HERBERT BAUTISTA OR PHILIP SALVADOR? Netizens make wild guesses over actor who will play Ninoy Aquino in Darryl Yap’s upcoming film

Published August 8, 2022, 7:40 AM

by Robert Requintina

Photo from Darryl Yap’s Facebook

Director Darryl Yap has announced the possibility of a second installment of the movie “Maid In Malacanang” which already grossed more than P100 million at the box office.

During recent interviews, Darryl said he already made an offer to the actor who will play the part of former Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. in the forthcoming film. He did not identify the actor.

Darryl said that the cameras may start rolling once the actor accepts the coveted role.

The youthful director posted a “painting” of the actor on social media and netizens have been making wild guesses as to the identity of the celebrity.

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Some say the photo resembles former Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista while others believe it’s Philip Salvador. Netizens share their comments:

“Herbert Bautista bilang Ninoy Aquino”

“Ayan na nga pero pls vincentiments, Direk Darryl at Viva.. Plss wag naman si Idol Philip o bistek yung gaganap na Ninoy.”

“Looks like Philip. This is exciting!”

“Excited but more CONTROVERSIAL”

“Waiting For The Sequel, Excited”

Senator Aquino is the husband of former President Corazon Aquino. They have five children, including former President Noynoy Aquino III and actress-television host Kris Aquino. The senator was assassinated on the tarmac of the Manila International Airport (now Ninoy Aquino International Airport) on Aug. 21, 1983.