Director Christopher Ad. Castillo passes away at 54
Filmmaker Christopher Ad. Castillo passed away on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 54 years old.
Castillo was known for helming horror films that include “The Diplomat Hotel”, “In Darkness We Live” and “The Sky is Falling”.
His uncle, John Ad. Castillo made the announcement yesterday, Aug. 19 on Facebook. He said that his nephew died St. Luke’s Medical Center, after a cardiac arrest. Christopher, a diabetic, had a bacterial infection in his blood, and was admitted to the hospital Saturday after shooting a film.
Christopher is the eldest son of the late renowned director Celso Ad. Castillo whose works include “Asedillo”, “Ang Pinakamagandang Hayop sa Balat ng Lupa” and “Burlesk Queen”. Celso also died of a heart attack in November 2012. JB
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