Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla pose for a photo before their contract signing with ABS-CBN. Photo by Reyma Buan-Deveza for ABS-CBNnews.com
MANILA -- Fans of the popular love team of Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo will be able to see their idols for three more years on ABS-CBN after the two teen stars signed a new contract with the network on Thursday afternoon.
Padilla and Bernardo, who currently star in the hit primetime series "Got To Believe," will next team up on the movie version of the teen novel "She's Dating The Gangster" written by Bianca Bernardino.
This will be their follow-up movie to the hit Metro Manila Film Festival entry, "Pagpag."
Bernardo admitted that she first learned about the movie project on the micro-blogging site Twitter.
"'Di ko alam na yun ang gagawin namin," she said. "Wala pang story con and everything. May book na ibinigay pero hindi ko pa nababasa," she said.
Padilla vowed to do justice to the popular book about a 17-year-old girl who pretends to be the girlfriend of a bad boy to make his ex jealous.
"Thank you naman doon sa writer at kami nakita niya para sa nagawa niyang character. So gagalingan namin para sa kanya," Padilla said.
Kathryn prepares for debut
In the interview, Bernardo also revealed that they are now starting preparations for her upcoming 18th birthday party.
"Actually nag-attend ako ng meeting before going to the premiere night (of 'Sa Ngalan ng Ama, Ina at Mga Anak') so medyo marami pang trabahong kailangang gawin," she said.
One thing's for sure is that Padilla will be part of her debut. "Siyempre pupunta din si DJ," Bernardo said.
She said her only request is to be with her family and friends on her special day.
"Gusto ko maging hindi typical na debut na masyadong mahaba ang program. Gusto ko enjoy lang talaga lahat ng pupunta," she said.