Fans of James Reid and Nancy McDonie of Momoland are hyped about Dreamscape Entertainment's announcement that the two stars are teaming up for an upcoming ABS-CBN series, The Soulmate Project.
Although James himself is excited for the project, he pleads with fans to stop associating him with other loveteam names apart from JaDine—a term that people fondly use when pertaining to him and real-life girlfriend, Nadine Lustre.
James expressed his sentiments through a tweet on October 4, 2019.
He says (pubished as is), "I’m honoured to be part of the new project ‘Soulmate’ on ABSCBN but please guys, no love team names. I’ve already got one
James released his statement the same day that Dreamscape uploaded photos of Soulmate's story conference that he and Nancy attended.
Shortly after the announcement, Kapamilya Online World and other netizens started tweeting their excitement using the hashtag JaNcy—a new name for the James and Nancy loveteam.
One Twitter user says, "OMG! KILIG!"
"#JaNcy I staaaan," another netizen exclaims.
Others think the Filipino-Aussie heartthrob and K-Pop sensation look good togehter.
Some netizens bluntly declare that they favor the new love team over Jadine.
Soulmate will be directed by Antoinette Jadaone who also worked with James and Nadine in their previous teleseryes On The Wings of Love, Till I Met You, and the movie Never Not Love You.
Soulmate is also James's latest project after leaving VIVA Artists Agency in August 2019 and serving as judge in Idol Philippines.
It is Nancy's first acting stint from being Momoland member.
Although they are yet to announce the other actors to complete the series' cast, Tonet already gave a glimpse of its plot through her Instagram post on October 4.
It consists of a photo of the show's screenplay title page and a caption that reflects Soulmate's timely comedic premise.
She states (published as is), "THE SOULMATE PROJECT
"Pagod na pagod ka na bang umiyak dahil sa katangahan mo sa pag-ibig?
"Sawang-sawa ka na bang magmahal ng maling tao?
"Galit ka na ba sa mga pinaasa kang mahal na mahal ka at di ka iiwan, kaya ibinigay mo sa kanya ang lahat-lahat-lahat, walanng itinira sa sarili, dahil alam mong siya na ang The One, ang iyong forever, ang iyong soulmate, pero iiwan ka rin naman pala dahil may nahanap siyang iba, “It’s not you, it’s me”, o baka hindi ka lang kasi ganun kagwapo o kaganda, ‘t*****a niya, hayup siya, ‘kala mo naman gwapo siya, hello wala pa siya sa kalingkingan ng patay na kuko ni Piolo, ‘no, mamatay ka na ‘t*****a mo, makatapak ka sana ng Lego... Ay sorry po, na-carried away lang po, kaka-break ko lang kasi.
"Pwes, this is your lucky day! Hinding-hindi ka na iiyak nang dahil sa pag-ibig dahil ang gobyerno na ang hahanap ng iyong tadhana para sa iyo! O ‘di ba, ang sweet?
"This is The Soulmate Project! Produkto ng 10 years of research, interviews, nationwide compatibility tests, and physical and mental exams upang mahanap ang iyong The One, ang iyong forever, ang iyong soulmate. Maghintay ka lang ng tatlong katok mula sa Soulmate officials, at baka ikaw na susunod na maswerteng hindi na iiyak dahil sa pag-ibig!
"The Soulmate Project, now on its third year! Gusto ko happy ka!"