Fans may not see them a lot on TV but two of the hottest young love teams just released their original movies. Get ready to get all the kilig feels with NashLene’s The Gift and GraeDrea’s S.P.A.R.K. These movies are now streaming in iwant.ph.
Andrea Brillantes and Grae Fernandez are young ones in love in S.P.A.R.K. Grae plays a trickster student from Manila. Andrea, meanwhile, portrays a sweet girl from the province. The begin an unlikely friendship set in a burnayan (pottery barn) in Ilocos one fine summer. Will they develop a relationship as sunny as summer? The original movie is helmed by Carlo Artillaga.
Meanwhile, former Star Circle Quest Kids “rivals” Sharlene San Pedro and Nash Aguas are now part of the NashLene love team. Sharlene and Nash star in The Gift which chronicles the story of a young man with Asperger’s syndrome who falls for a sheltered woman.The movie has been receiving positive feedback online for its lead stars’ performances and relatable story, and for promoting awareness on the developmental disorder. It is directed by Onat Diaz.
Other freshly released original content on the platform include Allergy in Love, Hush and High. Allergy in Love features the story of Johnson (Pocholo Barretto), who gets an extreme and potentially fatal allergic reaction whenever he is exposed to physical intimacy, but finds himself falling in love with Ayama (Chienna Filomeno), who aims to help him cure his odd medical condition. It is written and directed by actor Joross Gamboa. The erotic-drama anthology series Hush features stories of different people going through their individual journeys to self-discovery, intimacy and fulfillment of sexual fantasies.
Early this month, iWant released the action-suspense series High, about Miguel (Markus Paterson) who goes through an underground game in order to save his sister (Ria Atayde), who was kidnapped by a web syndicate.
ABS-CBN’s streaming service kicked off the new year with 11.3 million Filipinos streaming its original shows and movies and its archive of programs, films and live shows.
The new iWant recorded 60 million video views in December 2018 and has already gotten two million app downloads on both iOS and Android since it was launched in November last year.
Meanwhile, more subscribers can get their iWant craving in the comfort of their own homes as they can already connect the streaming service to their TV via Chromecast and Apple Airplay. This year, iWant will also be made available on TV streaming devices such as Roku, Android TV boxes and SKY set-top boxes. New features will also be introduced to subscribers such as offline viewing and commenting on and chatting about their favorite content within the streaming service.
Mobile subscribers can also enjoy their favorite movies and shows on iWant whenever and wherever they are by subscribing to the telco providers’ respective promos.
iWant, which can also be accessed via web on iwant.ph, boasts a diverse library of free original movies and shows. Included in its library is the much-hyped film Glorious, fantasy series Spirits Reawaken, the feel-good anthology series Alamat ng Ano, gore-horror film Ma, lifestyle show Laureen on a Budget and entertainment talk show I Know Right?! (IKR).
It also offers currently airing and old ABS-CBN shows, documentaries and specials; 1,407 films and restored movie classics; fastcut versions of currently airing ABS-CBN shows; Asianovelas; thousands of songs; One Music’s live digital concerts, and the livestreaming of Camp Star Hunt, iWant ASAP, DZMM TeleRadyo, ABS-CBN Channel 2 and ABS-CBN S+A.