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What made Alden Richards accept the movie with Kathryn Bernardo?

  • Rumors om who’s going to be Alden Richards’s possible new female partner have surfaced after his onscreen partner Maine Mendoza officially revealed that she’s dating the Kapamilya actor Arjo Atayde.
  • Kathryn Bernardo’s name was one of the names that was fielded in to be Richards’ possible partner.
  • Recently, Star Cinema made an official announcement regarding the team-up of Richards and Bernardo.
  • Read, the reason why Alden said ‘yes’ to the said movie project.

On March 12, Tuesday, ABS-CBN Film outfit Star Cinema officially announced that the GMA Network actor Alden Richards will be paired with the ABS-CBN actress Kathryn Bernardo in a romantic-drama film, under the direction of Cathy Garcia-Molina.

The full details of the project is yet to be announced, but according to Molina, it’s an OFW film which is set to be released sometime this year.

Both Bernardo and Richards are identified with their respective popular loveteams. Kathryn is with Daniel Padilla, also known as KathNiel and the film project that featured them was ‘The Hows Of Us’ and had a gross a total of P915 million as of February 2019.

Alden on the other hand, had a movie with Maine Mendoza in 2016 via ‘Imagine You and Me’ and earned a total gross of P120 million.

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For the first time the two stars met each other along with the director and the Star Cinema managing director, Olivia Lamasan.

According to Alden, it is a great honor to be part of the project and to work with Kathryn and to be directed by Molina-Garcia. During his interview with MJ Felipe of ABS-CBN News, he said, “It’s a great honor and experience kasi I’m really in that stage of exploring the craft and my capability as an actor.”

According to him, he accepted the project because it’s an opportunity for him to work with the blockbuster director Molina-Garcia.

“To be directed by someone who made that film (One More Chance), sobrang fan po kasi ko nung John Lloyd (Cruz) and Bea (Alonzo), parang total package na po, wala na po akong hihilingin, sobrang saya ko po na nabigyan ako ng chance,” he stressed.

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Kathryn Bernardo, Alden Richards as OFWs in their first film together