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Maris Racal and Carlo Aquino team up for ‘How to Move On in 30 Days’

Maris Racal and Carlo Aquino will team up for the first time in the upcoming romantic-comedy series How to Move On in 30 Days.

Based on a press release, How to Move On in 30 Days follows the story of Racal’s character where she promises herself to move on from her ex-boyfriend after dumping her. She then records her journey of moving on in her vlogs, and then later hires Aquino’s character as her fake boyfriend to prove she already recovered within 30 days.

Racal and Aquino will be joined by former Pinoy Big Brother celebrity housemate Albie Casiño and actor and comedian John Lapus. Other cast members also include Jai Agpangan, Kyo Quijano, Sherry Lara, Sachzna Laparan, Poppert Bernadas, Hanie Harrar, Elyson De Dios, and James Bello. The series is directed by screenwriter Benedict Mique and director Dick Lindayag.

How to Move On in 30 Days is an original series and the first project under the partnership of ABS-CBN and YouTube. The series is slated to debut on YouTube this 2022, but as of this writing, a target release date has yet to be announced.


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Racal first rose to prominence after her stint in Pinoy Big Brother: All In in 2014. Shortly after, she became a member of Girltrends in 2016 and BFF5 in 2017. Racal had also shown off her acting chops in notable films and television series, namely Bloody Crayons, Boyette: Not a Girl Yet, Pamilya Ko, and The Kangks Show, among many others.

Her career has also flourished as a singer-songwriter with her hit singles “Abot Langit,” a collaboration with Rico Blanco, “Ate Sandali,” her Bisaya-Tagalog anthem “Asa Naman,” and “Pumila Ka,” which features Filipino rapper raven.

Aquino, on the other hand, was first recognized for his performance in the 1998 film Bata, Bata… Pa’no Ka Ginawa?. He also starred in the Ang Tanging Ina franchise as Tri, Meet Me in St. Gallen as Jesse Abaya, Exes Baggage as Nix, and Isa Pa with Feelings as Gali.


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