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Jake and Angeline in ‘Foolish Love’

They say that’s what Joel Lamangan, the director, told them when they were shooting their intimate scenes. “Or you will do that again and again,” they remember the director telling them. So, they did everything to make that a perfect take and, they sighed in great relief when after Lamangan shouted “cut’ told them they did just as they were told and he was very happy.

Jake Cuenca and Angeline Quinto  think the audience will love what they will see in Regal Entertainment, Inc.’s initial offering for 2017, Foolish Love.

The pair went all out in their kissing and love scenes, unmindful of other people’s presence on the set while shooting the Joel Lamangan film.

Joel Lamangan’s “Foolish Love” tests the onscreen chemistry of Angeline Quinto and Jake Cuenca
Though quite jittery at first, Angeline dropped all inhibitions and threw all cautions to the wind to give justice to her and Jake’s steamy lovemaking scenes in the movie.

In Foolish Love, Angeline plays a character obsessed to meet the guy in her dreams. She then meets Jake, who shares a name with the guy in her dreams. Thinking he is indeed her destiny, Angeline falls madly in love with Jake. Theirs was a happy relationship until Angeline realizes Jake is not the man in her dreams.

The public will see a different Angeline Quinto in the movie. The singer-actress has evolved into a daring performer who met the demands of her character without reservations.

Jake, meanwhile, showed his passion for the craft. He didn’t mind getting soaked in the rain while waiting for Angeline in one scene. For that display of dedication to finish one of Foolish Love’s highlights, Jake earned nothing but good words from the director.

In Angeline’s case, the director has nothing but admiration for her growth as an actress. Lamangan worked with Angeline in the Regal rom-com That Thing Called Tanga Na.

Apart from Jake and Angeline, the film also stars the love team of real-life couple Miho Nishida and Tommy Esguerra.

The Tommy Esguerra and Miho Nishida love team is a big discovery of Pinoy Big Brother. The pair instantly gained a huge following, which led to the birth of the ToMiho love team.

The public’s interest in the tandem didn’t escape Lily and Roselle Monteverde’s eyes ,and, so, they offered the duo their first acting break on the big screen via this year’s first romantic comedy movie, Foolish Love.

Real-life couple and former “PBB” love team Tommy Esguerra and Miho Nishida, otherwise kinown as ToMiho 
Tommy and Miho play the roles of baristas in the movie. Their boss is head over heels in love with Miho, who, however, chooses Tommy over him.

Fans and supporters of the Tomiho love team won’t be disappointed as the film showcases a lot of romantic scenes involving the tandem. Lamangan made sure of that. He says, “First time man nilang umarte sa big screen, pasado sila sa panlasa ko. Wala nang arte ‘pag sinabi kong kailangan nilang maghalikan sa scene. Bigay na bigay nga sila at ramdam ang pagiging in love nila sa isa’t isa.”

On and off cam, the pair is inseparable. The sweetness displayed on screen is even double offscreen. No wonder they are a hit in the daily Kapamilya morning series, Langit at Lupa. Though they may be an unlikely pair, there is no denying that Tommy and Miho are in love with each other.

Foolish Love opens on Jan.  25 in theaters, nationwide.

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Comedienne AiAi de las Alas adds another product to her growing portfolio of endorsements. Actually, she bagged the deal late last year.

The comedienne said she agreed to endorse the product because it fits her “healthy lifestyle” these days.

So, Glomar Entertainment Production Head Bing Espino signs the comedy queen as endorser for Natural Blend Coffee along with young talent Jelai Espino. GLomar manufactures Natural Blend Coffee now available in supermarkets and convenience stores nationwide. 

It’s noticeable how much Ai Ai has slimmed because of her healthy lifestyle. She avoids meat and dairy and tries to eat more natural food. She says that Natural Blend Coffee, her latest endorsement, is also good for her.

“Hindi na ako nagpapapayat, kung ano na lang yung kinakain ko, parang natural na,” she said.

In 2017, she said she’d just be in relaxed mode.

“Ia-appreciate ko lahat ng binigay sa akin ni Lord. Kumbaga, relaxed mode ako sa 2017. Kung madaming work, siyempre gusto ko pa din. Pero more of relaxing mode ako this year,” she said.

Meanwhile, Angelica “Jelai” Espino is an aspiring singer and actress, She is in grade seven at San Beda (Taytay, Rizal). She’s attending an workshop at ABS-CBN Star Magic and singing lessons from Vehnee Saturno, who wrote a song for her, “Huwag Mong Biruin.”

Jelai’s parents are Butch and Bing Espino. Sports-entertainment writer Nap Gutierrez is managing her young career.

Topics: Joel Lamangan , Jake Cuenca , Angeline Quinto , Tommy Esguerra , Miho Nishida , Foolish Love , AiAi de las Alas , Bing Espino , Jelai Espino , Natural Blend Coffee
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