It’s official, Liza Soberano will play the famous Filipino superheroine Darna.
The announcement was made on ABS-CBN’s primetime news show TV Patrol, May 30, 2017. Watch the announcement here:
Darna is a fictional female superhero created by writer Mars Ravelo and artist Nestor Redondo. The character had been played by a lot of famous female artists in the Philippines in TV and in film from Vilma Santos, Sharon Cuneta, Nanette Medved, Anjanette Abayari and recently, the most popular actresses who both portrayed the role of Narda and Darna are Angel Locsin (2005) and Marian Rivera (2009).
Only Vilma Santos and Marian Rivera were able to portray the female Filipino superhero in both TV and in film.
Erik Matti is attached to to direct the film with Star Cinema and Reality Entertainment to produce.
Will this be one of Star Cinema’s entry to the 2017 Metro Manila Film Festival? Who will portray Ding, the famous sidekick of Darna?
We’ll definitely be updating you on this. For the meantime, congratulations, Liza! And fly high as Darna!