With the gag-variety program “FLEX,” GMA 7’s younger, up-and-coming artists will now have a brand new platform to spotlight their abilities, showcase their personalities and increase their talent units—all whereas giving the audiences a peek into the lives of Gen Z children.
“I’m grateful for all the nice issues occurring regardless of the pandemic. And this present is a kind of blessings. This will probably be my first time attempting internet hosting. It’s one thing completely different and we’re so completely happy we’re being given an opportunity to do one thing new, strive one thing we haven’t finished earlier than,” “StarStruck” Season 7’s Lexi Gonzales stated in a current digital convention for the weekly present.
Althea Ablan, who had a giant break within the afternoon cleaning soap “Prima Donnas,” can also be prepared to step out of her consolation zone. “I’m not the kind who backs down from a problem. Internet hosting will probably be arduous, however I’ll do my finest to take pleasure in it. That method, there will probably be much less strain and extra pleasure,” she stated.
Totally different personalities
As for the comedy facet of the present, Mavy Legaspi stated he and the remainder of the solid have been getting alongside very well, and that the chemistry got here naturally.
“Personally, there have been nerves and strain, questioning if we might click on, particularly throughout skits. However every thing was good even earlier than we began filming. The comedy went easily. And that’s the essential factor—to take pleasure in your self whereas working,” stated Mavy, son of Carmina Villaroel and Zoren Legaspi. “Sobrang gaan sa feeling.”
Mavy additionally feels that their personalities complement each other. “All of us have completely different personalities however the respect is there. We respect one another’s craft and work. And on the finish of the day, we’re completely happy all of us gelled collectively,” he added. “We need to convey our uniqueness and present our true selves, no matter backgrounds. No matter you might have, flex it. That’s the purpose of the present.”
Joaquin Domagoso, son of Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso, admitted that he’s nonetheless not well-versed in comedy. However he’s studying, he stated: “We’re like a household now and I feel we’re all doing job.”
Collectively, the 4 celebrities comprise the present’s “FLEX Leaders,” who will probably be joined by completely different artists every week. Visitors for its pilot month, which begins on Sunday, July 4, are Will Ashley, Elijah Alejo, Ysabel Ortega, Allen Ansay, Jamir Zabarte, Dani Porter, Dave Duque and Kim de Leon.
No mounted components
“It would really feel like a tambayan with associates. Something goes—musicals, gags, skits. There’s no mounted components. However the goal is to make these younger artists shine and present what they will provide viewers,” director and filmmaker Treb Monteras stated.
Other than the standard leisure fare, the present additionally hopes to point out standard developments amongst Gen Z, in addition to matters and points that have an effect on them. “We’re immersed within the information and social occasions. We’re conscious of what’s occurring round us,” Mavy stated. “We need to take pleasure in and unfold positivity, however we may also be severe when there are deep matters.”
“We simply need to be taught extra and uncover extra,” Lexi added. “We wish data, schooling … so we goal to be informative, too.”
There will even be emphasis on viewers interplay via social media. “We could have a closed Fb group with the followers, or the Flexers. The connection we’ve via chatting will assist us work. We will replace them and discuss completely different matters or points,” Joaquin stated. INQ
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