WeTV Officially Launches in the Philippines with MIRACLE IN CELL NO. 7 and Exclusive Pinoy Originals

It was a gathering of creative minds and industry veterans at the online media event of the newest streaming platform in the Philippines with WeTV which promises to be the home of Asian Premium Content that delivers the very best in regional content, including highly-anticipated Chinese dramas, K-dramas, Indonesian horror, Thai series, and now Filipino content. Apart from the Philippines, WeTV is also streaming in Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, and India.
Among the top Asian titles coming soon into the platform are Chinese Dramas Oath of Love and The Golden Hairpin, the new Thai BL series Manner of Death, K-drama hits like Tale of the Nine Tailed and Flower of Evil, and Filipino rom-com "James & Pat & Dave"

For its initial movie offering for 2020, WeTV is bringing one of the biggest local movies of 2019 with "Miracle In Cell No. 7" available exclusively to its users starting November 27, 2020. The lead cast of the film – Aga Muhlach, Bela Padilla, and Xia Vigor – joined the media launch, sharing their enthusiasm. Produced by Viva Films, the film was the top grosser of MMFF2019. 

Another highlight of the evening was the presentation of the slate of WeTV Originals coming out in 2021. Among the first slew of titles launching under WeTV Originals are: 

1. Section St. Valentine: The Disappearance of Divine - A dark teen drama about senior high school students of Section St. Valentine, all of whom resume classes via Zoom except for “IT” girl in school, Divine Concepcion. Her absence triggers an online investigation to solve the mystery behind her disappearance. (Premiering January 2021) 

2. BetCin – This is a GL story about lesbian couple, Beth & Cindy, who are on the verge of a break-up, until they find themselves joining an online contest to become social media’s most favorite And adored loveteam. Beth sees the cash prize as a chance to start a new life with her new girlfriend, Kate. Cindy on the other hand, has other plans. 

3. B&B: The Story of Battle of Brody & Brandy - This modern day romantic comedy starring Iza Calzado and Ian Veneracion. Brody is a charming guest staying at Brandy's B & B. At the end of his vacation, he promises to return. And he does, except this time, it’s to open up his own B & B right across! (Premiering February 2021) 

4. The Anatomy of Loneliness – A simple guy, Mamon, has one dream – to win the heart of his muse, Nene. The series tells the story about two lonely individuals who unexpectedly find real connection amidst the very impersonal platform of social media. 

2021 is gearing up to be an exciting year for WeTV as they work towards delivering 20 exclusive films alongside 12 WeTV Original productions but you can start right now. To stream the very best in Asian Premium Content, just download the WeTV app from the App store and Google Play, and start watching at a very affordable price. A monthly subscription rings in at P59, quarterly at P159, and an annual subscription is only P599. 

WeTV is owned by Tencent, one of the largest global tech and entertainment companies known for their mobile games. The company has built a reputation as an industry leader in internet-related services. Among their more popular brands are RPG titles League of Legends, Fortnite, Clash of Clans, Path of Exile, Minecraft, and instant messaging platforms Tencent QQ and WeChat. They have also expanded further into music and film production with Tencent Music Entertainment, which has partnerships with top global music labels, and Tencent Penguin Pictures, which produces popular Chinese movies and series.
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