From hosting the morning talk show “Magandang Buhay”, the Momshies: Karla Estrada, Jolina Magdangal and Melai Cantiveros are now starring in their own movie “Momshies! Ang Soul Mo’y Akin” written by Daisy Cayanan and directed by Easy Ferrer.
In the movie, the three momshies who all feel that something is lacking from their lives get their souls swapped. Karla plays Karlene, a hotel owner and loving mother who wants to prove herself especially to her husband. Jolina is Jolene, a vlogger who wishes to have a love life and Melai is Mylene, a raketera who is happily married but wants to be rich.
The three who have been close friends since they joined “Your face looks familiar” said that even though they are very close, playing each other wasn’t an easy feat, and agreed that Melai is the hardest one to play, as she has big movements and expressions.
Writer Daisy Cayanan shared that the script had been written before the pandemic but unfortunately, lockdown was implemented before they finished. They decided to turn this disaster around and actually used the lockdown as an inspiration for one of the movie scenes. Direk Easy added that they initially had bigger plans for the movie, but due to the pandemic they had to adjust and change a lot of things. They also had to cut down on people working on the set as only a number of people are allowed. It was very tiring but the end result was very good. He also said that the late Director Wenn Deramas would have been proud of the movie.
The momshies first-ever movie offering will be available on Pay Per View from May 28 for $7.99 from iWantTFC and in select movie theatres in Australia from June 11.
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