GMA Kapuso Network is preparing its rainy season, school opening assault with its rival network, ABS-CBN with 5 new, big-budgeted tv shows. Leading the pack is Survivor Philippines hosted by Paolo Bediones with 3 Million Pesos in prize money and a logistical hurdle with a shoot in an exotic location outside the Philippines.
Ako si Kim Sam Soon, topbilled by Asia’s Songbird, Regine Velasquez. Ako Si Kim Sam Soon is the Pinoy remake of the hit koreanovela, My Name Is Kim Sam Soon. Ako si Kim Sam Soon is a romatic-comedy show, also starring Mark Anthony Fernandez as her leading man, Eugene Domingo, John Lapus, Carmi Martin, Nadine Samonte, Hayden Kho, Jr., Tessie Tomas, Franchesca Salcedo, Wendell Ramos, Sheena Halili, Jennica Garcia, Mart Escudero, LJ Reyes, Pauleen Luna, Marky Lopez, Arthur Solinap, Vangie Labalan, Maureen Larrazabal, Cheska Garcia and Kevin Santos. Ako si Kim Sam Soon is to replace Babangon Ako’t Dudurugin Kita. Regine Velasquez also topbills the variety show recently moved to a Saturday time slot, Songbird.
Another GMA Kapuso soon to be offering is Codename:Asero starring Richard Gutierrez, now being dubbed as The Super Idol of Philippine Cinema. Codename: Asero is an action-drama series also starring Michael V., Richard Gomez, Janno Gibbs, Caridad Sanchez, Ramon Christopher, Ehra Madrigal, Bubbles Paraiso, Rhian Ramos, Elvis Gutierrez, Rocky Gutierrez and Paolo Contis. Codename:Asero is to replace Joaquin Bordado.
GMA is also giving another shot at the recent macho dancing star, Dennis Trillo. Dennis Trillo will star in the Spiderman inspired, Gagambito. Gagambino is a former Carlo Caparas komiks novel. Producers emphasized this is very much different from an earlier Vhong Navarro starrer, Gagamboy.
And finally getting her big break via a Primetime TV starrer is the always controversial Rhian Ramos. Rhian Ramos is the star of La Lola. Lalola is originally an Argentine telenovela. The story is basically that of a womanizer who became a woman by a spell cast on him. In short, Rhian Ramos is to play a man who became a woman. Rhian Ramos leading man in La Lola is JC de Vera.
Recently, Rhian Ramos cried foul over the negative issues and rumors against her in the internet.