On the set of GMA-7's newest Sine Novela, Paano ba ang Mangarap?, Startalk was able to interview its mainstars, Jennylyn Mercado and Mark Herras. By the looks of it, the young loveteam and ex-couple looked very excited on their first taping day.
Jennylyn and Mark are reprising the roles originallyportrayed by acting greats Vilma Santos and Christopher de Leon in the Viva Filmsclassic movie.
"Excited!" commented Jennylyn. "Siyempre, pinag-aralanmabuti ang mga character and yung script. Siyempre, mga eksena. Naku, magugulatsila [the fans]!"
Mark couldn't agree more. "Lalo na ako, kasi ako parangkatulad ng naririnig ko na maraming mga old supporters ng Mark and Jen nanaghihintay sa balik-tambalan."
Mark and Jen gave hints of a more daring team up on their new show.
"Medyo matured ang role," Jennylyn said. "Tapos iba yungtakbo ng story. Medyo may kaunting skin."
"May mga scenes talaga na dapat paghandaan," admitted Mark."Katulad ng mga swimming-pool scenes.
Are the two also preparing for the love scenes?
"Siyempre, pag-uusapan namin kung paano," said Jennylyn. "SiDirek [Joel Lamangan] na rin ang magpapaganda...sobrang challenging ito para saakin."
"Nadadalian si Direk Joel to work with us kasi nakatrabaho nanamin siya," added Mark.
For now, the lovelife of Mark and Jennylyn is on hold andthe people connected to them before are now involved with someone else. Mark'sex-girlfriend Lian Paz is now with Paolo Contis.
"Wala akong bad reaction diyan," smiled Mark. "Basta ang saakin naman, si Pao yun, e, so walang problema sa akin yun."
Did he and Paolo discuss this?
"Walang pinag-usapan," said Mark. "Parang gets na namin yun,e. Hindi na kailangan na magtanong doon. Family ko na yun, e, kapatid ko na yun.Gets ko na yun. Past is past. Tapos na."
Mark and Paolo have the same manager, Lolit Solis.
On Jennylyn's part, it is said that her ex-boyfriend Patrick Garcia, who's the father of her child, is courting young actress Glaiza de Castro.
"Eh, di maganda. Okay talaga sa akin. Okay yun!" was all shecould say.