Gino Roque and Heaven Peralejo Star in WeTV's PASABUY - Coming September 2021 - Reel Advice Movie Reviews

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Gino Roque and Heaven Peralejo Star in WeTV's PASABUY - Coming September 2021

As they say, love comes in the most unexpected of ways. That is the starting point for "PASABUY" - the upcoming WeTV original romantic comedy series centered on one of the biggest lifestyle trends that emerged during the pandemic. Xian Lim does double duty on the project but this time behind the camera as the writer and director. While there is no exact date yet, the series is slated to premiere on WeTV in late September.

Gino Roque is the leading man while cast to play his love interest up-and-coming actress Heaven Peralejo. The 21-year-old PBB alumni came on board after the previously announced female lead star Barbie Imperial was released from the show due to personal issues. Barbie had already taken part in pre-production activities – including announcements on social media, and the initial script-reading with Gino, Xian and the rest of the cast – when the change was made.

"Pasabuy" tells the story of two individuals who find themselves stranded in the same place at the start of the lockdown. Anna (Peralejo) is a young executive while John (Roque) is an artist. They meet at the community chatroom where you can order necessities “pasabuy.” Friendship and possibly love blooms in what could be the most unromantic of settings as they try to power through life and a bevy of emotions to get through each day. The question is, when the pandemic ends and lives go back to normal, was any of it real? 

Joining the cast are Ella Cayabyab, MJ Cayabyab, Ralph Malibunas, Gail Banawis, Kim Perez, Nana Silayro, and a special appearance by the rock band I Belong To The Zoo. "Pasabuy" is a WeTV Original concept, co-produced by Forza Productions, that is written and directed by Xian Lim.

To stream WeTV Originals and the very best in Asian Premium Content, just download the WeTV and iflix app from the App store and Google Play and start watching! A monthly subscription rings in at only P59, quarterly at P159, and an annual subscription is only P599 for recurring subscriptions, while a one-month pass is only P149. 

About WeTV 
WeTV, a Tencent company, is the carrying brand for overseas users of Tencent Video - China's leading online video platform with over 100 million paid subscribers. Since it was first launched in 2019, WeTV is now available in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, India, and other territories, accelerated by its acquisition of the iflix brand and resources in the past year. 

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