Here's to all of us who have been waiting for updates about the Miracle In Cell No. 7 remake: JC Santos just posted a photo of him in costume with the rest of the movie's "inmates" on Instagram, and we're seriously fangirling at this powerhouse cast! I MEAN, we have film and TV veterans Joel Torre, Jojit Lorenzo, Mon Confiado, and Soliman Cruz in the mix. JC, obviously awestruck as well, wrote in the caption: "'Yung mukha ko hindi pa rin makapaniwala."
ICYMI, Aga Muhlach will take on the role of a mentally-ill man (named Yong-gu in the original Korean movie) who is wrongfully charged with sexually assaulting and murdering a little girl. In prison, he becomes friends with his fellow inmates and together they form a plan to smuggle his young daughter (Xia Vigor)—originally named Ye-seung—inside the cell! Years after, his daughter (Bela Padilla) becomes a lawyer and is determined to prove her father's innocence.
Here's a clip from the OG Korean movie where Ye-seung and Yong-gu perform a Sailor Moon dance (Ye-seung's favorite show) for the other inmates:
Earlier this year, Viva Films announced that Nadine Lustre will be starring alongside Aga Muhlach in the remake, but Nadine decided to beg off the project and the role was given to Bela Padilla instead!
The PH version of Miracle In Cell No. 7 will be part of the 2019 Metro Manila Film Festival and will hit theaters in December.
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