"Actually, to tell you the truth, I started loving my craft while shooting No Other Woman and Private Benjamin. I can do this for a long time.
"I wanna test myself more with movies."
"Siguro more movies. I wanna... with whomever. Hindi ako namimili ng katrabaho. Hindi ako namimili kung sino, ano ko."
SECOND CHOICE? May next movie project na ba siya?
"Star Cinema is offering me a movie with Bea [Alonzo]. I think this is the movie that was originally for Sam [Milby].
"But I think Sam wants to do other things.
"Ano'ng feeling na ikaw lang yung second choice? Okay lang," ang sabi ni Derek.
Tungkol saan ang pelikula nila ni Bea?
"I'm meeting with Star Cinema on the 27th. They're gonna pitch the movie to me.
"I'd love to work with Bea. Nakatrabaho ko na siya on TV and sa movie. So, it would be exciting to work with her again."
THE BASIS? 'Pag tinanggap niya ang movie with Star Cinema, ibig sabihin ba nito ay hindi siya lilipat?
Kasi, kung ang meeting niya with Star Cinema ay sa darating na January 27, ilang araw na lang at expired na ang kontrata niya.
"No. End of Feb. End of Feb," natatawa niya uling sagot.
"You know, when I met with ABS, I told them I'm really appreciative of what they've done and given me.
"Whatever decision I make... I know it makes me sound like I've made a decision, but whatever decision I make, I don't wanna burn bridges with TV5 or ABS.