From playing an emotionally and physically challenging role in The Cure, actress Jennylyn Mercado is back to her comfort zone and she has nothing but excitement to share about this familiar experience.
“I’m really happy to be doing a romcom again because it’s my comfort zone as an actress,” she told Manila Standard in an interview.
“Even in movies, I have done a lot of romcoms. But I must admit that during the start of our taping for Love You Two, I was really nervous,” she carried on.
Beginning today, Kapuso viewers are in for a delightful time as the 31-year-old actress stars in the heart-warming romantic comedy, Love You Two, opposite senior actor Gabby Concepcion.
“It’s my first time to work with my leading man, and let’s face it, Gabby Concepcion yan, ano? I was starstrucked at first during our pictorial, parang nahihiya ako sa kanya. Sa taping naman, nabubulol ako, nalilimutan ko ang lines ko sa first few scenes namin,” Jennylyn admitted.
In the series, Jennylyn breathes life to Raffy, a woman who has a thriving career and is happily in a relationship. Gabby is Jake, the charming businessman and Kalayaan Hotel owner who remains to be a dashing debonair even in his 40s.
Joining them in Love You Two are: Solenn Heussaff as Lianne, Jake’s free-spirited ex-fiancée who remained friends with him even after their breakup; Shaira Diaz as Sam, Raffy’s spunky and pretty younger sister and a true-blue millennial who wants to experience everything at once; Sheena Halili as Nina, Jake’s caring executive assistant who’s always on top of things; Jerald Napoles as Harrison, Raffy and Sam’s amusing and protective older brother; Kiray Celis as Darling, Raffy and Sam’s childhood friend who is secretly in love with Harrison; Nar Cabico as Migs, resident manager of Kalayaan Hotel who becomes Raffy’s confidante; Yasser Marta as Edison, Jake’s nephew who also works at the Sales and Marketing Team of Kalayaan Hotel; and Michelle Dee as Mochi, Sam’s close friend since their college days;
Introducing in Love You Two is newest Kapuso Clint Bondad as Theo, Raffy’s ex-boyfriend who will seize a career opportunity abroad and leave her behind.
Also featuring in this primetime soap are Freddie Webb, Madeleine Nicolas, and Joshua Zamora.
The show’s creative team is composed of creative director Aloy Adlawan, creative consultant Agnes Gagelonia-Uligan, concept creator Glaiza Ramirez, headwriter Rona Lean Sales, writers Renei Dimla and Glaiza Ramirez, and brainstormers John Borgy Danao and Patrick Ilagan.
Helmed by the award-winning director Irene Villamor, the ground-breaking program promises to give Filipino audiences a film-like experience on the small screen, complete with stunning cinematography that elevates the usual primetime viewing. Pao Orendain is the director of photography.
Love You Two airs after Sahaya on GMA Telebabad. Kapuso viewers from across the globe can also catch their favorite Kapuso shows via GMA’s international channels GMA Pinoy TV, GMA Life TV, and GMA News TV International. For the program guide, visit www.gmapinoytv.com.
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