The 31st Luna Awards of the Film Academy of the Philippines will be held on Saturday June 1 at the Quezon City Sports Club.
With the final nominations expected before the end of April, the Academy voters will be previewing the final batch of films with nominations in 11 categories (including four in performances) at the Tama Ng Theater in Mowelfund where the Academy transferred its offices earlier this month.
Seven films received the most number of cited categories as decided upon by the first group of viewers, the Academy citers. The nominators chose their final nominees from the list submitted by the citers.
The films included:
The Mistress, directed by Olivia Lamasan and starring John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonso (10 cited categories).
One More Try, directed by Ruel Bayani and starring Dingdong Dantes, Angel Locsin, Angelica Panganiban and Zanjo Marudo (8 cited categories).
El Presidente, directed by Mark Meily and starring Jeorge Ejercito, Nora Aunor and Cristine Reyes (7 cited categories).
Sta. Nina, directed by Manny Palo and starring Coco Martin and Alessandra da Rossi (7 cited categories).
The Healing, directed by Chito Rono and starring Vilma Santos and Pokwang (7 cited categories).
A Secret Affair, directed by Nuel Crisostomo Naval and starring Anne Curtis, Derek Ramsay and Andi Eigenmann (6 cited categories).
Bwakaw, directed by Jun Lana and starring Eddie Garcia (6 cited categories).
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