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Official teaser of ‘Goyo ang Batang Heneral’ set for release

By: - Entertainment Correspondent
/ 04:04 PM April 26, 2018

Paulo Avelino as Gen. Gregorio “Goyo” Del Pilar. Image:Facebook/Goyo:Ang Batang Heneral

The biggest historical epic film of 2018 is about to hit cinemas soon.

The official teaser for the movie “Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral” is set for release on May 2.

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Giving life to the Goyo is Kapamilya actor Paulo Avelino.

The ensemble cast includes Mon Confiado as Emilio Aguinaldo, Epy Quizon as Apolinario Mabini, Benjamin Alvez as Manuel L. Quezon, Leo Martinez as Pedro Paterno, Alvin Anson as Jose Alejandrino. Empress Schuck as Felicidad Aguinaldo, Perla Bautista as Trinidad Aguinaldo, Carlo Aquino as Col. Vicente Enriquez and many others.

Co-written and directed by Jerrold Tarog, “Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral” is a sequel to the epic film “Heneral Luna” which featured the life of Filipino army general Antonio Luna.

Back in 1996, the life of Goyo had already been featured via the film “Tirad Pass: The Story of General Gregorio Del Pilar”. It was top-billed by ‘80s matinee idol Romnick Sarmenta.

Gen. Gregorio “Goyo” Del Pilar is one of the most celebrated wartime heroes in Philippine history. He is the youngest general ever to serve the Philippine Revolutionary government during the Philippine-American War.

He was in his early 20’s when he got himself involved in the war.

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