Shaina Magdayao replaces Bea Alonzo in upcoming horror film starring Jake Cuenca

Shaina Magdayao (left) replaces Bea Alonzo(right) in the horror movie to be directed by Rico Maria Ilarde. This upcomingmovie from Star Cinema is topbilled by Coverboy Jake Cuenca (inset).

Just last May, Bea Alonzo excitedly told the press that shewill be appearing in her first horror film opposite fellow Star Magic talentJake Cuenca. However, during the birthday party of John "Sweet" Lapus last Monday, July 7, Jakerevealed that he has a new leading lady: Shaina Magdayao.

PEP (Philippine Entertainment Portal) checked with a sourcewho then confirmed Jake's announcement. "Bea has been replaced by Shaina Magdayaobecause of TV commitments," says the PEP source who is part of the upcomingmovie of Star Cinema. "Jake is the male lead and the female co-lead is MajaSalvador. Geoff Eigenmann plays the best friend of Jake in the film."

Bea is the lead character of the upcoming TV series ILove Betty La Fea. She has recently come out with her debut album titled Bea Alonzo, The Real Me. Meanwhile, Jake and Shaina are featured in the Julyepisodes of the Sunday afternoon series Your Song.

The horror movie, which does not have a title yet, is abouta murder committed by three college students. They grow up to be adults thenthe three have their own children (portrayed by Jake Cuenca, Geoff Eigenmann,and Shaina Magdayao). This movie, to be directed by Rico Maria Ilarde, is aboutchildren paying for the sins of the parents.

Direk Rico started out as an indie filmmaker who helmed thehorror flicks Altar (2007) and Sa Ilalim ng Cogon (2005). He wasalso tapped to direct the "Aquarium" episode of Shake, Rattle andRoll 2k5 (2005).





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