Manila, Philippines 29 November – The much anticipated teaser video for Love Team: Beyond Boys’ Lockdown, a spin-off of the 2020 hit boys’ Love series Boys’ Lockdown, dropped yesterday enthralling viewers as stars Ali King and Alec Kevin return as fictional versions of themselves as they live out a stranger than fiction scenario of developing “real” feelings while shooting on the set of their show.
Award-winning news anchor and lifestyle purveyor Ces Oreña-Drilon joins the cast as the mother of Ali, a strong and independent woman with great maternal instincts. On playing the part, Drilon shares, “I am thrilled and excited. Like I said before, now is the time to explore new things and do things outside one’s comfort zone.”
As a celebrity and SOGIE Equality Bill advocate herself, Drilon who plays a significant role in the show adds, “I think it’s about time. It’s time to tell the story of the LGBTQIA+ and their own unique love stories.”
The Love Team teaser video premiere also marked the start of the series’ Kickstarter fundraising campaign (https://bit.ly/LOVETEAMKickstarter), a first in the history of the boys’ love series genre in the Philippines. The show producers are counting on the global fan support received by Season One to help reach the overall production budget. The crowdfunding campaign that will run up until January 27, 2022. Donors will enjoy perks such as executive producer and associate producer credits, personalized video greetings, and more.
Produced by Ticket2Me, Bit by Bit Company, and 2TinCans PH, Love Team takes on a meta approach as it picks up and tells a parallel story where Boys’ Lockdown left off in Season 1. Apart from Drilon, the series will also feature the cast from the original season: Ali King, Alec Kevin, Kaloy Tingcungco, and Teetin Villanueva, as well as new cast members playing new characters.
The upcoming season will still have the same creative team helmed by Director Jade Castro, Writer and Creator Danice Mae P. Sison, and Executive Producer Darwin Mariano.
Watch Drilon’s story unfold only on Love Team: Beyond Boys’ Lockdown. Check out the teaser video here: [https://bit.ly/BLLoveTeamTeaser].