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Verizon FiOS TV launches Filipino Movies On Demand A La Carte
Filipino movies now available individually to complement monthly subscription option
Verizon already offers The Filipino Channel(TFC)
“Filipinos love Tagalog movies as these remind them of home, so we always find ways and means by which we can make worthwhile Filipino films of various genres available for them to view on demand,” said Jun Del Rosario, ABS-CBN International’
From now until April 30, the lineup includes Star Cinema’s Every Breath You Take, starring Piolo Pascual and Angelica Panganiban, Philippine showbiz’s Ultimate Heartthrob and Hottest Versatile Actress, respectively. This romantic comedy is directed by Mae Cruz who has helmed box-office hits with the biggest Filipino stars.
Also in the lineup for the month is Regal Films’ The Mommy Returns, a family horror-comedy film starring top film, TV and concert comedienne Pokwang, dramatic lead actor Gabby Concepcion (doing a rare comedy role), glamorous actress-host-
Two more titles will become available on April 1: the romance Born to Love You starring Angeline Qunito, in her acting debut, and Coco Martin, and the award winning Manila Kingpin, starring Jeorge “ER” Estregen and Carla Abellana.
FiOS TV customers can order these movies directly from their remote control by going to the Movies folder and searching By Genre > All > International > Filipino.
About ABS-CBN International
ABS-CBN International was created over 15 years ago to be of service to all Filipinos. With the launch of The Filipino Channel (TFC), the company became the first and most successful Filipino content distribution company in the U.S. The company offers telecommunication, retail, theatricals, money remittance and cargo services, online audio and video streaming, IPTV, On Demand, along with philanthropic support for Filipinos and the communities they now call home. Based in Redwood City, CA, ABS-CBN International is a subsidiary of ABS-CBN Corporation, the Philippines’
About International Media Distribution
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Jun Del Rosario
Head, Marketing for North America
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Head, Global Corporate Affairs & PR