Dennis Trillo set to star in international series ‘Severino’
Dennis Trillo will take on the lead role in the upcoming international series “Severino,” which is based on the true story of a priest named Juan Severino Mallari, the first documented serial killer in the Philippines.
The project and Trillo’s casting were first announced during the Cannes Film Festival in France last Wednesday, May 24, as reported by Variety.
The actor shared a part of the publication’s report along with an information sheet of Mallari, through his Instagram Stories.
CreaZion Studios, the television studio behind the project, also announced Trillo’s casting by showing a poster for the film via its Instagram page on Thursday, May 25. It added that the series is currently under development and is set for international distribution.
“Our goal is to be part of the wide-scale production of elevated Asian projects,” CreaZion Studios chief creative officer Real Florido was quoted as saying. “With ‘Severino’ underway, one of the biggest series in the region, we are excited to continue diversifying and expanding our market potential by partnering with outward-looking producers and projects.”
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Other cast members and further details on the series have yet to be disclosed as of this writing.
Meanwhile, Trillo recently starred in the hit TV series “Maria Clara at Ibarra,” in which he portrayed the characters of Crisostomo Ibarra as well as his alter ego Simoun. /ra
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