Four A-list Kapamilya stars were hailed as Phenomenal Stars of 2015 at the 47th Guillermo Mendoza Awards.
According to newspaper outfit Pilipino Star, the Phenomenal Stars of 2015 awardees were John Lloyd Cruz, Bea Alonzo, Vice Ganda and Coco Martin. This was based on the box office gross of their their successful movies last year.
The comeback of Popoy (John Lloyd) and Basya (Bea Alonzo) love story with in the romantic film “A Second Chance” bagged almost Php 500 million worldwide. It was relased November 2015 and was dubbed as one of the non-MMF highest grossing Filipino film of all time. This movie was a sequel to their 2007 hit movie “One More Chance”.
On the other hand Vice Ganda and Coco Martin who joined forces for a 2015 MMFF entry entitled “Beauty and the Beastie” was at Php 400 million in earnings. This comedy movie also starred JaDine loveteam, now real couple James Reid and Nadine Luistre.
Both films were under Star Cinema.
For comedian and Showtime host Vice Ganda, the Phenomenal Stars of 2015 award is not his first.
Last year , he also received a Phenomenal Award for his film “The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin,” which earned P456.20 million.