Actor Rocco Nacino remains a loyal Kapuso after renewing his exclusive contract with GMA Network on Aug. 8.
Rocco, one of GMA’s homegrown stars, was discovered in the fifth season of StarStruck. After many years of being a Kapuso, he attributes his success to the talent show that discovered and honed his craft, “I’m very grateful that through StarStruck, people started recognizing me. It was a season of training us to be the perfect actor and person na kayang isabak sa harap ng camera, sa maraming tao para makapag-perform to be a total artista, sila talaga ang humasa sa akin.”
Present during the signing were GMA Senior Vice President for Entertainment Group Lilybeth G. Rasonable, Vice President for Drama Productions Redgie A. Magno, Senior Assistant Vice President for Alternative Productions Gigi Santiago-Lara;, Assistant Vice President for Drama Cheryl Ching-Sy, Senior Program Managers Ali Nokom Dedicatoria, Cathy Ochoa Perez, and Rocco’s father and co-manager Raphael Nacino, together with mom, Linda Nacino.
He is part of the powerhouse cast of the Pinoy adaptation of the hit Korean series Descendants of the Sun as Sergeant Diego Ramos. Rocco couldn’t be any more grateful for this project which is a dream come true for him. “Even though it meant waiting longer, it was worth it because I’m very happy where I am at righ tnow. I just cannot wait. I’m so excited to work every day, kaya napakaganda ng taon na ‘to. People would give everything para makatrabaho si Dingdong (Dantes) and now, I’m living that dream so it’s a huge honor for me,” he said.