Matteo Guidicelli describes his Inday Bote leading lady Alex Gonzaga as "the perfect partner."
The ABS-CBN actor revealed this during a presscon held for his new endorsement held earlier today, February 17, at Hard Rock Cafe in Makati City.
Matteo says about Alex, "Napakakulit na babae. Sobrang hyper.
"She's the perfect partner. Walang downtime sa kanya."
Fans of Sarah, dubbed as Popsters, have expressed concerns that Alex might interfere with Matteo and his real-life girlfriend Sarah Geronimo.
What is his reaction to this?
"Ah wala. Trabaho lang po namin 'yan," Matteo answered.
"Alex is a wonderful person. Best friends nga sila ni Sarah," the Kapamilya actor said with a smile.
"Sobrang exciting ng bagong teleserye namin. Family drama and I'm very excited for people to watch it.
"Kakaiba ang mga effects namin, may mga duwende. Talagang pinaghirapan nila."
Will he have kissing scenes with Alex Gonzaga in Inday Bote?
"I'm not sure yet."
Would he be willing to shoot kissing scenes with his leading lady?
"I would say if the story...It really depends on the story."
What would be Sarah's reaction if ever he did shoot a kissing scene for this remake?
"Ewan ko, professional naman siya. Tingnan natin."
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INDAY BOTE REMAKE. Alex is tasked to reprise the role of Inday Bote, a character previously portrayed by Maricel Soriano and Judy Ann Santos.
This character is based on a comic book created by Pablo S. Gomez.
The movie version starring Maricel was released in 1985 and featured William Martinez and Richard Gomez.
In 2006, ABS-CBN tapped Judy Ann to portray the tomboyish Inday Bote in Komiks Presents, which also starred Ryan Agoncillo and Rafael Rosell.
In the 2015 version, a love triangle will be formed with Alex, Matteo and Kean Cipriano.
How would Matteo describe his role in the Inday Bote remake?
"He's a very cold guy [who comes from] a rich family. Mahuhulog siya sa isang ordinaryong babae.
"Kumbaga, mahuhulog siya kay Inday.
"Love triangle kami with Kean Cipriano. Siya yung mas astig. Si Kean ang parang best friend niya and ako yung stranger talaga."
ON SARAH CRYING ON THE VOICE PH. For the past few episodes of The Voice PH, Sarah has been seen crying on television when members of her team are being eliminated.
What is his advice to his girlfriend regarding this?
"I always tell her that she has all the credibility.
"Magaling siya, e. I always tell her to believe in herself. She's very emotional when she picks..."
He added: "Sobrang stressed siya sa The Voice. Sobrang pinupuso niya ang The Voice.
"Sobrang importante ng The Voice sa kanya."
Is he aware that Sarah becomes very emotional on the show?
He pointed out, "The Voice is really demanding. Siyempre, all of us have our personal ups and downs. We just pray for the best."
Does she talk to Matteo about it?
"Meron naman but we want to keep that private. Siyempre, The Voice is really heavy for her.
"She loves the show and she loves the contestants."