Kapuso and Kapamilya unite!
Kapamilya stars Jodi Sta.Maria and Joshua Garcia and Kapuso stars Richard Yap and Gabbi Garcia will lead the powerhouse cast of GMA-7, ABS-CBN, and Viu's collaborative project titled Unbreak My Heart.
This news was announced by GMA Network and Dreamscape Entertainment earlier today, January 23, 2023, when they uploaded a video on their social media platforms of what went down during the contract signing and story conference of the much-awaited series.
Also present at the contract signing are ABS-CBN chief operating officer for broadcast Cory Vidanes; GMA senior vice president Annette Gozon-Valdes; Viu Philippines deputy country manager Vinchi Sy-Quia; Viu Philippines head of content partnerships Garlic Garcia; Dreamscape entertainment head Deo Endrinal; GMA first vice-president for program management department Joey Abacan; assistant vice president for GMA-7 Sparkle Joy Marcelo; ABS-CBN International sales and distribution head Pia Laurel; and ABS-CBN TV production and Star Magic head Lauren Dyogi.
The caption read (published as is): "The BIGGEST collaboration is going to happen this 2023!
"For the first time in Philippine Television — GMA Network, ABS-CBN Entertainment and Viu proudly present a Dreamscape Entertainment Production.
"‘Unbreak My Heart’ starring your favorite Kapuso and Kapamilya stars - Joshua Garcia, Gabbi Garcia, Richard Yap and Jodi Sta. Maria!”
The series marks the reunion project of Jodi and Richard and their first project with Joshua and Gabbi, who will also be paired for the first time.
Jodi and Richard previously worked together as an on-screen couple in the long-running ABS-CBN morning drama Be Careful with My Heart (2012) and the 2016 film The Achy Breaky Hearts with Ian Veneracion.
Jodi said, "This collaboration will really bring in opportunities not only to the networks, but for the people working in the network, for the people in the industry.”
Richard added, “I'm really proud, honored, and excited to be part of this show which is history in the making since this is the first time that two network giants will be working with each other.
“Of course, I’m also excited to be working with Jodi again and all the other people in the cast.”
Meanwhile, Joshua and Gabbi couldn’t contain their excitement to be part of Unbreak My Heart.
Joshua said, "I'm really honored talaga na makasama dito, na pinili nila ako na maging parte ng proyektong ito. Excited ako na gawin yung character.”
Gabbi shared, "It's my first time doing this kind of role. Grabe yung growth and yung depth ng character ko dito sa show na ito.”
Unbreak my Heart will be directed by Emmanuel Quindo Palo and Dolly Dulu. It is set to air this year on Kapuso Network and stream in 15 territories outside of the Philippines via Viu.
Details about its storyline have yet to be revealed, at this writing.