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Angelica Panganiban leads first Filipino animated Netflix film!

“Hayop Ka! The Nimfa Dimaano Story" also stars Robin Padilla and Sam Milby and is produced by Piolo Pascual

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Patricia Matalog

9/22/2020 in News
Angelica Panganiban leads first Filipino animated Netflix film!

Angelica Panganiban, together with Robin Padilla and Sam Milby, will be starring in the first Filipino animated Netflix Original film "Hayop Ka! The Nimfa Dimaano Story."

Netflix Philippines dropped the first look for the film on their official Facebook page yesterday, September 21.

"Here’s something to start your Monday right: the first animated Netflix Film from the Philippines is arriving next month!!! 😱🤩 'Hayop Ka! The Nimfa Dimaano Story' is coming October 29 🙌" they wrote in the caption.

 

Here’s something to start your Monday right: the *first* animated Netflix Film from the Philippines is arriving next month!!! 😱🤩 “Hayop Ka! The Nimfa Dimaano Story” is coming October 29 🙌 #HayopKa

Posted by Netflix on Sunday, September 20, 2020

 

 

 

According to Netflix, the adult-animation film revolves around the story of Nimfa Dimaano (Angelica), a sales kitty who works at a department store. She has a boyfriend named Roger (Robin), a mongrel who serves as a janitor. Conflict arises when Nimfa meets Iñigo (Sam), a bourgeoisie business dog whom Nimfa will be attracted to.

 

Animation appreciation post for Hayop Ka! The Nimfa Dimaano Story 🤩 So proud of our local Filipino animators ❤️

Posted by Netflix on Monday, September 21, 2020

 

"Hayop Ka," which took three years to create, is directed by Avid Liongoren, and written by Manny Angeles and Paulle Olivenza. It's executive produced by Piolo Pascual, who also voices a character in the movie.

It also stars Empoy Marquez, Arci Muñoz, Eugene Domingo, Yeng Constantino, Moira dela Torre, and Bb. Joyce Bernal.

The animated film will be available across Asia in Taglish, and English with the title "You Animal" starting October 29.

 

 

Apart from the movie, Angelica will also be hosting the upcoming digital show "Ask Angelica" which will premiere this September 25.

"Ask Angelica" will air every Friday night at 8 PM on Star Cinema and Black Sheep's Facebook page, as well as Star Cinema, Sinehub, and MyCHOS's Youtube channels, during Kapamilya Online Live's streams, and the streaming platform Kumu.

It will also be available simultaneously on the iWantTFC app.

You can also listen to it on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Pocket Casts, Google Podcasts, and Overcast.

The show will also have a delayed telecast the following day on Cinema One and Jeepney TV.

Read related article: 'Ask Angelica': Here's everything you need to know!

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