- Fans exclaimed that Angel Locsin is the one and only Darna for them
- Angel reportedly backed out from the role because of her bulging disc
- Various names, including Yassi Pressman, are allegedly tapped to take on the role
Netizens clamor for Kapamilya actress Angel Locsin to take on the iconic role of Darna.
Rumors afloat that Angel backed out of the project because of her back injury. Hashtag #AngelLocsinTheOneandOnlyDarna trended last night as fans call for the actress to play Darna. Some netizens claimed that they are waiting for the movie and to see the actress to reprise the role of the Pinay heroine.
The netizens’ reaction was prompted by rumors that Yassi Pressman was chosen to play Darna in the movie replacing Angel. Yassi recently signed an exclusive contract with ABS-CBN and her contract reportedly included a movie project with Star Cinema.
Yassi revealed in an interview that she will not play Darna but is grateful for being thought of as one of the possible actress to play the role.
Director helming the upcoming film Erik Matti also wants Angel to star in the remake but he revealed that ABS-CBN is preparing several actresses for the highly coveted role. Right now, nothing is set in stone yet.