Earlier this year, Heart Evangelista went to China and stayed there for a whole month. Rumors flew around that she was working on the sequel to Crazy Rich Asians as part of its cast and the internet freaked out.
However, Heart denied this, saying that she hasn't been cast in the sequel. After this, people began speculating that the actress might be part of the live-action Mulan remake!
We've been waiting for details about Heart's mystery project, and finally, she's blessed us with a small tidbit. In an interview with Cinema One, the actress said that she was abroad to shoot an international action film. Heart shared, "Medyo nagulat rin ako sa sarili ko, but again you only live once. Try new things from time to time."
The project also required the actress to be more physically fit. According to Heart, "Every day I wake up at 4:15 or 4:30 [in the morning] to work out."
"Knocked out! This is what happens after a full day of shooting," was one of Heart's captions for a photo while in China:
During which, she also toured around China, checking out the country's many historical sites:
Heart's previous films include My First Romance (2003), Mano Po 6: A Mother's Love (2009), and Sosy Problems (2016).
*This story originally appeared on Cosmo.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.