Alden Richards, Julia Montes to conquer the big screen for the first time

Asia’s Multimedia Star Alden Richards and Daytime Drama Queen Julia Montes will team up to top bill the upcoming romantic-drama film “Five Breakups and a Romance”, their first-ever project written and directed by Irene Villamor.

The movie is co-produced by GMA Pictures, Cornerstone Studio, and Myriad Corporation, a multimedia company founded by Richards himself.

5BAAR was first announced during the second quarter of the year and since then, people have been eager to follow the developments involving the movie.

Richards will portray the role of a happy-go-lucky guy named Lance Sandoval while Montes will play the character of Justine Royales, a career-driven and goal-oriented lass.

A movie teaser released last 1 September had gone viral as the lead actors garnered commendations for their performance.

During the first part of 5BAAR’s “The Actors” yesterday, the lead stars got the chance to interview each other and share how their journey went.

Montes asked Richards why he chose to bet on her on his first time to embark on the field of producing films.

The Kapuso actor gave a short and heartfelt response, “From the beginning, it just felt so right.”

Montes expressed her gratitude as they both got emotional with the flow of their conversation.

Their movie “Five Breakups and a Romance” will be released on 18 October 2023.