'Da Possessed' earns P17M on opening day


Posted at Apr 20 2014 02:17 PM | Updated as of Apr 21 2014 05:58 PM

MANILA – Star Cinema's comedy film, "Da Possessed," starring Solenn Heussaff and Vhong Navarro turned in P17 million on its opening day on Black Saturday.

This was announced by Star Cinema in its official Instagram account on Sunday.

“Da Possessed, 17M on its opening day! Napossess na ng happiness ang buong bansa,” it said. “2nd blockbuster day na! Maraming salamat sa napakainit na suporta.”

“Da Possessed” is Navarro's comeback project after being embroiled in a mauling controversy in January.

Directed by Joyce Bernal, "Da Possessed" tells the story of Ramon (Navarro), a simple man whose dire need for money has pushed him to pursue a career in landscape art.

He then falls in love with his boss Anna (Heussaff), a perky young woman who likes Ramon's sense of humor.

The conflict begins when three restless spirits start possessing Ramon's body, leading to a series of wacky and bizarre events, similar to the tone of Navarro's previous big screen outings.

Other cast members include John "Sweet" Lapus, Empoy, Smokey Manaloto, Beverly Salviejo, Lito Pimentel, Joy Viado, Matet De Leon, Aaliyah Belmoro, and Joey Marquez.

"Da Possessed" is showing in theaters nationwide.