- Kapamilya actress Angel Locsin said that she is still open to playing the role of Darna in ABS-CBN’s upcoming movie version of the iconic superheroine
- Angel said the it is not confirmed yet if she will be given the role but she is still willing to do it
- Star Cinema magaing director Malou Santos said that Angel is still their choice for now and nobody else
Kapamilya actress Angel Locsin announced in an interview that she is still very willing to play the role of the iconic Pinay superheroine role Darna.
“Very open naman ako from the start. Isa yun sa mga dream roles ko talaga. Ang laki ng naitulong sa akin noon sa career ko nung ginawa ko ang Darna. Hindi siya mawawala sa isip ko talaga,” said Angel.
(I am very open from the start. That is really one of my dream roles. It greatly helped my career before when I played as Darna. It won’t really forget it.)
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However, Angel neither confirmed nor denied that she will still play the role of Darna in the upcoming movie version to be released by Star Cinema.
“Hindi ko rin alam kung anong sasabihin ko sa time na ito. Baka mas safe kung hindi muna ako mag-comment about that. Pero pag dumating naman ung panahon, kayo naman ang una kong makakausap,” she explained.
(I don’t know what to say right now. Maybe it will be safer if I don’t make any comments about that for now. But if the time comes, you will be the one I will talk to.)
On the other hand, Star Cinema managing director Malou Santos said that Angel is still their first choice for the role.
When asked how she felt about the comment of Santos, Angel said, “Of course, very happy. Pero medyo torn ka dahil hindi moa lam kung anong reaction ipapakita mo. Kasi hindi ka pa naman talaga allowed magsalita.”
Still, Angel said that she is very thankful for the trust and love given to her by the Kapamilya network.
Meanwhile, Angel also confirmed that her health condition has become much better now which is why she is still willing to play Darna
“Okay na, pwede na siya sirain uli. Okay naman siya. May assessment ako ulit [sa doctor],” she said.
Angel is currently working with Zanjoe Marudo and Sam Milby in the movie ‘The Third Party’.