Julia Montes Is Making a Statement and She Means Business
As the “Five Break-Ups and a Romance” actress makes her huge comeback to the silver screen, she welcomes the busy-ness of the business once more while basking in her craft’s creative process.
It’s been a quiet break for the last couple of years for Julia Montes, and her comeback is leaving everybody excited. Since her action stint on the small screen in ABS-CBN’s Asintado and FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano and the action-thriller film Topakk, we haven’t seen her a lot for quite some time and yet the Filipino viewers have always been interested in her and her acting chops.
A loose laugh washes over Julia when I asked about her Halloween costume. It’s no challenge to her, as she will wear whatever she wants. “Hindi ako mahilig mag-costume pero siguro for this year, I’ll try to be a cook,” she joked. Of course, she is a natural culinary junkie to start with, but sporting an apron also sounds good. “Para madali na po,” she said, letting another laugh.
Kidding aside, Julia aspires to keep a princess-like vibe on the occasion. She prefers it vibrant over horror, and hates a literal treatment to the theme. She loves exploration. Apart from her new film, she, too, is taking on an academic adventure.
“Right now, nagsku-school ako online para naba-balance ko pa rin ’yung time ko with work and with family,” she replied, when asked what her recent engagements are outside of entertainment. “Kahit papa’no, [it’s] my reward for myself na matapos ko ’yung college ko,” the half-Filipina, half-German star gushed. (READ FULL FEATURE HERE)