Lawyer Jose Malvar Villegas, Jr.
(2nd from left), head of JMV Film Production (JMV) and grandson of National Hero Gen. Miguel Malvar
, raises the hand of Sen. Manny Pacquiao
(3rd from left) after a press conference held recently at Shangri-La Makati. The people’s champ is playing the title role in Malvar
, a full-length movie on the true-to-life story of Gen. Malvar who was known as Supreme Commander of the 1898 Philippine Revolutionary Republic in the 1899-1902 Philippine-American War.
Also in photo are Camarines Sur Vice Gov. Imelda Papin
(left), president of Actors Guild and Malvar
’s line producer, and Batangas Vice Gov. Mark Leviste
(right), who will also play an important role in the film.
is intended for the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2020 and other international film festivals. The presentation of the entire cast led by Sen. Pacquiao shall be on Dec. 22 at the Aberdeen Court Quezon City.