- Viva Films and Epik Studios were searching for James Reid's replacement for Pedro Penduko
- There were speculations on who will take over the role of the Pinoy superhero
- Viva confirmed that a Kapamilya actor is officially the new Pedro Penduko
- Celebrities and Netizens congratulated the artist on his new role
A Kapamilya actor will replace James Reid as the lead character in the reboot of "Pedro Penduko".
After James dropped out of the movie earlier this year, Viva Films and Epik Studios have been searching for his replacement. There were many speculations on who will take over the role of the famous Pinoy superhero.
However, KAMI learned that the search is over because Viva Films found it's new Pedro Penduko. He is the Filipino-Italian actor Matteo Guidicelli.
Matteo also confirmed the news on Instagram.
"#Penduko #2020," he captioned.
Upon sharing the news on social media, the talented actor received numerous congratulatory messages from celebrities and netizens.
"Now we are talking"
"Congratulations brother solid"
"nice congrats bro"
"Ayus! Pedro Penduko na naman!"
Previously, KAMI reported about James Reid's withdrawal from Pedro Penduko movie due to his alarming condition.
James Reid is a Filipino-Australian actor, singer, dancer, and music producer. He gained popularity after joining Pinoy Big Brother Teen Clash in 2010 and through "Diary ng Panget", his first movie with on-screen and off-screen partner Nadine Lustre.
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