EVERY YEAR, may pa-Christmas party ang Star Magic for the press. Ito’y bilang pasasalamat sa support na ibinibigay ng media sa kanilang mga talent. Sobrang enjoy ang mga pasabog nila para sa entertainment press. Lahat ay nagwagi plus gift bags, walang umuwing luhaan.
Ibang klase talaga ang ABS-CBN Star Magic Talent Center. Pasok sa Metro Manila Film Festival ang talent nilang sina Chokoleit and Jairus Aquino sa pelikulang Shake Rattle & Roll sa episode na ‘Unwanted’ with Vhong Navarro and Lovi Poe in their ghost expedition.
Empress, Dimples Romana and Ivan Dorschner headline the second installment with SRR comedy prince Herbert Bautista, Arlene Muhlach and Janice de Belen. Pamana’s story is about family who inherits a relative’s comic collection.
Paulo Avelino, Alex Castro, Ella Cruz and Carlo Aquino star in the episode ‘Lost Command’. It’s about a group of scout rangers who later discover that their former comrades have been turned into zombies.
Sa pelikulang Sisterakas na pinagbibidahan nina Kris Aquino, Vice Ganda at Ai-Ai delas Alas. Kasama sa cast sina Daniel Padilla, Kathryn Bernardo, Xyriel Manabat and Thou Reyes. Daniel plays the role of Angelo, Vice Ganda’s arrogant godson na palaging nagbibigay sa kanya ng problema and then he realizes the mother of the girl he likes is his godmother’s sworn enemy. Kathryn is Kathy, anak na dalaga ni Ai-Ai in the movie. Matalino, smart at na-in love kay Daniel na dinis-approve ng nanay niyang si Ai-Ai. Si Xyriel, kapatid na bunso ni Kathryn, cute pero mischievous. Thou Reyes, bilang executive assistant ni Vice Ganda na tutulungan si Ai-Ai get through hell as Vice’s newest employee.
Siyempre, ang biggest movie ng Star Cinema, ang One More Try starring Angelica Panganiban at Zanjoe Marudo together with Angel Locsin and Dingdong Dantes. Angelica plays the role of Jacqueline, a woman whose marriage will be challenged by her husband’s former lover’s predicament. Zanjoe as Tristan, Angel Locsin’s lover, who will give her his full love and support despite her need to find her ex-boyfriend and ultimately save her daughter’s life.
John Lapus transforms into Che in Si Agimat, Si Enteng at Si Ako. Isa siyang guardian of nature and is tasked to protect Judy Ann Santos’ character. Nagiging “Incredible Hulk” kapag ito’y nagagalit.
In the horror film The Strangers, Enchong Dee plays the role of Dolfo, an aswang victim and is treated harshly by the townspeople. Si Julia Montes bilang Pat, rebellious young woman na ayaw mag-join sa kanilang family trip to the town of Murcia. Enrique Gil is Max, Pat’s twin who is her exact opposite. Sobrang excited sa family trip nila sa Murcia.
Mahalagang papel din ang ginagampanan ni JM de Guzan as Crispin, anak ng Murcia’s Barangay Captain. Gusto niyang dispatsahin si Dolfo sa kanilang lugar dahil sa paniniwala niyang jinx ito. Also in the movie is Nico Antonio, bilang family driver nina Julia at Enrique.
by Eddie Littlefield