Piolo Pascual, Toni Gonzaga to grace US premiere of ‘Starting Over Again’

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GONZAGA AND PASCUAL. Maturing acting chops.

REDWOOD CITY, California—Fresh from a recent fan-packed Manila premiere with a record-breaking opening day gross of P25 million, the Philippines’s “Ultimate Heartthrob” Piolo Pascual and actress-singer-host Toni Gonzaga will fly almost 8,000 miles to meet their fans in the San Francisco Bay Area for the U.S. premiere of the romantic comedy, “Starting Over Again.”

The premiere, a Valentine’s Day offering from ABS-CBN Star Cinema and TFC@TheMovies, is set for Feb. 15, Saturday, with 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. screenings at historic Fox Theatre in Redwood City.

“Starting Over Again” has generated huge buzz because of the chemistry of the two lead stars and the numerous positive reviews by critics, bloggers and fans who are raving over the brilliantly directed movie by the award-winning Olivia M. Lamasan.

Lamasan directed international Filipino blockbusters from Star Cinema like “Milan,” “In My Life,” “In the Name of Love” and “The Mistress,” to name a few.

The screenplay is by Carmi Raymundo who wrote the recent Kim Chiu-Xian Lim blockbuster, “Bride for Rent” and other hits like “My Amnesia Girl” and “It Takes A Man and a Woman.”

Toni plays Ginny—bubbly, brilliant and driven—a student in architecture, romantically pursues Marco (Piolo), a professor.

Eyebrows may be raised but the two genuinely fall in love, until one day, Ginny left for no apparent reason, breaking Marco’s heart.

Years later, their paths cross again: Ginny has the successful career that she dreamed of while Marco is now a chef, with a new ladylove in Patty (played by Iza Calzado).  Seems like they are all happy. But Ginny wants Marco back. The journey of second chances begin with Ginny chasing Marco again.  But will this have a happy ending or will it end again in heartbreak?

Joining Piolo, Toni and Iza in this romantic comedy are Joross Gamboa, Bryan Santos, Edgar Allan Guzman, Cai Cortez and Beauty.

For more information on the premiere, visit tfc-usa.com/AtTheMovies.

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  • hustlergalore

    “positive reviews by critics”

    come on. okay na sana yung by fans. pero ito? patawa lang a!

    • andresa igbac

      so have you watched the film? tell us what you think of it.

    • MBogs

      OO.. critics and fans, magaganda ang feedback.. e sayo, bitter ampalaya.. isaksak mo sa tumbong mo!

      • hustlergalore

        ang mga panatiko na katulad mo. oo lang ng oo! pero ang tunay na kritiko at hindi binayaran iba ang opinyon! LOL

      • MBogs

        sabi ko nga.. CRITICS and fans.. mapa-regular moviegoers man o may sinabi sa movie-making, aprub ang pelikulang ito.. Pero siyempre, may mga nagmamagaling na gunggong na tulad mo!

  • hustlergalore

    Lamasan directed international Filipino blockbusters from Star Cinema like “Milan,” “In My Life,” “In the Name of Love” and “The Mistress,” to name a few.

    -kung maka-international naman ang publicity akala mo foreigners yung mga nanuod. e mga subscriber lang yan ng tfc channel no! LOL

    • MBogs

      Epal na naman tong kamuning fantard na to! Sige, panoorin mo nang paulit-ulit ang Basement hanggang sa mamugto na mga mata mo! Baka at least, lumampas naman sa 1 million ang kita.. Hahahaha!

      • hustlergalore

        as usual, aakusahin ka ng kamuning fantard! as if magiging apektado ako kung ano sa sasabihin niya dun sa kabila! fantard na fantard mag-akusa e no! tinunaw ang utak ng gma vs abs-cbn! cheap! LOL kung tutuusin, ano ba ang mali sa sinabi ko? e totoo namang pinalabas yun doon para sa mga cheap tfc subcribers na mahilig manuod ng ka-cheapan ng soap operas! LOL

  • Aiko Ito

    Good that Joross shifts to comedy.

  • dancel asturias

    PIOLO ULTIMATE HEARTTHROB… ARE YOU KIDDING? HOW ABOUT ULTIMATE GAY PRETENDING TO BE HEARTTHROB…OR AS LOLIT SOLIS TWITS – “THE ULTIMATE BEKKEE…”

  • Mike_1974

    Mama P! ingat palagi!!!

  • Guest

    How did this “Piolo is gay” controversy even spread?

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