Referring to the Olympic gamesthat recently kicked off at Beijing, China recently, Vic Sotto expressed hisgladness over the newest film offering of RVQ Productions, M-Zet Films and APTEntertainment. "Sabi ko nga daig pa niyan ang Olympic gold medal para sa akinha, sa aking career," Vic told PEP (Philippine Entertainment Portal) lastAugust 5 at the Imperial Palace Suites in Tomas Morato, Quezon City. Vic andDolphy are appearing together for the first time in the comedy flick Dobol Trobol: Get Redi 2 Rambol.
The male comedian added: "I'mconfident naman na maraming matutuwa na mapapanood ulit nila si Dolphy." Personallyspeaking, Vic described the opportunity of working with Dolphy as a great honorand a "once in a lifetime experience."
DREAM PROJECT. After years of anxious anticipation, the tworoyalties of Philippine comedy expressed excitement that the fans and thegeneral viewing public will finally witness their tandem.
"Matagal ng nakaplano ‘to kayalang hindi lang magtagpo ‘yong schedule namin kaya natagalan. Pero we're reallyglad na natapos din namin and sa wakes, e, maipapalabas na ‘yong pelikula,"shared Vic, who is being touted as Dolphy's successor as the country's topcomedian.
Dobol Trobol tells thestory of an aging resort security guard-cook (played by Dolphy) who is set toretire. Playing Dolphy's daughter is beauty queen and ex-Pinoy Big Brother CelebrityEdition 2 housemate Riza Santos.
Trouble begins when managementhired Vic's character to assume Dolphy's post. Threatened by the young upstart,Dolphy went all out to discredit Vic in the eyes of the bosses. Dolphy's woeswere compounded when Vic fell in love with his unica hija.
"Umpisa pa lang, asaran atbuwisitan na, dahil akala niya [Dolphy], sinulot ko siya sa trabaho. Magbabagolang ‘yon nang makilala ko ang anak niya. Pero lalo siyang maaasar sa akin, akonaman, pilit na aareglo sa kanya," explained Vic.
Caught in various riotous comicsituations, Dolphy and Vic will leave the audience in stitches as they exchangebanter and witty punch lines. Complementing the funny duo's comedic skills arestate-of-the-art special effects that are seldom used in local comedy films oftoday.
Joining the two lead stars are Carmi Martin, Jose Manalo andWally Bayola. Carmi plays Dophy's wife in the movie while Eat Bulaga'sDabarkads Jose and Wally play the lead characters' respective sidekicks.
Zsa Zsa Padilla and Pia Guanio, the ladyloves of the top comedians, havespecial cameo roles. Directing the film is Tony Reyes with Bibeth Ortezawriting the film script with additional input from Dolphy and Vic themselves.
Asked if they're both open to theidea of doing a sequel, Dolphy optimistically said, "Sana. Awa ng Diyos kungpapalarin, e di ulitin namin dahil enjoy ako talaga and hindi ako napagod.Hindi ko naramdaman na tapos na ‘yong pelikula e. Masaya, parang ‘di kanagta-trabaho, parang naglalaro lang kami."Dobol Trobol: GetRedi 2 Rambol opens in theaters nationwide this Wednesday,August 13.