Will Fifth Solomon Give Up Acting For Directing?

  • September 11, 2018
  • INSIDESHOWBIZ.PH TEAM

It’s a dream come for Fifth Solomon, whose directorial and writing debut, Nakalimutan Kong Kalimutan Kaopens in cinemas nationwide on September 19.

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Fifth, who is known for being an actor and alumni of Pinoy Big Brother, is premiering his first take on writing and directing a film this month and he could not be more excited.

According to Fifth, the film’s story is based on true events that happened to him. Nakalimutan Kong Kalimutan Ka stars Alex Gonzaga, Vin Abrenica, Jerald Napoles, and more.

With the film’s teaser and trailer garnering positive remarks as it makes its rounds on social media, it is easy to expect that Nakalimutan Kong Kalimutan Ka should do well in the box office. “Pressured kasi kailangan kumita tayo para maging happy sila at ako na rin,” shares Fifth to the members of the media during the film’s press conference.

Fifth also recognizes how audiences and movie goers aren’t exactly welcoming to the idea of him as a director, “Siyempre galing ako sa [Pinoy] Big Brother, umaarte tapos nagugulat yung mga tao [at sinasabi] ‘Hala nag-didirect na siya‘ so siyempre pressured din talaga pero hindi nila alam yung mga preparations ko,” shares Fifth, “Nag-aral naman ako, nag-masters naman ako ng film sa Australia. Ang hirap. Pero tatapusin ko kasi gusto ko ng mag-ambag sa industriya ng Pelikulang Pilipino.” 

Jerald Napoles, Keiko Necessario, Joj Agpangan, Alex Gonzaga, Fifth Solomon
Courtesy of @fifthsolomon on Instagram

Does this mean that the actor is fully transitioning to directing films now? “Gusto ko paring umarte sa harap ng camera pero siyempre mas mag-fofocus na ako sa directing ngayon kasi mas malaki yung pera,” jokes Fifth, “Tsaka mahal ko yung ginagawa ko. Ang sarap pag nag-shoot ka tapos nakita mo yung sinulat mo, yung dinirect mo, ang sarap sa feeling na maka-pag ambag ng isang kwento sa ibang tao.”

Nakalimutan Kong Kalimutan Ka Poster
Courtesy of @fifthsolomon on Instagram

Will you be watching Fifth’s Nakalimutan Kong Kalimutan Ka?

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