2018 is continuously bringing out the best from Alexa Ilacad.
After graduating from Senior High School last May, Alexa is now about to take her acting to the next level.
In the story conference of her upcoming movie “Open” with Arci Munoz and JC Santos last September 17, Alexa expressed her excitement for her role, which is far from the previous characters she has portrayed.
For all this time na gumagawa ako ng teleserye and ng mga movies or shows, I've always been playing this very sweet, bubbly, [and] innocent girl role. I think now, it's time to come out of my shell as an actress as well,” she said.
Alexa will play Arci's younger sister, and her character represents what it’s like to be a millennial woman – fearless, adventurous, and empowered.
At first I was a bit hesitant to take this role as I was reading the script because it's very mature content. But I think I'm going to take this as an opportunity to grow and to show people na I can play different kinds of roles,” she explained.
I'm really excited din because for all this time din in my personal life, I've been very sheltered, very introverted, very scared to show the world what I've got. And slowly but surely as I entered college, I'm now becoming more open to meeting people, to having fun,” she added.
Although she’s about to get busy with her new movie, Alexa still prioritizes her studies, especially now that she’s in college.
Sabi ko sa sarili ko, ngayong college, hindi na ako magse-settle for less. I will strive to be better than what I was nung senior high ako,” she said.
Although sabi ko rin, 'pag hindi ko talaga kaya, 'pag ‘yung mental health ko na ‘yung at stake, parang wait, unahin ko na muna 'yung sarili ko,” she added.
Alexa previously appeared in the Star Cinema movies "Everything About Her" and "Finally Found Someone."
Open” is a movie offering of ABS-CBN Films’ new production outfit Black Sheep.
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