Philippine Showbiz Today Vol 14 No 6 - Page 19

Philippine Showbiz Today March 22 - April 7, 2019 19 Jolina Magdangal and Marvin Agustin love team will reunite in new film The iconic 90’s love team of veteran artists Jolina Magdangal and Marvin Agustin will return in an upcoming movie based as announced in their social media posts on March 12. Magdangal and Agustin were the stars of the popular 1998 romantic flick “Labs Kita…Okey Ka Lang?” where they played two best friends Ned and Bujoy who fell in love with each other. There are not much details revealed in their posts. However, they may be hinting at reprising their roles because the captions in their posts used the hashtags #Bestfriendmolangako and #marjoXP8SJ. Magdangal also said on Instagram: “Oh yes totoo na ito! Ituloy na natin labtim.” They’ll be working with Project 8 corner San Joaquin Projects, the same production studio behind popular independent films “That Thing Called Tadhana” and “Alone/Together.” Well-known directors Antoinette Jadaone and Dan Villegas, producer Reign Anne de Guzman and writer Bibeth Orteza are also part of the production team. Agustin and Magdangal also Jolina Magdangal and Marvin Agustin will reunite in a new movie. (Facebook/Project 8 corner San Joaquin Projects) starred as a couple in popular 90’s movies “Gimik,” “Kung Ayaw Mo Huwag Mo,” “Flames: The Movie,” and “Hey Babe!” In November 2018, Magdangal said that she and Agustin have long planned on a possible reunion movie. “Actually matagal na kaming It’s Showtime Indonesia to air pilot on March 25 The Indonesian television station, MNCTV, will air the first episode of its “It’s Showtime” franchise on March 25. Jugs Jugueta, a host on “It’s Showtime” Philippines, said so on Instagram. He greeted his followers a good morning in Malay then said he still can’t believe their “humble variety show would one day have an Indonesian franchise!” “Indonesia is very close to my heart because aside from having pescetarian-friendly mouth- watering food, this is where my wife @andeebanandee lived for nine years!,” the vocal band singer- turned-host continued. “I love the culture, I love the people, and did I mention that I love Indonesian food?!” He and “It’s Showtime” co- host and director, Teddy Corpuz and Bobet Vidanes, respectively, will fly to Jakarta to join the premiere on March 25. Prior, MNCTV confirmed the acquisition of the franchise through a Facebook post which showed a lyric video of “It’s Showtime’s” theme song in Bahasa. The Philippine noontime variety show – which turns 10 next year – is hosted by Vice Ganda, Anne Curtis, Amy Perez, Mariel Rodriguez, Vhong Navarro, Ryan Bang, Jhong Hilario, and Karylle, among others. It’s yet to be announced if the Indonesian version will have the same segments as its local counterpart. ● - S.M. Bernardino, MB nagko-contact-an ni Marvin pero hindi lang talaga kami nabibigyan ng chance maupo tapos pag- usapan,” she said in ABS-CBN’s “Magandang Buhay.” “Two months ago, galing siya sa ibang bansa, sabi niya ‘yun daw ‘yung aasikasuhin niya hanggang 2019 dahil gusto talaga namin gumawa ng project na involved talaga kami,” she added. The TV personality also hoped it would be a movie to continue the story of Ned and Bujoy and both of them will be “hands-on” with the production. “Gusto namin pelikula eh. Either co-prod or talagang hands on kami dun sa project, dun sa istorya, sa lahat. Basta gusto namin something na konektado sa ‘Labs Kita, Okay Ka Lang?’ Kasi 20 years na ‘yung pelikulang ‘yun eh. So anong nangyari kay Ned at Bujoy talaga, di ba?” Magdangal said. Magdangal and Agustin were considered popular Filipino cultural icons throughout their career in the entertainment industry. Magdangal became known as an award-winning singer and TV host-performers of several programs such as “ASAP,” “SOP” and “Ang TV” Agustin, meanwhile, became a celebrated actor and also hosted variety shows such as “Dear Friend” and “Outrageous and Courageous” in 2005. ● - C.R. Madarang, Interaksyon Bayani Agbayani says 2019 turning to be a good year for him “Ako kasi, hindi nagpaplano,” he says. “This year, ang daming blessings na galing mula kay Lord. After doing supporting roles, heto, I have two movies na ako ang male lead. Nag-guest naman ako sa ‘I Can See Your Voice,’ nagustuhan nila at ginawa akong regular.” Bayani played supporting roles in “Woke Up Like This” and “Mary, Marry Me.” Now, he is Gelli de Belen’s leading man in “Pansamantagal” and in a new movie with Ai Ai De Las, “Feelennials,” produced by Pops Fernandez.  “Hindi ko rin ine-expect ang projects na ito na magbibida ako. Like I said, ‘di ako nagpaplano ng buhay ko. Nobody knows the future, so i-enjoy mo lang kung ano ang ibinibigay ni Lord sa iyo. I never expected nga na balang araw, mag-aartista pala ako. Si God ang nagpaplano for me.” In “Pansamantagal,” he plays Leo, a writer who’s having problems in his personal life so he goes to the beach to chill and relax. There, he meets Gelli de Belen as Agnes, who has problems of her own. How is it working with Gelli de Belen?  “Ever since, fan na talaga ako ni Gelli. Kasi magaling siya kahit saan mo dalhin, comedy man or drama. So pangarap ko talagang makatrabaho siya. Unang natupad ang pangarap ko nang magkasama kami sa isang TV sitcom sa TV5, at ngayon, heto, sa pelikula na.” ●