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‘On The Job’ turns into star-studded TV series


HOOQ, Asia’s first and largest premium video-on-demand service revealed the cast of the highly anticipated “On the Job: The Series.”

Leading the cast are Teroy Guzman who plays Sisoy, a media veteran in his fifties, Nonoy Froilan who plays the role of Pedring, a politician, Bela Padilla is Pam, a feisty journalist, and Neil Ryan Sese is Roman, the hired gun. Also part of the stellar cast are Arjo Atayde, Smokey Manaloto, Dominic Ochoa, Jake Macapagal, and Christopher de Leon
“OTJ: The Series” Season 1 follows the story of four people – Sisoy, a corrupt local media man under the payroll of Pedring, the treacherous father of the town’s ruling political clan; Pam, a passionate and honest big network investigative journalist from Manila and Roman, a principled hired gun regularly brought out of prison to kill. Their paths cross when eight journalists from Sisoy’s town are massacred by Roman’s group and buried without a trace a day before Christmas Eve.

Pam jumps on the case just as Sisoy discovers his connection to Pedring won’t help him find out what happened to his friends.

Based on Erik Matti’s multi-award winning movie OTJ, or On the Job, the original series marks the first big production created exclusively for an online video service in the region.

The six-part series is co-produced by Reality Entertainment, the independent film outfit of Matti and Dondon Monteverde in partnership with Globe Studios.

HOOQ will be releasing OTJ in the Philippines and internationally to its other markets such as Thailand, India, and Indonesia.

HOOQ currently holds the largest catalogue of Filipino content of any video-on-demand service from top local studios like GMA, Viva Communications, Regal Entertainment, and ABS-CBN.