It's confirmed: Claudine, Mark Anthony to reunite onscreen

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Posted at Jan 25 2018 07:02 PM

MANILA - Former sweethearts Claudine Barretto and Mark Anthony Fernandez are finally reuniting onscreen, the actor has confirmed.

Fernandez, 39, officially signed up with Viva Artists Agency Thursday, marking a new chapter for the former matinee idol following a year of imprisonment for marijuana possession.

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Speaking with reporters after the contract signing, Fernandez expressed gratefulness for having another shot at showbiz.

"Antabayanan niyo po 'yung mga proyektong gagawin ko," he said. "Pinapangako ko po, I will make sure your time and your money will be worthwhile."

Among the new projects, Fernandez confirmed, is his onscreen reunion with Barretto, his erstwhile "love team" partner and real-life girlfriend for a time. Both now have respective families.

 

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"We'll be doing a project together. We just don't know what yet, pero they're fixing the scripts," he said.

Barretto, who is also a contract artist of Viva, earlier urged her followers to give Fernandez a second chance, and to "lift each other up, not pull others down."

Among their high-profile projects were "Mangarap Ka" and "Pare Ko," both Star Cinema productions which they did when they were still teenagers.

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