Carla Abellana leads the powerful cast of Regal Entertainment movie, My Neighbor’s Wife that will hit the box office on September 14. The movie, directed by Jun Lana is hyped as the “most controversial movie of the year” in the Philippines, also stars Dennis Trillo, Jake Cuenca and Lovi Poe. Tackling a very mature subject matter about adultery and betrayal, the movie will show Abellana in her first sexy role with daring racy love scenes with her co-star Dennis Trillo and Jake Cuenca.
The 25-year old beauty’s full name is Carla Angeline Reyes Abellana. She is the granddaughter of Philippine showbiz beloved dame, Delia Razon, and daughter of 80s teen-age heartthrob PJ Abellana and Razon’s daughter Rea Reyes.
One of her earlier projects as a Kapuso was playing the lead role in the Philippine adaptation of the Mexican telenovela, Rosalinda, in the GMA7 Network in 2009. She became everyone’s favourite on the network’s fantasy comedy, Magic Palayok, and has also co-hosted SOP, StarStruck and Party Pilipinas on GMA7.
Abellana started out as a commercial model and endorser of products such as Pantene Shampoo, Jollibee Ice Craze, Nestlé Magic Sarap, Ponds and Bench clothing line.
In 2010, she won the best new actress award in the MetroManila Film Fest for her performance in the Regal movie, Shake, Rattle and Roll 12.