For the first time, Kris Aquino gave a sneak peek about her appearance in Crazy Rich Asians.
The actress-TV host posted on Instagram a photo of her scene with lead actress Constance Wu.
Kris wrote in the caption, “Ito napo: Here’s an exclusive first-look of my scene with @constancewu in the movie @crazyrichasians… My gown was created by our very own @michael5inco.
“Please watch for this PIVOTAL scene when the movie opens in Philippine cinemas on August 22, 2018. (picture courtesy of @wbpictures Head Office)”
Kris also wished that she will get her medical clearance so that she can walk the red carpet during the movie’s Hollywood premiere.
“P.S. please pray w/ me that i get my medical clearance so i can proudly represent the [Philippine emoji] during the red carpet walk in the Hollywood premiere on Tuesday, August 7?
“Extending my deepest gratitude to @kevinkwanbooks for recommending me to play this once in a lifetime role. #lovelovelove”
In a post published last July 25, Kris recalled how she was able to get the role at a time when she was “practically back to zero.”
She wrote, “If there was ever a time you had doubts about the future because of the burdens of today- i hope this post will inspire you. I was at practically back to zero when i auditioned for this film March 25, 2017.
“Sumugalnadahilangpakiramdampowalangmawawala… Na shock dahil June 14, 2017 nag start mag shooting na… Bawal pa rin mag reveal nung role ko (waiting for the go signal of @wbpictures when we can release some pictures of me in costume kasipagnakitanayunggawani @michael5inco medyo giveaway napo)
“pero para posakarangalannatingmgaPinoy- napakalaking “boost” ito!
“I have been greatly blessed because my US based agent @agentchrislee sent me the official invitation &i am excited to see @kevinkwanbooks again- kailangannalangpo ng permission ng isang super big food brand dahil may 3 day endorsement shoot for them namatatamaan. #kapitlang #lovelovelove”
Kris has yet to divulge the exact role that she will portray in Crazy Rich Asians, although she has confirmed that her character is a princess.
It has been revealed on imdb.com that Kris is set to play the role of Princess Intan.