After the short vacation of the real-life love team, James Reid and Nadine Lustre of Jadine revealed a new project for the love team.
The vacation in Japan is for the celebration of the young actress 24th birthday, they spend quality time together with their family and close friends.
The fans and supporters of the actress admired her even more after staying strong amidst the great challenge that her family recently faced. The name of her family is the content of several headlines after the unexpected way of death that Nadine's brother Isaiah. Her brother was found dead by her siblings in his room sprawled. He reportedly suffered a gunshot on his head.
The actress expressed that her family is still on the stage of moving on and healing. She also expressed her gratefulness for having James Reid on her side during her difficult times. She said that the young actor does not get tired of supporting her. The actress also shared that after the incident of her brother she became closer to her relatives and that they see each other and bond frequently.
The couple went to Japan together with the young actress father Ulysses Lustre, the sister of the young actor Lauren Reid and some of their close friend. In the Instagram account of James sister Lauren, she posted lots of photos in their Japan vacation, showing how they really enjoy the trip. The group also meet new friends in Japan. But despite the happy scenario shared on Instagram, the young actor shared that there were times that the young actress Nadine is still in quiet moment alone. This really shows that the young actress is still mourning the loss of her younger brother. The vacation was scheduled months prior to the death of her brother.
They are now currently shooting for their reunion movie in Manila. The movie is about the bloomed romance between two millennial, particularly an aggressive graphics designer and a village dweller. The working title of the movie is "Five Years Later", it will be directed by Director Antoinette Jadaone. The team Jadine and Director Jadaone are not new to each other since they already worked in several projects like the hit teleserye of the ABS-CBN primetime show "On The Wings of Love" and the movie "Till I Met You".
The couple share about their characters in the movie, "Joan is a village dweller from Zambales, she is working to provide for her family and a very simple young lady" according to Nadine Lustre, this how she described her character. On the other hand, James Reid describes his character as a bad boy, reckless and loves to ride a bike. His name is Gio, a lone wolf who has a tattoo. He added jokingly "He sees something in Nadine he doesn't see in anyone else. Sorry, not Nadine but Joan." According to the director of the movie "You'll root for them despite them being reckless and passionate. I'll depend on their character for what are they now.
The project is a surprise one because the Jadine fans thought the love team will split up due to the different project offers the couple accepted. But according to Reid, he said "It doesn't mean it's the end of Jadine. We're just doing different projects for now." And Lustre is thankful for the continuous support of their fans. The couple even shared a photo on their Instagram account having inked for the upcoming movie.
James Reid was chosen to do the "Pedro Penduko" film by Viva Films. The casting for the movie was confirmed last month. The Movie was the adaptation of the popular comic character. The half-Australian young actor was chosen to take the role of the re-imagined version of the superhero that was first created by the national artist for the visual arts Francisco Coching.
In the original comic story, Pedro Penduko is the ordinary Filipino young man who fights off evil forces with the help of the magical amulet that was given to him. In the new version written by Regene Estolatan of the Epik studios the next chosen one of the Pedro Penduko is a wimpy teen named Peter Harris that was raised by his adoptive father in the US. The storyline goes as follows: the young man Peter Harris feels that he does not belong in the community, a Filipino who lived all his life in the US, where he grew up being bullied since grade school. Now that he is already 20 years old he was to escape because he already had enough.
He will then encounter something supernatural when his adoptive father passes away in a tragic accident that nobody can able to explain. When he decide to go back to the Philippines and look for his mother whom he hasn't seen since he was an infant will unfold everything to him. He will learn that his mother has been a victim of a curse given by the ruler of Eastern Kasamaan.
As he embarks on the journey to find the cure to the curse given to his mother, he learns so much more than what he originally set out to discover. That he is no ordinary human, and that he may be the prophesied 'chosen one' who will save the entire town from the rising evil that threatens it. But, does a loser and a whiny wimp like him has what it takes to take on the role of the new Pedro Penduko? It is now left to the viewers to discover.
The modern twist of the movie aims to revitalize the dated imagery of the superhero for a new generation of Filipinos. During the opening day of History Con 2017 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City, James Reid who was present that time revealed that the filming for the movie has already begun and will continue until next year. But the release date for the movie has yet been revealed. The previous actors who have portrayed Pedro Penduko include Janno Gibbs and Matt Evans.
In addition, the television actress and host Nadine Lustre is set to star in an upcoming horror film by IdeaFirst Company. The horror film entitled "The Nurse" will be directed by director Jun Lana. Even though Nadine is currently being managed by Viva Films, Perci Intalan happily announced that they were given the permission to "borrow" the actress from her agency. Reports said that the suspense thriller movie will be shot in Japan. Joining Nadine in the movie is the veteran actress Lorna Tolentino who has not done any movie for the longest time. The fans are excited about the upcoming movie but the start of shooting of the film has not been released. And no scheduled about the actual launching of the movie.
On the other hand, James Reid extends his appreciations to his fans who help him achieved the award of Best Southeast Asia Act Award in 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards that was held in London. The actor was not able to attend the event in the United Kingdom to personally accept the award due to his earlier commitment to conduct a show in Pangasinan. He was on the stage performing that he received the good news and thanks to his fans by posting a twit on Twitter saying "From the bottom of my heart, thank you". The actor was able to beat six other contenders, who were also nominated for the awards which came from the countries Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, and Singapore.
In his video message for the MTV, he said that it was a privilege to represent the country for the awards show. He said, "It is such an honor to be representing the Philippines and with this recognition, I will keep on making music and bring the Philippines to the world stage." He also gives his acknowledgments to the Jadine fans, to their undying support. It can be recalled that in 2015 MTV Europe Music Awards he was also nominated in the same category together with his girlfriend Nadine Lustre.
The couple also laugh out the issue about the couple having a baby that Nadine Lustre is currently pregnant. The young actor said that he has no other baby but Nadine only. The couple is also are mainstay host of the noontime show "It's Showtime" but due to the recent happening of the actress' life, she takes a short break from the noontime show. She said that she is still in a healing period that her mind is still full of thoughts. She needs to make up mind before going back to work in the noontime program "It's Showtime".