John Lloyd Cruz Makes a Comeback in Teaser Trailer for ‘Culion’

After two years of leaving showbiz, multi-awarded actor John Lloyd Cruz makes a comeback via the teaser trailer of the Ricky Lee-written historical drama movie Culion. The film, written by Ricky Lee, produced by Mark Shandii Bacolod for iOptions Ventures, cinematography by Neil Daza and directed by Alvin Yapan is a dream collaboration for the people in the …

EXCLUSIVE: First Official Stills from Historical Drama Movie ‘Culion’

Two words, Neil Daza. If you’re not familiar with the name, maybe you’re familiar with his works. ‘Feng Shui’ (2004), ‘Signal Rock’ (2018), ‘Nabubulok’ (2017), ‘Gusto Kita With All My Hypothalamus’ (2018) and Oda sa Wala (2018), these are just some of the most beautifully pictured and framed movies locally. And these are the works …

Jasmine Curtis-Smith Completes the Cast of ‘Culion,’ Feels Honored to be Part of the Historical Film

“We have found our Doris.” That’s what producer Shandii Bacolod told us at the meet and greet of the historical movie ‘Culion.’ His biggest project to date after producing the controversial Metro Manila Film Festival 2016 movie ‘Oro,’ Joseph Abello’s directorial debut film ‘What Home Feels Like’ and Abello’s second movie ‘Double Twisting Double Back’ …

Historical Film ‘Quezon’s Game’ and Its Nostalgic Setting

According to the movie’s screenwriter Janice Perez, ”Quezon’s Game” was produced to shed light and honor the heroic feat of late President Manuel L. Quezon – when he fought for the country to open its doors to Jewish refugees at a time when everybody deliberately closed theirs. True enough, the film highlights a chapter of …

Joem Bascon, Mike Liwag All Set for ‘Culion’

If you’ve been following our updates on ‘Culion,’ we’ve emphasized the film’s women-centric story and it stars Iza Calzado, Meryll Soriano and one soon to be announced. But of course, the film wouldn’t be complete without its male leads. Joem Bascon will play Kanor, the male lead opposite to Iza Calzado’s Anna. He’s a fisherman …

Meryll Soriano Joins ‘Culion,’ Shares Their Historical Film Deserves a Spot at the MMFF 2019

The three main characters of Ricky Lee and Alvin Yapan’s historical drama ‘Culion’ are almost complete as multi-awarded actress Meryll Soriano joins Iza Calzado as Ditas, the one who has the worst case of Hansen’s disease or leprosy. She signed her contract with producer Mark Shandii Bacolod. Her character Ditas, as explained to us, has …

Iza Calzado is Culion

Multi-awarded actress Iza Calzado signs her contract as an actress and executive producer of the upcoming historical drama film ‘Culion.’ Present during the contact signing are ‘Culion’ producer Shandii Bacolod, executive producer Gilie Sing, Iza Calzado’s manager Noel Ferrer and Iza Calzado herself. Iza Calzado is Culion. Producer Shandii Bacolod shares that even before talks …

The Beauty and History of ‘Culion’ to be Featured in Film by Acclaimed Writer Ricky Lee

The team behind the controversial and critically-acclaimed film ‘Oro’ producer Shandii Bacolod and director Alvin Yapan is back with a historical film with the Philippines’ most respected writer, Mr. Ricky Lee. The film follows the story of three best friends (Anna, Doris and Ditas). Afflicted with leprosy and living like virtual prisoners in 1940s in Culion, …

“Mary, Queen of Scots” Asserts Claim to the Throne in New Trailer

In a history ruled by kings, there was a moment when two queens wrote the future.  Watch the brand new trailer of Focus Features’ dramatic thriller Mary, Queen of Scots starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie. Check out the trailer below and watch Mary, Queen of Scots in Philippine cinemas March 2019. Mary, Queen of Scots explores the turbulent life …