Erik Santos on MMK's first episode for 2013

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 04 2013 12:03 PM | Updated as of Jan 05 2013 01:39 AM

MANILA, Philippines - Singer Erik Santos will star in the first episode of the ABS-CBN drama anthology "Maalaala Mo Kaya" for 2013.

This Saturday (January 5), Santos will play the role of Roque, a reserved type of man who seeks help from his younger brother Raul (Aaron Villaflor) to win the heart of his childhood crush Merlinda (Charee Pineda).

The episode serves as Santos' second acting project on "MMK".

"Magandang venue ito na magamit ko ang emosyon sa pag-arte," he said.

In the story, Cris Villanueva and Dominic Ochoa will play the roles of the old Roque and Raul, respectively.

Directed by Mae Czarina Cruz, the episode also includes Levi Ignacio, Deborah Sun, Efren Reyes, Pinky Marquez and Arjo Atayde.

"MMK" airs every Saturday after "Wansapanataym" on ABS-CBN.