Alex Medina Admitted Being Anxious About Echorsis On The Wide Screen
Like every actor’s usual feeling when his movie is about to be played on the wild screen, Alex Medina is anxious about what Echorsis will do in the box office on its primary week of showing.
“Hindi ko kasi alam i-e-expect ko kasi first time ko na one of the top bills so for me parang pressure din siya. Parang mas may pressure talaga. Ito nga ginawa namin na independent release. Hindi kami sumama sa kahit anong festivals so may ganung pressure eh for it do well for people to like it hopefully.
“Pero gusto ko na lang enjoyin kung ano man ang outcome hindi ako mag-e-expect so bahala na. Parang ito medyo mainstream ng konti yung treatment kasi. So hindi siya yung usual so siyempre meron din akong kumbaga career na inaalagaan so ayun nakakakaba yung pelikula, bahala na kayo (laughs),” he shared.
He acted the role of a lad who victimizes lonely gays to earn and later on got haunted and controlled by one of his victims played by John Lapuz. The man admitted that there was an uneasy feeling as they go through with the bed scenes of the movie yet they were able to do it well.
“Trusted ko si John. Rarely kami nakakagawa ng ganitong pelikula. Sobrang smooth lahat kasi si Kean (Cipriano) friend ko naman eh so kumbaga automatic naman na siya. Hindi na kami nagkaroon ng getting to know nng matagal. Nag-gel agad kami,” he recalled.
Though his role in Echorsis is really peculiar from the roles given to him in his former projects, the 29-year-old actor believes it to be an excellent film.
He admitted that to portray the role well was really a challenged for him.
“Mahirap physically. Nahirapan ako physically kasi meron siyang pitik na konti. Eh ako napaka-steady lang ako eh so siyempre yung mga scenes na kailangan ko maging flamboyant so nahirapan ako. Nakakapagod everyday na physically exhausted ako. Pero nag-focus naman ako talaga dun sa kailangan ko gawin sa character ko,” he said.
Nevertheless, Alex affirmed to be open for gay role offers in the near future.