The Alex Gonzaga-Joseph Marco chemistry first worked wonders via the TV adaptation of the Koreanovela "Pure Love" on ABS-CBN.
It was in same series that televiewers fists fell in love with the screen pairing which, sources say, almost led to a real-;ofe romance.
Regal Entertainment's Mother Lily and Roselle Monteverde were among those who took notice of and banked on the TV magic Alex and Joseph created that they chose to cast them as lead stars in the feel-good rom-com "My Rebound Girl"
Shooting Alex and Joseph's romantic scenes in Benguet was a breeze for Director Emmanuel Dela Cruz.
In the film, Alex is Raquel or Rocky, dubbed as the Pambansang Rebound Girl.
Rocky's dad wanted to bring her with him abroad but she declined and put up her own business, the Perfect Blend Cafe, with several business partner-friends (including boyfriend Timmy) instead.
Rocky may not be a stunner but she is kind, trusting and jolly.
Just when she thinks her plans are falling into place,Timmy, who happens to be their group's main financier, backs out of Perfect Blend o reconcile with an ex-girlfirend.
In short, Rocky is dumped for another girl.
Heartbroken, Rocky had wanted to quit the cafe venture until her savior, Rich Magsanoc (Joseph) comes along.
Each come on too strong for the other on their first meeting.
Financier Rich also serves as the Cafe's manager. As they go long, though, both agree to co-manage the shop on the condition that the cafe will make use of Rich's coffee beans from an almost idle coffee farm.
During one of Rocky's visits to the coffee farm in Benguet, she discovers how much Rich wants to revive the farm to convince his mom against selling the property.
She also learns that Rich has just been dumpee by his long-time girlfriend.
From then on, Rocky and Rich's relationship become sweeter as they develop their own signature blends.
Disagreements ended up in a date until Rich finds himself slowly falling for Rocky.
Rocky eventually agrees to be Rich's girlfriend even when at the back of her mind, she wasn't ure whether or not she was getting into another "rebound" relationship.
their Love story get major twist when Rich's former girlfriend up at the cafe's inauguration.
Will Rocky give up or will she fight for rich's Love this time?
"MRG " is definitely Alex and Joseph's biggest break on the big screen as a tandem.
Together, Alex, Joseph and Direk Emma make "My Rebound Girl" a relatable, heart-wrenching yet heartwarming story that will hit hard with reality - biut might just heal your bitter, black, broken heart.
Get a taste of and experience Alex and Joseph's magic as " My Rebound Girl" hits local screens nationwide starting September 28
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