Chito Roño’s newest suspense-horror masterpiece, “The Healing,” topbilled by Star for All Seasons Vilma Santos and Princess of Philippine TV and Movies Kim Chiu, has swiftly turned into a much-talked about movie event of the year and earned the nods of countless moviegoers who have witnessed it so far.
The film’s unprecedented success started as early as its premiere night last Tuesday, July 24 when “The Healing” zoomed as the no.1 trending topic worldwide on Twitter where tweets flooded on the popular microblogging site from netizens who got all excited to watch the latest Star Cinema offering.
True enough, the immense public excitement for “The Healing” drew huge crowds to different cinemas nationwide and resulted to long queues of moviegoers on the first day of showing alone. The Roño masterpiece has instantly became such a big hit that some mall owners have decided to add more cinemas this weekend to accommodate the upsurge of expected audience.
Under the production of Star Cinema, “The Healing” was given the highest grade of “A” by the Cinema Evaluation Board (CEB).
“The Healing” is the grand kick-off celebration of Vilma’s 50th anniversary in showbiz.
“The Healing” is now showing in 140 cinemas nationwide.
Also included in powerhouse cast of “The Healing” are Janice de Belen, Mark Gil, Martin del Rosario, Jhong Hilario, Allan Paule, Cris Villanueva, Daria Ramirez, Ces Quesada, Ynez Veneracion, Simon Ibarra, Abi Bautista, Joel Torre, Chinggoy Alonso, Mon Confiado, Carmi Martin and Pokwang.