MANILA — Several Kapamilya stars on Tuesday inked their respective contracts with ABS-CBN, extending their ties as exclusive artists of the No. 1 network.
ABS-CBN executives present at the contract-signing were chairman Mark Lopez, president and CEO Carlo Katigbak, COO of Broadcast Cory Vidanes, TV Production head Lauren Dyogi, and head of finance for Broadcast and Integrated News Cat Lopez.
In photos, here’s a look at the celebrities who will remain Kapamilya stars in the coming years, and what to expect from them in 2019:
A homegrown Star Magic artist, Alonzo will be star in a teleserye with Richard Gutierrez and Ian Veneraction this year. “Eerie,” her horror film co-starring Charo Santos and directed by Mikhail Red, will also be released nationwide in March. Instagram.com/abscbnpr
A Kapamilya star for over a decade now, Dee is looking forward to starring in a film in 2019, but could not disclose details yet. That’s aside from his big-screen team-up with Janine Gutierrez, “Elise,” due for release on February 6. Instagram.com/abscbnpr
JM DE GUZMAN
After the success of “Araw Gabi,” de Guzman is juggling numerous projects this year, among them another teleserye, a film with Arci Muñoz, and his nearing February 1 concert. He’s also set to release an album. Instagram.com/abscbnpr
The former teen sweetheart will continue to co-host the daytime talk show “Magandang Buhay,” and is looking forward to finalizing details of a film collaboration with erstwhile onscreen partner Marvin Agustin. Instagram.com/abscbnpr
Padilla will be working both behind and in front of the cameras, with screenwriting duties for Star Cinema, a movie with JC Santos, and a teleserye with Jodi Sta. Maria titled “Mea Culpa.” Instagram.com/abscbnpr
The “Ang Probinsyano” leading lady will continue to be seen in the top-rating primetime series, on top of regular appearances on “ASAP,” a book release, another big-screen outing, and a new album. Instagram.com/abscbnpr