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Sunday, December 25, 2016

HOOQ holds a celebrity-studded premiere of Erik Matti’s SEKLUSYON

The cast of Seklusyon
HOOQ holds its Seklusyon presscon at the Sarsa Restaurant SM Megamall on December 22, before its premiere screening of Seklusyon, 3 days before its final showing. The Seklusyon cast headed by director Erik Matti, Phoebe Walker, Rhed Bustamante, Ronnie Alonte, Dominique Roque, Johnvic de Guzman, J.R. Versales, Lou Veloso and Elora Espano were present except for Ryan Neil Sese. Hooq Marketing Head, Shiela Paul hosts the presscon with the question and answer from the media.

HOOQ, Asia’s largest video-on-demand service, and co-presenter of the 42nd Metro Manila Film Festival, concludes 2016 with a special HOOQ HANGOUTS as it holds a celebrity-studded premiere of Erik Matti’s SEKLUSYON days before it’s regular run at theaters throughout the country as part of the Metro Manila Film Festival.

“We started HOOQ HANGOUTS a few months ago to provide a forum to showcase the vast library of HOOQ, particularly our local content which spans almost five decades. That is why we are ending the year with this HOOQ HANGOUTS featuring an exclusive screening of Seklusyon, produced by Reality Entertainment, which incidentally is also our partner in creating OTJ: The Series,” says Jane Cruz-Walker, HOOQ Philippines Country Manager.

Jeff Remigio, HOOQ Content and Programming Head

Sheila Paul, HOOQ Marketing Head

The movie stars Ronnie Alonte Neil Ryan Sese, Lou Veloso, Rhed Bustamante, Phoebe Walker, Elora Espano, Dominique Roque, John Vic De Guzman and JR Versales.  Set in the 1940s, the movie follows a young deacon (Alonte) who hides from the devil in a sacred sanctuary seven days before he is ordained as a priest.

SEKLUSYON has become one of the most anticipated entries since the announcement of its inclusion in the festival and is the only horror themed film in this year’s MMFF.  The movie has also been getting positive reviews since it made its international premiere at the recent Macau International Film Festival.

Erik Matti

HOOQ is the home of the largest collection of Pinoy movies and TV series spanning almost five decades, including close to a hundred winners and finalists of the Metro Manila Film Festival such as “Baler”, “Tanging Yaman”, “Mulawin the Movie, “Muro-Ami” and many more.

Ronnie Alonte

Phoebe Walker

Dominique Roque

HOOQ continues its collaboration with the Metro Manila Film Festival, major local studios, as well as a slew of independent film-makers in order to bring more of the MMFF entries onboard HOOQ.  MMFF entries from recent years, such as Regal Entertainment’s “Haunted Mansion”, ABS-CBN’s “Pagpag: Siyam na Buhay” and “Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy” were made available on HOOQ.

HOOQ, a start-up venture between Singtel, Sony Pictures Television and Warner Bros., is an award-winning service that empowers customers with unlimited online streaming access and an offline viewing option to top Hollywood and Filipino movies and television content, on any device including computers, smartphones tablets, smart TVs via Google Chromecast and now also on Airplay and mobile web.

How to get HOOQ
It’s easy to get HOOQ!  Sign up today for a 7-day trial on  Globe mobile customers can get up to 90 days HOOQ subscription selected GoSURF plans.  Broadband customers also get HOOQ on Globe Home Broadband.  Once the trial period expires, Globe customers can continue enjoying HOOQ at P149 subscription fee monthly charged to their Globe bill.  Simply text HOOQ149 to 8888.

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