Shaina thrilled to star in new TV series

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Oct 18 2011 02:39 PM | Updated as of Oct 19 2011 02:59 AM

Actress Shaina Magdayao. FIle photo

MANILA, Philippines – Actress Shaina Magdayao is thrilled to star in another television series with actor Jake Cuenca.

Magdayao and Cuenca first worked together in “Rubi.”

According to Magdayao, her newest series will tackle the lives of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).

She said she feels honored to be part of this project because it will let people know how hard it is to work away from one’s family.

Magdayao said this project is close to her heart because she has a lot of relatives working abroad.

“Marami akong mga pinsan na nandoon and right now ‘yung third sister ko is there kasama ‘yung dalawang pamangkin ko so alam ko ‘yung feeling na mayroon kang kapamilya na malayo sa ‘yo di ba?” she said.

Furthermore, Magdayao said she has developed more respect for OFWs.

“Mas tumaas ang respeto ko sa kanila at alam natin kung gaano sila nagpapakahirap. Siguro ganun na lang nila kamahal ang mga pamilya nila na natitiis nila ang mapalayo sa pamilya nila for a while or even for years. Okay sa kanila ‘yon basta masuportahan nila ‘yung mga pamilya nila dito sa Pilipinas,” she said.

Magdayao vowed she will do her best in this series to at least make the OFWs happy.