Hundreds of screaming fans of Chiu and Gerald Anderson showed up at SM Megamall and other theatres in the Philippines to watch the film of the pair popularly known in the local show business as “Kimerald.” The film, “Paano na Kaya?” earned P10 million in ticket sales on its first day of screening on Wednesday according to the data released by Star Cinema’s Booking and Distribution Department, “SNN: Showbiz News Ngayon” reported. For the following weeks, this film will surely earn more and become the first blockbuster movie this year.
Under the direction of Ruel S. Bayani, “Paano Na Kaya?” tells the story of Mae (Kim Chiu), who is secretly in love with her best friend, Bogs (Gerald Anderson). But their relationship turns complicated when Anderson’s girlfriend, Anna (Melissa Ricks), breaks up with him. The separation sends Bogs into depression, and Mae comes to the rescue. Mae thinks that the best way to save Bogs from self-destruction is by having a pseudo-relationship or “rebound relationship” with him. Eventually the 2 fall in love, and from then on, they encounter the complexities or the intricacies of a “rebound relationship.” The cast members also include Cai Cortez, Janus del Prado, Empoy Marquez, IC Mendoza, Kian Kazemi, Bernard Palanca, Robi Domingo and Zsa Zsa Padilla.
Kris Aquino and James Yap with baby James, Angelica Panganiban, Carmen Soo, Maricar Reyes, Coco Martin, Jason Abalos, Gabby Concepcion, Jake Cuenca, Karylle, Jericho Rosales, ABS-CBN bosses, headed by channel head Cory Vidanes, and Star Cinema’s managing director Malou Santos graced the premiere night.