Youngest loveteam of the Kapuso Network is set to topbill GMA 7’s newest primetime series “Once Upon A Kiss“.
Once Upon A Kiss revolves around the story of Prince Pelaez (Tanfelix), a boy in coma who is awakened after being kissed by his childhood friend Ella Rodrigo (Umali) and how they fought for their love amidst the squabble between their families. Watching the program also awakens the dreamer in every viewer from their heart’s deep slumber, making them believe that real life can also be beautiful like a fairytale and will show us how love can bridge gap between people, rich and poor, the powerful and the needy.
Pelaez Family (Miguel’s family): Michael de Mesa as Enrique “King” Pelaez, Giselle’s father; Cris Villanueva as Eric Almario, Aurora’s boyfriend and Prince’s father; Mariel Pamintuan as Athena Pelaez, stepsister of Prince; and Tessie Tomas as Merida Almario, Eric’s ambitious mom who will encourage Eric to court Giselle.
This series also marks the comeback to the Kapuso network of Mylene Dizon who will portray the character of Giselle Pelaez-Almario, Prince’s mother who is the main antagonist in the series.
Rodrigo Family (Bianca’s family): Manilyn Reynes as Aurora Rodrigo, Ella’s kind-hearted mother; Keempee de Leon as Jimmy Rodrigo, Eric’s friend who will become Aurora’s husband; and Miss Nova Villa as Adela Rodrigo, Ella’s compassionate grandmother.
Also in the cast are Al Tantay as Pedring Servando, Ella’s grandfather; Maricar de Mesa as Ursula Salazar, Wendy’s mother; Frank Magalona as Hans Peligro, Eric’s assistant; Betong Sumaya as Sebastian Poblador, Ella’s uncle; Sabrina Mann as Wendy Salazar, Prince’s childhood friend; Eunice Lagusad as Melody, Ella’s best friend; Miggy Jimenez as Mickey Abueva, Prince’s friend; Cai Cortez as Fiona Alegre, and Gabby Eigenmann as Father Philip Madasalin, the guidance counselor in Prince’s school who will teach and impart good values to Prince.
“Once Upon A Kiss” is directed by Bb. Joyce Bernal and is set to premiere on January 5 after 24 Oras on GMA Telebabad.