All is set for 32nd Star Awards for Movies on March 6 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila, Pasay City.
It will be hosted by Piolo Pascual, Kim Chiu, Xian Lim, Alex Gonzaga, Bela Padilla and Robie Domingo.
The opening number would be a tribute “Love Teams and Love Themes of Philippine Cinema,” with Jed Madela, Yeng Constantino, Christian Bautista, Morisette Amon, Mark Bautista and Juris performing.
Immediate following would be the dance number of Hashtags composed of Zeus Collins, Jon Lucas, Jameson Blake, Ryle Santiago, Luke Conde, Jimboy Martin, Ronnie Alonte, McCoy de Leon, Nikko Natividad, Tom Doromal and Paulo Angeles.
Concert King Martin Nievera will pay tribute showbiz’ Master Showman German Moreno while Angeline Quinto and Erik Santos duet for ‘Love Teams of Today.’
This year’s recipient of the Nora Aunor Ulirang Artista Lifetime Achievement Award is Amalia Fuentes while Director Mel Chionglo will receive the Ulirang Alagad ng Pelikula sa Likod ng Kamera Lifetime Achievement Award.
The PMPC is headed by Fernan de Guzman as president. The television special by Airtime Marketing Philippines under the direction of Bert de Leon will be shown ABS-CBN Sunday’s Best on March 13.
Here is the list of nominees for major categories as released by the PMPC:
Movie Of The Year: A Second Chance (Star Cinema), Crazy Beautiful You (Star Cinema), Etiquette For Mistresses (Star Cinema), Felix Manalo (Viva Films), Heneral Luna (Artikulo Uno Productions), Honor Thy Father (Reality Entertainment), The Love Affair (Star Cinema), and Walang Forever (Quantum Films, MJM Productions, Tuko Films, and Buchi Boy Films).
Movie Director Of The Year: Mae Czarina Cruz-Alviar (Crazy Beautiful You), Cathy Garcia Molina (A Second Chance), Joel Lamangan (Felix Manalo), Erik Matti (Honor Thy Father), Nuel Naval (The Love Affair), Chito Roño (Etiquette For Mistresses), Jerrold Tarog (Heneral Luna), and Dan Villegas (Walang Forever).
Indie Movie Of The Year: Anino Sa Likod Ng Buwan (IdeaFirst Co mpany, Octobertrain Films, and APT Entertainment), Bambanti (Sinag Maynila and Centerstage Productions), I Love You, Thank You (The Grit Project and Noel Ferrer Productions), Imbisibol (Sinag Maynila and Centerstage Productions), Old Skool (‘Til I’m 90 Film Productions and Bonfire Productions), Silong (SQ Film Laboratories and Black Maria Pictures), Taklub (Centerstage Productions), and Tandem (Tuko Films and Buchi Boy Films)
Indie Movie Director Of The Year: Zig Dulay (Bambanti), Lawrence Fajardo (Imbisibol), Charliebebs Gohetia (I Love You, Thank you), Cia Hermosa-Jorge (Old Skool), Jeffrey Hidalgo and Roy Sevilla Ho (Silong), Brillante Mendoza (Taklub), King Palisoc (Tandem), and Jun Robles Lana (Anino Sa Likod Ng Buwan).
Movie Actor Of The Year: John Arcilla (Heneral Luna), John Lloyd Cruz (Honor Thy Father), JM De Guzman (Tandem), Richard Gomez (The Love Affair), Daniel Padilla (Crazy Beautiful You), Piolo Pascual (Silong), Jericho Rosales (Walang Forever), and Dennis Trillo (Felix Manalo).
Movie Actress Of The Year: Bea Alonzo (A Second Chance), Nora Aunor (Taklub), Iza Calzado (Etiquette For Mistresses), Sarah Geronimo (The Break-Up Playlist), Rhian Ramos (Silong), LJ Reyes (Anino Sa Likod Ng Buwan), Meryll Soriano (Honor Thy Father), Dawn Zulueta (The Love Affair).
Movie Supporting Actor Of The Year: Gerald Anderson (Everyday I Love You), Nonie Buencamino (Heneral Luna), Mon Confiado (Heneral Luna), Tirso Cruz, III (Honor Thy Father), Anthony Falcon (Anino Sa Likod Ng Buwan), Dan Fernandez (Honor Thy Father), and Buboy Villar (Old Skool).
Movie Supporting Actress Of The Year: Shamaine Buencamino (Bambanti), Alessandra De Rossi (Kid Kulafu), Mylene Dizon (Heneral Luna), Bela Padilla (Felix Manalo), Rochelle Pangilinan (Tandem), Pilar Pilapil (Etiquette For Mistresses), and Lorna Tolentino (Crazy Beautiful You).
New Movie Actor Of The Year: Pepe Herrera (Walang Forever), Jon Lucas (#Ewankosau Saranghaeyo), Francis Magundayao (#Ewankosau Saranghaeyo), Marlo Mortel (Haunted Mansion), Dino Pastrano (Baka Siguro Yata), Jerome Ponce (Haunted Mansion), and CJ Reyes (I Love You, Thank You).
New Movie Actress Of The Year: Elora Espano (Tandem), Elisse Joson (#Ewankosau Saranghaeyo), Maine Mendoza (My Bebe Love, #KiligPaMore), Kim Molina (Walang Forever), Sarah Pagcaliwagan (Walang Forever), Sue Ramirez (Just The Way You Are), and Janella Salvador (Haunted Mansion).
Movie Child Performer Of The Year: Krystal Brimner (Honor Thy Father), Micko Laurente (Bambanti), Marco Masa (The Beauty and the Bestie), Alonzo Muhlach (The Beauty and the Bestie), JR Velasco (Mandirigma), Miguel Vergara (Just The Way You Are), and Bimby Yap (All You Need Is Pag-Ibig).