MANILA – The upcoming movie “Ang Misyon: A Marawi Siege Story” starring Martin Escudero is set to hit Philippine cinemas on May 30.
The action-packed movie deals with the current events in Mindanao, particularly in the city of Marawi. It centers on a Muslim registered nurse Sajid Tumawil (Escudero), who was discovered by the military to be a member of an extremist group.
Escudero began his showbiz career after joining a television reality talent search. He won raves for his performance in the indie film “Zombadings: Patayin Sa Shokot Si Remington,” for which he won the 10th Gawad Tanglaw Best Actor and 9th EnPress Golden Screen Awards for best actor in a comedy.
Ceasar Soriano, who is the director of “Ang Misyon: A Marawi Siege Story,” also stars in the film alongside Rez Cortez, Lou Veloso, Jordan Castillo, Tanya Gomez, Darius Razon, Cloyd Robinson, Mia Mendiola, Jack Falcis, Bong Russo, Chamberlaine Uy, Al Flores, John Michael Wagnon, Tim Sawyer, China Roces, and introducing Juan Miguel Soriano.
The movie is produced by GreatCzar Media Productions and distributed by ABS-CBN Films’ CineScreen.