I first encountered Pepe Herrera as the funny guy Tolits in PETA’s multi re-run musical play Rak of Aegis three years ago. He was so cute and adorably funny there I almost had a tummy ache! The punchlines were in perfect sync plus he has a very good singing voice.
Told myself that he would go places when moviedom or teleseryes would get him as one of their valued talents. And true enough, that was what happend after that remarkable RAK stint onstage. Doors of opportunities opened one by one.
The very approachable friendly that he is, Pepe is your cowboy kind of guy that has no qualms in whatsoever. A trait loved by many of his friends and supporters.
Photo Credit from Instagram Post by @pepe.herrera
Were you able to catch Pepe in these cool projects?
2018DOTGA: Da One That Ghost Away
2016Sakaling hindi makarating
2016Always Be My Maybe
2015All You Need Is Pag-ibig
2015Ang Probinsyano (TV Series)
- Cardo (2015) ... Benny
- Traydor (2015) ... Benny
- Buhay (2015) ... Benny
- Tungkulin (2015) ... Benny
- Ang Simula (2015) ... Benny
2015Maalaala mo kaya (TV Series)
- Barko (2015) ... Aurora's Brother
2015You're My Boss
In his very first lead role ever, Pepe got paired with sexy Ritz Razul for The Hopeful Romantic, Regal Film's latest sexy comedy offering helmed by Topel Lee, more known as a director of horror films.
The film has perhaps all the elements of a good laughter and rollicking fun scenes and spots brought about by the exceptional support cast in Bodgie Pascua, Beverly Salviejo, Nikko Natividad, Rafael Sudayan, Vangie Labalan and Mich Liggayu among many others.
Who would not laugh at the naughty scenes brought about by Kuya Bodgie and Ms. Beverly as Pepe's loving and supportive, concerned parents. Being an only child, they would still pamper him with affection even if he has a descent job as trusty valet working for the prestigious The Manila Hotel!
It's there where he meets and falls in love with Veronica (Ritz Azul) with the catch being that Veronica thinks he's rich.
Wanting to impress her and believing she is THE ONE, Jess pretends to be rich, even at the cost of what he can actually afford.
One should also watch out for Ritz's mysterious character as a sexy gorgeous high society gal that so loves to shop and go for those expensive signature brands.
Photo Credit: Bernard Santos
The film's comic sidekick friends in Rafael Sudayan and Nikko Natividad is a fresh take on their comedic timing and ability to handle a funny slapstick scenes. As close friend's to Pepe's character Jess, they are the kinds of friends who are reliable when it comes to friendly advises and would go to certain extent of helping out their valet friend in pursuit of what true love is and loving unconditionally.
Of course there are very memorable bed and ticklish scenes with both Pepe and Ritz as they look so hilariously sexy juicy and how the sexy girl dominates the at times helpless guy left at his own devices.
You will love The Hopeful Romantic to bits and develop a tummy ache while laughing out loud at scenes suited for young adults as well.
Catch THR in your favorite cinemas and be the judge if Pepe could handle another sexy comedy role in his next film project.