WalangForever

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#WalangForever
Walang Forever.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Dan Villegas
Produced by Bianca Balbuena
Written by Paul Sta. Ana
Starring Jennylyn Mercado
Jericho Rosales
Music by Emerzon Texon
Cinematography Mackie Galvez
Edited by Marya Ignacio
Production
company
MJM Productions
Tuko Film Productions
Buchi Boy Films
Distributed by Quantum Films
Release date
December 25, 2015
Running time
119 minutes
Country Philippines
Language Filipino

#WalangForever (lit.There's No Forever) is a 2015 Filipino romantic comedy film starring Jennylyn Mercado and Jericho Rosales. It is an official entry to the 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival and was shown on December 25, 2015.[1][2]

JM de Guzman was supposed to be the lead actor opposite to Mercado but pulled out of the film due to personal problems.[3][4] This is Mercado's seventh MMFF entry after her 2014 award-winning film entry, English Only, Please.[5]

Synopsis[edit]

Mia, a celebrated writer of romantic-comedy films, is at a turning point in her life which makes it difficult for her to believe that love could last. Everything comes to a head when Ethan returns, only for her to find out that he has become a cynic of lasting love because she broke his heart.

Cast[edit]

Main cast[edit]

Supporting cast[edit]

Extended cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Scenes were shot in Taiwan.[6]

Awards[edit]

Award Category Recipient Result
41st Metro Manila Film Festival[7] Best Picture #WalangForever Won
Fernando Poe Jr. Memorial Award for Excellence Won
Best Director Dan Villegas Nominated
Best Actor Jericho Rosales Won
Best Actress Jennylyn Mercado Won
Best Supporting Actor Pepe Herrera Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Kim Molina Nominated
Best Cinematography Mackie Galvez Nominated
Best Screenplay Paul Sta. Ana Won
Best Original Story Dan Villegas & Antoinette Jadaone Won
Best Editing Marya Ignacio Nominated
Best Musical Score Emerson Texon Nominated
Best Sound Engineering Addiss Tabong Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MMDA announces revised list of MMFF 2015 movies". GMA News. Philippines. 13 September 2015. Retrieved 22 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "MMFF 2015 Entries Revealed". www.pep.ph. Retrieved 2015-11-07. 
  3. ^ Serato, Arniel C. "JM De Guzman Replaced By Jericho Rosales In Walang Forever". www.pep.ph. Retrieved 2015-11-07. 
  4. ^ Siazon, Rachelle. "Jericho Doesn't Mind Being Second Choice To JM In Walang Forever". www.pep.ph. Retrieved 2015-11-07. 
  5. ^ "MMFF 2014 Entries Gross P701 Million; English Only Please Joins Top Four Highest Grossing Films | PEP.ph: The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz". www.pep.ph. Retrieved 2015-11-07. 
  6. ^ "Jericho, Jennylyn in Taiwan for 'Walang Forever'". ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs. December 2, 2015. Retrieved February 1, 2017. 
  7. ^ Smith, Chuck. "Winners: 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival awards night". Philippine Star. Retrieved 28 December 2015.