Angelito: Batang Ama lead star JM de Guzman topbills indie film Intoy Syokoy which eventually became a finalist in the New Breed Category of the 2012 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival. The movie, which is written by Jerry Gracio is based on Eros Atalia’s Palanca award-winning novel Si Intoy Syokoy Ng Kalye Marino.
|JM de Guzman and LJ Reyes in Lem Lorca's Intoy Syokoy|
Intoy Syokoy will showcase a love story set at the famed Kalye Marino in Sangley Point, Cavite, as well as the rich history of the place from the time of American occupation up to the present.
In the movie, JM plays Intoy, a tahong diver that fell in love with a prostitute, played by LJ Reyes. LJ and JM are expected to go daring in this movie not just with their love scene but also with the given shooting of scenes deep in the water which is required of JM's tahong diver character. LJ, as a prostitute will also need to shoot love scenes with several customers.
Produced by Boy Abunda and Boy So, Intoy Syokoy will be under the direction of Lem Lorca. The film will also star Joross Gamboa, Arnold Reyes, Roy Alvarez, Kristoffer King, Richard Quan, Angela Ruiz, Jacob Miller, Ricky Pascua, Redgie Jimenez, Justin de Leon, Nanding Josef and Kenneth Salva.