- Claire Castro recently admitted that she felt a bit pressured to play the role of Cielo
- It will be recalled that veteran actress Alice Dixson previously played Cielo in the 1988 film
- The 1988 film remake also had a star-studded cast as well as it was top-billed by Lorna Tolentino and Gabby Concepcion
- Needless to say, netizens also praised Claire for her compelling performance for her first significant role in a series
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Claire Castro bravely told KAMI that she felt pressured to recreate Alice Dixson's role in Nagbabagang Luha.
It will be recalled that GMA-7’s new series is the remake of the 1988 romantic-drama film of the same name.
The 1988 film was previously top billed by veteran stars; Gabby Concepcion as Alex, Lorna Tolentino as Maita, and Alice Dixson as Cielo.
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The star-studded series has Rayver Cruz as Alex, Glaiza De Castro as Maita, and Claire, who plays Cielo in the remake.
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When asked if there was any pressure in playing as Cielo, Claire answered in the affirmative due to the people's high expectations.
“Yes po because people had high expectations for my first big role,” Claire recalled. Despite the initial pressure she felt, Claire said she learned a lot.
“Discipline and different acting techniques. I will never forget those things because I will hold on to those for the rest of my career,” Claire told KAMI.
Needless to say, a lot of netizens were all praises for Claire as well due to her effective acting as an antagonist on the show.
Previously, Alice also made headlines when she reacted to Claire being cast as Cielo in Nagbabagang Luha.
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Claire Castro is the daughter of 90's stars Diego Castro and Raven Villanueva. She is under the management of GMA-7 and has made several appearances in their series, such as Dragon Lady and Anak ni Waray vs Anak ni Biday. Recently, she was cast as Cielo in the 2021 remake of the 1988 film Nagbabagang Luha.
As reported earlier by KAMI, Claire Castro admitted that her sleepiness went away due to her confrontation scene with Gina Alajar.
Aside from this, the viral confrontation scene between Claire and Gina had her co-stars pity her due to the intensity of the latter's backhand slap.