8 entries revealed: 40th Metro Manila Film Festival
MANILA, Philippines –The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced on Saturday, June 21, the 8 official entries in this year’s 40th Metro Manila Film Festival.
Four of the 8 movies are sequels – including by Wenn Deramas' Praybeyt Benjamin 2, starring Vice Ganda, and Chito Roño's Feng Shui 2, starring Kris Aquino and Coco Martin.
The two other sequels are the horror classic Shake, Rattle and Roll 15 starring by Dennis Trillo and Carla Abellana, and Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles 2 starring Dingdong Dantes and Lovi Poe.
Actor Robin Padilla will star as Andres Bonifacio in the biopic film Bonifacio, Gusto Mo Ba Siyang Makilala? while ER Ejercito leads the cast of Magnum Muslim .357.
Comedian and TV host Vic Sotto returns with child star Ryzza Mae Dizon in My Big Bossing's Adventures while Angeline Quinto and Derek Ramsay complete the list with the movie English Only Please.
Here is the complete list of entries as posted on the official MMFF Facebook page:
Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles 2 -Dingdong Dantes and Lovi Poe (Reality Ent, GMA Films and Agostodos Pictures) Director: Erik Matti
Bonifacio, Gusto Mo Ba Syang Makilala? – Robin Padilla and Iza Calzado (Philippians Productions) Director: Lawrence Williams
Magnum Muslim .357 – ER Ejercito and Denise Laurel (Scenema Concept) Director: Jun Posadas
Praybeyt Benjamin 2 – Vice Ganda (ABS CBN Productions and VIVA Productions) Director: Wenn Deramas
Feng Shui 2 – Kris Aquino and Coco Martin (ABS CBN Productions and VIVA Productions) Director: Chito Rono
My Big Bossing's Adventures – Vic Sotto and Ryzza Mae Dizon (Octoarts, MZET, APT Entertainment) Directors: Joyce Bernal, Marlon Rivera, Tony Reyes
Shake, Rattle & Roll 15 –Dennis Trillo and Carla Abellana (Regal Entertainment) Director: Jerrold Tarog
English Only Please - Angeline Quinto, Derek Ramsay (Quantum Films) Director: Dan Villegas