So I raved about an upcoming actor’s performance in Joem Bascon’s action-launch film ‘ BAGONG DUGO’ a few whiles ago. Tracked his FaceBook account ; clicked on the ‘friend request’ button and since he remembered me singling him out during the premiere presscon, he accepted. Since then, I have been updated with the person and the actor whose earthname is IAN IGNACIO. While I was unbelieving that he was a newbie, I particularly noted on the nuance he provided the scenes he was in. Call it gut feel but Ian is such a natural, he perfectly sank into the character that even his look became it. Am I rambling now? Well , less that I be patronizingly redundant … guess it is enough that he is such a welcome addition to our local roster of actors in the industry.
He currently is smarting up for what could be a dream role : that of an Igorot warrior set in the darker ages of Spanish colonialization. His LAO-ANG character in Maria Urduja Osit Li’s ‘CORDILLERA SA DULO NG PANAHON’ naturally will have him conquer the setting’s chilly environs in a g-string. Asked if he sank into some personal reservation, he chides : ” I did personal research on the Igorot tribes and some for their cultural customs. Physically I’m staying in shape to be in a bahag for a long time. Hahaha” Now that is something to watch out for! Visit or subscribe to ALIWAN AVENUE for IAN IGNACIO updates just about anytime!