At his thanksgiving party held on January 6, Alden Richards shared his plans for the year 2019.
He said that he would still be appearing in his regular shows like Eat Bulaga and Sunday Pinasaya. Then he will get to do a series of concerts in various countries before he starts a new show with the Kapuso network.
When asked about the title, he answered, “Nothing is definite po as of now.”
“I’d really love to do it as I know it’s a hit drama worldwide. I’d also love to work with Maine again. But hindi naman po kami ang magde-decide tungkol diyan kundi ang GMA management. So I hope sana nga, sa amin ni Maine nila ibigay ang project as I’d really love to do it.
“Actually, kahit magkaiba ang career paths namin ngayon ni Maine as we’re on our own, mas close kami ngayon as friends at mas open sa isa’t isa. We are growing individually, on our own. But we really appreciate the fans of our love team who continue to support us and root for us and request na magkasama kami uli sa isang teleserye or movie.”
He also addressed the rumors of him being in a secret relationship, which was said to be the reason why he’s in his “happiest” as of the moment.
“Not true. I’m at my happiest dahil sa dami ng blessings na dumarating sa akin. Actually, ang wish ko nga, sana matagpuan ko na ‘yung the one this 2019. But hindi ko naman hinahanap, basta kung darating siya, ’di okay.”
About his future business plans, his own fast food chain franchise in Biñan, Laguna is currently under construction.
“But sobrang saya ko kasi dati, kumakain lang kami ng family ko sa isang branch noon sa Sta. Rosa at ngayon, may sarili na akong franchise. Our plan is to open it on Easter Sunday.”
At the topic of future leading ladies, Richards answered that he would like to work with Heart Evangelista in the future.
“I find her a good actress and I’ve never worked with her before. I’d really like to experience working with her as my leading lady.”
The fans of Coco Martin have noticed that Maine Mendoza failed to mention the actor’s name while they’re promoting their upcoming Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2018 entry, Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles on Sunday Pinasaya.
Netizens have expressed their disappointments via Twitter, calling the production “bitter” for not even acknowledging Martin as one of the lead cast members.
According to a report by Pep.ph, an isider has confirmed that the artists were not allowed to say the actor’s name on Sunday Pinasaya as Mendoza and Vic Sotto‘s names were also not mentioned every time the movie is promoted via ABS-CBN.
But Martin has no hard feelings and even said that he actually wished to go to Eat Bulaga! as a guest.
“Actually, wala naman pong problema yun kasi ngayon, sabi ko nga, wala nang rival.
“Ang paggawa ng pelikula, lalo na ngayong Kapaskuhan, ginagawa po natin ito para mapaligaya yung mga Pilipino, hindi po para maglaban-laban kung sino yung magiging number one.”
He added that their only goal is to bring happiness to those who will watch the film come December 25 and onwards.
There are two big rumors hounding the Kapuso network recently.
One is Regine Velasquez‘s rumored transfer to ABS-CBN, and the other is the speculation that Marian Rivera is pregnant with her and actor Dingdong Dantes‘ second child.
If both rumors are true, it is possible that Marian will go on a hiatus right after Regine’s farewell to GMA 7. Will the network be affected by these developments?
Regine and Marian have starred in a number of hit shows for GMA.
Asia’s Songbird has proven that not only can she sing, but she can also host a lifestyle show.
Aside from her music career, Regine has contributed a lot to the Kapuso network’s long list of top rated shows. She was a part of S.O.P, GMA’s former Sunday noontime show. The singer also hosted a number of singing competitions like Star for a Night, which discovered some of today’s well-known singers such as Sarah Geronimo and Mark Bautista.
Regine has also hosted Pinoy Pop Superstar and the Philippine edition of Celebrity Duets. Aside from hosting, she showcased her acting skills in Ako Si Kim Samsoon, Totoy Bato, Poor Señorita, and Mulawin vs. Ravena.
Her recent projects with the network includes Sarap Diva and The Clash.
On the other hand, Marian Rivera has starred in several popular teleseryes.
The list includes the network’s adaptation of the Mexican show, Marimar, which became the highest-rated primetime drama show on Philippine television.
Marian has also played the lead role in the fantasy series Dyesebel, her second time starring opposite her now husband, Dingdong.
She has also played as Amaya in the award-winning show of the same title.
The actress is currently a host of Sunday PinaSaya.
So the questions is: Will the absence of both greatly affect GMA’s standing as a network?
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