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Jane and Elmo’s intimate scene in ‘Click on Like Share’ extra than simply to titillate viewers

Elmo Magalona (left) and Jane Oineza pair up in “Click on Like Share.”

Jane Oineza and Elmo Magalona, who paired up for the primary time within the third season of “Click on Like Share,” mentioned they’re each “prepared for mature roles” now that they’re of their mid-20s.

“I’m already 25,” Jane instructed reporters throughout a latest digital media convention to advertise the collection. “I’m keen to offer no matter is required to ensure that a narrative or a personality to be extra relatable to the viewers. If it’s one thing that may enhance the mission, then why not?”

Within the episode “Unseen,” Jerome (Elmo) and Mariel (Jane) are longtime lovers whose relationship is modified by an accident that results in her blindness. Pushed by guilt, Jerome dedicates his time to take care of Mariel, till sooner or later, he immediately disappears from her life without end.

“Earlier than they went as much as me for this mission, the manufacturing crew instructed me that ours could be probably the most mature of all of the episodes. We needed it to have that completely different form of depth. We ready for it. I hope the viewers will admire our efforts,” mentioned Elmo, 27.

Accomplished with class

“Our ‘daring scene’ was accomplished with class. It was Direk Andoy (Ranay) who helped us with it,” assured Elmo. “Actually, I didn’t know at first that I’d should go topless in that exact scene. I ready only some days after I realized about it. However whereas I used to be on the set, I used to be very affected person as a result of I needed the scene to look good.”

Jane mentioned she didn’t really feel awkward capturing an intimate scene with Elmo as a result of they’ve already labored collectively within the horror-thriller “Bloody Crayons” in 2017. She added: “We weren’t even paired in that film, and that was a very long time in the past, so it’s good to have the ability to work with him once more. We did a fast one-on-one earlier than the shoot, however even then, there wasn’t any awkwardness in any respect.”

Elmo added: “So long as the function is difficult, I’ll settle for it. It’s going to actually assist if I really feel snug with the actors I’ll be working with, similar to Jane on this mission. Nevertheless, I might additionally wish to check out various things. I don’t wish to be typecast into doing mature roles any longer. This was as enjoyable because it was difficult.”

Andoy defined that the intimate scene on this specific episode wasn’t simply made to titillate the viewers. “Jane and Elmo play longtime lovers,” he identified. “Moreover, tales listed below are primarily based on real-life experiences that we learn or watch on social media. As a result of we’re so into it already—we get our telephones and examine our social media accounts for likes, shares, and feedback the second we get up—the collection is right here to remind us to be cautious, to watch out of what we put on the market about ourselves.”

Andoy mentioned it was straightforward to work with the 2 as a result of “they’re each very skilled and collaborative. I noticed that they loved their roles, so I additionally loved directing them.”

In the meantime, Jane agreed with what Andoy mentioned about how individuals flip to social media for validation. “We could also be affected by what we see or learn on-line, however as soon as we notice that individuals’s opinions of us don’t outline who we’re, so long as we all know the reality about ourselves, then we needs to be OK. In all equity, I don’t suppose I’ve in my life something that I’d wish to ‘unsee.’ I don’t want to elucidate every little thing I do to individuals,” she declared.

Truth-checking first

Like Jane, Elmo can’t consider something that he would wish to “unsee.” He added: “If ever I see one thing that I do know isn’t true, then I refuse to be bothered by it. If I really feel affected, it needs to be for the best causes. I deal with every little thing with a grain of salt.”

Jane then mentioned celebrities are sometimes victims of on-line identification theft. “It’s good that social media websites now ‘confirm’ our accounts by giving it the Blue Test. There are plenty of posers on the market. They may faux to be you, which is horrifying as a result of they are going to use your identify to purchase stuff or inform different individuals to help a product you don’t endorse. I simply hope individuals will do fact-checking first in order that they received’t get scammed.”

Precedence record

This specific mission of Elmo’s is the primary to be launched because the pandemic lockdown in 2020. Elmo was final seen within the action-drama collection “A Soldier’s Coronary heart.”

“I’m grateful that that is lastly out. Hopefully, issues will carry on rolling from right here on,” he mentioned. “Identical to everybody else who struggled throughout the lockdown, I used to be simply at dwelling as a result of I didn’t wish to get sick. Nevertheless it’s good that I used to be given the prospect to get out extra, like this week, I made an look in ‘It’s Showtime!’”

When requested which tops their precedence record, love or profession, Jane replied: “In fact, my precedence remains to be my profession. My purpose is to change into profitable, primarily due to my household. Though I attempt to stability the 2.”

Jane, who admitted in Might 2021 to relationship actor RK Bagatsing, added: “I’m pleased I used to be in a position to get into what I believe is the best rhythm and circulation. I hope this continues in 2022 and the next years.”

For Elmo, his focus has at all times been his profession, he mentioned. “It’s the place my ardour is coming from. Today, I’m attempting to concentrate on myself extra. Love can come later. I’m pleased for individuals who are in love proper now, however I’ve taken a unique path. I’m going to concentrate on myself and my profession extra.”

The primary episode titled “Restore” options JC Alcantara, whereas the second, titled “QR Code,” stars Vivoree. “Unseen” is the third episode whereas “Swap,” starring Belle Mariano and Shanaia Gomez, is the final.

“Click on, Like, Share” Season 3 will premiere on Jan. 12, 8 p.m., on iWantTFC.

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