A powerhouse cast is sizzling in an upcoming major Ilonggo love story movie.
The grandiose production of “Gugma sa Panahon sang Bakunawa (Love in the Time of the Bacunaua) – A Film by Peter Solis Nery” will unfurl in Iloilo after Holy Week with the major players heating up the shooting scenes this summer.
It’s a dramatic love story about a loveless and struggling musician Matt who comes home to Isla Pulang Pasayan to discover that the Bacunaua Festival that his grandmother “invented” may yet provide the background for finding his own success in love and career.
Matt’s role will be played by Ilonggo singer-songwriter and Pinoy Dream Academy (PDA) alumnus Eman Abatayo who might actually come up with an original composition for the movie, Nery disclosed.
The lovelorn Dulce Amor will be played by Ilongga up-and-coming ramp model and TV talent Priscilla Fontana who will have her first screen kiss in this movie, he noted.
The role of mysterious Emilio will be played by gorgeous model actor Jet Alcantara who promises to show more than just beautiful body in this movie, Nery revealed.
Ilongga diva Sheila Barrios is also set to do a cameo.
8finity Events creative director Ronelo Ladiao is the movie’s production manager.
© Jeehan Fernandez: March 27, 2012