A new Kapamilya x Kapuso partnership just happened!
Star Cinema movies will be be airing on GMA-7 after the network signed a deal with ABS-CBN earlier today, April 5.
ABS-CBN President and CEO Carlo Katigbak, Chairman Mark Lopez, COO for Broadcast Cory Vidanes, CFO Ricardo Tan Jr., and ABS-CBN Films Managing Director Olivia M. Lamasan attended the virtual signing with GMA President and COO Gilberto R. Duavit Jr., EVP and CFO Felipe S. Yalong, GMA Films President and Programming Consultant to the Chairman Atty. Annette Gozon-Valdes, and First Vice President for Program Management Department Jose Mari R. Abacan.
During the online event, Carlo Katigbak expressed how grateful he is for this team-up, saying, “Now, because of the kindness of our friends at GMA, we have the special opportunity to bring our Kapamilya stories to a new audience.”
“We hope the Kapusos find joy and inspiration in viewing our Star Cinema movies. And we also look forward to a new era of friendship and cooperation within our small industry,” he added.
Twitter was set ablaze with excitement after the announcement was made on “TV Patrol” and within minutes, “Star Cinema” became a Trending Topic in the Philippines
A lot of netizens took the news as a pleasant surprise, while some noted how monumental it really is.
Star Cinema is the home of many iconic classics, including two of highest-grossing Filipino films: “Hello, Love, Goodbye” and “The Hows of Us.”
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