WATCH: Teaser for ‘Miracle in Cell No. 7’ Filipino remake released
MANILA, Philippines — The first teaser for the anticipated Filipino remake of Korean film “Miracle in Cell No.7” has finally been released.
Viva Films unveiled the teaser Tuesday via its Facebook page and quickly garnered support after gaining almost six million views, as of writing.
Isang milagro ang malapit na nating masaksihan ngayong kapaskuhan. Check out the teaser of Miracle in Cell No. 7, starring Aga Muhlach, Joel Torre, JC Santos, Mon Confiado, Jojit Lorenzo, Soliman Cruz, and John Arcilla, with Bela Padilla, introducing Xia Vigor, with special participation of Tirso Cruz III. Directed by Nuel Naval. #MiracleInCellNo7 is an official entry to the 2019 Metro Manila Film Festival. Opens December 25 in cinemas nationwide. #MiracleInCellNo7Teaser#MMFF2019
Posted by VIVA Films on Tuesday, November 12, 2019
“Miracle in Cell No. 7” stars Aga Muhlach, Bela Padilla and child star Xia Vigor.
They will be joined by other stellar cast members like Mon Confiado, Tirso Cruz III, JC Santos, Joel Torre, Jojit Lorenzo and Soliman Cruz.
The movie, which premiered in Korea in 2013, tells the story of a mentally challenged man who was wrongfully imprisoned and will be helped by criminals in his cell to see his daughter again.
Confiado took to his Facebook account Wednesday to assure how director Nuel Naval remade the film to suit Filipino’s taste.
“Sobrang excited ako na mapanood ninyo ng buo ang pelikulang ito! Oo. Totoong ito ay remake. Pero magugulat kayo kung paano inadapt ng aming napakahusay na direktor na si direk Nuel Naval sa panlasang Pinoy ang buong pelikula!” Confiado wrote.
(I’m so excited for you to watch this film. Yes, it is true that this is a remake. But you will be surprised how this was adapted by our talented director Nuel Naval to fit Filipinos’ taste.)
Sobrang excited ako na mapanood ninyo ng buo ang pelikulang ito! Oo. Totoong ito ay remake. Pero magugulat kayo kung…
The Filipino remake is set for release on December 25 as an entry to the 2019 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF).