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Zanjoe Marudo on 'Kusina Kings': 'Para iba naman'

Drama o comedy? Zanjoe namili na nga ba?!

Chandral Selim
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Chandral Selim

7/16/2018 in News
Zanjoe Marudo on 'Kusina Kings': 'Para iba naman'

Zanjoe Marudo has taken some interesting turns in his career being both a television and movie star. His latest risk is "Kusina Kings", a "bro" comedy alongside Empoy Marquez, which will see his funny side back on the big screen. 

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According to Zanjoe, a comedy movie is always a welcome challenge, especially since he mostly does drama in his television work. 

"Sa TV, mas nabibigyan ako ng projects na drama and love story... [so] para iba naman 'yung mapapanood nila sa pelikula kasi may bayad naman 'yun, iba naman [parang 'Kusina Kings']," he said at the "Kusina Kings" Grand Media Launch last Saturday, July 14.

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"[Ang drama at comedy,] pareho siyang mahirap pero parehas naman akong nage-enjoy," he continued, "challenging siya sa akin, dahil hindi ako magsasawa dahil ibang-iba 'yung mga ginagawa ko."

He pressed, "Laking salamat ko sa Star Cinema, at sa ABS-CBN dahil may nakikita silang ganoon sa akin, [binibigyan nila ako ng iba't ibang roles]."

"Kusina Kings" tells the story of easy-go-lucky Ronnie (Zanjoe Marudo) and chef Benjie (Empoy Marquez), high school best friends who have been there for each other through thick and thin. As the restaurant they built with their blood, sweat, and dreams struggles to get off the ground, Benjie takes on the Kusina Kings Challenge where they will either win big or go home with nothing. 

It also stars Ryan Bang, Nathalie Hart, and Maxine Medina. Catch it in cinemas this July 25! 

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