Rom-com gets a new flavor with Gino Roque and Elisse Joson in ‘Beauty and the Boss’

MANILA (October 29, 2020) – There is no greater feeling than meeting the love of your life, especially when it is in the most unexpected of places. iflix puts a twist on this classic storyline with its newest original series – Beauty And The Boss – which premieres on November 06, Friday, at 8:00PM. And you can watch it for free!

Two of the country’s rising stars, Elisse Joson and Gino Roque IV, topbill this romantic comedy which talks about falling in love from the guy’s point-of-view. Rafa (played by Roque) breaks away from the family business and opens his own café. Stella (Joson) is a young woman who applies to work at the café. Her hardworking go-getter attitude earns her high praise at work, but it’s her charisma and kindness that seems to be winning someone’s heart. How will their love story, surrounded by cupcakes and all kinds of sweet treats, play out? A new episode drops every week!

After spending several months of working on the script, the story, and the casting, the team was all set to shoot. Then the pandemic and lockdown started. So they had to come up with an alternative.

To keep everyone safe for the duration of the shoot, Roque and the rest of the production team decided to rent an entire resort and create a bubble to work within. Director James Mayo said that this helped them be more efficient with their daily shot lists and working schedule. And in the end, they came out of it with a show they are truly proud of.

The all new iflix Originals series Beauty And The Boss will premiere on iflix on November 06, Friday, at 8:00PM. New episodes drop every week. And trust us, each one comes with even more kilig moments. Be sure to download the app so you won’t miss out on a single episode.

Keep up with the latest updates on iflix’s shows, movies and activities by joining the iflix community on Viber, and downloading the super fun sticker pack. Plus you’ll also get to join in when Beauty And The Boss stars Gino and Elisse drop by to answer your questions on November 04, starting at 5:00PM. Do watch out for that!

Watch the virtual press conference of Beauty and the Boss with Gino Roque, Elisse Joson and director James Mayo below:

iflix is Asia’s leading streaming platform featuring the best in local, regional, and international content, which can be seen in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines. WeTV is home to Asian Premium content featuring the best shows from China and the rest of Asia. You can download both the iflix and WeTV app on the App Store and on Google Play. Content featured may not be available in all WeTV and iflix regional territories.

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