- Jane de Leon has been given the role of Darna in the upcoming movie
- She replaced Liza Soberano in the iconic role
- Olivia Lamasan revealed what Jane said about getting the highly-coveted role
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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 character.
According to a report by ABS-CBN News (authored by MJ Felipe), ABS-CBN Films' managing director Olivia Lamasan revealed that Jane had this to say when they asked her how committed she is in getting the highly-coveted role:
"I will do everything and anything for the role because I believe in her, I believe in what Darna stands for.”
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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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