Filipino actor Bia Alonzo will play a “She-Devil” female character in the upcoming Filipino-Hollywood feature “Angel Warrior” from Inspire Studios. Principal Photography will begin in mid-2022 and will be released in the United States and worldwide by the end of 2022. Diversity Learned.
Based on a true-to-life WWII story, “Angel Warrior” will be produced by Francis Lara Ho, founder and CEO of Inspire Studios and executive John Shepherd (“The Stoning of Soraya M.”) and Manny Pacquiao, a famous Filipino boxing champion. And media personalities. The screenplay was written by Cyrus Nowrasteh (“The Stoning of Soraya M.”).
Previous recipient of Asian Stars: International Film Festival and Awards Macau and the next award from Diversity, Alonzo Tala, will play a pre-war Filipino character whose near-death experience will transform him into an underground warrior who will help the poorly equipped Filipino. And American guerrillas on the island of Pane who were part of the country’s resistance movement against Japanese occupation during World War II.
Born in the Philippines in 1987 to a British father and Filipino mother, the award-winning Alonzo has received at least two dozen box office hits and primetime soap opera titles under his belt. ABS-CBN, one of the largest entertainment groups in the country, began his showbiz career in 2002 as an actor and host of the long-running musical variety show “ASAP”.
Alonzo debuted on screen in 2003 with “My First Romance”. His 2015 film “A Second Chance” became the highest grossing Filipino film of all time. She also won Best Actress at the 34th Luna Awards for her role in “The Love Affair” released in 2015.
The new project will be presented at an event in Los Angeles as part of Filipino American History Month, which will celebrate Filipino culture and the history of Filipino immigration to the United States on October 2.