Alden Richards welcomes Maine Mendoza – Carlo Aquino team up
MANILA, Philippines – After Alden Richards found himself paired with Kathryn bernardo, his partner in the “AlDub” love team, Maine Mendoza was likewise given the chance to cross over networks for a movie project.
Richards said he is happy for his fellow “Eat Bulaga” mainstay who was recently partnered with a different leading man.
“I’m really happy that Maine is now really exploring acting with [a] different partner now and doing movie projects alone,” Richards said Tuesday during the press conference of “Hello, Love, Goodbye,” which pairs him with Kathryn Bernardo.
It was recently announced that Mendoza will be working with Carlo Aquino in “Isa Pa With Feelings” under production outfit Black Sheep.
Richards also bared that his “AlDub” partner opened up to him about having a tough time in acting.
“Kasi when we were working together, talagang nakekwento niya sa’kin she’s really having a hard time when it comes to acting,” Richards said.
“And syempre full support naman kami, sinusuportahan namin ‘yung isa’t isa na magkasama kapag gumagawa kami ng mga projects together,” he added.
But now that Mendoza has an upcoming project with a new partner, Richards said it is time for her “to break out of that fear.”
“Pero now, siguro, ito ‘yung time ni Maine to break out of that fear and conquer kung ano man ‘yung mga naghohold back sa kanya. I’m really happy for her na binigyan siya ng opportunity to also do a project with Black Sheep,” Richards said.
Richards and Bernardo’s “Hello, Love, Goodbye,” helmed by Cathy Garcia-Molina will premiere in cinemas on July 31, 2019.
The release date of Mendoza and Aquino’s “Isa Pa With Feelings” has yet to be announced. (Editor: Gilbert S. Gaviola)
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