Jodi Sta. Maria will probably be taking over the function of Dr. Jill Ilustre, the Gemma Foster of the Filipino remake of BBC Studios’ hit drama “Physician Foster.”
Sta. Maria’s character would be the spouse of Zanjoe Marudo’s Dr. David Ilustre, the Simon Foster of the Kapamilya adaptation now titled ‘The Damaged Marriage Vow,” ABS-CBN revealed by way of Fb Dwell this afternoon, Could 7.
The information comes after weeks of hypothesis on who will probably be taking over the long-lasting function, which had followers pointing to Sharon Cuneta and Judy Ann Santos as potential leads.
Taking part in as Dr. David Ilustre’s different lady, or the Kate Parks of the Filipino remake, is Sue Ramirez, whose character is known as Lexy Lucero within the present.
Teen star Zaijan Jaranilla will, in the meantime, play the one son of the Ilustres, Gio Ilustre, who’s the equal of Tom Foster within the British drama.
Initially written by Mike Bartlett and produced by Drama Republic, the BAFTA award-winning sequence facilities round a trusted physician whose life implodes when she suspects her husband of getting an affair.
The native sequence will probably be made by ABS-CBN Leisure and can go into manufacturing later this 12 months. Will probably be executive-produced by ABS-CBN president and CEO Carlo Katigak, ABS-CBN COO for broadcast Cory Vidanes, ABS-CBN leisure manufacturing head Laurenti Dyogi, and ABS-CBN Dreamscape Leisure head Deo Endrinal.
Famend director Connie Macatuno will, in the meantime, be helming “The Damaged Marriage Vow.”
In ABS-CBN’s video announcement, Macatuno promised followers that “they’ll nonetheless see the gripping, pambuwisit na (infuriating) feeling” from the sequence whereas additionally having it localized.
“What’s gonna be completely different is the best way our actors will give life to those characters and due to our setting… we’re going to localize all the pieces: from the setting, the meals, the fashion of life, it’s going to be Filipino,” she stated.
Previous to having our personal remake, “Physician Foster” had already been tailored by different international locations, specifically France, Russia, Turkey, India and South Korea.
South Korea’s “Physician Foster,” which was titled “The World of the Married,” even turned the nation’s highest-rated drama in cable TV historical past. /ra
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