‘That’s Entertainment’ stars to reunite in musical biopic ‘Yorme’

Tina Paner, Ramon Christopher, Janno Gibbs

Tina Paner, Ramon Christopher Gutierrez and Janno Gibbs. Image: Instagram/@tinapaner71, @monchinggutz, @jannolategibbs

“That’s Entertainment” stars Tina Paner, Ramon Christopher Gutierrez, Janno Gibbs and many others from the iconic teen variety show are about to get a mini reunion through the musical biopic “Yorme.”

Fans of the beloved show can also expect an appearance from other “That’s Entertainment” actors namely Jennifer Mendoza, Karen Timbol, Lovely Rivero, Ricky Rivero, Bryle Mondejar, Jojo Abellana, Jovit Moya and Jestoni Alarcon.


Meanwhile, Xian Lim and McCoy de Leon, who were then too young to have been part of “That’s Entertainment” which ran until 1996, will be playing the role of Manila mayor Isko Moreno. He was an alumnus of the show.

The current list of actors is only the first batch of artists set to appear in the movie, stated Saranggola Media Productions on March 23.

Janno Gibbs, Ramon Christopher, Tina Paner, Jennifer Mendoza, Karen Timbol, Lovely Rivero, Ricky Rivero, Bryle Mondejar,…

Posted by Saranggola Media on Monday, March 22, 2021

The other roles to be played by all the “That’s Entertainment” stars are still unknown, but they may be revealed soon as Gibbs stated that he was cast to play the late host and star builder German Moreno.

He first teased about the role by posting a selfie on his Instagram page last March 18, saying he had to shave his face for a movie he was going to be in. He later on announced that he will be playing Moreno by reacting to a news article on the movie on March 23.

“This is why i shaved. Honored to be playing Kuya Germs! Oh and i get to sing and dance too,” Gibbs said.

There’s still much to know about the production, but its director Joven Tan is constantly giving updates about its progress with some behind-the-scenes photos of recording and editing for the movie.

“Yorme” is a musical biopic film about Isko Moreno, under VIVA Films and Saranggola Productions. It will depict the mayor’s early life in Tondo, to his stint in “That’s Entertainment” in the 1990s until his current term as mayor, according to VIVA Entertainment. JB


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