Shalala’s movie premieres on March 31

Shalala is most popular for being one of the hosts of the entertainment show “Juicy Express” on TV5.

He has also appeared in other shows such GMA 7’s “Walang Tulugan with the Master Showman.” He is also a radio personality and famous for being a source of blind items.

Now after 18 years in showbiz, Shalala stars in his launching movie “Echoserang Frog” which is set to premiere on March 31 at Cinema 5 in Fisher Mall.

Shalala admitted getting nervous when the film was offered to him. However director Joven Tan justified the move by saying it’s about time that the comedian be given a break, adding that he has lots of friends in the industry who are willing to support him. True enough, the movie boasts of several guest artists that include Wendell Ramos, JC de Vera, Joross Gamboa, Jaclyn Jose, and Lav Diaz.

The indie movie tells the story of a guy who dreamed of having a movie of his own that he borrowed one hundred thousand pesos to produce his own film. The movie also stars Derek Ramsay, Kiray Celis, Angelu de Leon, Marco Alcaraz, Angelo Patrimonio, Jojo Alejar, and Empoy Marquez

“Echoserang Frog” will be shown in theaters on April 2.