Andi Abaya and Joaquin Damogoso lead the cast of comedy crime thriller ‘Caught in the Act’

New to the industry, PBB Connect’s Andi Abaya and First Yaya’s Joaquin Domagoso will lead the cast of Perry Escano’s upcoming comedy crime thriller Caught in the Act.

A bold move to shoot a movie during the pandemic, but even bolder to cast newbies as its lead stars. But how did Andi and Joaquin got the lead roles?

Writer and director Perry Escano shares, “Nung sinusulat ko pa lang kasi ‘yung script na ‘yan, gusto ko ‘yung mga gaganap dun is opposite sa totoong buhay nila. Like kay Andi and kay Joaquin, in real life, makikita mo na conyo sila, mga class A pero sa film makikita mo parang class C sila or class D. Ganu’n ‘yung paggawa ko sa mga characters nila.

“Nag-virtual audition sila sa akin, and nakikita ko din kasi mga acting nila like si Andi nakita ko sa PBB, si Joaquin nasusubaybayan ko siya sa First Yaya. Then, ‘yung ibang cast napapanood ko sa ibang shows. So ‘pag may naiisip akong ibang character iniisip ko na ‘ah eto, bagay siya dito.’ Kasi swak siya sa character na nasulat ko.”

MPJ Entertainment Productions and Golden Brilliance present “CAUGHT IN THE ACT,” a comedy, mystery-crime adventure movie starring hot newbies of today’s generation — Joaquin Domagoso (GMA artist and son of Manila Mayor Isko Moreno) and Andi Abaya (ABS-CBN’s Pinoy Big Brother Connect 2nd Big Placer).

Kapuso Joaquin and Kapamilya Andi get their biggest break on film as they portray senior high school students who invent a new mobile app called “Caught in the Act,” a crime-stopping app, which allows people to report crimes.

Introducing in this movie are new faces who also portray major characters in the exciting story:  Josh Lichtenberg, Jhassy Cruz Busran, and Bamboo B.

“Caught In The Act” is written and directed by Perry Escaño who also helmed “Ang Guro Kong ‘Di Marunong Magbasa” (Cinemalaya 2017) and “Ang Sikreto Ng Piso” (2019), a Gelli De Belen-Ariel Rivera starrer.

The film’s executive producers are Josie Paynor, Reagan Romero, and JCB Production. 

Portraying supporting roles are: Karel Marquez, Lance Raymundo, Shido Roxas, John Gabriel, Toni Co, EJ Panganiban, Roy Sotero, Ella Sheen, Jiana Aurigue, Edna Hernandez.

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