Movies & TV

Erik Matti Announces Release Date for 'On the Job 2'

The director also confirms the five-part miniseries that will follow the film.
IMAGE Tammy David
Comments

It's been five years since Erik Matti's On the Job, the director's breakthrough "neo-noir" film starring Joel Torre, Piolo Pascual, Gerald Anderson, and Joey Marquez. Since then, the film's writer-director has announced a six-part spinoff miniseries, followed by the news that the producers have decided instead on a new film and a five-part miniseries.

Variety reports from the International Film Festival and Awards Macao circuit that Matti has confirmed that OTJ 2—originally the series pilot, before Matti decided to make it a full-length sequel—will wrap up filming in February 2019, and is being eyed for release by June 12, Independence Day. The five-part miniseries will follow the movie.

The first movie followed the story of two hired killers (played by Joel Torre and Gerald Anderson) who were temporarily released from prison to assassinate political targets, and the two law enforcers (Piolo Pascual and Joey Marquez) whose paths they cross. 

The On the Job sequel cast reportedly includes Dennis Trillo, Lotlot de Leon, Ricky Davao, William Martinez, John Arcilla, Dante Rivero, Vandolph Quizon, and Eric Fructuoso.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Comments
View More Articles About:
Recommended Videos
About The Author
Esquire Philippines
View Other Articles From Esquire PH
Comments
Latest Feed
 
Share
 
Share
Daang Dokyu is the largest documentary film festival to be organized in the country.
 
Share
From classic maritime sweaters and sportswear to smart tailoring cast in a spectrum of breezy hues.
 
Share
His death birthed the Yamashita standard, or what many simply call command responsibility.
 
Share
 
Share
The Department of Tourism counted around 8.26 million arrivals in total.
 
Share
KFC Philippines will manage all daily operations of franchised units.
 
Share
The Filipino singer is taking the internet by storm.
Load More Articles
Connect With Us