PRESS STATEMENT FROM ABS-CBN:
AIKO ABANDONS KIDS IN MMK. Award-winning actress Aiko Melendez will star in the upcoming family drama of ABS-CBN's Maalaala Mo Kaya.
In the Raz de la Torre-directed episode, Aiko will play the role of Gloria, a devoted mother who was forced to abandon her kids to work in another town. What did Gloria do that made her children hate her so much?
Together with Aiko in the upcoming MMK episode are Sharlene San Pedro, Maliksi Morales, John Manalo, Ces Quesada, Cris Villanueva, Daisy Reyes, Amy Nobleza, Dexie Daulat and Tata Mara.
The episode this Saturday (January 18) is written by Benson Logronio and Arah Jell Badayos, and researched by Mae Rose Balanay. MMK is led by business unit head Malou Santos, production manager Roda Dela Cerna, and executive producer Lindsay Anne Dizon.