VIVA Films made big announcements at their VIVA Visions 2020 event at the Novotel Hotel, Araneta City, Cubao, Quezon City.
2019 was a banner year for Viva, who produced 19 films, the most number of theatrical releases by any entertainment company in the Philippines. Viva has broadened the taste of Filipino viewers with experimental and daring subjects, online content turned commercial releases, book to film transformations and foreign adaptations with a Filipino twist.
2019 releases include Maria – the first Filipino Netflix film, Ulan- a surreal romance, Just a Stranger- a May December Affair, the comedy comeback of 90s comedians in Sanggano, Sanggago and Sanggwapo, the online to book to film sensation Jowable, the gentle love of Unforgettable, the daring Adan, the silent and deadly Mananita, the first team up of Anne Curtis and Vice Ganda in the Mall the Merrier and the MMFF surprise hit Miracle in Cell No. 7. It was truly a miraculous year for Viva Films.
Viva Films 2020 Vision is even more exciting as Viva promises to produce 34 films with an investment of 1 billion pesos. This is proof of Viva Film’s confidence in Philippine Cinema.
Original Viva Films include Vodka, Beers and Regrets, Devoted, Hindi Tayo Pwede, Rooftop, Tiliing, Untrue, Nightshift, The Other Woman, Love the Way You Lie, Walang KaParis, You F Oh, Pakboys, Mang Jose, Ultimate Oppa among others.
Reimagined films also play a big part in the 2020 Vision. As global borders for content diminish, Viva seizes the opportunity to share the best of foreign films with local adaptations with a Pinoy twist. With the success of Miracle in Cell No 7 and Ms., Granny, Viva will be reimagining films from all over the world. Upcoming titles include A Hard Day, Spellbound, Wedding Dress, The Housemaid, A Man and a Woman, Sunny, More Than Blue, The Wedding Breaker, Instructions Not Included.
And with the onslaught of Superheroes in the big screen from Marvel and DC, Viva will produce their own Pinoy Superheroes. From the creative genius of National artist Francisco Coching and the legendary Komiks King Carlo J. Caparas, Viva brings you Pedro Penduko, Joaquin Bordado, Elias Paniki, Gagambino, Kamandag, Valora, Berdugo , Totoy Bato and Panday.
This is the Viva 2020 Vision.
- Hindi Tayo Pwede starring Marco Gumabao, Tony Labrusca and Lovi Poe.
- The Wedding Breaker starring Bela Padilla and Alessandra de Rossi
- 100 Tula Para kay Stella 2 starring Bela Padillla and JC Santos
- Mang Jose starring Janno Gibbs, Manylyn Reynes and Mikoy Morales
- Sa Muli starring Xian Lim and Ryza Cenon
- Sunny starring Sharon Cuneta and Regine Velasquez-Alcasid
- You F Oh! starring Christian Bables
- On Vodka, Beers, and Regrets starring Bela Padilla and JC Santos
- Untrue starring Xian Lim and Cristine Reyes
- Tililing starring Gina Pareno, Baron Geisler, Chad Kinis, Candy Pangilinan, Donnalyn Bartolome and Yumi Lacsamana
- Joaquin Bordado starring Dingdong Dantes
- The Devoted starring Anne Curtis-Smith
- Spellbound starring Bela Padilla and Marco Gumabao
- A Man and A Woman starring Aga Muhlach
- Pak-Boys starring Janno Gibbs, Andrew E., Dennis Padilla, Jerald Napoles
- Walang Kaparis starring Alessandra de Rossi and Empoy Marquez
- More Than Blue starring JC Santos, Yassi Pressman and Arjo Atayde
- Instructions Not Included starring Janno Gibbs and Xia Vigor
- Ultimate Oppa starring Bela Padilla and Kim Gun-Woo
- Penduko starring Matteo Guidicelli
- Ang Babaeng Walang Pakiramdam starring Kim Molina and Jerald Napoles
- A Hard Day starring Dingdong Dantes and John Arcilla
- Nightshift starring Yam Concepcion
- Love the Way You Lie starring Alex Gonzaga, Kylie Versoza and Xian Lim