Actress Lovi Poe has become one of the executive producers of the remake of the 2003 cult film The Room. which will feature American Actor Bob Odenkirk, best known for his role as Saul Goodman on Breaking Bad and its spin-off Better Call Saul, taking on the lead role of Johnny, which was originated by the filmʼs writer and director, Tommy Wiseau.
The buzz around the remake of The Room had already emerged on social media recently. Its production comes from Acting for a Cause, an organization that has raised funds for various charitable causes which was founded and directed by Brando Crawford. It was Crawford who approached Lovi to take part in some of the projects that his company is doing.
“I saw great synergy with his company, so I helped produce The Room, says the actress.
Meanwhile, Lovi is busy with Batang Quiapo, currently the number one show on Philippine television today. Lovi is amazed by the public reaction to the top-rating series.
“Almost everywhere I go, people call me ʻMokang,ʼ which is my character’s name in the show, and they would ask me where Tanggol is, referring to Coco Martinʼs character,” confesses Lovi.
FPJʼs Batang Quiapo airs on weekdays at 8:00 p.m.