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“Crazy Rich Asians” set to open in PH cinemas on August 22; “Miss Granny” opens the same day

  • Crazy Rich Asians is coming to Philippine cinemas on August 22, Wednesday.
  • Miss Granny hits local theaters on the same day.
  • Kris Aquino filled her followers in on some details about her participation in Crazy Rich Asians. 

The much talked-about Crazy Rich Asians is coming to Philippine cinemas on August 22, Wednesday. Sarah Geronimo’s latest starrer, Miss Granny, opens in local theaters on the same day.

Image Source: Kris Aquino | Instagram : Viva Entertainment | YouTube

First look

The publicity savvy Kris posted a scene, with her of course, from Crazy Rich Asians on her Instagram account city. She wrote in the caption that she wanted to represent the Philippines in the Hollywood red carpet premiere of Crazy Rich Asians on August 7, Tuesday.

Ito na po: Here’s an exclusive first-look of my scene with @constancewu in the movie @crazyrichasians… My gown was created by our very own @michael5inco. 💛 Please watch for this PIVOTAL scene when the movie opens in Philippine cinemas on August 22, 2018. (picture courtesy of @wbpictures Head Office). P.S. please pray w/ me that i get my medical clearance so i can proudly represent the 🇵🇭 during the red carpet walk in the Hollywood premiere on Tuesday, August 7? Extending my deepest gratitude to @kevinkwanbooks for recommending me to play this once in a lifetime role. #lovelovelove

Image Source: Kris Aquino (@krisaquino) | Instagram

Fit for a princess

Kris went on to share that for her brief appearance in the movie, Michael Cinco made her a gown fit for a “princess.”

Thank you for the assistance @singaporeair. Hand carrying my costumes w/ me. Thank you @michaelleyva_ & THE @michael5inco for truly making me gowns befitting a “princess”- yes, flying to fulfill a dream. SHOOTING this week in Singapore 🇸🇬. #ThankYouGod

Image Source: Kris Aquino (@krisaquino) | Instagram

Crown of a princess

Kris posted next a photo of a crown with the following words written below the crown: “Within each of us is a PRINCESS…”

Good morning. Wear your crown with grace and dignity. ❤️❤️❤️

Image Source: Kris Aquino (@krisaquino) | Instagram

Back-to-zero

In another Instagram post, Kris shared that it was like she was starting from scratch when she auditioned for the film.

“…I was at practically back to zero when i auditioned for this film March 25, 2017. Sumugal na dahil ang pakiramdam po walang mawawala… Na shock dahil June 14, 2017 nag start mag shooting na…

Image Source: Kris Aquino (@krisaquino) | Instagram

Miss Granny



Another much-anticipated film will be shown on the same playdate as Crazy Rich Asians. Viva Entertainment has released the first full trailer of Miss Granny last July 20, Friday. It showed female lead Sarah Geronimo clad in period clothes. Miss Granny is a Filipino adaptation of the 2014 South Korean blockbuster hit of the same name. Nova Villa portrays Fely, a grump grandmother who magically transformed into her younger self (Sarah) after having her portrait taken.

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