Vilma Santos believes that it will be great honor for the actress who will be chosen as the next Darna.
PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal) asked Governor Vilma Santos-Recto for the qualities needed in the actress who could play the Pinoy superheroine.
The actress-politician pointed out, "Si Darna, hero 'yan, e.
"Kailangan talaga diyan, yung hindi mahina ang loob. Hindi rin pwede ang payat.
"Kailangan yung lalabas, voluptuous. Hindi naman kailangan na sexing-sexy."
She also believes that it is important for the chosen actress to
"Yung believable na kapag may sinuntok, tutumba," she said with a laugh.
"Kailangan yung pwedeng paniwalaan na pag kinalaban mo, kaya niya, kahit babae.
"Hindi kailangan puro ganda. Yung image niya na she can protect anybody and everybody."
It will be recalled that the veteran actress played Darna in Darna and the Giants (1973).
She also starred in the movies Darna vs The Planet Women (1975) and Darna and Ding (1980).
(To learn more about the stars who brought life to the superheroine, visit: IN PHOTOS: Actresses who portrayed Darna)
VILMA THE DIRECTOR? During the January 24 blog conference of Governor Vi at the ABS-CBN compound, she disclosed that she wants to become a director someday.
When PEP asked for her dream cast in a movie, she answered,
"Dream ko talaga yun pero sa ngayon, hindi ko pa alam kung sino.
"Dream ko yung [story] nangyari sa 24 hours lang.
"Maguumpisa [ang character] na magandang-maganda tapos pag natapos na siya, mukha na siyang dilapidated. Yun ang dream ko pag nabigyan ng pagkakataon na mag-direct.
"Talagang really beautiful pero yung dadaanan niya sa bente-kwatro oras, para siyang dinaaanan ng bagyo."
Vilma Santos cites qualities she would like to see in next Darna
by Jocelyn Dimaculangan posted on January 24, 2016