First 4 films for MMFF 2020 announced
MANILA, Philippines — The first four films for the 2020 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) have been revealed.
In a Facebook post, MMFF organizers said the first four films are “Ang Mag Kaibigan ni Mama Susan”, “Magikland”, “Praybeyt Benjamin 3”, and “The Exorcism of My Siszums”.
MMFF is usually held during the Christmas season. The first summer edition of the festival was supposed to happen this year, however, it was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Here’s what you should know about the four films:
Ang Mga Kaibigan ni Mama Susan
Production: Regal Entertainment, Inc.
Lead Actor: Joshua Garcia
Lead Actress: Angie Ferro
Director: Chito Roño
Scriptwriter: Bob Ong
Production: Brightlight Leisure Productions Inc./Gallaga Reyes Films
Genre: Fantasy Adventure Film
Lead Actors: Jun Urbano, Migs Cuaderno, Joshua Eugenio, Jamir Babarte, Dwight Gaston
Lead Actresses: Bibeth Orteza, Elijah Aleto, Princess Aliyah Rabara, Hailey Mendez, Kenken Duyad
Director: Christian Acuna
Scriptwriters: Antoinette Jadaone, Irene Villamor, Rod C. Marmol, Pat Apura, Devein Baltazar
Praybeyt Benjamin 3
Production: ABS-CBN Film Productions, Inc/Viva Communications Inc.
Lead Actor: Vice Ganda
Lead Actress: To be finalized
Scriptwriters: Daisy Cayanan, Dip Mariposque, Jonathan James Albano
The Exorcism of My Siszums (working title)
Genre: Comedy Horror
Lead Actresses: Toni Gonzaga, Alex Gonzaga
Director and Scriptwriter: Fifth Solomon
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