Tourism execs mull filming Nueva Ecija historical event
Manny Galvez (The Philippine Star) - November 28, 2016 - 12:00am

CABANATUAN CITY, Philippines – Tourism officers in Nueva Ecija are planning to turn into a movie the Unang Sigaw ng Nueva Ecija, the province’s version of revolution against Spanish colonial rule.

The Tourism Officers in Nueva Ecija (ATONE) has met with scriptwriters and historians for the planned movie, which may star actor Robin Padilla and his brother Rommel. The Padillas are from Cuyapo town.

Darmo Escuadro, ATONE president and San Jose City tourism officer, said aside from the Padillas, the movie might also feature actor Jason Abalos, a native of Pantabangan town.

“Many want to help us make the movie, which may be started in the first quarter of 2017,” Escuadro said.

He said they estimated the filming to cost between P5 million to P8 million.


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