A new romantic comedy film from Star Cinema will be unleashed soon where famous “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” lead star Coco Martin and “Exess Baggage” leading lady Angelica Panganiban will join forces to spark “kilig” in thousands if not millions of Filipino movie viewers. Coco Martin expressed his mixed emotions of excitement and joy regarding his come back to the world of films after four years of shooting the longest and most popular prime time television series “Ang Probinsyano” under network giant ABS-CBN, “Kasi bagong kombinasyon, and definitely ‘yung project, ibang iba sa ‘Probinsyano.’ Kasi ang tagal ko na sa ‘Probinsyano’ eh, ngayon excited ako kasi magbabalik ako sa drama and at the same time si Angge, napakagaling na artista sa drama and comedy kaya nakaka-pressure para sa akin.” Coco’s last romantic movie, “You’re My Boss” was in 2015 co-starring with Toni Gonzaga.
Meanwhile, Angelica Panganiban also expressed her excitement to work with the multi-talented actor, “Siyempre ang tagal natin siyang nakikita sa ‘Probinsyano.’ Nag-‘Probinsyano’ ako pero sandali lang, isang buwan lang, so iba rin ‘yung magiging experience na makagawa ng movie together. Ibang flavor naman ang gagawin niya, iba rin ang mai-oofer namin.”
Despite simultaneous shooting of “Ang Probinsyano” and the new film, Coco Martin said he will definitely make time for shooting the new movie, “Sanay naman ako na habang may ‘Probinsyano’, gumagawa rin ako ng pelikula. Kasi talagang pinaghahandaan talaga namin ito. Sabi nga namin, sinusubukan namin na sana wish namin, mahabol namin ‘to for Valentine’s Day.”
The much-awaited movie currently has a working title of “Love Or Money”, under the direction of multi-awarded director Mae Cruz-Alviar. Shooting of the first few scenes will commence at the first quarter of 2020 as they wish to release the film just in time for Valentine’s Day.