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KC Concepcion asks fans for support to finish her film ‘Asian Persuasion’: ‘Help bring our movie to the finish line!’

‘Asian Persuasion’ star KC Concepcion appeals to her followers to help send financial support to finish her project.

KC Concepcion asks fans for support to finish her film ‘Asian Persuasion’: ‘Help bring our movie to the finish line!’-Rhea Manila Santos
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Rhea Manila Santos

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06/11/2022 08:50 AM
KC Concepcion asks fans for support to finish her film ‘Asian Persuasion’: ‘Help bring our movie to the finish line!’
Photo credit: @kristinaconcepcion Instagram

After wrapping up shooting for her international film Asian Persuasion which was shot in New York City last month, KC Concepcion appealed to her 3.9M followers to send support to complete her independent film after it encountered a financial challenge when one of the cast members contracted COVID, delaying their production for 12 days and costing their budget at least $100,000.

READ: KC Concepcion done filming int’l film ‘Asian Persuasion’

In her Instagram post last June 10, the now US-based actress and vlogger explained the situation and shared just how important it is for the movie to be made for the global Asian community. Asian Persuasion also marks KC’s return to the big screen after almost a decade. 


READ: KC Concepcion replaces Toni Gonzaga in ‘Asian Persuasion’ film

She wrote, “The filming is done, now the hard work begins. And YOU can help bring our movie to the FINISH LINE 

“I said YES to this movie Asian Persuasion because I grew up not seeing a Filipino who looked like me, or other girls like me, on American TV or in Hollywood films.

“Having the chance to be part of this Asian-American romantic comedy as a FILIPINA means MORE to me than just getting an acting job in America. I think I speak for so many ASIAN actors who grew up wishing and waiting for this time to come for us to be SEEN, HEARD, and REPRESENTED, in all our different skin tones, body shapes, and backgrounds.

“This movie is about family, relationships, love, failures, resilience, success, and fighting for what you love. That’s why this story is YOURS, as much as it is mine.

“This is US. Made by us. Made for us. And made to represent us.

“Click the link in my bio to support our film and bring it to the finish line!!!  We can’t do this without you. ANY amount would help— but most importantly, as we aspire to see our stories, our faces, our languages, our music, our talent, our skill, and our cultures, we can come together right now… one Asian project at a time.

“LET’S MAKE THIS MOVIE HAPPEN!!! Salamat… thank you… and all my love from New York City. Click https://seedandspark.com/fund/asian-persuasion#story - link also in bio! 

“Mahal na mahal ko kayo. 

Love,

KC.”

Asian Persuasion is a romantic comedy about a frustrated chef (Dante Basco) who just got divorced from his successful fashion executive wife (KC Concepcion). He quickly finds out that he cannot afford the alimony and child support. So with the help of his wingman, he comes up with this convoluted plot to marry her off to be relieved from the financial obligations. The plan goes smoothly until he realizes he wants a second chance with her.

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Asian Persuasion stars KC Concepcion, Dante Basco, Black Eyed Peas' member Apl.de.Ap, Yam Concepcion, Tony Labrusca, Rachel Alejandro, Paolo Montalban, Jax Bacani, Rex Navarrete, Fe de los Reyes, and Devin Ilaw. Directed by Jhett Tolentino. Asian Persuasion is reportedly aiming to make its premiere at the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) next year.