GMA Network Actor Alden Richards Plays Jose Rizal in ‘Ilustrado’

GMA Network’s Alden Richards will be playing Jose Rizal in his latest project, Ilustrado, portraying a different kind of challenge to the young actor - playing our national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal.
“Siyempre happy, kasi of course, hindi naman biro mag-portray ng isang role of a national hero. Binigay sa akin itong Ilustrado without me knowing na ako ‘yung mag-play ng Rizal.”

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“Blessed ako and thankful sa GMA News and Public Affairs for giving me the chance, kahit walang audition. Excited ako for this project and I’ve never been so hands-on in any of my projects, ngayon lang for Ilustrado. Kung nag-e-effort ako before sa soaps ko, doble effort for this.” He also added in a media interview.