The comedian said the lowest point of his life in 2016 was when the acclaimed director passed away.
Vice Ganda was very happy at the victory party of his latest
blockbuster film with Coco Martin, the “Super Parental Guardians.” While
sharing how he was convinced by Coco to work with him, he remembered the late
director Wenn Deramas, who helmed all of his comedy films that were part of the
Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF).
"Kapag tinatanong nga nila, anong pinakamalaking dagok
mo sa 2016, sabi ko isa lang, 'Iyong namatay si Direk Wenn Deramas.' Kasi nung
mga nakalipas na taon ang daming kong dagok, pero ito isa lang pero bongga. Parang
ako rin kasi iyong namatay,” he said.
"Ang laking bahagi ng pagkatao ko, ng kaluluwa ko, ng
puso ko ang namatay at hindi ko alam kung papaano ko ito bubuhayain. At hindi
lang naman ako, naramdaman ko ang takot din ng mga katrabaho natin,” he added.
"The Beauty and the Bestie" set the record for the
highest grossing MMFF film of all time and that was also his last project with
Direk Wenn, who died last February 29, 2016.
"Hindi ko alam kung paano ako magsisimula ulit. Back to
basics ako, neophyte ulit ako. At ang tanong ko lagi, sinong direktor ang
magtiya-tiyaga sa akin? Sinong direktor ang papayag na tanggapin iyong hamon na
makatrabaho mo iyong isang baklang matigas ang ulo na si Vice Ganda? At iyong
hamon na kaya mo bang sundan ang pelikula ni Wenn Deramas?"
Bb. Joyce Bernal stepped up and directed their latest movie,
which almost reached P600 million. Vice was initially offered to direct his own
film given that he wanted to be more hands on with his projects but failed to
take directing classes abroad so he had to refuse because he felt that he
needed to learn first.
He then said that he felt refreshed working with new faces.
"Sa simula maraming duda pero everything fell into the