PRESS STATEMENT FROM GMA-7:
"The Koreanovela that dramatically hooked Filipino viewers to their TV screens makes a big comeback as GMA Network brings the Pinoy adaptation of the top-rating drama, Temptation of Wife.
"Starting October 29, Temptation of Wife, which scored phenomenal ratings success when it was aired twice in the network, gets a “Filipinized” version with the most bankable Kapuso actors portraying the well-loved roles in the original Korean series.
"Leading the grand ensemble of cast is no less than Primetime Queen Marian Rivera as she breathes life to the character of Angeline Santos, the main protagonist of the series who will transform from a timid and submissive wife to a cunning, feisty and reformed woman to avenge herself against her husband and her best friend.
"Playing the role of Angeline’s irresponsible and unfaithful husband Marcel Salcedo is award-winning dramatic actor Dennis Trillo. Dennis has clearly established himself as one of the most talented and versatile leading men in the industry and with his latest TV endeavour, he is set to show a new dimension to his acting ability and charm the hearts of millions of Filipinos.
"Tasked to reprise the equally popular character of Angeline’s hard-hearted best friend Heidi Fernandez is multitalented actress Glaiza de Castro. With her new role as the ruthless Heidi, Glaiza will deliver another exceptional performance as the woman who will do anything to get what she wants even to the point of forsaking her family, betraying and even conspiring to kill her childhood best friend.
"Set to portray the role of warm and caring Nigel Armada is newest Kapuso Rafael Rosell. Rafael feels very honoured and excited as he dabbles on his first primetime lead role which will surely make even more female fans swooning over him.
"GMA Network is proud to present a stellar cast of the country’s most respected artists in film and television: Rio Locsin as Minda; Raymond Bagatsing as Romeo; Michelle Madrigal as Chantal Armada; Antonio Aquitania as Leo; Ayen Munji-Laurel as Lady Armada;Bettina Carlos as Madel; Rez Cortez as Abner and Ms. Cherie Gil as Stella.
"Angeline and Heidi share a deep bond of friendship ever since Heidi was orphaned and was taken under the custody of Angeline’s parents, Abner and Minda. Angeline grows up responsible and compassionate while Heidi, fuelled by ambition and envy, secretly detests Angeline and always feels inferior next to her.
"Many boys are attracted to Angeline but she falls in love with Marcel. It doesn’t take long before Angeline becomes pregnant and gives up on her dreams of becoming a make up artist in order to marry Marcel.
"Although their marriage is void of happiness, Angeline tries to be an excellent wife to her husband, and takes good care of her in-laws, Romeo and Stella. However, she soon learns that the life she chose is full of lies and betrayals. Adding to her woes is her unexpected miscarriage.
"She soon discovers that Marcel is cheating on her and shocked to learn of Heidi’s treachery. Angeline is devastated by the thought of being betrayed by the two people closest to her heart.
"Marcel decides to end his affair with Heidi but Heidi is already pregnant with his child. He chooses to live with her as Angeline is forced to go back and stay with her parents. But Angeline finds out that she, too, is pregnant with Marcel’s child.
"Marcel and Heidi plot to kill Angeline and disguise her death as suicide. But by a twist of fate, Angeline survives and is back for revenge. She assumes the identity of another woman and seeks out vengeance against Marcel and Heidi.
"Now, it’s time for pay back and Angeline will do everything to taste the bittersweet part of her revenge. How will Marcel react to a woman who looks exactly like his supposed dead wife, Angeline? And when fate begins to favor the once oppressed Angeline, how will she turn the tables on Marcel and Heidi who once betrayed and punished her?
"With Director Dominic Zapata at the helm, GMA Network’s Temptation of Wife will definitely make primetime viewing more intense and empowering with its intriguing and absorbing storyline and interesting characters.
"Temptation of Wife premieres October 29, Mondays to Fridays replacing Luna Blanca right after Aso ni San Roque on GMA Telebabad."
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