Joshua Garcia says he ‘super’ idolizes John Lloyd Cruz.
Although he’s relatively new to the entertainment industry
after only entering showbiz after his Pinoy
Big Brother stint in 2014, people have already noticed Joshua Garcia’s charm and
In fact, Joshua, who has done two teleseryes and two movies,
is now being compared to Kapamilya star John Lloyd Cruz.
“Nakakatuwa po na nakakataba ng puso na sinasabi nila na
next John Lloyd Cruz ako. Actually, kinikilig talaga ako kasi idol ko po talaga
si John Lloyd. ‘Yun ‘yung kahit one-fourth ng narating ni kuya John Lloyd,
gusto kong marating,” he said during the press conference for his upcoming
movie Vince and Kath and James.
The press also noticed that he sounds like the Home Sweetie Home
actor when he speaks. Hence, he was asked: does he deliberately copy John
“’Di, malaki lang po talaga ‘yung boses ko po,” he answered.
However, he reiterated that he “super” idolizes the seasoned actor.
In an interview with reporters after the event, Joshua said
that although he is scared of people’s expectations, he assured that he is
doing his best at work.
Director Olivia Lamasan, who directed John Lloyd’s movies The Mistress and In My Life, first took noticed of Joshua’s potential when she
directed him in the movie, Barcelona: A
Admitting that she personally requested to work with him,
she said, “When I saw him in PBB, sabi
ko, ‘itong batang ‘to, parang meron ‘to.” Realizing that her gut feel was true,
the director has advised Joshua, “Alam mo, anak, mag-focus ka lang because you
Joshua’s movie Vince
and Kath and James is Star Cinema’s official entry to this year’s Metro
Manila Film Festival.