Box-office film director Wenn Deramas, famously known as ‘Direk Wenn’ died early morning of February 29 due to cardiac arrest.
June Rufino, Deramas’s friend said on the interview with ANC, Philippine Star online that Direk Wenn was immediately rushed to Capitol Medical Center at 2 a.m. but pronounced dead later after numerous attempt of reviving him.
According to dzBB’s Lhar Santiago, Direk Wenn had just learned that his brother had died of a heart attack over the phone which triggers his own.
Rufino recalled that Direk Wenn almost had a heart attack two years ago. In 2015, he underwent angioplasty.
His remains will be brought to Arlington Memorial Chapels in Araneta. Other details of the funeral will be released some other time.
Direk Wenn is known to be the director of many box-office comedy hits such as “Ang Tanging Ina”, “Petrang Kabayo”, “The Unkabogable Praybeyt Benjamin”, “Sisterakas”, and the recent hit “Beauty and the Bestie.”
The show business is now grieving such a huge loss in the movie industry.