The full cast of GMA-7’s much-awaited remake of the primetime series Darna this 2009 was announced in a story conference held last July 1 at the GMA Network Center. It could be noted that it was even last May that GMA Kapuso had announced Marian Rivera as to portray the lead role of Darna.
Here’s the list of the cast:
Marian Rivera as Darna and her alter ego Narda
Mark Anthony Fernandez as Efren
Iwa Moto as Valentina
Buboy Villar as Ding
Rita Avila and Jestoni Alarcon as Narda’s parents
Nadine Samonte, Isabel Oli, and Ehra Madrigal as Darna’s other villainess
Janice de Belen as Valentina’s mother
Paolo Contis as Valentina’s father
Celia Rodriguez as orphanage director
Other members of the cast include Alfred Vargas, Angel Aquino, Bearwin Meily, Margaret Wilson, Caridad Sanchez, Gabby Eigenmann, and Roxanne Barcelo. This series will take on the title ‘NARDA’ and is being helmed by Dominic Zapata and Don Michael Perez, which will take off by August this year.
The photo above is from GMA-7’s pictorial and have said that the real costume will be witnessed on the actual series. Watch out for Darna as she flies off in her new suit! 😉