Welcoming Year of the Fire Rooster couldn't be more fitting and fiery for HOOQ, Asia’s largest video on demand service, as it presents a free screening of Mano Po 7: Chinoy at the Globe Iconic Store – BGC Amphitheater in Bonifacio Global City last Saturday, February 4.
Starring a star-studded ensemble cast led by Richard Yap, Jessy Mendiola, Enchong Dee and Jake Cuenca, Mano Po 7: Chinoy also features the acting prowess of Jean Garcia, Eric Quizon, Kean Cipriano, Janella Salvador and Marlo Mortel.
This is the first time that HOOQ is releasing a fresh-out-of-the-cinema film, since Mano Po 7 was released in cinemas last December 2016.
HOOQ Hangouts, presented by Globe Live in cooperation with Samsung, is a series of outdoor screening events that showcases HOOQ’s vast library of carefully curated content.
“We chose Mano Po 7 for this month’s HOOQ Hangouts not only to celebrate the Chinese New Year but also to emphasize that HOOQ will be the first to have the newest local movies after their theatrical run,” says Jane Cruz-Walker, Country Manager of HOOQ Philippines.
“Now movie fans don’t have to wait as long since we will try to make it available on HOOQ as soon as possible. Mano Po 7 which was released in cinemas last month will be on HOOQ by this summer.” adds Walker.
HOOQ subscribers can now enjoy over 1,200 Filipino movies spanning almost five decades of film making, and over 4,000 hours of local television leaving other video-in-demand services way behind in terms of Filipino content.
Among the most anticipated movies that will soon be available only to HOOQ subscribers include; Camp Sawi, I Love You To Death, That Thing Called Tanga Na, My Rebound Girl, The Escort, Bakit Lahat ng Guwapo May Boyfriend?, Working Beks and Mano Po 7: Chinoy.
In addition, viewers can also watch catch up episodes of the latest GMA 7 TV series including Alyas Robinhood; Someone To Watch Over Me; Meant To Be; Ika-Anim na Utos and more in the coming months.
“As the exclusive presenter of the Metro Manila Film Festival, we will soon have the 2016 MMFF top grosser Die Beautiful and the Nora Aunor starrer Kabisera available on HOOQ. The rest of the entries will also soon find its way onto HOOQ!” Says Jeffrey Remigio, HOOQ Philippines.
The Hub of Homegrown Content
Besides having thousands of foreign movies and TV series, HOOQ is the prime destination for Filipino entertainment on demand with the largest library of local movies amongst any video-on-demand service in the country.
“Pinoy films and TV shows are closest to our hearts because it tells the stories of our lives and we can all relate to them. That’s why it’s so importantly for us to continuously enrich our growing library with more quality local content from the top Philippine production studios,” Cruz-Walker added. “One of which is Erik Matti’s On The Job: The Series, co-produced with Globe Studios, which will be the very first local production to be exclusively shown on a video on demand service.”
From romantic flicks such as JaDine’s Diary ng Panget and This Time, John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo One More Chance, Close To You and The Mistress; Pinoy action blockbusters such as On The Job, Muro Ami, FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano; thrillers Feng Shui, Sukob, Shake Rattle and Roll series and The Healing; to comedies like Sisterakas, Kimmy Dora, Wang Fam, My Amnesia Girl and Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy are all on HOOQ.
HOOQ is also home to a rich collection of independent titles such as Metro Manila, Sonata, Six Degrees Of Separation From Lilia Cuntapay, Zombadings, Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros; and the works of top Filipino directors such as Erik Matti, Peque Gallaga, Aureus Solito, Jade Castro, Real Florido and award-winning writers Moira Lang, Antoinette Jadaone and Michiko Yamamoto.
HOOQ has over 10,000 movies and TV shows available for streaming or download. Globe At Home customers can get up to 6 months access to HOOQ with plans P1,299 and up, while Globe mobile customers can also get up to 6 months trial on selected prepaid and postpaid plans. You may also visit www.hooq.tv to sign up for a 7-day free trial.