- Jane de Leon has been given the role of Darna in the upcoming movie
- She replaced Liza Soberano in the iconic role
- The actress has been seen in teleseryes such as “Halik” and “La Luna Sangre”
Jane de Leon has been chosen to play the role of the iconic Filipino superheroine Darna.
KAMI learned that she was picked out of almost 300 celebrities who auditioned for the role.
"We have found a new Darna and she is none other than Jane de Leon…
"Pinresent na si Jane sa amin a couple of years ago, and among all the 13 noon na Mr. M (Johnny Manahan) presented from Star Magic, natatandaan ng isang talent handler na 'Inang, napansin mo na siya noon, itong batang ito pwedeng sumali ng beauty pageants. And then I saw her again in 'Halik.' Sabi ko, 'itong batang to, meron.' There's something about her," ABS-CBN Films' managing director Olivia Lamasan told ABS-CB News (authored by MJ Felipe).
The 20-year-old Jane will be replacing superstar actress Liza Soberano, who had to back out from the movie because of her severe finger injury.
Jane de Leon used to be a member of the girl group Girltrends, which regularly performs on “It’s Showtime.” She also appeared on high-profile projects such as “Halik” and “La Luna Sangre.”
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