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GMA Network's Remake of 'Maging Sino Ka Man' Comes to Netflix

December 2 ------ Watch the Phenomenal Love Team of Barbie Forteza and David Lichauco in 'Maging Sino Ka Man' on Netflix beginning on December 10.

Netflix won't just be giving holiday cheer this December but also a Filipino classic love story sure to send viewers swooning as they ask: What happens when two people from very different backgrounds meet? Fireworks, of course. Romance! And then love. But while fate may have a hand in the beginning of such a love story, the challenge is this: “To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.” Truly, this is the high-stakes gamble at the core of 'Maging Sino Ka Man.'

Originally a 1991 romantic movie, 'Maging Sino Ka Man' gets a fresh update from GMA Network as a binge-worthy series. Starring Kapuso Primetime Princess Barbie Forteza and Pambansang Ginoo David Lichauco, 'Maging Sino Ka Man' gives Netflix viewers not just a front row seat to romantic moments between the leads but also action adventures that further fuel their growing feelings for each other. . .or possibly tear them apart. The highly-anticipated TV adaptation of the box-office hit movie that starred Sharon Cuneta and Robin Padilla serves up romance, high-stakes action, and comedy for a new generation of fans while sticking to the tenets of a timeless love story: two people unlikely to ever meet until fate intervenes and gradually fall in love against all odds. Barbie plays the role of Monique, an heiress of a business empire whose life is in danger, forcing her to hide and assume the disguise of the boyish Dino. David is Carding, a petty thief who looks after orphans. Sparks fly as Monique and Carding struggle to hash out their differences but also come to discover they have a common past that could either build or destroy them. To prepare for the dual roles of the passionate artist Monique and boyish Dino, Barbie was eager to share her process: “I watched one of my favorite actresses, Hilary Swank, to get a reference for the role of Dino. Then I thought of making Monique more sophisticated and liberated to emphasize the difference between the two characters. I always like to challenge myself into making my characters more complex yet relatable and full of depth."

For 'Maging Sino Ka Man's' heart-pounding action scenes, David found some ease in filming them. “I always work out and I'm an athlete," he says and welcomes the role of Carding as a fresh break and challenge from the rich-boy roles he had accumulated prior to this series adaptation. As Carding, David repeatedly toes the line between right and wrong for the sake of family. The special limited series also features up-and-coming stars such as Juancho Triviño as Gilbert Arnaiz, Fatih Da Silva as Cleo Ramirez, Mikoy Morales as Gordon a.k.a Libag and Rain Matienzon as Tetay. “Maging Sino Ka Man” is made possible under the supervision of GMA Senior Vice President for Entertainment Group Lilybeth G. Rasonable; Vice President for Drama Cheryl Ching-Sy; Assistant Vice President for Drama Helen Rose S. Sese; Senior Program Manager Camille D. Hermoso; and Executive Producer Darling Pulido-Torres. The creative team behind this much-awaited series is composed of Creative Director Aloy Adlawan; Creative Consultant RJ Nuevas; Senior Writers Benjamin Benson Logronio and John Kenneth de Leon; Head Writer Mark Duane Angos; Brainstormer Louize Andrei Al-Shehri.



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