Joey Marquez, Empress play lovers in 'MMK'


Posted at Apr 09 2014 05:05 PM | Updated as of Apr 10 2014 01:05 AM

Joey Marquez and Empress Schuck in a scene from 'Maalaala Mo Kaya.' ABS-CBN

MANILA -- Joey Marquez and Empress Schuck will portray a couple in an upcoming episode of ABS-CBN's long-running drama anthology "Maalaala Mo Kaya."

In the episode to be aired on Saturday,April 12, 21-year-old Schuck portrays Jenny, who falls in love with a bus driver, Ernesto, played by 56-year-old Marquez.

Despite her parents' disapproval, Jenny continues her relationship with Ernesto, who, unknown to her, is only using her for her money.

Joining Marquez and Schuck in the cast of the upcoming episode are Ynez Veneracion, Snooky Serna, Carla Guevara, Paco Evangelista, Louise Bernardo and Simon Ibarra.

Directed by Nuel Naval, the episode was written by Nikkin Binquin and Arah Jell Badayos, with research by Marjorie Maño. is the news website of ABS-CBN Corp.