‘Hello Stranger: The Movie’ hits streaming platforms this Valentine’s season 2021

Published January 23, 2021, 7:37 PM

by Manila Bulletin Entertainment

Coming from its huge success as digital BL (Boys’ Love) series in 2020,
‘Hello Stranger,’ top billed by Tony Labrusca and JC Alcantara, returns
this February 12, 2021 as a full-length feature film.

Produced by ABS-CBN Films – Black Sheep, ‘Hello Stranger: The Movie’
is the first ever BL movie to be offered on a Valentine season by the
Philippines’ biggest motion picture company.

In the film—this time helmed by Dwein Ruedas Baltazar–Xavier (Tony
Labrusca) and Mico (JC Alcantara) or ‘XavMi’ take the virtual kilig into
the real world, through a writing camp.

While they, along with extra push from their enabling friends, navigate
their young and innocent love in a romantic beach resort, new
characters will threaten their relationship with crazy shenanigans and
quirky stunts.

Will this leave a dent in their love story or will ‘XavMi’ finally take this
all the way to their happy ending?

It should be noted that the eight-part digital series, which serves as the
start of Xavier and Mico’s love story, ran from June 24 to August 19 last
year, garnering over a million views each episode released on Black
Sheep’s official Facebook page (@BlackSheepABSCBN) and YouTube
channel (/black_sheepph). Making it the most-watched Filipino BL

‘Hello Stranger: The Movie’ also marks the reunion project of Baltazar
with Black Sheep following the award-winning 2018 film ‘Oda Sa Wala’.

In the same year, she also wrote the screenplay of the hit movie, ‘Exes
Baggage’, and in 2019, she co-wrote ‘Open’.

Still part of ‘Hello Stranger: The Movie’ are Vivoree, Gillian Vicencio,
Patrick Quiroz and Miguel Almendras. Joining them in the film are Jin
Macapagal, Jae Miranda and Markus Paterson.

Come and join the old gang, along with exciting new characters, as they
celebrate youth and all forms of love this Valentine’s season.

‘Hello Stranger: The Movie’ streams worldwide via the following
platforms: KTX.ph, iWant TFC, and TFC IPTV, Sky Cable pay-per-view,
and Cignal pay-per-view. Distributed by Cinexpress, tickets are available
at an early bird price of Php150.00 from January 20 to February 11, and
P200.00 on February 12 onwards.

A digital premiere night, meanwhile, will be held on February 11 at
KTX.ph. Tickets for this event are available at P200.00.