The phenomenal and proven TV and big screen blockbuster tandem of Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla will surely make their fans as well as the Filipino moviegoers who love to watch romantic flicks; fall in love with their characters in ‘She’s Dating the Gangster’.
‘She’s Dating the Gangster’ is a film adaptation on a Filipino novel of the same title, which had sold 70,000 paperback copies and an online hit of 60,000 readership on wattpad.
The film revolves around the ‘unfinished business’ of Athena and Kenji intertwined with the ‘unlikely couple’ of Kelay and Kenneth. Its main premise is that ‘love knows no boundaries as it transcends through time’. Screenwriters Carmi Raymundo and Charlene Bernardo wrote its adaptation with the permission and consultation of the book author—Bianca Bernardino.
To assure of its commercial value and quality, the box-office director Cathy Garcia-Molina was tasked to direct the said film.
According to Garcia-Molina, “Whatever changes or adjustments we did in this film adaptation—we had the blessings and close consultation with Ms. Bernardino.
“Stories adapted from books or novels have to undergo changes in order to be palatable to the moviegoers and our intended market of the film.”
Cast members include Khalil Ramos, Sofia Andres, Pamu Pamurada, Marco Gumabao, John Uy, Alex Diaz, Igi Boy-Flores, and Yana Asistio. Award-winning and veteran stars—Richard Gomez and Dawn Zulueta have special roles as well.
‘She’s Dating the Gangster’ marks KathNiel’s fifth film since their triumphant crossover to the silver screen via the 2012’s ‘24/7 in Love’. The film is also part of Star Cinema’s ongoing 20th anniversary celebration and is set to open on Wednesday, July 16 in theaters nationwide.
View full trailer below.
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – On Tuesday, July 2 at Dolphy’s Theater in ABS-CBN Compound, the country’s reigning ‘Teen King and Queen’—Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla were on spotlight during the grand press conference for their upcoming teleserye titled ‘Got to Believe’, which is to be helmed by box-office director and Philippines’ Nora Ephron—Cathy Garcia-Molina.
The Bernardo and Padilla tandem returns on primetime TV after their successful tandem in ‘Princess and I’ and their launching romantic comedy flick ‘Must be… Love’. They will be supported by equally talented stars—Manilyn Reynes, Benjie Paras, Ian Veneracion, and Carmina Villaroel.
Both will essay the characters of Chichay and Joaquin. It’s the typical poor girl meets rich boy, but with a more interesting twist and flavor to make its loveteam’s formula a success.
Star Cinema on its 20th Anniversary brings together four of the country’s lovely and most bankable female stars in one film that will surely warm the hearts of Filipinos; as Toni Gonzaga, Bea Alonzo, Angel Locsin, and Shaina Magdayao play the meddling sisters of Enchong Dee in Cathy Garcia Molina’s flick ‘Four Sisters and a Wedding’.
The story is a simple as it revolves around four sisters and their youngest sibling who broke the news that he’s finally getting married. Because of the sudden news, the maid in Spain Teddie (Gonzaga), the New Yorker Bobbie (Alonzo), the so-called black sheep Alex (Locsin), and the old maid Gabbie (Magdayao) were reunited and determined to stop the wedding of their only brother CJ (Dee).
However, in the course of their efforts of to end the possibility of making the wedding realized–all four sisters found themselves in a situation that affect their relationships altogether. Instead of trying to fix the wedding of their brother–it turned out that they themselves need some fixing when it comes to their respective relationships and their relationship toward each other as sisters.
In the cast are Connie Reyes, Carmi Martin, Boboy Garrovillo as the parents. ‘Four Sisters and a Wedding’ is slated to open in theatres nationwide on June 26, a Wednesday.
Watch the trailer of the film below.