- Jennylyn Mercado will be working with another Kapamilya actor
- The Jennylyn and Coco Martin movie is one of the MMFF entries
- Cross-network tandems between two rival networks are doing well
Rumors that Jennylyn Mercado will be working with another Kapamilya actor in an upcoming movie have now been confirmed.
The actress, whose last Star Cinema film Just the 3 of Us alongside John Lloyd Cruz was in 2013, reportedly will be working with FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano star Coco Martin in a new movie.
The new movie will be one of the entries for the upcoming Metro Manila Film Festival to be produced directed by Coco himself. Ai-Ai Delas Alas will also be in this movie.
This year, several big-screen offerings have brought together stars from rival networks.
Kapuso Alden Richards and Kapamilya Kathryn Bernardo will star in their first movie together Hello, Love, Goodbye.
Enchong Dee and Janine Gutierrez starred in Elise, a film based on a true story by Joel Ferrer. Both are talents of ABS-CBN and GMA Network respectively.
Kapamilya star Enzo Pineda and Kapuso beauty queen Teresita Marquez were paired up in the drama Time and Again directed by Jose Javier Reyes.
Matteo Guidicelli of ABS-CBN and Dennis Trillo of GMA Network are first-time co-stars in Mina-Anud, which is about surfers in Eastern Samar who find sudden fortune through selling drugs. They’re also joined by Jerald Napoles in the film by Kerwin Go.
Maine Mendoza and Carlo Aquino will soon be seen in the Black Sheep movie Isa Pa With Feelings. Maine, who is a self-confessed Carlo fan, said she is happy about the chance to be working with him.