Felix Manalo, the founder of Iglesia Ni Cristo's biopgraphy and life will be converted into the big screen as Viva Films releases "Felix Manalo" on October 7. Dennis Trillo will be playing the role of the INC's founder.
Filming of the movie began February and just this month the trailer had been released. The movie is directed by Joel Lamangan under Viva Entertainment Group.
Joining Dennis Trillo on the cast of Felix Manalo are a full cast of actors and actresses which includes Lorna Tolentino, Mylene Dizon, Gabby Concepcion, Joel Torre, Heart Evangelista, Ruru Madrid, Bela Padilla, Snooky Serna, Gladys Reyes, Eddie Gutierrez, Elizabeth Oropesa, Tonton Gutierrez, Carla Humphries, Phoemela Baranda, Glydel Mercado, Richard Yap, and many more.
FELIX MANALO is an epic historical biographical film dramatizing the life of Felix Yzagun Manalo, the first Executive Minister of the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC). Manalo is regarded by the members of the INC as the last prophet of God and restorer of the true church, whom they called, Sugo (Tagalog, "messenger" or "envoy").
The movie will particularly show the church’s growth and expansion as it met many criticisms and persecutions. Its leaders and members alike were often ridiculed and maligned. However, Felix Manalo was an eloquent speaker, and he could deliver a skillful argument, had a facility in the use of Scriptures and a mastery in organization
Will you be watching the movie? Will this movie appeal to non-Iglesia Ni Cristo as well? What do you think?