Angel Locsin, Edu Manzano to star in 'Call My Agent' PH remake

MANILA, January 14 ------ Angel Locsin and Edu Manzano are set to star in the Philippine adaptation of the hit French show “Call My Agent.” According to a Variety report, the Filipino remake will be directed by acclaimed filmmaker Erik Matti, with Dondon Monteverde serving as executive producer. The report said the series will have eight parts and will begin production in April or May this year.

It will stream on HBO Go, as part of the cable network’s “drive to create original content in Asia-Pacific,” Variety said. Currently, the original version of “Call My Agent” is streaming on Netflix Philippines. Based on its official synopsis from the streaming platform, it centers on how agents at a top Parisian talent firm scramble to keep their star clients happy and their business afloat after an unexpected crisis.

Aside from the Philippines, the series is also expected to be adapted in other countries such as South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia and Poland, among others. Locsin, Manzano and Matti have yet to speak about this project.