StarStruck narrows down its list to the Top 28 contenders who will battle it out for the chance to be the next batch of TV personalities in the fifth season of GMA-7’s reality-based artista search.
Last Sunday, November 22, StarStruck V held its first live elimination night as the Top 30 was trimmed down to 20 with the surprise addition of eight international aspirants.
The Top 28 includes the Top 10 boys namely Steven Silva, Rolo Espeno, Shane Parminter, Edward Benosa, Sef Cadayona, Piero Vergara, Adam Hussein, Enric Nacino, Ian Batherson, and Enzo Pineda.
The Top 10 girls are Diva Montelaba, Fianca Cruz, Janel Olafson, Mich Liggayu, Sarah Lahbati, Princess Snell, Jeramie Padolina, Astrid Isidro, Gold Gamir, and Rox Montealegre.
The eight international dreamers who will compete alongside the Top 20 are Niko Umali, Japan; Nina Kodaka, Japan; Naomi King, Singapore; Zyril Lim, Bahrain; Khalid Alalawi, Bahrain; Vanessa Harrison, Canada; Rye Burgos, USA; and Marco Bautista, USA.
These 28 aspirants will face their first artista tests this week under the supervision of five StarStruck mentors: Gina Alajar for acting, Douglas Nierras for dancing, Jai Sabas-Aracama for singing, Abbygale Arenas-de Leon for imaging and Barbi Chan for make up and styling.
This season’s StarStruck Council is composed of TV director Floy Quintos, versatile actress Iza Calzado and talent manager and star maker Lolit Solis. Fourteen from the Top 28 will be eliminated this Sunday, November 29.
Who will enter the coveted Final 14? Will they survive this season’s Factor V?
StarStruck V airs every Saturday after Pinoy Records and Sunday after Kap’s Amazing Stories. Watch Shout Out: The Starstruck Dailies airing 15 minutes Monday to Friday before Family Feud starting November 23 on GMA-7.