“Ang Panday” is an upcoming movie produced by GMA Films and Imus Productions and will most likely become one of the entries of the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2009.
It is a remake of the Filipino classic Panday, which was created by Carlo J. Caparas. Two of its most popular characters are Flavio and his nemesis Lizardo, portrayed in this movie by Senator Bong Revilla and Phillip Salvador, respectively. Iza Calzado will be Bong’s leading lady. The production cost of this movie is estimated at 70 million pesos and according to those who saw the trailer, it’s comparable to Lord of the Rings in terms of special effects.