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Piolo owes Charo for foray into producing

/ 12:02 AM October 14, 2019
Piolo owes Charo for foray into producing

Charo Santos (left) and Piolo Pascual —Jam Sta Rosa

Much of what Piolo Pascual is today, as an actor and producer, can be credited, he said, to the guidance of Charo Santos-Concio, who “always believed in me.”

“I have always been close to her ever since. She’s one of the people who made it happen for me,” he told reporters at a press conference. “Whenever I get a chance to talk to her, she would give some really good advice.”

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“She had a hand in my career moves and gave me pointers on what direction to take. She suggests concepts. She’s a big factor in who I am today,” the 42-year-old star said.

Piolo is now a full-fledged producer. He founded Spring Films, the independent production outfit behind such box-office hits as the “Kimmy Dora” franchise and “Kita Kita.”

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“During a recent ‘ASAP’ show in San Francisco (California), I told her that she’s the reason I became a producer. I said, ‘From being an actor, I transcended that and became a producer—a successful one at that. So, if you have more tips, I will listen,’” he related.

Piolo said he’s “very open” to doing a film with the veteran actress and ABS-CBN executive in the future.

“Yeah, we have been wanting to work together. We were supposed to do a project, but our schedules wouldn’t match,” he said. “If there’s a concept for us, we will be up for it.” —ALLAN POLICARPIO

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