Award-winning director Mikhail Red is going Hollywood!
The 27-year-old director has signed with the US talent management and production company 3 Arts Entertainment, which houses talents like Chris Evans, Robert Pattinson, and Jessica Alba. They will now officially represent Direk Mikhail for his upcoming English language projects.
Direk Mikhail's Hollywood agent Ari Lubet told Inquirer in an email interview that he's looking forward to work with the young director.
"I'm very excited about this partnership," Ari enthused.
"Mik is a prolific and gifted filmmaker. I reached out to him after seeing the trailers for his films. But once I saw the feature films that he’s made, I was blown away by his powerful storytelling and visual aesthetic.”
The "Eerie" and "Block Z" director, who has always dreamed of doing international projects, is equally excited.
"I was surprised and excited," he said in an interview with Inquirer. "After all, it has always been my objective to eventually transition to English-language works and international projects. Having an agent represent me stateside could only propel me closer to my goals."
As of now, Direk Mikhail is working on his upcoming film "Block Z" which stars Joshua Garcia and Julia Barretto.
“I hope to achieve the same balance when I eventually work on English-language projects. My films have always been set in the Filipino milieu, but my themes about the human condition are actually very universal, that’s why my films travel well,” he added.
Direk Mikhail recently celebrated the success of his horror film "Eerie" which starred Charo Santos and Bea Alonzo.
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