The debut of La Luna Sangre the Kapamilya fantaserye a few months back gave us the characters of #KathNiel (Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla) as its main highlight alongside with brilliant performances from Bryan Santos, Joross Gamboa, Ina Raymundo, Tony Labrusca, Maricar Reyes-Poon, John Lloyd Cruz and of course Angel Locsin as Lia Ortega.
But Angel’s maternal role to Kathryn’s Malia was cut short because of the character of Sandrino Supremo Villalobo portrayed by an effective Richard Gutierrez. An early exit to an exciting and action-packed fantaserye featuring such a young cast supported by remarkable and seasoned actors.
Fast forward to September 7th, Kapamilya Angel met with the press and bloggers to welcome her as a returning character this time an opposite of the mild mannered but fierce Lia she was before.
Say hello to Jacintha Magsaysay, a sophisticated political strategist who comes from abroad and works for Sandrino.
"Nagulat din ako sa character ni Jacintha," shares Angel. "Siguro sa ibang tao, magtataka sila, bakit bumalik si Angel?
I'm very proud nasimulan ko ang "Lobo", "Immortal" at ang karakter sa La Luna. Medyo malapit sa akin ang project na ito. I'm very happy. Para mas mapaganda ang show, wala pong problema doon."
According to Creative Manager Henry Quitain on the comeback of Angel in the fantaserye,
"Hindi siya guest. She is a main character of the show. Ginawa ang kwento na kasama ang pagbabalik niya. Sa La Luna Sangre. kuwento nilang lahat ito. There's no small role for the cast. This is still a #KathNiel serye with Angel Locsin in the main cast."
Angel almost made it back to reclaiming her previous "Darna" role and she was the top pick when the Kapamilya Network decided to bring it back this year. But due to her serious health condition and disc bulge on her spine, she had to unfortunately decline while undergoing treatment and therapy. The coveted role went to Liza Soberano instead.
When asked about the La Luna action scenes, is Angel stunt-ready when the role calls for it?
"Uhm sabi nila magkakaroon. Isa sa mga inaabangan yun. Mag-ready daw ako. Malamang bonggang fight scenes. Na-explain sa akin kung ano gusto nila mangyari kung paano pasok and gugulatin ang mga tao. Physically, yes I am ready!" confidently states Angel.
Yes! Go go go super Angel !!!
She is also proud and happy about the improvement of Richard's acting (from the past 10 years) and maturity added by passion in his role. Angel is very comfortable working with the likes of Gutierrez because he assures her of his support in her important role in the series.
With Angel back, is the gone character of John Lloyd Cruz also going to make a comeback?
"Anything can happen. Malay natin?! This is a fantaserye," reminds Mr Quitain.
"La Luna Sangre" comes right after FPJ's Ang Probinsyano. Let's all welcome back Angel Locsin with open arms and happy hearts, as she begins a-new as Jacintha.
And another exciting chapter begins...