Ronnie Alonte, Loisa Andalio, and Donny Pangilinan in ‘James and Pat and Dave’, a Valentines Day offering of Star Cinema

Sunday, February 02, 2020

Three of today’s uprising young stars - Ronnie Alonte, Loisa Andalio, and Donny Pangilinan are set to be your Valentine’s date this 2020 with ABS-CBN Films-Star Cinema’s February offering ‘James and Pat and Dave.’

James and Pat and Dave, a coming of age  love story, is a sequel to the hit romantic comedy movie of 2016, Vince and Kath and James.’

MEET THE CAST OF ‘James and Pat and Dave.’

Still helmed by director Theodore Boborol, the film revolves on what it takes and how it feels to become unchosen, which in this case is experienced by Ronnie’s character, James Raymundo, coming from the prequel.

“Naisip namin sa Star Cinema na what if ikuwento naman natin iyong ng taong hindi napili. May mahahanap ba silang happy ending? May love story nga ba sila? Bakit nga ba sila hindi pinili?”says Direk Ted.

The heart headed guy is exiled by his grandmother as a hostel employer. There, he meets the assistant manager Pat Reyes (Loisa Andalio), who is assigned to train him.

In a game of cat and mouse, Pat who also does online vegetable selling to fully support her brother tries to straighten James up while he tries to get out of doing the hardwork. James finds an opportunity to make Pat recommended a raise for him when she needs him to pretend to be her boyfriend to get rid of her returning ex, Dave Verona, portrayed by Donny Pangilinan. 

As the discover the rejected souls behind their banters and bravado, they find themselves fallling in  love for real. Will James be chosen this time?

“Ito ‘yung buhay ni James. Ano ang buhay ng hindi pinili? Yun ang aabangan ng mga tao,” Ronnie shares. “Excited ako, sana ma-appreciate nila.”

Headling a Valemtine’s movie is a a dream come true for three.

“Nakakakilig kasi dati nag-aabang lang ako tuwing Valentine’s ng mga ipapaabas ng Star Cinema. Ngayon, kaming tatlo yung nandito kaya sobrang blessed and honored talaga," says Loisa.

"I also believe this is also my biggest break", says Donny. "I watched the first movie (VKJ), so gusto ko rin makita talaga ano ang mangyayari this time."

Joining the cast of James and Pat and Dave are Awra Briguea, Myrtle Sarrosa, Ana Abad Santos, Bobby Andrews, Isay Alvarez, Bodjie Pascua, Odette Khan, and introducing CJ Salongga.

James and Pat and Dave is set to make the moviegoers' hearts happy starting February 12 in cinemas.

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