LOOK: Jericho Rosales returns to acting ‘in front of the camera’ after four-year hiatus
Jericho Rosales couldn’t contain his excitement to return to acting, as he unveiled a sneak peak of his character, Cenon Santiago, in the upcoming prison series “Sellblock.”
Rosales took to his personal Instagram page on Sunday, June 4, to share some behind-the-scenes photos of himself as Cenon Santiago, where he was seen wearing a prison uniform while getting a mugshot at what appears to be a police station.
“I’m just very happy to be acting in front of the camera again. Hi to my #SellBlock fam. You all are amazing,” he said. “I’m honored… and happy I’m not waking up at 3am tomorrow. [tongue out emoji] Sweet meme.”
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Rosales’ last teleserye was “Halik” with Yen Santos and Sam Milby, which ended in 2019, while he made the romantic-comedy film “The Girl in the Orange Dress” with Jessy Mendiola in 2018.
Fellow celebrities including Iza Calzado, Piolo Pascual, and Dimples Romana also expressed support for Rosales’ acting comeback, as seen in the comments of the latter’s post.
Reports of Rosales headlining “Sellblock” was confirmed by U.S.-based media outlet Variety in March 2022, which will be produced by ABS-CBN and Manila-based BlackOps Studios Asia.
The actor will be joined by Cherry Pie Picache, Tirso Cruz III, Ronnie Lazaro, Rosanna Roces, Mon Confiado and RK Bagatsing. However, details about the premiere date and plot are yet to be disclosed.
“Sellblock” marks the actor’s return to showbiz after a four-year break from showbiz, sharing to Philippine Daily Inquirer that he’s set to open up his own production outfit. However, he didn’t reveal the name of the company in the report.
“The projects I’m working on take time, patience and a lot of effort. I’m determined to make them happen. My dream is to make excellent projects here, then showcase them abroad. That’s what we’re working on. It takes a lot of time to write and produce stuff, but I’m patient enough,” he was quoted as saying. EDV