In time for its 20th anniversary celebration, ABS-CBN Film Restoration will bring back Magic Temple to Powerplant Cinemas starting December 6! But this time around, we'll be seeing the digitally restored and remastered version of the classic film. Ever wondered what the stars of the 1996 fantasy adventure movie are up to 20 years later? We tracked them down so brace yourselves as we take you on a trip down memory lane!
Junell Hernando (Sambag) is now married to a foreigner and has 3 children. He last appeared in the horror film Sa Piling Ng Aswang which was also directed by power duo Peque Gallaga and Lore Reyes. Check out this cute video of Junell singing the iconic chant from Magic Temple with his kids!
Video Courtesy: Junell Hernando
Jason Salcedo (Jubal) - or Gino Zipagang in real life - is now residing in the US. Among his last few films before he left the showbiz industry were Puso ng Pasko with Jolina Magdangal and the sequel Magic Kingdom with Junell, Janus del Prado, and Anne Curtis. He was most recently seen in an episode of Kapuso Mo Jessica Soho where he reminisced about the film. Check out this photo taken last year.
Marc Solis is the most active in showbiz among the Magic Temple kids - currently part of the top-rating teleserye Ang Probinsyano! His last big screen appearance was in Mandirigma, an entry to the New Wave Category of the 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival.
Before starring in Magic Temple, Anna Larrucea (Yasmin) was best known for her stint on Ang TV and Batang X. She also appeared in Puso Ng Pasko along with Jason. Among her last showbiz projects were Star Cinema's 2003 movie My First Romance and the Kapuso teleserye Impostora. She married Robbie Pangilinan in 2013.
Watch the trailer of the restored version of Magic Temple below:
Video Courtesy: ABS-CBN Entertainment
Check out the screening schedule below:
Who among the "Magic Temple" stars was your favorite? Tell us in the comments!