Aga Muhlach just revealed young actress and host Xia Vigor as his leading lady in the remake of Miracle In Cell No. 7. Xia is playing the daughter of a mentally challenged man (played by Aga) who’s wrongfully imprisoned for murder. He becomes friends with the criminals in his cell, who help him see his daughter again by smuggling her into prison.
The actor posted on Instagram, “Me and my leading lady! Sobrang cute! Grabe! Excited to announce the many great actors I’ll be working with in this movie. Soon!”
Xia got her start in showbiz when she won It's Showtime’s “Mini Me 2” contest as a mini Selena Gomez in 2015. She has appeared on TV shows Wansapanataym and Maalaala Mo Kaya, as well as movies Alone/Together and My Perfect You.
Miracle In Cell No. 7 is a remake of the hit Korean comedy-drama released in 2013. Aga was supposed to star with Nadine Lustre, who dropped out of the movie due to medical concerns. Bela Padilla was announced as Nadine’s replacement a few days ago.
The official entry to the Metro Manila Film Festival also stars Joel Torre, JC Santos, and Arjo Atayde.
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