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The 2012 Metro Manila Film Festival is on


Nine movie outfits or a total of 14 movie scripts have been submitted to this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival, which will open on Christmas Day. 

Powerhouse Star Cinema has submitted two stories: a yet to be titled movie starring the tandem of Kris Aquino and Vice Ganda; and the romantic drama “One More Try” starring Angelica Panganiban, Dingdong Dantes, and Angel Locsin.

GMA Films has submitted one entry topbilled by by Bianca King, Aljur Abrenica, Solenn Heussaff, Isabelle Daza, and Mikael Daez. The flick has a working title, Coño Problems. Like GMA Films, Regal mellowed down this year with it’s sole entry entitled, you guess, “Shake Rattle and Roll 14,″ which stars Lovi Poe, Dennis Trillo, and Vhong Navarro.

Adolf Alix’s Deus Lux Mea Films has beaten the deadline of MMFF with the script of “My Prince Charming” starring Iza Calzado and Mauro Mauer. Additionally, the novice film outfit is banking on it’s historical drama “Death March” featuring Cesar Montano, Zanjoe Marudo, and Jason Abalos.

Superstar Nora Aunor, would be nominated twice for Best Actress this year via “Sa ‘Yo ang Sinapupunan” (a co-production between Brillante Mendoza and Solar Films) and El Presidente by Scenema Concept International by ER Ejercito in partnership with Viva Films, which also submitted “Ben Tumbling” starring Jericho Ejercito.

Other entries for consideration are: Unitel Pictures’ “Lola Basyang Story”; Quantum Films’ horror movie “The Strangers”, starring Julia Montes, Enrique Gil, and Enchong Dee, plus “Tuhog” top billed by Eugene Domingo; and Octoarts’ “Si Agimat, Si Enteng and Me” that feature the big screen triumvirate of Bong Revilla, Vic Sotto, and Judy Ann Santos

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