It has been reported in SNN (Showbiz News Ngayon) that Erick Quezon is planning to direct a biopic of his father, Dolphy, as tribute of the latter's 6th decade in Showbiz. Dolphy is well known not only as a comedian but also of many women linked with him. Erick revealed that if the plan pushes through, Dolphy's colorful lovelife will be the most exciting part of the movie. He believes Angel Locsin can play the role of either Gloria Smith or Alma Moreno.
Here's the SNN video clip, many thanks to Danceballmonday@YouTube.
Here's the news from ABS-CBN about the planned biopic with Angel's reaction to the report from SNN.
Angel, Anne thrilled over Dolphy's biopic
MANILA - Actresses Anne Curtis and Angel Locsin shared their excitement after learning they may be included an upcoming biopic of the country's King of Comedy Dolphy.
In an interview, Locsin and Curtis said they would be honored to be part of the project.
"Wow, ngayon ko lang narinig ito. Sana matuloy kasi unang una, Tito Dolphy 'yan at si Direk Erick Quizon. Ilang taon kong naka-trabho 'yon. Yong thought na magampanan ko 'yong pinili niyang role sa akin (eh iba na). Sana matuloy, sana. Exciting," Locsin added.
According to director Eric Quizon, son of Dolphy, the biopic is part of the celebration for his father's 60th year in showbiz.
"There are plans na gumawa ng masasabi nating biopic, but that's all in the planning stage," Eric said.
The women in Dolphy's life
If the project pushes through, the most interesting aspect of Dolphy's life is said to be his colorful love life.
When asked about actresses who can play the women in Dolphy's life, Eric replied: "Si Bea [Alonzo], nakikita ko, saka si Tita Grace [Engracia Domniguez], first wife ng daddy ko. Sa papel ni Tita Gloria [Gloria Smith], pwedeng si Angel [Locsin]. Sa papel ng mommy ko, pwedeng si Anne Curtis, Kristine Hermosa or Heart Evangelista. Sa part ni Lotis Key, pwede din si Anne Curtis. Part ni Tita Alma Moreno, pwedeng Angel Locsin."
[Omitted other parts not related to Angel]