Angel Locsin had nothing but kind words to the director of The General’s Daughter, Manny Palo.
During the press conference of her first ever teleserye under Dreamscape, for her prime time comeback after a few years of hiatus, she shared what’s it like to work with Palo as a director.
“Si Direk Manny Palo kasi is brilliant. Ang swerte namin na nagkaroon kami ng direktor na alam niya kung anong gagawin. Siya kasi yung kaya niya kaming i-control lahat. Kasi kahit anong sabihin namin sa kanya, memorize niya yung script so hindi namin siya maloloko.”
Locsin added that because the director knows what he is doing, they often finish their taping schedules on time.
“Alam niya yung gagawin niyo sa bawat eksena kaya ang bilis bilis din niya mag shoot. Natatapos namin yung schedule namin. Plus ang gaan din niya ka-trabaho.”
The actress then addressed her remark that director Palo is a “terror” on the set, saying that others may only view him that way maybe because he had a bad day or someone did something wrong. However, she thinks that he’s really kind and caring.
“Sabi ng iba terror daw si Direk Manny. Siguro pag may mali ka, ganon. Or siguro, bad day lang si direk pero he’s really nice. Actually ang bait ni direk. At maalaga siya sa mga tao. “
She even admitted that the cast sometimes makes fun of the director whenever he gets angry.
“Minsan pinapagtawanan namin pag nagwawala siya pero part niya na yun eh. Parang hindi pwedeng hindi eh. Boring. Boring yung set. At umpisa palang sinabi niya ‘walang diva sa inyo ha, ako lang ang diva,’ kaya siya lang ang diva ganon. “
On the other hand, Locsin admitted that her character on the series is her most complicated role thus far. She has also praised her co-stars.
“Masasabi ko na I think eto yung pinaka-complex [and] complicated na character na gagawin ko. Mahirap po siya. Actually mga characters po namin, mahirap gawin. Pero fun, kasi yung mga ka-eksena ko po ang gagaling umarte so nakakakuha po ako sa kanila ng emosyon.”
The General’s Daughter also stars big names such as Paulo Avelino, Arjo Atayde, Tirso Cruz III, Albert Martinez, Eula Valdez, Janice de Belen, and Maricel Soriano.
The General’s Daughter airs weeknights on the ABS-CBN network.
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Actress Jodi Sta. Maria just came back from her vacation with son Thirdy Lacson wherein they traveled in Finland and Sweden.
She shared that it was Thirdy’s request to try husky sledding.
“First time kaming makapag-try ng husky sledding and at the same time, we were able to drive a reindeer sled. We were able to get a reindeer driver’s license.”
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Just got back from our family holiday. Ibang-iba yung experience sa Finland and Sweden dahil hindi naman nagyeyelo dito sa ‘tin sa Pilipinas. Tulad nalang ng paglalaro namin ni Muy sa snow. Super na-enjoy namin yun. Minsan parang ako pa yung bata kaysa sa anak ko. Haha! ❤️ It’s as if time stands still when you watch the snow fall. Mapapa-muni muni ka din sa lamig: Pag makapal na yung snow at hindi ka makalabas, you can either shovel, or make snow angels. Just like in life – When faced with trials, you can grumble about how hard the situation is, or you can keep a positive outlook, see the good, and make the most of the experience. Sana naging maayos at payapa ang Christmas and New Year break niyo para makabalik tayo sa mga trabaho natin ng recharged at inspired. Kayo, kamusta ang pasok ng New Year niyo? ❤️
A reindeer driver’s license is required for an individual to be able to drive a reindeer sled in Lapland. There are only two modes of transportation in the area: ski and the said sled.
Jodi will be a part of three movies. One of which is Second Coming wherein she’ll play as the wife of Marvin Agustin.
“It’s a mix of drama, thriller, and horror. Ano ba ang naghu-haunt sa pamilya ito? Totoo ba itong multo?”
She has also finished filming with Laurice Guillen for the movie Man and Wife.
The third one is Clarita, which is still in the middle of the principal photography.
But aside from that, Jodi has hinted about a Hollywood film that she’s about to be a part of.
“May gagawin tayong international film very soon. Pero wala pa ako sa posisyon to spill the beans.
“But I am really praying about it. Hollywood levels! Masyado akong kinikilig kasi parang hindi ko alam kung paano sila kakaharapin. Baka ma-tongue-tied ako. Baka manganga ako, ma-starstruck ako.”
But for now, she’s back to filming her series Mea Culupa that is set to air this 2019. She’s going to act alongside John Arcilla, Janice de Belen, Bela Padilla, Sandino Martin, Ketchup Eusebio, Kit Thompson, Ivana Alawi, and Tony Labrusca.
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The preparation for the much awaited ABS-CBN series, ‘The General’s Daughter’ has been nonstop as the filming progresses.
Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Kapamilya network just recently signed a memorandum of understanding as a part of the teleserye‘s preparations before it starts.
At the signing, actress Angel Locsin has expressed her thankfulness for the flattering remarks of the ABS-CBN executives and AFP who got the chance to watch a few scenes from the show. She stated that she was happy as they gave their best for the series.
“Siyempre masaya na nagustuhan ng mga bosses natin ‘yung pinaghirapan natin. Lahat naman tayo pag trabaho, binibigay naman natin ‘yung best natin. Pero hindi lang naman din ako ‘yun, kundi ‘yung buong ‘The General’s Daughter’ team talaga.”
She also said that their preparations are not yet over as there still are a lot of things to be done.
“Kasi inaayos pa ang mga permit, pero gumagawa talaga ako ng paraan like kung paano sa firing… kailangan ko rin aralin ‘yung military side, pati ‘yung disiplina din talaga.”
The actress also mentioned about the AFP’s continuous help as they learn about the lives of the Filipino soldiers.
“They’re very helpful, talagang napaka-patient nila sa ‘tin, ang mga nurse corps natin dito sa AFP binigyan talaga nila tayo ng oras kung paano ba nila inaalagaan ang mga sundalo natin na nagsakripisyo. Mayroon kami na parang pinakitaan kami ng totoo, ‘yung realidad para maipakita din namin sa mga audience natin.”
Aside from Angel Locsin, the cast also includes Ryza Cenon, Janice De Belen, Maricel Soriano, and Eula Valdes.
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