LittleBig Star alumnus Makisig Morales will welcome 2009 with anew show, ABS-CBN's upcoming drama series titled Utoy.
Utoytells the story of a toymaker who creates a defective toy yet somehow managesto provide inner strength and inspiration to a kind yet physically challengedgirl. Playing alongside Makisig is no less than Comedy King Dolphy, along with GloriaDiaz, Riza Santos, Will Devaughn, Victor Basa, Jon Avila, Jordan Herrera, YayoAguila, and others.
One ofthe busiest child stars today, Makisig—since joining showbiz in 2006—has successfullyjuggled his time when it comes to his studies, career and family. Mixing workand school is not easy but the talented native of San Mateo, Rizal, so far hasmastered the art of time management.
In a conversation withPEP (Philippine Entertainment Portal) last December 24, Makisig confided: "Kasikahit nagti-taping po ako nag-aaral pa rin po ako. Dala-dala ko ‘yong bag kopara makapag-aral ako."
PEP caught up withMakisig during the annual Metro Manila Film Festival Parade of Stars where heperformed during the presentation of the participating entries and stars infront of the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.
Things are bound to geta bit harder for the child star as he is set to enter high school next year.Makisig remains upbeat, however, and even thrilled, saying, "Excited po akokasi next level na naman ng pag-aaral."
EXCITEDFOR THE HOLIDAYS. Being a celebrity doesn't make Makisigdifferent from other normal kids. In fact, he animatedly shared how his familyusually celebrates special occasions like Christmas and New Year.
"Sama-sama kami. Kasi pagkumakain po kami, parang fiesta kami kumain, e, kasi maraming food," hesmilingly shared.
As for the New Year, Makisig said: "Nagpapaputok pokami sa kabilang bahay. Sa bahay lang po kami nag-i-stay pero minsan po paggusto naman ni Daddy, namamasyal kami."
The former lead star ofSuper Inggo 1.5 then went on todescribe 2008 as "Napakasaya kasi kahit may taping po nakakasama ko pa rin mgakapatid ko, parents ko, kaya masayang-masaya po ako."