One of the hottest actor today, Coco Martin, who found mainstream success with hit TV shows such as the top-rated “Walang Hanggan,” is returning to his roots with a new independent film. After the success of his recent mainstream movie “Born To Love You” with singer Angeline Quinto, Coco will be starring in the indie movie titled “Santa Niña” for the upcoming Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival.
“Santa Niña,” written and directed by Emmanuel “Manny” Palo. Kuwento ng dalawang-taong gulang na batang namatay nang matabunan ng lahar sa bayan ng Bacolor noong 1995. Makalipas ang sampung taon, nahukay muli ang bangkay na hindi naaagnas. Pinaniniwalaan ng mga tao na ang munting bangkay ay “milagrosa” kaya naging misyon ng kanyang ama (Coco Martin) na ikampanya sa simbahan na gawing santa ang kanyang anak….
Coco will be joined by Kapuso actress Alessandra de Rossi in this movie.