Darren Espanto’s acting debut is big as big can be: he’s co-starring with THE premiere love team Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla in “The Hows of Us,” which is helmed by one of the country’s blockbuster directors Cathy Garcia-Molina.
And even with no previous experience, the budding actor really impressed Direk Cathy, who gave him the role just a few minutes after their one-on-one audition.
“Mineet ko siya nang saglit lang, pinaupo ko, pinaarte ko nang konting-konti lang. Nakikita ko naman ‘pag nagsasalita kung marunong eh. Kita mo naman natuloy siya sa pelikula. Kung hindi talaga marunong, sasabihin ko palitan siya,” she shared at the movie’s media day last August 22.
Darren plays Kathryn’s brother Yohan in the movie, and he related how it was a pleasure working with the famed director.
“I’m very happy na ‘yung first movie ko pa lang, siya na agad ‘yung director… kasi bata pa lang ako pinapanood ko na ‘yung mga films niya… one of my favorites is ‘A Very Special Love,’” he shared. “I love how she motivated me throughout the whole movie… basta chill lang si Direk.”
The “ASAP” G! member furthered that he loved working on “The Hows of Us” so much that he wants to hone his acting skills even more with Direk Cathy.
“Kung bibigyan po ako ng chance, gusto ko po ulit [makatrabaho si Direk],” he said.
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