“My Fairy Tail Love Story” and “Ekstra” debut on TV via KBO

“My Fairy Tail Love Story” and “Ekstra” debut on TV via KBO These movies will air alongside “Just the Way You Are,” “Corazon: Ang Unang Aswang,” and “Bakit Hindi ka Crush ng Crush Mo.” Laugh and cry this weekend as KBO brings the TV premiere of the mermaid-fantasy teen rom-com, “My Fairy Tail Love Story, and Vilma Santos’ indie starrer “Ekstra.”  Janella Salvador plays spoiled rich kid “Chantel,” who is cursed to be a mermaid after destroying corals while on vacation. Her bestfriend Noel, played …

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Vilma Santos, named Best Actress at the 13th Dhaka International Film Festival

ABS-CBN takes pride in the achievement of Star For All Seasons Vilma Santos, who was named Best Actress at the 13th Dhaka International Film Festival held in Bangladesh for her performance in her first-ever indie film “Ekstra,” which was released by Star Cinema together with Quantum Films. Vilma bested 21 other lead actresses of film entries from Asia Pacific, including Australia. She was first honored as Best Actress for “Ekstra” at the 2013 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival 2013 and the Gawad Tanglaw Awards 2014. “Ekstra” …

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“Ekstra” leads Filipino entries at the 38th Int’l Toronto Filmfest

“Star for All Seasons” Vilma Santos delivers tour de force performance in Star Cinema-Quantum Films’ comedy-drama  REDWOOD CITY, CA, September 2, 2013 – After reaping major honors at the recently held Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival 2013 which included the Audience Choice Award, Jury Prize, Network for Promotion of Asian Cinema (Netpac), Best Screenplay for Zig Dulay, Antoinette Jadaone and director Jeffrey Jeturian, Best Supporting Actress for Ruby Ruiz and Best Actress for Philippine Star of All Seasons and current Batangas Province Governor Vilma Santos, ABS-CBN …

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Star Cinema and Quantum Films’ “Ekstra,” hits cinemas beginning today!

Star Cinema and Quantum Films’ Cinemalaya award-winning comedy-drama, “Ekstra,” will hold its international premiere as part of this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The Jeffrey Jeturian-directed film, which hits cinemas nationwide beginning today (August 14), is part of TIFF’s Contemporary World Cinema program and is scheduled to be shown on some theaters in Toronto, Canada on September 8 and 10. Aside from its world premiere, “Ekstra” recently added another feather to its cap as it gained unanimous grade of “A” from the Cinema Evalution …

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Tart Carlos shines as Ate Vi’s side-kick in “Ekstra”

The supporting cast of ABS-CBN’s phenomenal kilig-serye “Be Careful With My Heart” has been enjoying the shower of blessings similar to what happened to the show’s lead stars Jodi Sta. Maria and Richard Yap. One of the lucky cast members is comedienne Tart Carlos, who is better known now by TV viewers as Doris, one of Ser Chief’s (Richard) bubbly househelps. From being Sabel’s (Vivieka Ravanes) ‘partner-in-crime,’ Tart levels up as the side kick of Star For All Seasons Vilma Santos in the upcoming drama-comedy …

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Star Cinema and Quantum Films’ “Ekstra,” to hit cinemas nationwide on August 14

Star for All Seasons Vilma Santos’ latest film, “Ekstra” (The Bit Player) bagged major honors at the recently concluded Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival, where Vilma was hailed as best actress. Under the direction of award-winning director Jeffrey Jeturian and co-produced by Star Cinema and Quantum Films, “Ekstra” shone bright in Cinemalaya’s Director’s Showcase category as it clinched several major honors including the audience choice award, jury prize, netpac, best screenplay for Zig Dulay, Antoinette Jadaone and Direk Jeffrey, and best supporting actress for Ruby Ruiz. …

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VIDEO TEASER: Vilma Santos in “Ekstra”

Here’s the teaser video for Vilma Santos’ first indie film “Ekstra” for Cinemalaya directed by Jeffrey Jeturian. “Ekstra“ is about a day in the life of a bit player for movies and TV drama shows. It stars Vilma Santos, Piolo Pascual, and Marian Rivera. It is an entry to the Directors Showcase of this year’s Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival, which will open in late July. The film also stars Cherie Gil, Pilar Pilapil, Richard “Sir Chief” Yap, Eula Valdes, Ronaline Enriquez, Tart Carlos, Abby …

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