Diamond Star Ms. Maricel Soriano is now a Kapuso as she signed a contract for a primetime soap opera with GMA Network, Inc.
The contract signing was held today, February 19, at the GMA Network Center and attended by the top officers of the Network.
Present in the contract signing were GMA Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Atty. Felipe L. Gozon, GMA Entertainment TV's Senior Vice President Lilybeth G. Rasonable, GMA Vice President for Entertainment TV Marivin T. Arayata, GMA Vice President for Drama Productions Redgie Acuña-Magno, GMA Assistant Vice President for Corporate Communications Angela Javier-Cruz, GMA Assistant Vice President for Drama Cheryl Ching-Sy, Program Manager for ETV Redgynn Alba and Ms. Maricel's manager Shirley Kuan.
Ms. Maricel, one of the country's most respected and multi-awarded television actresses, is part of the network's upcoming primetime drama series with a working title Ang Dalawang Mrs. Real.
The Diamond Star says her role in Ang Dalawang Mrs. Real is very challenging and she looks forward to work with Primetime King Dingdong Dantes and Kapuso Premier Actress Lovi Poe, "Excited na excited ako kasi maganda yung story. Ibang set ng mga kabataan naman yung mga makakatrabaho ko ngayon. Alam ko ito ay magiging masaya."
As she officially becomes part of the Kapuso Network, Ms. Maricel wants to start anew and be an inspiration to her fans and supporters. She feels very honored and excited about this new chapter in her life as a Kapuso, "Lahat tayo pwedeng mag-move on. Positive na lahat. Gusto ko maging happy ako. At gusto ko silang lahat makatrabaho ko. Masarap maging masaya."
Rasonable says she is very happy that Ms. Maricel is joining GMA's stable of stars because she is an excellent dramatic actress, "We're very happy na pumayag siya sa project na ito. We're looking forward sa tagisan ng acting ng show na ito na dapat abangan ng mga manonood. She is a precious actress na makakadagdag sa drama ng GMA. At sana maging pleasant na experience sa kanya ang maging isang Kapuso. We look forward na mapanood natin siya sa telebisyon sa mga susunod na buwan."
Among the Kapuso stars, Ms. Maricel also wishes to work with Dennis Trillo, Tom Rodriguez and Carla Abellana.