Initially created as a series with six episodes for its first season, Genius Teens is now a full-length sci-fi and fantasy movie. The project set in Hunter Valley, Cabanatuan City features local and international character actors.

Almost 500 teens, kids, and adults tried their luck during the auditions at the Makati office of Utmost Creatives. Among the batch, 21 fresh-faced and talented teen actors, four kid actors, and 26 adults filled in the characters of Season One, which has a movie version of Chapter One: Heroes and Villains and Chapter Two: Dark Encounters.

The movie is a sci-fi, action-fantasy that tackles how humans protect the earth that we call home. It showcases humanity, the country’s beautiful faces, culture, family values, education, and how each teen character becomes a hero by discovering their ability and power from being a normal person as they exceed the capacity of their brain.

Despite the pandemic and lock-in shoots, the movie had its premiere at SM Megamall Cinema 10 last June 25. Streaming worldwide via will commence on Wednesday, July 15.

Genius Teens was directed by Italian filmmaker Paolo Bertola and written by Mario Alaman.

Notable talents joining the huge cast are Italian-Filipino actor and director Ruben Maria Soriquez, character actress Dionne Monsanto, and veteran character actor Ces Aldaba. Also included in the lineup are Charles Tasker, Don Gordon Bell, Andy Kunz,  Boy Laguipo, and a lot more.

The young stars are Ernest “Beaver” Magtalas, Bamboo Bobadilla, Arriane Butch, Princess Lucas, Kimchloie Oquendo, Kyle Espiritu, Jhassy Busran, Erica Corpuz, Ysabella Orandain, Miel Gomez, Cassie Kim, Denise Macaraeg, Sean Guyamin, Harvey Almoneda, Hyuna Ayreeka, Dasha Cura, Jil Demski, Ricky Oriarte, Alyssa Pardo, Santino Oquendo, Scarlett Pillega, Angel Laco, and Dennah Bautista.

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