BG Productions International has revealed its exciting lineup of big projects for 2018.
In the media launch held at Marco Polo Hotel, the trailers of two films currently in production were presented to the media: first was “Almost A Love Story” featuring Barbie Forteza and Derrick Monasterio that also stars Lotlot de Leon, Matet de Leon and Ana Capri from the direction of Louie Ignacio. It is being produced in cooperation with Salento Cinema in Italy. It will have a “mainstream release” aside from being shown in Italy.
The second was the trailer of “Latay,” directed by Ralston Jover which tells the story of a “battered husband” and his “abusive wife” featuring Allen Dizon in the lead. Being considered to play Dizon’s wife in the film are award-winning actresses Alessandra de Rossi or Lovi Poe. The movie is being eyed to be entered in international film festivals.
Also launched were the projects of esteemed directors Joel Lamangan, Mel Chionglo and Louie Ignacio.
Being considered as the lead actress in the Joel Lamangan proJect titled “Angela Lumunsad” is Kapuso actress Heart Evangelista. She plays a woman who was mistaken for a teacher. She will be caught in a romance between a soldter and an NPA member who will both fall for her. The movie speaks about the importance of education and thts early there are plans to show the movie in schools. Also being prepared is an “environmental project” titled ” Maruming Hangin” that has anti-pollution as theme. BG Productions is planning to field this “satirical comedy” to the MMFF 2018.
Also in the works is the mainstream project of Mel Chionglo who is currently undergoing negotiations with Lualhati Bautista for a script based on her book “Sixty In the City”. Is the right vehicle for Ms. Charo Santos whom BG Productions CEO Baby Go wants to work with?
Director Louie Ignacio’s movie titled “School Bus,” which is intended for the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival, will start filming in March. If ever the movie is selected as entry, this will be the first title that BG Productions will join the prestigious independent film festival. Ms. Baby Go is likewise started on another Louie Ignacio project about an “unano wrestler” and he wants no less than the only and only superstar Nora Aunor to play the mother of the midgets.
Also lined up for this year are movies from Jason Paul Laxamana, Neal Tan and Joey Romero. Ms. Baby Go is happy to doing a wide variety of projects under her film outfit. It is also her dream to do a movie with Star for all season Ms. Vilma Santos and to have her own cinema where she can screen the movies that she produces. She also has an offer to co-produce a Hollywood film so Madame Baby is set to fly to the United States for a meeting.
“It is my passion to produce movies. I also help in the marketing. Thank God, we are able to sell the broadcast rights of our film so the money keeps on rolling, enabling us to continue making movies. I am happy I am able to keep my passion alive,” said Mrs. Go.