Cebuana actress Natileigh Sitoy stars in Japanese film Itoshi no Irene

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Film actress Chai Fonacier shows her support for Pinay Beauty co-star Natileigh Sitoy (in photo) as she top-bills the Japanese film Itoshi no Irene.



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lead star Chai Fonacier takes to Twitter to announce good news about her friend Natileigh Sitoy.

Chai is proud to say that Natileigh, an actress hailing from Cebu, is "the first Pinay to star in a titular role in a [Japanese] film."

Natileigh is the foreign lead star of the Japanese film Itoshi no Irene.

Itoshi no Irene, or Irene of Love in English, is based on a popular manga series of the same name.

It was written by popular manga artist Hideaki Arai.

The story centers around a 40-year-old man named Iwao Shishido who returns to his rural home with his foreign wife, Irene.

Natiliegh is most known for her roles in indie films.

She has also done television projects for GMA Network.

Early this month, Natileigh flew to Tokyo, Japan to do promotional rounds for Itoshi no Irene.

The film is set to premiere in Japan on September 14.


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