Mccoy de Leon, Elisse Joson to star in first movie together

The promising love team of Elisse Joson and Mccoy de Leon will headline their own movie in 2018.

This was announced by Atty. Joji Alonso of Quantum Films, who posted on Twitter a photo of the teen icons with director JP Habac. The helmer of ‘I’m Drunk, I Love You’ also posted a photo on Twitter.

Filiming will begin in January and theatrical release is targeted in August.

Quantum Films will bring the romantic film ‘All of You’ to this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival. Previous entries of the studio to the local film festival are ‘English Only, Please’ and ‘Walang Forever,’ both of which are box-office hits during their respective runs.

The movie title for the first McLisse is yet to be revealed.

‘The Star’ features pop divas Kelly Clarkson, Mariah Carey

Pop divas Kelly Clarkson and Mariah Carey make their marks this Holiday season in Sony Pictures Animation’s The Star, a family film about the events leading up to the very first Christmas.

Clarkson provides the voice of one of the stable animals, Leah the Horse, while Carey composes and sings the film’s title track.

In The Star, a small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. One day Bo finds the courage to break free and ends up befriending newlyweds Joseph and Mary. Mary’s kindness soon sets Bo on the adventure of his dreams. Along with three wisecracking camels and some eccentric stable animals, Bo follows the Star and become unlikely heroes in the greatest story ever told – the first Christmas.

Kelly Clarkson voices Leah for Sony Pictures Animations’ THE STAR.

Residents of the most famous stable in history who haven’t been able to sleep for nine months – ever since that star appeared in the sky. But Leah the Horse thinks the beauty of the spotlight is worth missing some sleep.

Grammy Award winner Clarkson, who plays Leah, says that playing a character suffering from a lack of sleep was maybe not a huge stretch. “I have four children, so I’m sleep deprived,” she kids. “Also, it was cool to be able to play a horse – I own a horse, because my daughter is an equestrian. It felt like the right time to play a Southern Belle who hadn’t had sleep in nine months.”

For Clarkson, it was gratifying to play a character in a story about faith. “For me personally, it’s so important – without faith, it would be a very lonely life,” she says. “I have to have faith in something bigger, the majestic world around us. And that’s what all of these characters are looking for – they’re all looking to be part of something greater than themselves.”

Meanwhile, Grammy winner Mariah Carey wrote and performs the title track for The Star’s soundtrack.

“The song was inspired by the beautiful way in which the story of Christmas is told in the film,” says Carey. “I thought about the star of Bethelhem while writing this song, but also about following your heart, following your dreams.”

Mariah Carey sings the title track for Sony Pictures Animation’s THE STAR.

“I’ve loved Christmas since I was a kid,” Carey continues, “even when we didn’t have any money and my mother would wrap fruit for a Christmas gift. It wasn’t about the gift – I just loved the spirit of Christmas.”

“When Mariah Carey walks in a room, you know ‘a star’ has arrived,” says composer Marc Shaiman. “But when it came time to co-write our song for The Star, she became only a great songwriter intent on getting her love of Christmas into the words and music. And when our song was complete, she proceeded to sing a thrilling vocal, filled with that passion. It was my honor to be able to share and help illuminate her joy.”

Now showing across Philippine cinemas, The Star is distributed by Columbia Pictures, local office of Sony Pictures Releasing International.

WATCH: First trailer for ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ puts man, dinosaurs in peril

Universal Pictures has just launched the first global trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the highly anticipated sequel to the blockbuster hit, Jurassic World.

Check out the trailer below and watch Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom in Philippine cinemas June 6, 2018.

With all of the wonder, adventure and thrills synonymous with one of the most popular and successful franchises in cinema history, this all-new motion-picture event sees the return of favorite characters and dinosaurs—along with new breeds more awe-inspiring and terrifying than ever before. Welcome to Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.
Stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard return alongside executive producers Steven Spielberg and Colin Trevorrow for Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Pratt and Howard are joined by co-stars James Cromwell, Ted Levine, Justice Smith, Geraldine Chaplin, Daniella Pineda, Toby Jones, Rafe Spall, while BD Wong and Jeff Goldblum reprise their roles.

Directed by J.A. Bayona (The Impossible), the epic action-adventure is written by Jurassic World’s director, Trevorrow, and its co-writer, Derek Connolly. Producers Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley once again partner with Spielberg and Trevorrow in leading the team of filmmakers for this stunning installment. Belén Atienza joins the team as a producer.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is distributed in the Philippines by United International Pictures through Columbia Pictures.