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‘Gaya sa Pelikula’ premieres today




JUAN Miguel Severo’s ‘Gaya ng Pelikula’ is now streaming on YouTube. POSTER COURTESY OF GLOBE STUDIOS

Globe Studios is back with its first ever narrative digital series that is surely going to bring all the kilig and laughter in a refreshingly unique way with Gaya sa Pelikula (Like in the Movies).

The series is a love letter for and from the community in how it freely presents queer love, all its feelings and all its possibilities that can lead to a most-deserved happy ending.

Written and created by Juan Miguel Severo and directed by JP Habac, the romantic comedy series tells us about Karl, a 19-year-old introverted architecture student in the middle of an identity crisis and Vlad, a schoolmate on the run from his own family. As their lives become entwined by fate, they become housemates over the semestral break where Karl and Vlad come to learn more about each other and about themselves than they could have ever imagined.

Gaya sa Pelikula is an eight-part series of 20-minute episodes that is a prequel to the unproduced teleplays on Wattpad by Severo. It will premiere on Globe Studios’ official YouTube channel starting today, 25 September, with up and coming actors Paolo Pangilinan and Ian Pangilinan taking on the lead roles of Karl and Vlad, respectively.

Gaya sa Pelikula was also chosen to be part of YouTube’s Super Stream content line-up. Super Stream is an effort of YouTube to enable Filipino viewers to access partners’ content such as movies, TV shows and more for free for a limited time.

New episodes drop every Friday at 8 p.m., from 25 September to 13 November.