Dennis Trillo is now a convert of fortune telling. In therecent pocket press conference held for the male star of Tarot, Dennis was surprised to learn that his fortune would be toldby a Tarot reader. It turned out that most of the descriptions given by thefemale fortuneteller were accurate even though they were private details that werenot known to most people.
"Nung una po bago po ako pumasok dito sa kwartong ito kanina, hindi po akonaniniwala sa kahit na anong hula, or Tarot card," admits Dennis. "Peropagkatapos po ako mabasahan ng mgabaraha kanina parang nagbago yung pananaw ko dahil, actually hanggang ngayon poshock parin ako dahil hindi ko akalain na pati yung mga personal detail sa buhayko malalaman ng baraha talaga. Hindi po namin tinanong, e, positive po lahatnung ano yung lumabas sa baraha, kaya masaya ako dahil marami siyang sinabitungkol sa success, about sa career at swerte, kaya talagang masaya akong aalisdito sa presscon na ito, ngayong araw na ito."
During the pocket interview, Mother Lily sat down with the matinee idol and revealedher own testimonial about having her fortune told by a Tarot reader.
"Of course, you know, I have been with Tarot cards for morethan 30 years. Talagang naniniwala ako sa Tarot. There was a time na akala ko,I would not engage in other businesses. All the while I thought that I willalways stick to movie production. Tapos, there were also a card reader saTarot, sabi nya, ‘Soon you will own this building.' Sa Tarot ha, it was reallya card. Sabi ko hindi na nga ako naniniwala, wala naman akong pera. But in threeyears' time, you're going to build this building. So, finally, this [ImperialPalace Suites] was done. So we really have to believe."
For Dennis, how was it like working with Marian Rivera again?The two were first paired together on the big screen for the 2006 horror film Pamahiin.
Dennis responded by saying, "Sobrang swerte ko dahil kahit na sobrang sikat andkahit na talagang busy ang sked ni Marian, nagkaroon pa rin ng chance namakatrabaho s'ya at mabigyan kaming dalawa ng magandang project tulad nitong Tarot. Sobrang privileged ako andblessed makatrabaho ang isang artista na talagang kinagigiliwan atpinapalakpakan ng maraming tao, kasi kung ano man yung success n'ya kasama rinako dun, kasi nandito kami sa isang pelikula."
Did Dennis court Marian in the past?
"Hindi po, e, kasi since pareho kami ng manager baka respetona lang and... hindi talaga talo, kung baga, yun yung term, hindi kami talo."
Dennis describes the plot of the movie by saying, "Itokasing Tarot, may gift si Marian sapanghuhula. Nakakabasa siya ng Tarot cards pero every time na gagamitin nyayung card, merong kababalaghang nangyayari. Merong major incident na mangyayarisa character ko, na kakailanganin nyang gamitin yung cards, and dunmagsisimulang magulantang magkaroon ng ibat ibang kababalaghan at marami ngkatakot-takot na pangyayari na magaganap dun sa pelikula, dun iikot yung istorya.
"Si Roxanne naman, ayokong ikwento tungkol masyado dun sa relasyon namin niRoxanne pero basta, malaking part talaga yun, character ni Roxanne, sobrangessential para mabuo yung kwento ng Tarot,kasi ano e, ayoko ng ikwento basta kailangan nyo mapanood."
Dennis was previously paired with Roxanne Guinoo in the "Bangungot"episode of Shake, Rattle, and Roll 9.
Directed by Jun Lana, Tarot will open in cinemas nationwide (including SM cinemas) starting August 26, 2009. It will have its premiere night on Monday, August 24, at SM Megamall.
Trailer courtesy of Regal Entertainment