Marjorie Barretto returns to acting for My Fair Lady adaptation on TV5

Marjorie Barretto (third from right) joins the cast of TV5's version of My Fair Lady. Jasmine Curtis Smith (middle, wearing black) and Vin Abrenica (wearing maong jacket) take the lead in this adaptation of the Koreanovela.

Jasmine Curtis Smith will lead the cast of TV5’s new teleserye My Fair Lady.

This time, she will be joined by Artista Academy grand winner Vin Abrenica as her leading man.

A story conference for the new teleserye was held last July 29, according to a TV5 insider.

This project marks Marjorie Barretto’s TV comeback, after being away from the limelight for almost 11 years.

Her last TV series was ABS-CBN’s supernatural series Spirits in 2004, where she was cast as Maja Salvador’s mother.

GMA-7 actor Luis Alandy, who is currently finishing The Rich Man's Daughter, is also slated to join the cast.

Other stars included in the lineup are: Eddie Gutierrez, Yayo Aguila, Joross Gamboa, Jenny Miller, DJ Durano and Trina “Hopia” Legaspi.

My Fair Lady is expected to air its pilot episode this September.

My Fair Lady
is a Korean drama aired by ABS-CBN in the afternoon block in 2011.

Starring South Korean actress Yoon Eun-hye, the story revolves around a lady who lives a “princess-like” life.

The TV5 adaptation will be directed by Ricky Rivero, who was Wenn Deramas’ second unit director in TV shows Mula sa Puso, Wako Wako and Kahit Puso’y Masugatan. He is currently appearing as an actor in the Kapamilya afternoon teleserye Flordeliza.

TV5 is currently airing another Korean drama adaptation, Baker King, starring Mark Neumann.





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