Coco Martin to lose his Indie King title

Coco Martin (The Indie Prince of Philippine Independent Cinema)

Coco Martin (The Indie Prince of Philippine Independent Cinema)

Coco Martin is finally getting the recognition he deserves. After many years of doing indie movies, he does a great acting job in “Tayong Dalawa” as Ramon. The buzz is he’s joining ABS-CBN as a contract artist when he returns from the 62nd Cannes International Film Festival to be held in Cannes, France from May 13 to 22. His “Kinatay (The Execution of P)”as directed by Brillante Mendoza is an official entry in the Competition section and will vie for Cannes’ highest award, the Palm d’Or.

Alessandra de Rossi, Greta in “Tayong Dalawa,” is also in “Kinatay.” Gina Pareno as Lola Gets in the “Tayong Dalawa” cast also won Best Supporting Actress for Brillante’s “Serbis” which was an official entry in Cannes’ Competition section last year. Read more…

Coco Martin is currently playing the role of Ramon in “Tayong Dalawa”, the  stubborn brother of JR (Gerald Anderson). He recently won in Cinemalaya 2008 in a movie, “Jay”.

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