‘Maria La Del Barrio’ heats up the rainy season
|by ABS-CBN Corp. Comm. | July 28, 2011 7:55 AM | |
ABS-CBN and Televisa proudly present a captivating tale of love that is sure to engage the hearts of every Kapamilya viewer this season! "Maria La Del Barrio" will feature two of the hottest stars in the industry today, Erich Gonzales and Enchong Dee, as they give life to the characters of Maria Hernandez and Luis Dela Vega.
Under the direction of Rory B. Quintos and Richard Somes, "Maria La Del Barrio" delves into the lives of Maria and Luis as they search for true love amidst the conflicting story of their parents’ past and their different statuses in life.
Also starring are Angel Aquino, Ian Veneracion and Assunta De Rossi, who play Maria and Fernando’s parents, whose love and lies further complicate Maria and Luis’ lives.
Comedy Queen Aiai delas Alas takes on a very special role as Casilda, Maria's adoptive mother.
"Maria La Del Barrio" also features two Star Circle Quest alumni – Paw Diaz and Arron Villaflor. Paw is Soraya, the woman who will stand between Maria and Luis’ romance. Arron, on the other hand, is Vladimir, Fernando’s brother, who has a soft spot in Maria's heart.
Other cast members include Jake Roxas, Katya Santos, Gio Alvarez, Atoy Co, Jane Oineza, Badjie Mortiz and K Brosas.
Shot in scenic Tagaytay and Cavite, and with a script led by Denise O’Hara and Henry Quitain’s team, "Maria La Del Barrio" promises a whole new viewing experience. “Pinaghirapan po namin ang bawat eksena at mas pinaganda pa para mas lalo ninyong ma-enjoy ang panonood,” Erich expressed. “When I learned that I’ll be working with Erich again, sobrang natuwa ako siyempre. Masarap siyang katrabaho,” Enchong shared.
Witness how fate and love twist the life of Maria and Luis in "Maria La Del Barrio," premiering on August 15 on ABS-CBN Primetime Bida.