MANILA, Feb 18 (Mabuhay) – Prince of Comedy Vic Sotto has only good words for his newest leading lady, actress Bea Alonzo.

Sotto is paired with Alonzo in a fantasy-comedy film under Star Cinema.

In an interview, Sotto shared his first impression about Alonzo.

“Saksakan! Ubod ng saksakan ng ganda. Ngayon lang kami nagkakilala. Mukhang mabait naman siya. ‘Yon ang akala ko. Dati sa TV ko lang siya nakikita,” Sotto said.

Alonzo and Sotto were formally introduced during the story conference of their first movie together.

Star Cinema offered the project to Sotto, which will be co-produced by director Tony Reyes.

Working with ‘Santino’ and ‘Momay’

Aside from working with Alonzo, Sotto will also work with child stars Zaijan Jaranilla and Xyriel Manabat, known for their roles “Santino” and “Momay.”

In a separate interview, Jaranilla and Manabat admitted they are nervous working with Sotto, their “Idol”, but stressed that they are also excited to do the film with him.

“Kay Bossing Vic po, nahihiya,” Jaranilla said.

“Ako po mayroon nga po akong copy ng movie niya na ‘Love Online,'” Manabat said to prove the she is a fan of Sotto. (MNS)