- Director Jun Robles Lana shared for the first time a short teaser of his indie film ‘Die Beautiful’
- Kapuso actor Paolo Ballesteros is the lead character in the film
- Ballesteros plays the role of a trans-woman in the film
Director Jun Robles Lana shared for the first time a short teaser of the independent film which stars well-known Kapuso host-actor Paolo Ballesteros.
He posted on Facebook a teaser of “Die Beautiful” where Ballesteros plays the role of a trans-woman.
Ballesteros earlier disclosed that he will play the role of a Filipino trans-woman who wishes to be buried while wearing a woman’s clothes.
“A glamorous life deserves a fabulous death,” says the tagline of the film.
However, while her friends fully support her, her conservative Filipino-Chinese family disagree with her.
Joined by Iza Calzado
Meanwhile, it had been announced that actress Iza Calzado will also be part of the film.
Calzado posted a “we-fie” of her with Ballesteros after the announcement.
“Twinning with the Make Up Transformation Genius @pochoy_29 #diebeautiful,” she captioned the photo she posted on Instagram.
The photo got thousands of likes on the aforementioned photo-sharing app. It also received a lot of comments saying that Calzado and Ballesteros really look like each other.
Aside from “Die Beautiful”, Ballesteros is also currently working on another movie with Dennis Trillo and Anne Curtis under Viva Films titled, “Bakit Lahat Ng Gwapo May Boyfriend?”
Watch the short teaser of “Die Beautiful” here: