The stars of “Penduko”, an official entry of the Metro Manila Film Festival met the Cebu media and Cebuano fans in SM Seaside City Cebu on December 19.

Proud Cebuano Matteo Guidicelli together with actress Kylie Versoza answer questions from the media during the press conference held at the Large Screen Cinema of SM Seaside City Cebu.

Matteo Guidicelli is very high on emotions as he portrays Philippine cinema’s legendary superhero Pedro Penduko.

“It’s a movie that has great performances, great actors. It’s a very exciting film to watch. It is also something that we Filipinos can be very proud of. “, Versoza added during the press conference.

The film is about A 20 year-old wimp that was raised in the U.S. will go on a journey in the Philippines after his Father died to search his mother only to discover a curse and evil forces destroying the town.

From the different versions of Janno Gibbs, Matt Evans, and Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. Pedro Penduko has become a staple in Philippine cinema regarding Filipino folklore and culture.

“If you look at the other 3 Pendukos, they’re very comedy, but now its a mixture of family drama, action and it really relates more on the world today with all the Filipino elements of all these Filipino folklore.” Guidicelli said.

“Penduko” also stars Kylie Verzosa, Albert Martinez, John Arcilla, Arron Villaflor, Mark Anthony Fernandez, Phoebe Walker, Marissa Sanchez, Candy Pangilinan and Andrea Del Rosario. It opens on December 25 as part of this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival.