Star Cinema offers a new tandem for viewers to watch for:Sarah Geronimo and John Lloyd Cruz have been chosen to topbill its newestromantic movie titled A Very Special Love. Watch the new love team inthis movie directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina.
During the press conference of the movie last Tuesday, June 24, at Burgoorestaurant, Tomas Morato, Sarah and John Lloyd faced the press to answerquestions regarding their first movie together.
How did Sarah become comfortable working with John Lloyd Cruz? "It camenaturally as we worked together. Nahihiya ako sa kanya noon una pero tinanggalko yung hiya ko so okay na kami," reveals the pop singer.
John Lloyd recalls the time when they worked together in an episode of MaalalaMo Kaya, which was recently shown again on ABS-CBN. "Noon po kasingginawa namin ang MMK, isang tanong-isang sagot po 'yan. Isang tanong ako atisang sagot siya and then, that's it!"
"Pero nagulat na lang din ako, ang ganda...parang wala naman kaming ginawaafter Maalaala Mo Kaya, pero pagpasok namin sa pelikula, parang ang bilis.Parang hindi na namin kailangang mag-adjust sa pelikula. Parang nawala na anghiya niya. Walang hiya na siya," jokes the actor who was named as the BoxOffice King during the 2007 Guillermo Mendoza Awards for the Star Cinema movie OneMore Chance.
When Direk Cathy Garcia-Molina was asked to comment about the chemistry betweenJohn Lloyd and Sarah, she observes, "Meron nang inherent chemistry yung dalawasa MMK. We just started from there. Sa kanila na nanggaling...there is reallysomething between the two. When they look at each other, that's just it. Hindiko na kailangang mag-direk!"
How did John Lloyd react to his first-time leading lady Sarah during the shootingof the movie? "Sa totoo po, si John Lloyd at first, naninimbang ng konti. Kasiwith Bea [Alonzo], alam na ni John Lloyd kung paano magre-react si Bea. Thatwas just a day or two, after that, silang dalawa na lang ang nagchi-chikahan."
SYNOPSIS. A Very Special Love is about two young people withtotally different backgrounds but they discover that love truly knows nobarriers.
Sarah plays Laida, the breadwinner of her family. John Lloyd is Miggy of theMontenegro clan, the owner of several businesses including a publishing firmthat he manages.
Laida is hired as an editorial assistant of one of the magazines named Bachelor,which Miggy publishes. The boss decides to make Laida his own personalassistant and even forces to pretend to be his girlfriend during an event.Pretty soon, Laida's dedication to her job and the special attention that shewas receiving from the big boss caught the attention of the other employees.She became the butt of jokes and gossip started being spread about her in theoffice. Is it possible for someone like her to fall in love with a guy who is a snob and a braggart?
A Very Special Love also stars Gio Alvarez, Matet de Leon, JorossGamboa, Al Tantay, Irma Adlawan, Bernard Palanca, and Miles Hernandez. ThisStar Cinema movie open in theaters nationwide on July 30, 2008.
Trailer courtesy of Star Cinema