Judy Ann Santos backs out from two films

Judy Ann Santos

Judy Ann SantosSoap Opera Queen Judy Ann Santos has decided not to star in the upcoming horror flick, Maria, Leonora, Teresa, and the CineMalaya 2014 entry, Mariquina. According to reports, Santos opted to wait for a different project than work on the horror film from Star Cinema.

Iza Calzado will take the role left by Santos. Also in the cast are Jodi Sta. Maria and Zanjoe Marudo. While Maria, Leonora, Teresa is about dolls that come to life, the movie has nothing to do with the similarly-named doll popularized by the Nora Aunor-Tirso Cruz III love team in the 70s. It will be directed by the blockbuster director Wenn Deramas. Continue reading “Judy Ann Santos backs out from two films”

Judy Ann Santos to star in drama-horror flick ‘Maria, Leonora, Teresa’

Judy Ann Santos - Maria, Leonora, Teresa

Judy Ann Santos - Maria, Leonora, TeresaSoap Opera Queen Judy Ann Santos is set to star in an upcoming movie from Star Cinema tentatively titled, Maria, Leonora, Teresa. Santos herself made the announcement on Wednesday ( April 23) via her Instagram account where the Bet On Your Baby host posted a photo of the movie’s script with the caption: Ok.. Time to do my assignment. 🙂 #blessed.”

Maria, Leonora, Teresa is a horror-drama written by Keiko Aquino and to be directed by blockbuster director Wenn Deramas. It will be Santos and Deramas’ reunion project after Viva Film’s Hating Kapatid in 2010 which also starred Sarah Geronimo and Luis Manzano. The film is set for a July 2014 release. Continue reading “Judy Ann Santos to star in drama-horror flick ‘Maria, Leonora, Teresa’”

Judy Ann Santos: Soap Opera Queen

Judy Ann Santos

Judy Ann SantosSoap Opera Queen Judy Ann Santos (real name: Judy Anne Lumagui Santos) was born on May 11, 1978 to parents Carolina and Manuel Santos who separated when Juday was just three years old. Juday is the youngest in a brood of three; she has an older brother Jeffrey Santos, who is also in show business,  and an elder sister Jackie. She also have four half-siblings on her father’s side.

Judy Ann was eight when she passed the audition for Regal Films’ Kaming Mga Ulila, a project that became a tv series instead for GMA. Her first title role in IBC-13′s Ula, Ang Batang Gubat at the age of 10 before transferring to ABS-CBN where she is connected up to this day. She has starred in several hit Kapamilya Network series such as Mara Clara, Esperanza, Sa Puso Ko Iingatan Ka, Basta’t Kasama Kita, Krystala, Sa Piling Mo, Ysabella, Gimik, Habang May Buhay and two anthologies (Star Drama Theatre Presents and Judy Ann Drama Special). Her last teleserye, Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala, was a huge success. Continue reading “Judy Ann Santos: Soap Opera Queen”