Feng Shui 2 grosses P200.8 million as of January 4

Kris Aquino reveals that their MMFF entry Feng Shui 2 has already earned P200.8 million as of January 4, 2015. She co-stars with Coco Martin in this horror film directed by Chito Roño.

The Kris Aquino-Coco Martin starrer Feng Shui 2 has already reached the 200 million mark.

Kris divulged that their MMFF entry has already earned P200.8 million as of 5 p.m. last Sunday, January 4.

The TV host-actress said that she has been praying that this horror film will allow her co-star Coco Martin to be dubbed as “movie royalty.”

Kris posted on her Instagram account (published as is), “When I prayed for Feng Shui, I asked God to bless our hard work & please reward Direk @chitorono & @mr.rodelnacianceno for their trust in me for sharing financially w/ our production cost.

“I told Coco, prayer ko talaga that Feng Shui will be his 1st P200 million movie because the Primetime King should also be certified movie royalty. And Direk Chito & I silently held our breath to see if Feng Shui could surpass the 1st installment as well as our Sukob.

“Thank You for entrusting us w/ your hard earned Christmas money. Thank You for making us so grateful for the fruits of our labor. Thank you to all of you who gave us 2 hours of your time to be part of the Feng Shui experience.

“Thank You! #grateful #blessed #humbled #JOY.”

During the MMFF 2014 awards night, the horror movie did not win any award.

Coco lost the Best Actor trophy to English Only Please lead actor Derek Ramsay.

Kris, one of the hosts of the Gabi ng Parangal, told audiences that she is content already with the box-office returns of their movie.

“Congratulations Derek! Love it! That’s life!


“Coco, that’s life! I love you Coco!

“Hiningi lang naman natin box office, di ba? Binigay naman yung box office! Okay na ‘yon!”

(Read: Lotlot de Leon tearfully dedicates award to Nora Aunor; Kris Aquino reacts to Feng Shui 2 missing out on awards)

Feng Shui 2 also holds the record for the highest opening day gross for any Filipino horror film when it earned P31.4 million last December 25.

Kris was one of the original stars of the 2004 blockbuster movie Feng Shui.

QUEEN OF HORROR MOVIES. In a previous interview with PEP, Feng Shui 2 director Chito Rono believes that Kris Aquino really owns the title “Queen of Philippine Horror Movies.”

Direk Chito also directed Kris’ blockbuster horror movies Sukob (2006) and the first installment of Feng Shui (2004).

“The only time na we found out that she can really manage this kind of characters…is the drive of the person to be better, to have a better life.

"And to achieve something, she... 'tapos may mga kumokontra from other forces, so, parang it became perfect for her.

"At saka, ang core ng character niya ay yung being a mother, and that made her very effective sa unang Feng Shui.

"This time, she has to survive, she has to move on, she has moved on to a better place after the tragedy ten years ago, and her joy is to fight again after a life na nanakaw sa kanya, o nanakawin pa rin ba sa kanya?

"I think it's perfect for Kris.

"At saka, yung maturity niya as an artist, sa pagiging aktres niya o bilang host, really helped a lot.


"The way she'd being doing her role, swak talaga sa kanya."

(Read: Chito Roño admits he initially hesitated to direct Coco Martin in Feng Shui 2)

Feng Shui 2 is the second highest-grossing MMFF 2014 entry so far. The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin 2 remains on top while My Big Bossing and English Only, Please place third and fourth, respectively.

The other MMFF 2014 entries are (in no particular order): the action comedy flick Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles 2, the Andres Bonifacio bipioc Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo, the horror film Shake, Rattle and Roll XV and the action film Muslim Magnum .357.

As of January 1, the 40th Metro Manila Film Fest entries have already earned P701 million in the box-office.

(To learn more about the box-office figures of MMFF 2014, CLICK HERE)





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