Enchong Dee excited for acting comeback in ‘I Love You to Death’

Swimmer-turned-celebrity Enchong Dee expressed excitement for making a comeback in his acting career, in a press conference held June 27 at 38 Valencia Events Place for Regal Entertainment and The Idea First Company’s upcoming romantic horror-comedy film I Love You to Death.

After recording a self-titled album for Star Records and doing work outside the movie industry, the 27-year old actor said this time he would focus on honing his craft for acting, hoping to inspire a succeeding generation of artists.

Newbie actors Nico Nicolas and Christian Bables who were with Enchong and his leading lady Kiray Celis at the conference, supported Dee and said they felt inspired to work with the male lead actor.

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Enchong also said he felt eager working with director Miko Livelo for a film he claimed as “experimental” and “different” from his past works in mainstream cinema. Livelo said the film would be a combination of horror and comedy, with the latter he claims as his “forte.”

Kiray, on the other hand, described the movie script as smart and witty, and she proudly invited the audience to watch and support the local film industry.

The former Goin’ Bulilit cast member also expressed excitement for having worked with Enchong as her leading man, citing how at times it was challenging especially when the shoots involved intimate love scenes.

Also with Enchong and Kiray in the press conference were supporting actresses Trina Legaspi and Michelle Vito who likewise showed their enthusiasm for the release of Regal Entertainment’s latest picture.

Catch I Love You to Death, directed by Miko Livelo and written by Ash Malanum, opening this July 6, 2016 in cinemas nationwide.

Published by Anthony de Ocampo

Comm 110 Ethics 1. BA Film 2. Favorite book: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. The parables and allegories written in the novel are timeless and achingly relatable. 3. Favorite film: The Tale of Princess Kaguya directed by Isao Takahata. Concerned with transcience, mortality, and the necessity of endings, the story is masterfully written and deeply moving. 4. Favorite media practictioner: Hayao Miyazaki (film director/animator). His creative prowess and playful imagination is something to be idolized as an aspiring writer, storyteller, and filmmaker. 5. Favorite band: The Strokes. My musical taste has changed ever since I started listening to them in high school. They have also influenced my songwriting and music in numerous ways. 6. Favorite meal: Naan and Curry. It shall remind me of the friends I hung out with during my year-long stay in Japan. 7. Hobbies: Songwriting, Poetry

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