Aga Muhlach and Bea Alonzo, two of the Philippines’ brightest stars, are coming together for a romantic-drama the likes of which we’ve never seen.
The film will be helmed by “Dukot” and “Kid Kulafu” director Paul Soriano. We were blessed with our first look at the film when a torrent of behind-the-scenes photos made its way online last night, June 4.
According to its stars, who were very careful not to reveal too many details, this film has a “unique” concept previously unexplored within the romance genre.
“Excited ako sa concept na 'to. First time akong gagawa ng ganito,” Bea teased in an exclusive interview back in November during the film’s first Story Conference.
"It was the right project for us," Aga added. This will be his second film after making a showbiz comeback in the hit family drama “Seven Sundays” last year. “It's gonna be different. So we're hoping na magustuhan [ng mga tao].”
Bea continued, "Hindi pa namin talaga pwede i-share lahat [ng details] but I'm very excited to be working with The Aga Muhlach. Ang tagal kong hinintay ‘to. Ilang taon pa lang ako hinihintay ko na 'to.”
A big clue though is the fact that a huge bulk of the production will take place in Vancouver, Canada.
“It calls to be shot abroad,” Direk Paul told us in a separate interview.
He explained, “Vancouver is a beautiful city, it's a beautiful backdrop. But for me, the reason why, and you will see this in the story, is because Vancouver as a city has a loss of identity. A lot of film productions shoot in Vancouver but they don't say it's Vancouver...it stands in as another city. So Vancouver is kind of lost in translation, Vancouver is kind of lost in identity.”
He continued, “And that also goes for the characters Bea and Aga play, they're searching for their true identity, their purpose in life. And when they meet, they slowly figure that out."
The Aga-Bea movie, which is a joint production of ABS-CBN Films, Star Cinema, Viva Films and TEN17p, is coming to cinemas very soon.
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