Pepe Herrera Ready To Be The "Bantay-Bahay"

Prepare for an early spooky treat as Regal Entertainment brings its first cinema offering this 2024 via horror comedy film "Bantay-Bahay opening nationwide on May 1 Led by the incomparable Pepe Herrera aka Lods this spine-chilling feature promises to be a thrilling ride from start to finish

Herrera, known for his versatility in both drama and comedy, previously wowed audiences in the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) box-office hit and record-breaker romantic film "Rewind," where he played "Lods" (Lord), alongside Kapuso Primetime King and Queen Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera.

This time around, "Lods" takes audiences on a hair-raising adventure as Caleb, breathing life to what appears to be his most viral role yet (and also for his character)

Here's the official synopsis "An over-enthusiastic vlogger and podcaster Caleb unwittingly complies with the request of his girlfriend to play house-sitter for her grandmother's provincial residence Unknown to Caleb the house is not only isolated but embedded with a dark history which was well-guarded as a secret"

Written and helmed by renowned filmmaker Jose Javier "Joey" Reyes, whose last theatrical collaboration with Regal Entertainment was the 2021 hit "Mommy Issues," staring Pokwang and Sue Ramirez, "Bantay-Bahay" poses to be a one-of-a-kind treat for the whole family Reyes' mastery lies in his ability to seamlessly blend humor with clever dialogue and relatable characters navigating suspenseful plots ensuring viewers remain enthralled through and through With a proven track record of delivering quality works. Reyes recent appointment as Chairperson and CEO of the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) further underscores his dedication and love for the craft of filmmaking.

Joining Pepe Herrera in the cast are Casie Banks, Johannes Rissier, Melizza Jimenez, Kari Gatinel, and Rolando Inocencio, rounding out a talented ensemble that brings the chilling tale of "Bantay-Bahay to life.

On another hand. Direk Joey provided intriguing insights into the creation of "Bantay-Bahay" shedding light on the inspiration behind this chilling horror comedy. He shared that the story was pitched for Regal by Sketch Sabangan, highlighting the collaborative effort behind the film's inception

Reyes also lauded Herrera's performance, affirming its perfect fit for the role When asked about any peculiar incidents on set. Reyes brushed aside the notion noting the absence of any alarming occurrences, but hinted on the must-catch thrilling moments awaiting viewers within the film itself

Furthermore, he underscored that "Bantay-Bahay" is ideal for families thanks to its broad appeal across audiences

Make sure to mark your calendars for the nationwide premiere of "Bantay-Bahay on May 1 and Join Pepe Herrera and the entire cast for something you wouldn't want to miss!

Join the conversation using the hashtag #BantayBahay, and check out the official trailer on Regal Entertainment's official social media pages

SHOWING IN 150 CINEMA NATIONWIDE STARTING MAY 1, 2024 Watch the trailer on our Facebook & Youtube Page Regal Entertainment Inc.

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