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PULP Studios, a stalwart in the music industry, has gracefully stepped into the cinematic arena with its inaugural film, "Ma'am Chief: Shakedown in Seoul," headlining the comedic genius of Miss Melai Cantiveros-Francisco. The grand premiere of Philippine and Korean comedic flavors converging at SM Megamall on Nov. 11, 2023 was witnessed by MNC Media who were in attendance.

The film unfolds as a testament to Melai's unparalleled talent in tickling funny bones. From the first frame to the last, the auditorium resonated with laughter, an accolade to her stellar performance that has elevated the standards of Filipino comedy.

Behind the camera, Director Kring Kim and Executive Producer Happee Sy-Go orchestrated a seamless blend of K-pop and K-drama humor with the beloved charm of Filipino comedy. The result is a cinematic masterpiece that not only entertains but also acts as a cultural bridge, fostering a universal appeal that transcends borders.


The premiere night was a star-studded affair, with luminaries from both the entertainment industries gracing the event. The presence of notable figures like Darren Espanto, Ogie Diaz, Ria Atayde, Nyoy Volante, Fumiya Sankai, and more added to the excitement, emphasizing the film's significance in the realms of both Philippine and Korean pop culture.


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Miss Melai's performance showcased her evolution as an actress, demonstrating her versatility beyond the confines of her well-established comedic persona. The film's narrative, skillfully woven by Director Kring Kim, takes the audience on a comedic escapade, seamlessly merging cultural elements for a truly unique cinematic experience.


"Ma'am Chief: Shakedown in Seoul" isn't just a comedy; it's a celebration of storytelling and cultural exchange. The unexpected cameos and delightful surprises sprinkled throughout the film kept the audience engaged and entertained.

As the film gears up for its nationwide release on November 15, 2023, PULP Studios invites audiences to partake in an unforgettable cinematic journey. Whether you're a fervent fan of K-pop and K-drama or simply someone seeking a hearty dose of Filipino comedy, this film promises an evening of laughter, entertainment, and cultural resonance.

Mark your calendars and join PULP Studios in celebrating the convergence of two vibrant cultures through the lens of "Ma'am Chief: Shakedown in Seoul."

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