Jerrold Tarog, the director of “Heneral Luna” and “Goyo”, will be replacing Erik Matti as director the upcoming “Darna” movie starring Liza Soberano. This was confirmed in a press statement issued by ABS-CBN:
ABS-CBN and Star Cinema are pleased to announce that award-winning filmmaker Jerrold Tarog is the new director of “Darna,” with Liza Soberano in the lead role.
Jerrold, who successfully helmed the critically-acclaimed hits “Heneral Luna” and “Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral,” has warmly accepted the project and will soon commence working on the film.
ABS-CBN and Star Cinema are grateful to Artikulo Uno Productions for graciously allowing Jerrold to do the project. We welcome Jerrold’s fresh take, innovative ideas, and signature directorial style to make Darna’s return to the big screen a rare cinematic experience for moviegoers.
– Kane Errol Choa
Head, Integrated Corporate Communications