Muling pumirma ng bagong management contract sa Viva.
Bagama’t hindi gaanong naging productive ang nakalipas na dalawang taon when it comes to his career dahil sa pandemya ay nag-desisyon pa rin si Sam na ituloy ang kanyang showbiz journey sa naturang kompanya.
“For me, I like to stay where I will grow. And I really did feel that nu’ng nandito ako sa Viva despite na most of my years in Viva kinain ng pandemic, eh,” ani Sam sa ginanap na digital presscon ng Viva after his contract signing last October 25, 2022.
“As in, kakalipat ko lang no’n, I think it’s 2019 when I did Indak, The Crew concert, Para Sa Broken Hearted, and all that… and then, kinain na ng pandemic years ‘yung time ko with Viva,” pagre-recall pa niya.
Dagdag pa ni Sam: “Despite all of that, you know, there was plenty of work that was done, movies that were made, and songs that were released. So, I have no doubt that this is where I’m supposed to be.”
“It's a very easy decision to make, you know. Parang… you’re with a great team, with very creative, talented people, and very proactive. Kung titingnan mo ‘yung record, there’s no doubt that it’s the right partnership for me. I get to do movies, I get to do music which are the two things that are my main things,” pagpapatuloy pa niya.
Ibinahagi rin ni Sam ang kung ano ang magiging plano niya sa 2023.
“Well, for sure, I will continue na mag-release ng music. Pati movies, siyempre, kasama ‘yan. ‘Yung Viva, it’s management contract so kasama na ‘yun lahat – movies, music. Kung ano ang specifics no’n hindi ko pa alam. It has to be determined. I’m looking forward sa movies na gagawin namin,” aniya.
“Siyempre, in all of those things, gusto ko pa rin gawin ay ‘yung more concerts and music. So doon po sa part na ‘yun, marami pa po akong gustong gawin. Sa movies, I think I’ve yet to really take on roles that are bigger,” pahayag ni Sam.
Bahagi rin ba ng plano niya ang tumanggap ng mga daring roles or magpa-sexy sa movies ng Vivamax?
Sagot ng singer: “I’m not completely closed off sa ganu’ng idea. If it’s done right, if it’s tastefully done, if it’s a good material… I’m still an actor and I’m willing to act.”