Sunday, April 01, 2007

'Mahal Kita, Pare Ko'

Philippine King of Comedy Dolphy will essay the role of Armando "Jun" Ducat in the upcoming biopic to be entitled "Mahal Kita, Pare Ko (Hosteyds Bus Da Movie)." Star Cinema is set to produce the film, to be released in theaters on April 11, 2007.

Senatorial candidate Cesar Montano will reprise his role as Ilocos Governor and fellow senatorial candidate Chavit Singson. (Montano previously starred in the Singson biopic.) Senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla, Jr., TV anchor Julius Babao, and radio announcer Congressman Ted Failon will play themselves.

Malou Santos, Star Cinema Managing Director, dismissed claims that the studio was taking advantage of the situation. "This is a very timely movie with a relevant message for everyone in the country. That's why we are rushing this for after the Holy Week break."

She allayed fears that the movie would suffer from production values owing to its short release date. "We will simply reuse and edit existing footage from the crisis. We already have hours and hours of video, so you might say the principal filming has already been completed."

Film and komiks legend Carlo J. Caparas has signed up to helm the movie. Composer Lito Camo will write three original songs for the big dance numbers in the movie.

April Fools! Or is it....?

7 comments:

  1. oh my god are you serious?!h

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  2. April Fools, Amee!

    :-)

    (But if they do turn it into a movie, remember that you read it here first.)

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  3. Suree?? haha i actually believed while reading it.... or is it true? *scratches head*

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  4. Kung magkatotoo nga 'to...aba, ewan ko na talaga!

    (I forgot to put in the big dance number in the end. Silly of me.)

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  5. ...and I forgot to mention: Ted Failon is also a congressman. (Corrected entry above.)

    Sorry, folks, that's not an April Fools joke either. Tapos na iyon kahapon. Back to reality once more. Hahay.

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  6. haha, for a second there you got me! nice try!

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