Alden Richards took to social media to express his gratitude to the cast and crew of his recent film Five Breakups and A Romance, particularly to his co-star Julia Montes and Director Irene Emma Villamor.
On October 17, a day before the film’s premiere, the Kapuso actor penned a heartfelt message to them, which he mentioned he doesn’t usually do. He also shared some adorable snaps from their shoot!
“Direk I, ang dami ko gustong sabihin pero kulang yung mga salita. Maraming salamat sa lahat ng natutunan ko sayo sa pelikula na ‘to, may it be work or personal,” he wrote.
Richards admitted that he didn’t expect his relationship with Villamor to deepen through the project. He continued, “Thank you for believing in me sa lahat ng aspeto. Hinding hindi ko makakalimutan lahat ng mga pinagdaanan natin. I’m very grateful, Direk.”
Meanwhile, he described first meeting Montes as a “breath of fresh air.”
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“Jules, hahaha how do I even start to describe you, ngayon ko lang naramdaman ‘to sa isang katrabaho. First time meeting you was a breath of fresh air, ang gaan, ang sarap sa pakiramdam, pero higit sa lahat ang sarap sa puso,” he expressed.
The Kapuso actor also praised his co-star’s personality, “You deserve everything that’s coming your way, dahil pinakita mo sa amin yung totoong ikaw at uulitin ko ‘WORTH IT’ ka dahil mabuti kang tao.”
He added, “Andito lang ako palagi (alam niyo yan) isang tawag or text lang ready ako palagi para sa inyo. Mahal ko kayo.”
Five Breakups and A Romance follows the story of two people searching for the ideal midpoint between love and career. The film is said to explore the challenges of relationships in today’s fast-changing landscape.
This project is the first collaboration of GMA Pictures, Cornerstone Studios, MYRIAD Corporation, a multimedia company founded by Richards. It also marks Richards and Montes’ first team up for the big screen.
Five Breakups and A Romance is now showing at the cinemas!