JOHN Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo reprises their iconic roles as Popoy and Basha in Star Cinema’s upcoming romantic-drama A Second Chance – the highly anticipated sequel of 2007’s smash box-office hit One More Chance.
As Popoy and Basha, John Lloyd and Bea became Filipino pop-culture icons as the love story of the characters they brilliantly portrayed spawned a generation of heartbroken romantics who continue to hope for true love. One More Chance, which greatly influenced the perception of Millennials on love, is the very first worldwide hit of Star Cinema. The films’ immortal lines as delivered by its central characters, Popoy and Basha, such as “Sana ako pa rin. Ako na lang. Ako na lang ulit,” and “She had me at my worst. You had me at my best…and you chose to break my heart,” lingered and reverberated in the hearts and minds to an entire generation of Filipino moviegoers to this very day.
And now, 8 years after they melted the hearts of millions of Filipinos, Popoy and Basha returns for a second serving of the one of the most amazing love stories ever told in the history of Philippine cinema. Also reprising her role at the helm of this blockbuster franchise is blockbuster director Cathy Garcia Molina as well as the inimitable writing tandem of the very talented screenwriters Carmi G. Raymundo and Vanessa R. Valdez.
Set 7 years after their reconciliation, A Second Chance is the continuation of Popoy’s and Basha’s story after they’ve given love one more chance. This time, the film explores the intricacies and realities of married life. A Second Chance depicts that not everything is as peachy as Popoy and Basha hoped it would be.
Popoy is a failed achiever, struggling to keep his business afloat and his self esteem intact. Basha on the other hand, assumes the role of the docile wife who had given up so much to keep her marriage together. By painting a different picture of the two characters the country has grown to love, A Second Chance dares to ask the question of whether love remains the same even when people inevitably change.
Ultimately, both Popoy and Basha are now faced with the myriad of challenge as a married couple. Basha contemplates on the reality that loving Popoy at his best is easy. But will she love him enough to stay with him even at his worst. A Second Chance will show everyone how many chances does love truly deserve to get.
John Lloyd’s and Bea’s countless loyal fans are as well an entire, new generation of moviegoers are in for another unforgettable cinematic experience from Star Cinema as A Second Chance is the very first full-length movie of these two exceptional actors since they starred in 2012’s mega hit, The Mistress.
Be part of the latest chapter of Popoy’s and Basha’s love story and find out if a couple could really grow apart if they grow into different people in the course of their roller-coaster romance.
A Second Chance is showing in all cinemas nationwide starting November 25.