Meet the ‘Darkroom’ squad

posted January 09, 2017 at 04:50 pm
by  Isah V. Red
It’s never too early for some jump scare experience especially if it’s with some of the most good- looking and promising young actors of today. 

VIVA Films proudly presents Ella Cruz, Bret Jackson, AJ Muhlach, Donnalyn Bartolome, Andrew Muhlach, Rose Van Ginkel, Caleb Santos, Samantha Capulong, and Jack Reid in Darkroom, a documentary horror movie directed by Pedring Lopez (Nilalang, Binhi). 

The cast and director of the coming-of-age horror film which will start commercial screening on Jan. 18
In the tradition of Blair Witch Project and The Ring, the movie follows a group of teenage friends who seeks the thrill of ghost hunting, and stumbles upon an old camera. As they carelessly play with it, they unknowingly summon the demon that exists inside. The demon possesses one of them, thus setting off a chain of horrific events that could turn fatal for everyone. 

Samantha Capulong
Bret and Ella play Vin Flores and Maine Azores who are still in the early stage of a romantic relationship. Vin is a car enthusiast, while Maine is a bookworm and an introvert. She is known as the “Campus Crush”, which makes Vin proud to have her. 

AJ Muhlach
Though Vin has the ability to lead the squad in any activity he wants to pursue, Mina Montero (Rose Van Ginkel) is his greatest influence when it comes to movies. A film major, Mina makes it a point to attend every screening of indie films. 

Bret Jackson
Mina is Yssah Jusay’s (Donnalyn Bartolome) crush since they were in high school is. She is the perkiest person in their squad, and has the ability to make things more fun every time she’s around. Another person who likes Mina is Josh (Caleb Santos), the audioman in the group. 

Mina has a younger brother named Mac, played by Jack Reid. Mac is a balikbayan, and is buddies with Franz, played by Andrew Muhlach.

Andrew Muhlach
Another pair of sweethearts is that of Gail Brion and Kurt Tuazon (Samantha Capulong and AJ Muhlach) who have a band called Game of Love. She has issues over fashion. Everyone knows that she’s the one who courted Kurt, who happens to be the first boyfriend of Maine. Kurt is the leader of Game of Love. He is into body piercing but doesn’t want to have a tattoo. Around the campus, he is referred to as “Rakista” because of his usual get up. 

THE OTHER REID. Rising teen star Jack Reid debuts on the big screen via "Darkroom"
Darkroom also stars Lander Vera Perez and Abby Bautista

Catch these diverse yet interesting characters as they experience the most unexpected and terrifying events in their young lives. 

Darkroom opens in cinemas on Jan. 18. 


The best of the best housemates from each edition of ABS-CBN’s hit reality show Pinoy Big Brother Lucky Season 7 has already been chosen to complete Kuya’s first-ever Dream Team.

Last Friday, regular housemate Jerome Alacre was selected by the Lucky 7 teen housemates to get the third and last Lucky House after his fellow housemates Tanner Mata and Aura Azarcon had been picked.

Jerome got three out of seven votes from the teen housemates, who made their decision based on how Jerome and other remaining regular housemates Cora Waddell, Baninay Bautista, and Wil Dasovich handled themselves in the White Room task and how they answered very personal questions in an intense face-to-face Q and A.

Big Brother's Dream Team embarks on a new journey inside the popular yellow house
Now that Big Brother’s Dream Team is complete, the Lucky Houses from the regular edition composed of Tanner, Aura, and Jerome; Lucky Suns from the teen edition Edward Barber, Kisses Delavin, and Maymay Entrata; and Lucky Stars from the celebrity edition Jinri Park, two-in-one housemates McCoy De Leon and Nikko Natividad of Hashtags, and Nonong Ballinan will embark on another exciting and must-see journey inside the famous yellow house in the coming weeks.

What challenges will the Dream Team face? What other surprises does Big Brother has in store for them?

Since its launch in 2005, Pinoy Big Brother has mirrored the hopes, plight, and aspirations of Filipinos through its diverse mix of housemates. Big Brother formulates tasks and challenges for the housemates to bring out their best, test their strengths, and foster camaraderie as they undergo a transformative journey inside the house.

Pinoy Big Brother Lucky Season 7 airs Monday to Friday after Till I Met You on ABS-CBN or on ABS-CBN HD (SkyCable Ch 167). Viewers can also catch up on the program’s previous episodes via and for Sky subscribers.

Pinoy Big Brother Lucky Season 7, meanwhile, airs weekday afternoons at 5 p.m. while Pinoy Big Brother Season 7 Online Show goes live online Monday to Friday at 7 p.m.

Topics: Darkroom , Ella Cruz , Bret Jackson , AJ Muhlach , Donnalyn Bartolome , Andrew Muhlach , Rose Van Ginkel , Caleb Santos , Samantha Capulong , Jack Reid , Pedring Lopez , Pinoy Big Brother Lucky Season 7
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