SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, Mar. 7 (PIA) - Movie Director Paul Soriano bared recently that he will soon direct a mainstream reel in the island of Siargao, this April after the Lenten Season.
Soriano revealed the good news to Governor Sol Matugas during his recent trip to Siargao Island. According to Soriano, matinee idol and pop singer Jericho Rosales who is also a proud surfer will star in the said film.
Governor Sol and Surigao del Norte 1st district Congressman Francisco “Bingo” Matugas met with Soriano on Feb. 24, this year to flesh out some major details of the said project. Soriano also said that he will also include other tourist attractions and destinations in the island which fascinates the whole world.
He said the story will also revolve around the customs and culture which Filipinos must embrace.
“The film will carry a plot which is classified as Love Story/Drama, covering a month long shooting. It will also be slated for the Manila Film Festival this coming December 2017,” said Soriano.
Soriano forecasted that after the film, many big-time tourists and potential investors will troop to Siargao.
On her part, Governor Matugas said the making of a film is a dream come true, primarily because it will feature Siargao as a top favorite location in the entertainment world.
She said she is very happy that the dream movie will showcase the island's pristine beauty.
Gov. Matugas also thanked Soriano for promoting and advertising Siargao Island among his friends in the business. It is expected that many will patronize the dreamland known as Island of Breath-taking Adventures. (Jann Glenn Platil, PGO-SDN/PIA-Surigao del Norte)