More than 40 artists will sign with ABS-CBN in the Star Magic Black Pen Day this Saturday (June 19) as the company remains committed to hone and champion Filipino talent in support of the local entertainment industry.
The historic contract signing event, which will feature the future and current idols in the land, will begin at 4 pm and will be streamed online on the Star Magic Facebook page and YouTube channel, the ABS-CBN Entertainment and TFC Facebook pages, iWantTFC, and TFC IPTV.
Among the Kapamilyas that will be part of the Star Magic Black Pen Day are fresh faces, established stars, talents from ABS-CBN’s reality shows and contests, as well as artists under ABS-CBN subsidiaries and other talent agencies outside ABS-CBN.
They include seasoned actors include John Arcilla, Sandino Martin, Marc Solis, and singer-actress Angeline Quinto. The new artists are Kaila Estrada, Arabella Davao, Mary Joy Apostol, Zabel Lamberth, Rans Rifol, Vance Larena, Maureen Wrob, Paolo Gumabao, Luis Vera-Perez, Sela, Migo Manikan, Vitto Neri, and “Marry Me, Marry You” star Jake Ejercito.
RISE Artists Studio’s Gigi De Lana, Zach Castaneda, Shanaia Gomez, Karina Bautista, Aljon Mendoza, Jayda, and “Hello, Stranger” breakout star JC Alcantara will also ink new contracts.
Also signing with ABS-CBN are various artists from partner talent agencies such as Alyssa Muhlach and Kiko Estrada from Arnold Vegafria’s ALV Events International, and Krystle, Lara Maigue, Moira Lacambra, Aikee, Poppert Bernadas, Gian Magdangal, Davey Langit, and Anthony Barion from Ogie Alcasid’s ATEAM (Alcasid Total Entertainment & Artist Management, Inc).
Star Music’s Sab and Recio, Polaris’ Janine Berdin, Sheena Belarmino, JM Yosures, and iDolls, and Star Hunt’s Ashley Del Mundo, Tan Roncal, Kiara Takahashi, Richard Juan, Lou Yanong, Kobie Brown, and Andi Abaya will also sign with ABS-CBN’s talent management arm.
Star Magic head and ABS-CBN entertainment production head Laurenti Dyogi will lead in welcoming them all to the fold this weekend, which also marks the integration of all management groups in ABS-CBN under the Star Magic umbrella.
These include the Star Hunt Management under Raymund Dizon that handles the careers of former “Pinoy Big Brother” housemates as well as BGYO and BINI; the Polaris Artists under Reily Santiago that is the stable of the products of Kapamilya talent contests like “Tawag ng Tanghalan”; RISE Artists Studio led by Mico Del Rosario and Olivia Lamasan of ABS-CBN Films; and ABS-CBN Music helmed by Jonathan Manalo and Roxy Liquigan.
Another highlight of the event is the recital of the Star Magic Credo by the artists, who will pledge to give their best in every performance, continue to improve their craft, and maintain the right values and attitude as they serve the Filipino audience. There will also be surprise performances and other announcements.
Witness the historic Star Magic Black Pen Day this Saturday (June 19) starting at 4 pm on the Star Magic Facebook page and YouTube channel, the ABS-CBN Entertainment and TFC Facebook pages, iWantTFC, and TFC IPTV. For more information, follow @starmagicphils on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.