Their first produced film for the Philippines, Fox Network Groups Philippines decides to finally do a scripted project – the horror film ‘Maledicto’ starring Tom Rodriguez, Jasmine Curtis-Smith, Miles Ocampo, Inah de Belen and Nonie Buencamino, directed by Mark Meily.
But as a sister company of 20th Century Fox, one of the biggest film production company in the world, the local team from FOX made sure that they abide with the standards of its company known worldwide.
Watch Fox Networks Group Philippines Senior Vice President and General Manager Jude Turcuato explain more about their first venture into film producing:
The film stars Tom Rodriguez as Father Xavi, a former psychologist who becomes a skeptical exorcist following the tragic death of his sister, Mara (played by Inah de Belen). He meets Sister Barbie (played by Jasmine Curtis-Smith), a young nun who has the gift of charism. Together, they face the case of Agnes (Miles Ocampo), a seemingly perfect teenager who starts manifesting demonic behaviour that rocks the foundations of the church.
Other cast members include Eric Quizon, Martin Escudero, Franco Laurel, Nonie Buencamino, Liza Lorena, and Menggie Cobarrubias.
‘Maledicto’ opens in cinemas May 1, 2019 from FOX Philippines, Cignal Entertainment and Unitel Straightshooters Media, Inc.