Xia Vigor is lead child actress in Filipino remake of ‘Miracle in Cell No. 7’
MANILA, Philippines — Child actress Xia Vigor is joining Aga Muhlach and Bela Padilla in the Filipino adaptation of the hit Korean film “Miracle in Cell No. 7.”
Muhlach shared the news Wednesday night by posting a photo with the 10-year-old actress.
“Me and my leading lady! Xia Vigor! Sobrang cute! Grabe! She plays my daughter in the movie ‘Miracle in Cell No. 7,’” Muhlach wrote as caption.
“Excited to announce the many great actors I’ll be working with in this movie. Soon!!” he added.
Vigor will portray the role of Ye-seung, daughter of Yong-gu (Muhlach), a mentally challenged man who was wrongfully imprisoned. In the film, Yong-gu will be helped by criminals in his cell to see his daughter again.
In a separate post, Muhlach revealed the filming for the anticipated remake has already started: “1st shooting day for the movie ‘Miracle in Cell No. 7’ #MMFF.”
“Miracle in Cell No. 7” is a 2013 multi-awarded Korean comedy-drama film starring Ryu Seung-ryong, Kal So-won, and Park Shin-hye. /muf