Tween stars now in movies
This month, GMA Films, in partnership with SM Development Corporation, gathers todayâ€™s hottest teen stars in a movie that highlights the ups and downs of high school life.
Titled Tween Academy: Class of 2012, the new flick stars Kapuso tweens Barbie Forteza, Joshua Dionisio, Bea Binene, Jake Vargas, Lexi Fernandez, Louise delos Reyes, Alden Richards, Derrick Monasterio, Kristoffer Martin, Joyce Ching, Yassi Pressman, and Elmo Magalona.
Barbie plays Kara, a cosplayer and online retailer of collectible toys. As she comes to terms with the death of her father, she uses her techie skills to help her mom make ends meet for their family. She develops a special friendship with one of her customers, Robin (Joshua Dionisio).
Joshua is cast as a geeky toy collector named Robin. He spends most of his time at their family-owned computer shop, and does other studentsâ€™ homework for extra income. His liking for comic books and collectible toys leads him closer to Kara.