Claudine proves she’s one good actress

Claudine Barretto is still one damn hell of a good actress. That’s the consensus of those who watched the pilot episode of Bakit Manipisang Ulap, which premieres on TV5 at 9 p.m. tonight.

In the hour-long episode shown to members of the press last Thursday night, Claudine was applauded a couple of times, first in the wedding scene with Bernard Palanca who plays her boyfriend but married someone else, and, second, in a scene with DietherOcampo where she was pouring her heart out.

Now Kapatid star Claudine Barretto

In the wedding scene, Claudine was crying while delivering a long monologue with the crowd watching her, and many in the audience said that they felt the pain the actress was illustrating in the scene as she was dumped by her boyfriend for another.

Similarly, while she was pouring her heart out in a scene with Diether saying how painful it was to be given up for someone, the actress owned the scene.

The consensus of the members of the press was Viva and TV5 have a winner in Bakit Manipis Ang Ulap as the first episode exuded not only fine performances but also the visual quality of the show. Apparently, Viva and TV5 gave their all out support for the project directed by Joel Lamangan. 

And it was just the first episode. Already, the show gave hints to what the audience should expect from it, like a torrid love scene between DietherOcampo and Meg Imperial who also showed some skin in a beach scene.

The editing was remarkable, giving the series a fast-paced feeling and making the audience wanting for more.

Claudine is very thankful to all those who have given the show positive feedback. 

TV5 Chairman Manny V. Pangilinan was in the audience and said he was impressed by Claudine’s performance.

In Instagram account, Claudine thanked her parents who were also in the audience.

She even sent her mother a text message, “Goodnight mommy ko. Thank u Mom for watching earlier. I promise to make you and Dad proud of me everyday. I just wanna let you know how much you mean to me. I thank God for u and Dad. I luv u so much. Thank u for being my Rock that pushes me to be a better actress and idol to my fans who I luv so much. For teaching me to be a better mother, friend, sister and aunt, while I’m still trying to be a good daughter. I appreciate u so much mom. I luv u so much.”


Grace glad TV5 revives ‘Ang Panday’

Senator Grace Poeis happy to know that TV5 is bringing back Ang Panday to the small screen. If you recall, Fernando Poe, Jr. starred in the first big-screen version of the now TV5 series.

The Senator even promoted the show that now stars Richard Gutierrez.

The original: Fernando Poe, Jr as Panday

“Ay, nga pala po. Sa lahat po ng mga nakikinig na mga taxi driver natin. Mayroong teleserye din ang TV5 naPanday,” Grace said while being interviewed by Martin Andanar and Erwin Tulfo on Radyo Singkoon Feb. 8.

Ang Panday is Grace’s favorite among the films of his father because she sees a similarity of Flavio in her.

Flavio is a foundling or pulot says “Komiks King” Carlo J. Caparas, the creator of the most popular character FPJ had played onscreen.

“It’s mere coincidence that it was Grace’s dad FPJ who helped immortalize Panday,which he portrayed in four movies that were Metro Filmfest top grosser,” Carlo added.

Richard Gutierrez as the new Panday in a TV5 television production

“Marami akong paboritong pelikula ni FPJ pero siguro ang tumatak na rin sa isip ng maramisa akin din, yung Panday. Kasi talagang  noong ginawa niya yon, kakaiba yung mga panahon na iyon at kahit ngayon lalo na yung fully restored na Panday,” Grace said.

Apart from Ang Panday, Grace also counts among her favorites Isang Bala Ka Lang, Kapag Puno na ang Salop, and Muslim .357.


Topics: Claudine Barretto , Richard Gutierrez , Ang Panday remake , Bakit manipis ang ulap , TV5 series
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