"May mga offers naman pero, right now, hindi muna," actor Joem Bascon revealed to ABS-CBN.COM when asked about his take on doing gay roles on screen. "Okay naman ako, pero hindi pa ako ganun kalalim for that kind of portrayal. Di pa ganun kalalim ang experience ko sa show biz and acting."
Joem added that he finds portraying off-beat characters very exciting and would definitely help him fulfill his dream of being a full-pledged actor. But at the same time, he also believes that one must be convincing in his portrayals. “Baka 'pag ginawa ko, ang babaw pala. So hindi siya ganun kagandang tingnan," he explained.
After spending two years in show business, Joem is definitely showing promise of becoming a serious actor. His role in indie film Batanes, won him a Golden Screen Award for breakthrough performance by an actor. Joem confessed that he made a big leap when he accepted the role in Batanes. "I took the risk of grabbing a mature role," he began. "With Batanes, yung transition ko mabilis, from teenybopper to mature." The 22-year-old actor is now taking on another role in a socially relevant indie movie tentatively titled Kalayaan. The film is about Filipino soldiers guarding the
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