together in a single movie last year now belongs to separate movie entries as shown in a list of the 13 MMFF entries for consideration published by the Philippine Entertainment Portal.
Kris Aquino, is slated to work, not with Vic Sotto, but with Coco Martin in a sequel of the 2004 blockbuster horror film, Feng Shui 2.
Bimby, Kris’ son is working with Vice Ganda in a sequel of Praybeyt Benjamin.
Vic Sotto, will again be working with Ryzza Mae Dizon for My Big Bossing’s Adventures while another sequel of the Shake Rattle & Roll will be starred by Dennis Trillo and Carla Abellana, as lead stars.
Another horror film, Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles 2, a movie following the 2012 comedy-action-horror movie Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles will star Dindong Dantes.
A complete list of the 13 films being considered for MMFF, as published by PEP, includes:
PRODUCER / TITLE / LEAD STARS / DIRECTOR
1. Double Tap Films / Bonggagster / BB Gandanghari / Val Iglesias
2. Ten17 Productions / Kid Kulafu / Cesar Montano, Alessandra de Rossi / Paul Soriano
3. Reality Entertainment, GMA Films and Agostodos Pictures / Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles 2 / Dingdong Dantes, Isabelle Daza / Erik Matti
4. ATC Motion Pictures / Above the Clouds / Ruru Madrid, Pepe Smith / Pepe Diokno
5. Philippians Productions / Bonifacio / Robin Padilla, Iza Calzado / Lawrence Williams
6. Quento Media and Deus Lux Mea / Whistle-blower / Nora Aunor, Cherry Pie Picache / Adolf Alix
7. T-Rex Ent / Kung ang Hanap mo ay Ligaya sa Buhay / Boots Anson-Roa, Ronnie Liang / Elwood Perez
8. Scenema Concept / Magnum Muslim .357 / ER Ejercito / Jun Posadas
9. ABS-CBN Productions (Star Cinema) and VIVA Productions / Praybeyt Benjamin 2 / Vice Ganda, Richard Yap / Wenn Deramas
10. ABS-CBN Productions (Star Cinema) / Feng Shui 2 / Kris Aquino, Coco Martin / Chito Roño
11. Octoarts, MZET, APT Ent / My Big Bossing’s Adventures / Ryzza Mae Dizon, Vic Sotto / Joyce Bernal, Marlon Rivera, Tony Reyes
12) Regal Entertainment / Shake Rattle & Roll / Dennis Trillo, Carla Abellana / Jerrold Tarog
13) Quantum Films, Heaven’s Best Entertainment / English Only, Please / Angeline Quinto, Sam Milby / Dan Villegas
With reports from Philippine Entertainment Portal