‘Always be My Maybe’ promises to be the next ‘hugot’ blockbuster film

  • The teaser for the movie Always Be My Maybe reached 1 million views within three days
  • The movie stars Gerald Anderson and Arci Muñoz
  • It is set to premiere on February 24 in cinemas nationwide

Valentine’s Day may be the best time for lovers to catch the latest romantic films but for those who may have struck out in love, a hugot (cheesy romantic musings) movie would be so much better.

This early on, social media is abuzz with the latest Star Cinema movie Always Be My Maybe starring Gerald Anderson and Arci Muñoz. This is also the first project the two actors will be working on together.

Even though the movie is scheduled for a post-Valentine’s Day release on February 24, an online teaser for the film has garnered more than one million views on Facebook within three days of the trailer release.

The trailer itself features Tintin, the character played by Muñoz, delivering some memorable hugot lines as she shoots her online makeup tutorial.

“I use this particular primer kasi tinutulungan nito na mapanatili ‘yung makeup sa ating face so you’ll look fresh for 24 hours buong araw, buong gabi, ‘di ba? Alam mo naman madaming bagay ang hindi nagtatagal [because it helps the makeup to remain in our face so you’ll look fresh for 24 hours all day and all night, right? Because, you know, there are so many things that do not last],” Tintin says.

But that’s not all. With the Aegis hit song Halik, popularly sung in karaokes among the forlorn and brokenhearted, as the background, Muñoz’s character teases us with her other heart-tugging lines.

Huwag n’yong mahayaan ma-dry, parang mga love life ng iba diyan, tuyo. [Don’t let your face go dry, just like other people’s love life, which is dry],” she says.

Tintin’s online makeup tutorial eventually turns into an online confessional where she rants away.

Ano ‘yun, tatawagan ka ng madaling araw? Ano ka, entertainer? ‘Pag bored lang, ‘pag bored ka lang tatawagan, ganun? [What’s that, he’ll be calling you in the wee hours of the morning? What are you? An entertainer? He only calls when he’s bored?]” she rants.

Anderson’s character himself appears to also have love problems on his own as his longtime girlfriend rejects his marriage proposal and leaves him.

The romantic-comedy promises to navigate the audience through how these two characters would mend their broken hearts while relating to a new generation of audience whose love lives can be summed up in various hugot lines.

Always Be My Maybe is directed by Dan Villegas.

Watch the trailer below: