“Twice, namanhid yung legs ni Maja while we were shooting sa Ilocos last year. We made her run wearing slippers, minsan naka-paa, kasi hindi afford nung character n’ya mag-running shoes.”
Maja’s leg cramps and muscle spasms got so severe at one point that Soriano had to rush her to the emergency room of a provincial hospital for treatment. Maja was also reported to have collapsed from exhaustion after doing one of the scenes.
“Thelma” is the maiden offering of Time Horizon Pictures, in cooperation with Abracadabra Productions and Underground Logic. The cast includes Tetchie Agbayani, John Arcilla, Eliza Pineda and Jason Abalos. The film will be distributed by Star Cinema.
The movie, set to hit the big screen nationwide on September 7.