After his one-year hiatus, Filipino Italian actor Marco Gallo is back in town to give showbiz another try. He recently signed a contract with Viva Entertainment, Inc.
The 18-year-old former Star Magic talent left the country to go to Italy in July 2018. Now, he’s ready to pursue a career that “makes me happy.”
“I’m really excited on what’s going to happen in the future starting from now. I’m actually curious and straightforward to achieve my goals now,” Gallo told some entertainment writers present in the Viva office to witness his contract signing with the media and entertainment company.
“We really need to get out of our comfort zone and explore. And that’s why I moved to Viva. I just wanted to explore, I just wanted to see how the industry networks,” the towering lad added.
Born on Jan. 3, 2001 in Milan, Italy to an Italian father and a Filipino mother, Marco is best remembered as a teen housemate of Pinoy Big Brother season 7 where he also met Maymay Entrata and Edward Barber whom he considers one of his best friends in the business.
He’s appeared in a few films including Loving In Tandem and Harry & Patty and made quite a good impression in various Kapamilya shows including Wansapanataym, Ipaglaban Mo, The Killer Bride, and Pamilya Ko.
“Now that I’m with Viva, I’ll improve my skills so I’d be ready for any projects that the management will assign to me,” Marco shared and further said that he wanted to do action films prefers not be part of a love team to prove that he can stand on his own feet as an actor.
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Janine Gutierrez takes a shot on a psycho-thriller film
Kapuso actress Janine Gutierrez is once again set to enamor the audience with her acting skills that will have moviegoers on the edge of their seats till the very end.
Apart from being a fashion muse, an international endorser, a sought-after cover girl, Janine is undeniably one of the most regal actresses today. The GMA Artist Center star is known to take on strong and fierce female roles she embodies.
This year, she played the role of Celestina, a young lady who is born with dragon-like features on GMA’s Afternoon Prime series Dragon Lady. Her physical traits and mystical power unleash the independent and fierce lady boss in her.
She also took on the titular role of the tough and free-spirited Elise.
This time around, she will showcase a different side of her as she proves her versatility in acting via the psychological thriller film, Babae at Baril.
In the gripping movie, Janine portrays a saleslady in a local department store. Her character has had enough of being an underdog. All that is about to change when she finds a gun right on her doorstep. She can do anything she wants, talk back to whoever she wants, and even hurt anyone she wants after discovering how much power owning a gun can give her. All the bitterness she felt towards those who have wronged her have come spilling out all because of the gun.
Directed by Rae Red, Babae at Baril is an entry to this year’s QCinema International Film Festival’s Asian Next Wave Competition. Catch it in cinemas until today.